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Shifting Gears

Canadian Autoworkers and the Changing Landscape of Labour Politics

UBC Press

Shifting Gears tells the story of how Canada’s largest private-sector union shifted its political strategy from an emphasis on transformative activism to transactional partnerships.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Canada’s Prime Ministers and the Shaping of a National Identity

UBC Press

What is Canada? This new look at “Canada” shows how the country’s prime ministers have consciously worked to shape national identity through their speeches and rhetoric.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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A Healthy Future

Lessons from the Frontlines of a Crisis

UBC Press, Purich Books

This riveting insider’s account of how the COVID-19 pandemic unfurled in one of Canada’s hardest-hit provinces draws on the lessons learned to provide a hopeful vision for building a healthier future.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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King and Chaos

The 1935 Canadian General Election

UBC Press

King and Chaos is the first close study of the issues, personalities, and significance of the 1935 federal election, a turning point that fractured the two-party system and permanently changed Canada’s political landscape.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Follow the Leader, Lose the Region

Charting a Canadian Strategy for the Asia-Pacific

UBC Press

Follow the Leader, Lose the Region conclusively demonstrates that an understanding of how Asia sees itself should inform Canadian foreign policy in the region.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Life against States of Emergency

Revitalizing Treaty Relations from Attawapiskat

UBC Press

Life against States of Emergency responds to the central question Attawapiskat chief Theresa Spence asked in a high-profile ceremonial fast: What does it mean to be in a treaty relationship today?

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Revival and Change

The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections

UBC Press

Revival and Change is a compelling account of the elections, accomplishments, challenges, failures, and ultimate end of the Diefenbaker era.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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The Political Party in Canada

UBC Press

The Political Party in Canada provides a comprehensive exploration of contemporary Canadian political party composition and organization and draws on rich original data to consider where power lies and how it is exercised.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Class Warrior

The Selected Works of E. T. Kingsley

Athabasca University Press
  • Copyright year: 2022
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Pivot or Pirouette?

The 1993 Canadian General Election

UBC Press

Pivot or Pirouette? The 1993 Canadian General Election tells the story of the most surprising election in Canadian history.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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A Cooperative Disagreement

Canada-United States Relations and Revolutionary Cuba, 1959–93

UBC Press

Agree to disagree? A Cooperative Disagreement demonstrates how Canada and the United States – neighbours by geography and close allies by design – successfully kept their differences over revolutionary Cuba from permanently damaging their relationship.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Beyond Rights

The Nisg̱a’a Final Agreement and the Challenges of Modern Treaty Relationships

UBC Press

Beyond Rights examines the legal, political, and cultural implications of the groundbreaking process of negotiating the Nisga’a treaty.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Governing Canada

A Guide to the Tradecraft of Politics

UBC Press, On Point Press

Michael Wernick, a career public servant with decades of experience in the highest government offices, shares tips, insider knowledge, and essential advice in this first-ever practical handbook on what it takes to govern Canada.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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La Charte / The Charter

La loi 101 et les Québécois d'expression anglaise / Bill 101 and English-Speaking Quebec

Les Presses de l'Université Laval, Laval University Press
  • Copyright year: 2021
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The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism

UBC Press

The Rowell-Sirois Commission and the Remaking of Canadian Federalism reveals the commission’s impact on the high politics of federal-provincial relations and its legacy for Canadian federalism today.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Constitutional Pariah

Reference re Senate Reform and the Future of Parliament

UBC Press

Constitutional Pariah is the first comprehensive account of the Senate in the aftermath of the landmark Supreme Court decision that resulted in one of the most significant reforms to Parliament in Canadian history.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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A People and a Nation

New Directions in Contemporary Métis Studies

UBC Press

In A People and a Nation, the authors, most of whom are themselves Metis, offer readers a set of lenses through which to consider the complexity of historical and contemporary Métis nationhood and peoplehood.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Rising Up

The Fight for Living Wage Work in Canada

UBC Press

Rising Up shows how living wage movements have transformed, or are campaigning to transform, labour policy in Canada and stimulated broader public debate about income and social inequality.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Canadian Foreign Policy

Reflections on a Field in Transition

Edited by Brian Bow and Andrea Lane
UBC Press

Canadian Foreign Policy brings together leading scholars in a lively, engaging meditation on the current state and future direction of the Canadian foreign policy discipline, and on how we see Canada in the world.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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At the Pleasure of the Crown

The Politics of Bureaucratic Appointments

UBC Press

At the Pleasure of the Crown reveals that although the qualities that Canadian governments look for in senior public servants are subject to change, the political nature of bureaucratic appointments is enduring.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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