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Canada and Colonialism

An Unfinished History

UBC Press, Purich Books

Canada and Colonialism presents the history Canadians must reckon with before decolonization is possible, from the nation’s establishment as a settler colony to the discriminatory legacies still at work in our institutions and culture.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Canada’s Surprising Constitution

Unexpected Interpretations of the Constitution Act, 1982

UBC Press

Canada’s Surprising Constitution asks why the Constitution Act, 1982, keeps generating unexpected interpretations and outcomes.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Constraining the Court

Judicial Power and Policy Implementation in the Charter Era

UBC Press

Constraining the Court considers what happens when a statute involving a significant public policy issue is declared unconstitutional – and government disagrees.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Family and Justice in the Archives

Historical Perspectives on Intimacy and the Law

Concordia University Press
  • Copyright year: 2023
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Suing for Silence

Sexual Violence and Defamation Law

UBC Press

Suing for Silence exposes the phenomenon of lawsuits whose purpose is to silence those who disclose sexual violence, revealing the gendered underpinnings of Canadian defamation law and its chilling effect on public discourse including formal reports of sexual violence.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Judging Sex Work

Bedford and the Attenuation of Rights

UBC Press

Judging Sex Work argues that a decision widely considered to be a victory for social justice weakened sex workers’ rights far more than it strengthened them.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Refugees Are (Not) Welcome Here

The Paradox of Protection in Canada

UBC Press

Refugees Are (Not) Welcome Here details the paradox of the simultaneous expansion and restriction of access to refugee rights in Canada.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Penser le lien culture-nature en droit

Réflexions. Réalisations. Aspirations.

Les Presses de l'Université Laval, Laval University Press
  • Copyright year: 2023
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Sexual Assault in Canadian Sport

UBC Press

Is sexual assault tolerated in Canadian sport? After reaching the provocative conclusion that sexual assaults are not only accepted but normalized and even promoted, Sexual Assault in Canadian Sport offers constructive strategies to make sport safer.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Too Few to Matter

Institutional Inertia in the Prisoning of Women in Québec and Canada

Les Presses de l'Université Laval, University of Laval Press
  • Copyright year: 2023
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The Notorious Georges

Crime and Community in British Columbia's Northern Interior, 1905–25

UBC Press

The Notorious Georges is an engaging exploration of the alchemy of community identity and reputation in Prince George, BC, once branded Canada’s most-dangerous city.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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The Challenges of a Secular Quebec

Bill 21 in Perspective

Edited by Lucia Ferretti and François Rocher; Translated by George Tombs
UBC Press

The Challenges of a Secular Quebec opens up the debates that gave rise to a controversial law on state religious neutrality, taking an open-minded look at how secularism is understood and how it has imposed itself in the Quebec social space.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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The Law is (Not) for Kids, Revised and Updated Edition

A Legal Rights Guide for Canadian Children and Teens

Athabasca University Press
  • Copyright year: 2023
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A Culture of Justification

Vavilov and the Future of Administrative Law

UBC Press

A Culture of Justification examines how a groundbreaking case involving undercover spies and a man’s fight for citizenship helped the Supreme Court of Canada forge a consensus on the future of one of the most important areas in Canadian law.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Protecting the Coast and Ocean

A Guide to Marine Conservation Law in British Columbia

UBC Press

Protecting the Coast and Ocean, the first comprehensive guide to marine protection law in British Columbia, analyzes and compares the legal tools available to reverse ocean decline.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Violence, Imagination, and Resistance

Socio-Legal Interrogations of Power

Athabasca University Press
  • Copyright year: 2022
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Dispatches from Disabled Country

UBC Press

Dispatches from Disabled Country is a nuanced and unmistakably poetic introduction to the rich landscape of disability activism and culture from one of Canada’s most recognized voices, Catherine Frazee.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Sex, Sexuality, and the Constitution

Enshrining the Right to Sexual Autonomy in Japan

UBC Press

Sex, Sexuality, and the Constitution persuasively demonstrates the need to entrench protections for individual sexual autonomy within constitutional law.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Witness to the Human Rights Tribunals

How the System Fails Indigenous Peoples

UBC Press

Witness to the Human Rights Tribunals offers a behind-the-scenes account of the difficulties facing Indigenous people in human rights tribunals, and the struggles of experts to keep their own testimony from being undermined.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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