Brenda and David McLean Canadian Studies

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Generously endowed by University benefactors Brenda and David McLean, the McLean Chair in Canadian Studies is occupied by a distinguished Canadianist for a period of two years who delivers the prestigious McLean Lectures. These lectures are published by UBC Press in the Brenda and David McLean Canadian Studies Series.

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Moved by the State

Forced Relocation and Making a Good Life in Postwar Canada

UBC Press

Through five diverse episodes of forced relocation across Canada, Moved by the State offers a new look at the power of the welfare state and the political culture of postwar Canada.

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Big Tent Politics

The Liberal Party’s Long Mastery of Canada’s Public Life

UBC Press

How did Canada’s Liberal Party become one of the most successful parties in the democratic world? Will it be able to reinvent itself for the twenty-first century?

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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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Globalization and Well-Being

UBC Press

Throughout this concise and elegant book, John Helliwell emphasizes well-being as an explicit focus for research and for public policies.

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Making Native Space

Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia

UBC Press

It presents the most comprehensive account available of perhaps the most critical mapping of space ever undertaken in BC – the drawing of the lines that separated the tiny plots of land reserved for Native people from the rest.

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Citizens Plus

Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State

UBC Press

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

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