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Citizens Plus

Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State

Alan Cairns unravels the historical record to clarify the current impasse in negotiations between Aboriginal peoples and the state.


2000, Runner-up - Donner Prize, Donner Foundation

2002, Short-listed - Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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The Politics of Resentment

British Columbia Regionalism and Canadian Unity

The first book to examine the role that British Columbia has played in the evolving Canadian unity debate.


2001, Short-listed - BC Book Prize, Roderick Haig-Brown Regional

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Wired to the World, Chained to the Home

Telework in Daily Life

Will working from home solve many of society's ills, or create new ghettos? This book analyzes the experiences to look at workload, mobility, work status and gender to understand the implications of telecommuting on employment policies, community planning and daily life patterns.


2001, Winner - K.D. Srivastava Award, UBC Press

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Couture and Commerce

The Transatlantic Fashion Trade in the 1950s

Couture and Commerce investigates how and why 1950s couture fashion was important in its own day.


2001, Runner-up - Alcuin Citation for excellence in book design in Canada, Alcuin Society

2002, Winner - Clio Award (Ontario), Canadian Historical Association

2002, Short-listed - Raymond Klibansky Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Science

2002, Short-listed - Millia Davenport Award, Costume Society of America

2002, Winner - Tom Fairley Award, Editor’s Association of Canada

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At the Edge

Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

This timely book argues for governance based on human responsibility and recognition of the interconnectedness of human and natural systems.


2001, Winner - Outstanding Research Achievement - Sustainability, Government of Canada, Policy Research Initiative

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The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy

Inquiry and Intrigue


2002, Short-listed - Dartmouth Non-Fiction Book Award, Atlantic Writing Awards

2003, Short-listed - Keith Matthews Prize, Canadian Nautical Research Society

2003, Winner - John Lyman Book Award, North American Society for Oceanic History

2002, Short-listed - Margaret and John Savage First Book Award, Atlantic Writing Awards

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