Constitutional Law

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Misrecognized Materialists

Social Movements in Canadian Constitutional Politics

UBC Press

A book with provocative implications for students and scholars of social movements and identity politics, Misrecognized Materialists offers a fresh and important perspective on Canada’s constitutional struggles over civic symbolism and identity.

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Courts and Federalism

Judicial Doctrine in the United States, Australia, and Canada

UBC Press

Examining recent developments in the judicial review of federalism through detailed surveys of the United States, Australia, and Canada, this book urges political scientists to take courts and judicial reasoning more seriously in their accounts of federal government.

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Last Word

Media Coverage of the Supreme Court of Canada

UBC Press

Media coverage of the Supreme Court of Canada has emerged as a crucial factor not only for judges and journalists but also for the public. It’s the media, after all, that decide which court rulings to cover and how ...

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Governing with the Charter

Legislative and Judicial Activism and Framers' Intent

UBC Press

Has parliamentary democracy been weakened by judicial responses to the Charter?

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Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation

Migration Laws in Canada and Australia

UBC Press

Catherine Dauvergne examines the relationship between migration laws and national identities and highlights the role of humanitarianism in this linkage.

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Tournament of Appeals

Granting Judicial Review in Canada

UBC Press

Drawing from systematically collected information on the process, applications, and lawyers that has never before been used in studies of Canada’s Supreme Court, this book offers both a qualitatively and quantitatively-based explanation of how Canada’s justices grant judicial review.

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Insiders and Outsiders

Alan Cairns and the Reshaping of Canadian Citizenship

UBC Press

Insiders and Outsiders celebrates the work of Alan Cairns, one of the most influential Canadian social scientists of the contemporary period.

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Limiting Arbitrary Power

The Vagueness Doctrine in Canadian Constitutional Law

UBC Press

The first full-length study of the void-for-vagueness doctrine and its implications in Canadian constitutional law.

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Feminist Activism in the Supreme Court

Legal Mobilization and the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund

UBC Press

A cogent analysis of legal mobilization as a strategy for social and activist movements.

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Rethinking Federalism

Citizens, Markets, and Governments in a Changing World

UBC Press

Interdisciplinary in approach, this volume explores federalism in the 1990s, bringing together leading scholars from law, economics, sociology, and political science to comment on federalism's strengths, weaknesses, and potential in a variety of contexts.

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