Telling Stories from Clayoquot Sound
In its careful account of eco/feminist activism in Clayoquot Sound in the early 1990s, The Changing Nature of Eco/Feminism confounds prevailing stories about eco/feminism, feminism, and Clayoquot itself.
Environmental Contamination, Health, and Resilience in a Resource Community
In A Town Called Asbestos, a mining town’s proud and painful history is unearthed to reveal the challenges a small resource community faced in a globalized world.
A Social and Environmental History of Hamilton Harbour
This engaging history brings to life the personalities and power struggles that shaped how Hamiltonians used their harbour and, in the process, invites readers to consider how moral and political choices being made about the natural world today will shape the cities of tomorrow.
Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence
Municipalities face important water supply challenges. One response has been to render utilities independent from municipal government through alternative service delivery. Both water management and municipal governance must be strengthened to meet contemporary water supply needs.
Development, Agency, and Contestation in Northern British Columbia
This book explores how the peoples and communities of northern British Columbia are responding to global demand for local resources.
This is a much needed critical assessment of the political peculiarities of Alberta and the impact the government’s relationship to the oil industry has on the lives of the province’s most vulnerable citizens.
A Prescription for Stronger Canadian Environmental Laws and Policies
David R. Boyd reveals striking weaknesses in Canadian environmental law, describes the damage these flaws are wreaking on human health, and identifies practical, proven, and affordable solutions to these problems.
Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia
This unconventional history looks at the resettlement of interior British Columbia from the perspective of campaigns to exterminate grasshoppers and wild horses, creatures considered by some to be pests.
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