The University of British Columbia Press is Canada’s leading social sciences publisher. With an international reputation for publishing high-quality works of original scholarship, our books draw on and reflect cutting-edge research, pushing the boundaries of academic discourse in innovative directions. Each year UBC Press publishes seventy new titles in a number of fields, including Aboriginal studies, Asian studies, Canadian history, environmental studies, gender and women’s studies, health and food studies, geography, law, media and communications, military and security studies, planning and urban studies, and political science.
Youth with Autism and the Juvenile Justice Systems in Canada and the United States
Through a comparison of juvenile justice systems in Canada and the United States, Law and Neurodiversity examines gaps of accommodation and consideration for youth with autism.
Imagining a New "We"
Transforming the Canadian History Classroom is a call for a radically innovative practice that places students – the stories they carry and the histories they want to be part of – at the centre of history education.
Judicial Appointments, Marc Nadon, and the Supreme Court Act Reference
The Tenth Justice tells the complete story of one of the strangest sagas in Canadian legal history: the ill-fated appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada of Justice Marc Nadon.
How Violence Persists in Settler Colonial Society
Invested Indifference exposes the tenacity of violence against Indigenous people, arguing that some lives are made to matter – or not – depending on their relation to the settler-colonial nation state.
White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era
Offering fresh insights and raising important questions, this historical exploration of appropriation traces the ways in which gender and race were negotiated through the popular culture of the Civil Rights Era.
Legacies of Colonialism in Museum Documentation
In examining how the technologies of museum bureaucracy – the ledger book, the card catalogue, the database – operate through a colonial lens, Cataloguing Culture shines a light on access to and the return of Indigenous cultural heritage.
Women and the Vote in British Columbia
The first book on the woman’s suffrage movement in British Columbia, A Great Revolutionary Wave traces the history of the fight for the vote from the 1870s to the 1940s against a backdrop of social reform, international social movements, labour politics, and settler colonialism.
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