UBC Press is proud to publish outstanding scholarly works by some of the world’s preeminent scholars. We congratulate our authors and volume editors who have been recognized with awards and citations.
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.
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
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.
2021, Winner - Book Awards, Canadian Political Science Association
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.
2021, Short-listed - Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, The Writers Trust
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.
2021, Winner - 2021, Short-listed - Walter Owen Book Prize, The Canadian Foundation for Legal Research
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.
2021, Commended - Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing, British Columbia Historical Association
2021, Winner - Clio Awards (British Columbia), Canadian Historical Society
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.
2020, Winner - J.W. Dafoe Book Prize, J.W. Dafoe Foundation
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