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Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice

Women and the Vote in the Prairie Provinces

This long-overdue account of the suffrage campaigns in the first region to grant women the vote in Canada shatters cherished myths about how the West was won.

Awards

2021, Short-listed - Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize, Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2020, Short-listed - Margaret McWilliams Prize in Manitoba History

2021, Winner - WILLA Literary Award, Scholarly Nonfiction

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Fossilized

Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces

Fossilized reveals how Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador – blinded by exceptional economic growth from 2005 to 2015 – undermined environmental policies to intensify ecologically detrimental extreme oil extraction.

Awards

2021, Winner - Book Awards, Canadian Political Science Association

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Whipped

Party Discipline in Canada

This revealing examination of the inner workings of party discipline exposes the machinery of message coordination that courses through Canadian legislatures and politics.

Awards

2021, Short-listed - Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, The Writers Trust

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The Justice Crisis

The Cost and Value of Accessing Law

Based on innovative recent empirical research, The Justice Crisis assesses what is and isn’t working in efforts to improve access to civil and family justice in Canada.

Awards

2021, Winner - 2021, Short-listed - Walter Owen Book Prize, The Canadian Foundation for Legal Research

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A Great Revolutionary Wave

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.

Awards

2021, Commended - Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing, British Columbia Historical Association

2021, Winner - Clio Awards (British Columbia), Canadian Historical Society

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The Good Fight

Marcel Cadieux and Canadian Diplomacy

The Good Fight is the insightful and entertaining biography of arguably the most important francophone diplomat and civil servant in Canadian history.

Awards

2020, Winner - J.W. Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation

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