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.

Showing 55-60 of 300 items.

Making Native Space

Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia

It presents the most comprehensive account available of perhaps the most critical mapping of space ever undertaken in BC – the drawing of the lines that separated the tiny plots of land reserved for Native people from the rest.


2003, Winner - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

2003, Winner - Clio Award (British Columbia), Canadian Historical Association

2002, Short-listed - Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Book Prize, British Columbia Book Awards

2003, Winner - Massey Medal, Royal Canadian Geographical Society

More info...

Modern Women Modernizing Men

The Changing Missions of Three Professional Women in Asia and Africa, 1902-69

Explores how professionalism, religion, and feminism came together to enable missionary women to become the colleagues and mentors of Western and non-Western men.


2003, Short-listed - Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association

More info...

Taxing Choices

The Intersection of Class, Gender, Parenthood, and the Law

This fascinating analysis of the controversial Symes case of the 1990s examines how class and gender interests clashed over the tax treatment of childcare.


2004, Winner - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science

More info...

Globalization and Well-Being

Throughout this concise and elegant book, John Helliwell emphasizes well-being as an explicit focus for research and for public policies.


2002, Winner - Donner Prize, Donner Foundation

More info...

The Co-Workplace

Teleworking in the Neighbourhood

Borrowing from the experience of cooperative artists' studios, business incubators, and the corner copy shop, this book explains why office infrastructure can be important for productivity as well as the quality of work life.


2003, Winner - Diana C. Donald Award, American Planning Association, Planning and Women Division

More info...

Unnatural Law

Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy

This award-winning book comprehensively assesses of the strengths and weaknesses of Canadian environmental law.


2004, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Book Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

2005, Short-listed - Walter Owen Book Prize, Foundation for Legal Research

2004, Winner - Book of the Year (Environment), Canadian Geographic Magazine

More info...
Find what you’re looking for...
Stay Informed

Receive the latest UBC Press news, including events, catalogues, and announcements.

Read past newsletters
Current Catalogue
Fall 2021 catalogue cover with a gradient background
Publishers Represented
UBC Press is the Canadian agent for several international publishers. Visit our Publishers Represented page to learn more.