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.
Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence
Municipalities face important water supply challenges. One response has been to render utilities independent from municipal government through alternative service delivery. Both water management and municipal governance must be strengthened to meet contemporary water supply needs.
2017, Winner - Book, Jacket, & Journal Show: Jackets & Covers, AAUP
A History of Canada’s Arctic Maritime Sovereignty
Lock, Stock, and Icebergs recounts the events, pressures, and behind-the-scenes negotiations that shaped Canada’s legal claim to the Northwest Passage and the waters of the Arctic Archipelago.
2017, Winner - John Wesley Dafoe Book Prize, Dafoe Foundation
Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics
Framed shows how racialized news coverage influences the opportunities and experiences of political candidates and incumbents in Canada and, in turn, the outcomes of elections and democracy.
2017, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, CPSA
An Experiment in Decentralized Government
Made in Nunavut provides a definitive account of how an innovative government was designed and implemented in Canada’s Eastern and Central Artic.
2016, Short-listed - Donald Smiley Prize, Canadian Political Science Association
Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia
This unconventional history looks at the resettlement of interior British Columbia from the perspective of campaigns to exterminate grasshoppers and wild horses, creatures considered by some to be pests.
2016, Winner - Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, UBC Library
2016, Winner - KD Srivastava Award
2016, Short-listed - Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize, BC Book Prizes
Revitalizing nêhiyaw Legal Systems
Co-founder of the international movement Idle No More, Sylvia McAdam shares nêhiyaw (Cree) laws so that future generations may understand and live by them, revitalizing Indigenous nationhood.
2016, Winner - Aboriginal Peoples’ Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards
2016, Short-listed - Non-Fiction Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards
2016, Winner - Rasmussen, Rasmussen and Charowsky Aboriginal Peoples’ Writing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards
2016, Winner - Regina Public Library Aboriginal Peoples’ Publishing Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards
2016, Short-listed - University of Saskatchewan Non-Fiction Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards
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