Security Studies

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Cold War Fighters

Canadian Aircraft Procurement, 1945-54

UBC Press

In detailing the complexities of buying fighter aircrafts for the RCAF in the early years of the Cold War, Wakelam also sheds light on contemporary procurement issues.

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Labour Goes to War

The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45

UBC Press

This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.

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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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Give Me Shelter

The Failure of Canada’s Cold War Civil Defence

UBC Press

Give Me Shelter is a revealing examination of Canada’s efforts to prepare its citizens to face nuclear war, from 1945-63.

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The Freedom of Security

Governing Canada in the Age of Counter-Terrorism

UBC Press

A trenchant exploration of how security and counter-terrorism practices are not only eroding civil liberties, but reshaping the very nature of our political freedom.

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Defence and Discovery

Canada’s Military Space Program, 1945-74

UBC Press

A revealing investigation into the origins, development, and impact of Canada’s space program from 1945 to 1974.

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