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Fighting Feelings

Lessons in Gendered Racism and Queer Life

UBC Press

Fighting Feelings investigates the lived experiences of women of colour to reveal the complex ways that white supremacy is felt, endured, and navigated.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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The Solidarity Encounter

Women, Activism, and Creating Non-Colonizing Relations

UBC Press

This compassionate yet unflinching exposé of the pitfalls of Indigenous–non-Indigenous solidarity work offers a constructive framework for non-colonizing solidarity that can be applied in any context of unequal power.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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White Space

Race, Privilege, and Cultural Economies of the Okanagan Valley

UBC Press

White Space offers a compelling analysis of how whiteness sustains settler privilege and maintains social inequity in the BC interior.

  • Copyright year: 2021
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Queen of the Maple Leaf

Beauty Contests and Settler Femininity

UBC Press

Queen of the Maple Leaf reveals the role of beauty pageants in entrenching settler femininity and white heteropatriarchy at the heart of twentieth-century Canada.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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He Thinks He's Down

White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era

UBC Press

Offering fresh insights and raising important questions, this historical exploration of appropriation traces the ways in which gender and race were negotiated through the popular culture of the Civil Rights Era.

  • Copyright year: 2020
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Griffintown

Identity and Memory in an Irish Diaspora Neighbourhood

UBC Press

This vibrant biography of Griffintown, an inner-city Irish Catholic neighbourhood in Montreal, brings to life the history of Irish identity and collective memory in this legendary enclave.

  • Copyright year: 2017
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Dominion of Race

Rethinking Canada’s International History

UBC Press

Challenging well-entrenched ideas and mythologies, this book shows how race has informed Canada’s international history and is woven into the fabric of understandings of Canada in the world.

  • Copyright year: 2017
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Trans-Pacific Mobilities

The Chinese and Canada

Edited by Lloyd L. Wong
UBC Press

As China’s international influence grows, this timely collection reveals how the global movement of the country’s people, culture, information, and economy continues to shape Canadian cities and China itself.

  • Copyright year: 2017
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Exhibiting Nation

Multicultural Nationalism (and Its Limits) in Canada’s Museums

UBC Press

This exploration of museums as sites for representing and defining national identity encourages us to reconsider the idea of the multicultural nation.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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The Moral Economies of Ethnic and Nationalist Claims

UBC Press

Leading scholars investigate the complex role that competing moral economies play in ethnic and nationalist conflicts.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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North to Bondage

Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes

UBC Press

The first history of black slavery in the Maritimes, North to Bondage is a startling corrective to the enduring myth of Canada as a land of freedom at the end of the Underground Railroad.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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Leaving Iran

Between Migration and Exile

Athabasca University Press

An intimate portrait of one family’s displacement after the 1979 Iranian Revolution and their search for identity.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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Framed

Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics

UBC Press

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.

  • Copyright year: 2016
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Territorial Pluralism

Managing Difference in Multinational States

UBC Press

This volume examines the implications of territorial pluralism for the peaceful and democratic management of difference in states characterized by ethnic, national, linguistic, or cultural divisions.

  • Copyright year: 2015
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Immigration Canada

Evolving Realities and Emerging Challenges in a Postnational World

UBC Press

An essential primer for readers interested in tracing the development and dynamics of Canada’s immigration program and understanding the impact of recent federal reforms on Canadian society.

  • Copyright year: 2015
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Mixed Race Amnesia

Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality

UBC Press

Mixed Race Amnesia explores how contemporary “progressive” attitudes toward multiraciality actually serve to obscure complex diasporic family histories while reinforcing colonialism.

  • Copyright year: 2014
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African Canadians in Union Blue

Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War

UBC Press

A landmark account of the background, motivations, and experiences of African Canadian volunteers in America’s Civil War.

  • Copyright year: 2014
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Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China

Communities and Cultural Production

UBC Press

Leading international scholars examine the production of culture during China’s rise to global superpower in the last quarter of a century.

  • Copyright year: 2014
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Cultivating Connections

The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada

UBC Press

The voices of Chinese immigrants who settled in the pre-1950s Canadian prairies come alive in this extraordinary record of migration, settlement, and community life.

  • Copyright year: 2014
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