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Writing the Hamat'sa

Ethnography, Colonialism, and the Cannibal Dance

UBC Press

Writing the Hamat̓sa critically surveys more than two centuries worth of published, archival, and oral sources to trace the attempted prohibition, intercultural mediation, and ultimate survival of one of Canada’s most iconic Indigenous ceremonies.

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A Tsilhqút’ín Grammar

UBC Press

This book provides a comprehensive linguistic description of Tsilhqút’ín (Chilcotin), an Athabaskan language spoken in Interior British Columbia.

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To Share, Not Surrender

Indigenous and Settler Visions of Treaty Making in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

UBC Press

To Share, Not Surrender presents multiple views and lived experience of the treaty-making process and its repercussions in the Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and publishes, for the first time, the Vancouver Island Treaties in First Nations languages.

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Truth and Conviction

Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice

UBC Press

A passionate account of how one man’s fight against racism and injustice transformed the criminal justice system and galvanized the Mi’kmaw Nation’s struggle for self-determination, forever changing the landscape of Indigenous rights in Canada and around the world.

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Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence

The Canadian Case

UBC Press

In a critical analysis of the profound shift to big data practices among intelligence agencies, Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence highlights the challenges for civil liberties, human rights, and privacy protection.

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No Legal Way Out

R v Ryan, Domestic Abuse, and the Defence of Duress

UBC Press

No Legal Way Out tells the story of one woman who felt trapped in an abusive relationship – and in a system that gave her no way to escape.

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The West and the Birth of Bangladesh

Foreign Policy in the Face of Mass Atrocity

UBC Press

This major new study examines, for the first time, the US, Canadian, and British policies formulated in reaction to the mass atrocities at the birth of Bangladesh, situating the responses within the nascent 1970s human rights revolution.

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You @ the U

A Guided Tour through Your First Year of University

UBC Press, On Campus

In this essential guide, university counsellor Janet Miller draws on her wit, wisdom, and decades of experience to help first-time students – of whatever age – prep for and survive their first year of university.

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Making and Breaking Settler Space

Five Centuries of Colonization in North America

UBC Press

Making and Breaking Settler Space deftly explores how power and space are organized under settler colonialism in order to uncover decolonization opportunities for Indigenous and settler people alike.

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A Long Way to Paradise

A New History of British Columbia Politics

UBC Press

A Long Way to Paradise is a lively account of the personalities and ideas that shaped the first hundred years of BC politics and created one of Canada’s most fractious and dynamic political scenes.

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Assisted Suicide in Canada

Moral, Legal, and Policy Considerations

UBC Press

Assisted Suicide in Canada provides an accessible, up-to-date introduction to this vitally important topic of ongoing public debate.

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Against the Tides

Reshaping Landscape and Community in Canada’s Maritime Marshlands

UBC Press

Against the Tides tells the compelling story of the rehabilitation of the Maritime marshlands, a project that reshaped not only the landscape of the Bay of Fundy region but the communities that depended on it.

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The Laws and the Land

The Settler Colonial Invasion of Kahnawà:ke in Nineteenth-Century Canada

UBC Press

The Laws and the Land, an original and impassioned account of the history of the relationship between Canada and Kahnawà:ke, reveals the clash of settler and Indigenous legal traditions and the imposition of settler colonial law on Indigenous peoples and land.

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Exporting Virtue?

China’s International Human Rights Activism in the Age of Xi Jinping

UBC Press

Exporting Virtue? critically explores the ways in which China is attempting to change international human rights standards to accommodate its interests.

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Mischief Making

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Art, and the Seriousness of Play

UBC Press

In a gorgeously illustrated exploration of the art of Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Mischief Making demonstrates how playful and punning gestures can shed light on serious subjects.

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Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality

Insights from Indonesia

UBC Press

Globalization, Poverty, and Income Inequality uses diverse empirical approaches to reveal the sometimes unexpected effects of trade and globalization on poverty and inequality.

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So Much More Than Art

Indigenous Miniatures of the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

So Much More Than Art reveals the fascinating practice of miniaturization in Indigenous Northwest Coast art as a subtle form of communication in the face of oppressive colonization.

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Making the Case

2SLGBTQ+ Rights and Religion in Schools

UBC Press, Purich Books

Making the Case provides clear explanations of how law protects sexual minority rights, making it an essential resource for supporting 2SLGBTQ+ students in Canadian schools.

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Nursing Shifts in Sichuan

Canadian Missions and Wartime China, 1937–1951

UBC Press

Nursing Shifts in Sichuan is a testament to the resilience of educated women, exploring modern nursing as one of the most consequential additions to health care in early-twentieth-century China.

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Behind Closed Doors

The Law and Politics of Cabinet Secrecy

UBC Press

Behind Closed Doors asks – and answers – whether the doctrine of Cabinet secrecy still has a role in the Westminster parliamentary system.

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