Human Rights

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Challenge the Strong Wind

Canada and East Timor, 1975–99

UBC Press

Challenge the Strong Wind recounts the story of Canadian policy toward East Timor from the 1975 invasion to the 1999 vote for independence, demonstrating that historical accounts need to include both government and non-governmental perspectives.

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Beyond Testimony and Trauma

Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

Edited by Steven High
UBC Press

By challenging the ways that survivors of mass violence are typically understood as either eyewitnesses to history or victims of it, the contributors to this volume ask us to go “beyond testimony” to embrace sustained listening and collaborative research design.

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Realizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Triumph, Hope, and Action

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A multidisciplinary collection analyzing the development of the Declaration, the triumph of its adoption, and the hopes and actions for its implementation.

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Indigenous Diplomacy and the Rights of Peoples

Achieving UN Recognition

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

With a focus on international law, Henderson analyzes what the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples means for Indigenous peoples around the world and for Canada.

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Sex and Borders

Gender, National Identity and Prostitution Policy in Thailand

UBC Press

A compelling exploration of the complex relationship between Thai national identity and prostitution and gender.

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Pepper in Our Eyes

The APEC Affair

Edited by W. Wesley Pue
UBC Press

In November 1997, the world media converged on Vancouver, Canada to cover a meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). A predictable student protest met unusually strong police response.

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