Environmental Politics

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The Government of Natural Resources

Science, Territory, and State Power in Quebec, 1867–1939

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The Government of Natural Resources is a revealing look at how science can extend state power through territorial and environmental transformations.

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Everyday Exposure

Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley

UBC Press

Everyday Exposure documents the adverse health effects experienced by Aamjiwnaang citizens in the heart of Canada’s Chemical Valley and argues for a transformative and experiential “sensing policy” approach that takes the voices and experiences of Indigenous citizens seriously.

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Empowering Electricity

Co-operatives, Sustainability, and Power Sector Reform in Canada

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This revealing analysis of Canada’s electrical power co-operatives challenges our understanding of their history and shines a light on their potential within the nation’s electricity sector.

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Islands' Spirit Rising

Reclaiming the Forests of Haida Gwaii

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Set within the context of resource conflict and collaborative land-use planning on Haida Gwaii, this book examines how historic relations of domination and oppression can be transformed and more sustainable forms of land governance created.

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The First Green Wave

Pollution Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario

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The First Green Wave examines the origins and development of first wave environmental activism (1967-86) in Toronto, home to one of Canada’s earliest and most dynamic communities of environmentalists.

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Resistance Is Fertile

Canadian Struggles on the BioCommons

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A critical look at the social, environmental, and economic impacts of agricultural biotechnology in Canada.

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The Right to a Healthy Environment

Revitalizing Canada's Constitution

UBC Press

Renowned environmental lawyer David R. Boyd argues that Canada must constitutionalize environmental rights and responsibilities if it hopes to improve its environmental record.

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The Nature of Borders

Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea

UBC Press

This transnational view provides an understanding of the modern Pacific salmon crisis and reorients borderlands studies towards the Canada-US border while providing a new view of how Native Borders worked.

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Making Meaning Out of Mountains

The Political Ecology of Skiing

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Brings to the light the conflicting meanings attached to skiing by diverse groups in British Columbia.

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Blue-Green Province

The Environment and the Political Economy of Ontario

UBC Press

Blue-Green Province provides the first comprehensive study of environmental policy in Ontario and explores what lessons on the future of environmental and economic policy in Canada might be learned from this province’s experience.

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