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Global Health Security in China, Japan, and India

Assessing Sustainable Development Goals

Global Health Security in China, Japan, and India uses the targets set by the UN Sustainable Development Goals to conduct an impressively thorough assessment of coordinated health care in three major Asian countries.

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Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships

Nehiyawak Narratives

Upholding Indigenous Economic Relationships investigates Indigenous economic theories and relationships through the lenses of settler colonial exploitation and Indigenous resurgence.

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Family Law in Action

Divorce and Inequality in Quebec and France

Family Law in Action examines the inequalities produced by divorce and separation in France and Quebec.

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Constitutional Crossroads

Reflections on Charter Rights, Reconciliation, and Change

Four decades since the adoption of the Constitution Act, 1982, Constitutional Crossroads assesses its legacy, focusing on the themes of rights, reconciliation, and constitutional change.

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People, Politics, and Purpose

Biography and Canadian Political History

People, Politics, and Purpose investigates the roles and reputations of a wide array of political actors, offering insight into Canada’s place in the world and stimulating fresh thinking about political biography.

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Forging Diasporic Citizenship

Narratives from German-Born Turkish Ausländer

Forging Diasporic Citizenship is a work of narrative research that explores the nature and implications of "diasporic citizenship" as it is evolving among German-born, Turkish-origin Berliners.

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Born with a Copper Spoon

A Global History of Copper, 1830–1980

Born with a Copper Spoon tells the fascinating and far-reaching story of one of the world’s most important metals.

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Revival and Change

The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections

Revival and Change is a compelling account of the elections, accomplishments, challenges, failures, and ultimate end of the Diefenbaker era.

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Canadian Labour Policy and Politics

Edited by John Peters and Don Wells

Canadian Labour Policy and Politics serves as essential reading for students seeking to understand the politics of inequality in Canada’s labour market and the policy agenda needed for greater economic equality and a sustainable green recovery.

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Reckoning with Racism

Police, Judges, and the RDS Case

Reckoning with Racism is a riveting account of Canada’s most momentous race case, which drew in the country’s first Black female judge and spotlighted racist police practices.

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Cripping Intersex

Cripping Intersex explores the political, discursive, and embodied connections between intersex and disability to develop a radically innovative approach to intersex studies and activism.

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Making Muskoka

Tourism, Rural Identity, and Sustainability, 1870–1920

Making Muskoka traces the first decades of Muskoka’s transformation from Indigenous homeland to a part-time playground for tourists and cottagers and uncovers the consequences for those who lived there year-round.

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