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At the Bridge

James Teit and an Anthropology of Belonging

At the Bridge lifts from obscurity the story of James Teit (1864–1922), an outstanding Canadian ethnographer and Indian rights activist whose thoughtful scholarship and tireless organizing have been largely ignored.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize, UBC Library

2020, Short-listed - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association

2020, Short-listed - Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing, BC Historical Federation

2020, Short-listed - Roderick Haig-Brown Award, BC and Yukon Book Prizes

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Moved by the State

Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada

Through five diverse episodes of forced relocation across Canada, Moved by the State offers a new look at the power of the welfare state and the political culture of postwar Canada.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association

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The New NDP

Moderation, Modernization, and Political Marketing

The New NDP traces the tumultuous shift in federal New Democratic Party’s ideology and campaigning techniques in the opening decades of the twenty-first century.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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Assembling Unity

Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Assembling Unity traces the history of pan-Indigenous unity in British Columbia through political negotiations, gendered activism, and the balance and exercise of power.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History, Canadian Historical Association

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Delivering Policy

The Contested Politics of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Canada

Delivering Policy explores how the tension between science and politics shaped the long and fraught path to Canada’s Assisted Human Reproduction Act.

Awards

2020, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

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Our Voices Must Be Heard

Women and the Vote in Ontario

Our Voices Must Be Heard examines the ideals and failings of Ontario’s suffrage history, its daring supporters and thunderous enemies, and its blind spots on matters of race and class.

Awards

2018, Winner - Alison Prentice Award for Best Book in Ontario Women's and Gender History, Ontario Historical Society

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