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The Canadian Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 50, 2012

Awards

2013, Winner - Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing, Canadian Association of Law Libraries

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Living Dead in the Pacific

Contested Sovereignty and Racism in Genetic Research on Taiwan Aborigines

A consideration of the impact of racism and questions of sovereignty on genetic research, which details the exploitative history of research on Taiwanese Aborigines.

Awards

2015, Winner - Gertrude J. Robinson Book Prize, Canadian Communication Association

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Power from the North

Territory, Identity, and the Culture of Hydroelectricity in Quebec

This book explores how French Canada’s aspirations migrated north with natural resource development, creating a culture of hydroelectricity that continues to shape territorial planning and relations with Aboriginal peoples in the province.

Awards

2015, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Defending Battered Women on Trial

Lessons from the Transcripts

Drawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don’t “just leave” and the serious barriers to achieving acquittal.

Awards

2015, Short-listed - Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

2015, Winner - David Walter Mundell Medal, Office of the Attorney General

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A National Force

The Evolution of Canada’s Army, 1950-2000

A groundbreaking reassessment of when, and why, Canada’s army broke away from its British imperial roots to become a truly national force.

Awards

2013, Short-listed - C. P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Commission for Military History and the Canadian Committee on the History of the Second World War

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A Small Price to Pay

Consumer Culture on the Canadian Home Front, 1939-45

A long-overdue challenge to the commonplace assumption that the Second World War was a period of consumer austerity in Canada.

Awards

2013, Short-listed - C. P. Stacey Prize, Canadian Commission for Military History and the Canadian Committee on the History of the Second World War

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