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A Family Matter

Citizenship, Conjugal Relationships, and Canadian Immigration Policy

A Family Matter investigates the implications for immigrants and refugees of the Canadian government’s definition of what constitutes “family.”


2019, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Book Prize, Canadian Political Science Association

2020, Commended - 2020 Lipset Book Award, American Political Science Association

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Breaching the Peace

The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro

By Sarah Cox; Foreword by Alex Neve

Award-winning journalist Sarah Cox recounts the prolonged battle, led by farmers and First Nations, to stop the cripplingly expensive and environmentally irresponsible Site C dam.


2019, Winner - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, BC Book Prizes

2019, Short-listed - Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Writers' Trust of Canada

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One Hundred Years of Struggle

The History of Women and the Vote in Canada

Acclaimed historian Joan Sangster celebrates the 100th anniversary of Canadian women getting the federal vote with a look at the real struggles women faced, depending on their race, class, and location in the nation, in their fight for equality.


2019, Short-listed - Dafoe Book Prize Prize, The Dafoe Foundation

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Otter’s Journey through Indigenous Language and Law

Told in contemporary Anishinaabe storytelling style, Otter’s Journey takes us across the globe to explore how the work in Indigenous language revitalization can inform the emerging field of Indigenous legal revitalization.


2019, Short-listed - Indigenous Literature Award, Southern Ontario Library Service

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The Creator’s Game

Lacrosse, Identity, and Indigenous Nationhood

The Creator’s Game serves as a potent illustration of how, for over a century, the Indigenous game of lacrosse has served as a central means for Indigenous communities to activate their self-determination and reformulate their identities.


2018, Winner - CSN-REC Book Prize, Canadian Studies Network – Réseau d’études canadiennes

2019, Winner - Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2019, Short-listed - Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University

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Crerar’s Lieutenants

Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45

This book illustrates not only the challenges many junior officers faced during the Second World War, it also points to the enduring problem of living up to the image of an ideal middle-class male.


2017, Winner - C.P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Committee for the History of the Second World War and the Canadian Commission for Military History

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