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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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Canada on the United Nations Security Council

A Small Power on a Large Stage

UBC Press

This is the definitive history of the Canadian experience, both its successes and failures, on the world’s largest stage – the United Nations Security Council.

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Under Siege

The Independent Labour Party in Interwar Britain

Athabasca University Press
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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.

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When Wheat Was King

The Rise and Fall of the Canada-UK Grain Trade

UBC Press

By tracing the rise and controversial fall of the Canadian Wheat Board, Magnan reveals how trade, international relations, and food politics have influenced the grain industry in prairie Canada, the UK, and around the world.

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After '08

Social Policy and the Global Financial Crisis

UBC Press

Did the 2007-08 global financial crisis mark a turning point for social policy, or did it reinforce existing neo-liberal approaches to governance?

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Disarming Intervention

A Critical History of Non-Lethality

UBC Press

Disarming Intervention traces the social, historical, and legal legitimization of non-lethal weapons in the United States.

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The Pragmatic Dragon

China’s Grand Strategy and Boundary Settlements

UBC Press

Presenting a historical survey of China’s boundary disputes and settlements, Hyer demonstrates that its approach to territorial disputes has been pragmatic and strategic.

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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.

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Assessing Treaty Performance in China

Trade and Human Rights

UBC Press

This volume examines the normative and operational dimensions of China’s legal performance related to international standards on trade and human rights.

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Game Changer

The Impact of 9/11 on North American Security

UBC Press

This volume re-examines 9/11’s effect on North American security policy and international relations from a trilateral rather than a bilateral perspective.

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Segmented Cities?

How Urban Contexts Shape Ethnic and Nationalist Politics

UBC Press

This book examines how urbanization and pluralization are shaping the world’s cities and what can be done to encourage integration and minimize ethnic and nationalist tensions.

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Unthinkable Thoughts

Academic Freedom and the One-State Model for Israel and Palestine

UBC Press

This book presents a case study of an academic conference where various actors sought to circumscribe the exploration of a controversial idea – the one-state model for Israel and Palestine – and it throws into stark relief the vulnerability and importance of academic freedom.

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Secular States and Religious Diversity

UBC Press

Examines the limitations and dilemmas of government responses to religious diversity and how secular states deal (and should deal) with such pluralism.

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Action and Reaction in the World System

The Dynamics of Economic and Political Power

UBC Press

This book provides a multidisciplinary framework to understand the complexities of the post-Soviet international system, a system that is multipolar, ideologically heterogeneous, and highly unstable.

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International Trade Law and Domestic Policy

Canada, the United States, and the WTO

UBC Press

An innovative assessment of the extent to which international judicial bodies influence domestic law and policy arrangements.

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So Near Yet So Far

The Public and Hidden Worlds of Canada–US Relations

UBC Press

This book provides an in-depth look at the multiple dimensions of Canada–US relations in the areas of politics, security, trade, and energy, with a particular emphasis on the period since 9/11.

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With Friends Like These

Entangled Nationalisms and the Canada-Quebec-France Triangle, 1944-1970

UBC Press

Reveals the underlying forces that shaped postwar conflict and cooperation in the Canada-Quebec-France triangle.

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Modern Warfare

Armed Groups, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations, and the Law

Edited by Benjamin Perrin
UBC Press

A multifaceted exploration of how humanitarian organizations, private militaries, and non-state armed groups are shaking the foundations of international humanitarian law.

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Two Mediterranean Worlds

Diverging Paths of Globalization and Autonomy

Edited by Yassine Essid and William D. Coleman; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

The Mediterranean, a region of uneven globalization, offers clues to understanding the future of democracy in North Africa and the Near East.

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