Awards

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.

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New Treaty, New Tradition

Reconciling New Zealand and Maori Law

Maori author and legal scholar Carwyn Jones provides a nuanced analysis, enhanced by storytelling, of the New Zealand land claims process to draw attention to the cultural implications of Indigenous self-determination, settlement negotiations, and reconciliation projects around the globe.

Awards

2017, Winner -

Book prize, Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand

2017, Winner -

Non-fiction politics award, Ngā Kupu Ora Awards

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Lawyers’ Empire

Legal Professions and Cultural Authority, 1780-1950

In approaching the history of the legal professions through the lens of cultural history, Wes Pue locates the legal profession within England and its empire, supplementing and disrupting established narratives of professionalism as proffered by lawyers and their critics.

Awards

2017, Winner - CLSA Book Prize, Canadian Law and Society Association

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The Iconic North

Cultural Constructions of Aboriginal Life in Postwar Canada

The Iconic North explores how the “modern” South crafted cultural images of a “primitive” North that reflected its own preconceived notions and social, political, and economic interests.

Awards

2018, Winner - CLIO Prize for The North, Canadian Historical Association

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Brand Command

Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control

An eye-opening look at how political parties and the government use branding strategies and the implications that this has for Canadian democracy.

Awards

2017, Winner - Book Award for Scholarly Writing, Atlantic Book Awards

2017, Winner - The Donner Prize

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Points of Entry

How Canada’s Immigration Officers Decide Who Gets in

A renowned sociologist gains unprecedented access to Canadian immigration offices and reveals how visa officers determine who gets into Canada – and who stays out.

Awards

2016, Winner - John Porter Award, Canadian Sociological Association

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Planning Toronto

The Planners, The Plans, Their Legacies, 1940-80

This lavishly illustrated book will stand as the definitive history of Toronto postwar planning and of the impact that planning has had on the city and its surrounding metropolitan area.

Awards

2016, Winner - Fred Landon Award, Ontario Historical Society

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