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Local Histories of the Battered Women’s Shelter Movement

UBC Press

The first history of the battered women’s shelter movement in Canada, this book traces the development of transition houses and services for abused women and the campaign that made wife battering a political issue.

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First Nations of British Columbia, Second Edition, The

An Anthropological Survey

UBC Press

A concise and accessible overview of First Nations cultures and issues in the province, this book familiarizes readers with the history, diversity, and complexity of First Nations to provide a context for contemporary concerns and initiatives.

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Nunavut

Rethinking Political Culture

UBC Press

Original and provocative, Nunavut explores political attitudes, behaviour, and institutions in Nunavut before, during, and after the creation of the new territory, challenging our understandings of how political cultures are generated and sustained.

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Let Right Be Done

Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights

UBC Press
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New Histories for Old

Changing Perspectives on Canada’s Native Pasts

UBC Press

The collection combines essays by prominent senior historians, geographers, and anthropologists with contributions by new voices in these fields, to shed new light on the history of scholarship on Canada’s Aboriginal past.

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Reshaping the University

Responsibility, Indigenous Epistemes, and the Logic of the Gift

UBC Press
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Indigenous Storywork

Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit

UBC Press
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Navigating Neoliberalism

Self-Determination and the Mikisew Cree First Nation

UBC Press

This remarkable book argues that neoliberalism, which drives government policy concerning First Nations in Canada, can also drive self-determination -- including the Mikisew First Nation, which successfully exploited opportunities for greater autonomy and well-being that the current political and economic climate has presented.

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Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada, Third Edition

Current Trends and Issues

Foreword by John Hylton; Edited by Yale Belanger
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

An interdisciplinary guide for learning about government policy and the aspirations of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples.

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The Reluctant Land

Society, Space, and Environment in Canada before Confederation

UBC Press
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