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Men, Masculinity, and the Indian Act reverses conventional thinking to argue that the sexism directed at women within the act in fact undermines the well-being of all Indigenous people, proposing that Indigenous nationhood cannot be realized or reinvigorated until this broader injustice is understood.

This book demonstrates why economic development is synonymous with institutional development for the furthering of human development issues.

Urban Governance, Law, and Condoization in New York City and Toronto

This eye-opening study shows how the condo, developed to meet the needs of a community of owners in cities in the 1960s, has been conquered by commercial interests.

Stories of Incarceration and Resistance from Canada’s Most Notorious Prison

Filled with stories of pain, regret, and resistance, this chilling account of how four women survived their time at Kingston Penitentiary stands as an indictment of the idea that prisons and punishment are society’s answer to crime.

The St. Catherine’s Case and Aboriginal Title

This illuminating account of the St. Catherine’s case of the 1880s reveals the erroneous assumptions and racism inherent in judgments that would define the nature and character of Aboriginal title in Canadian law and policy for almost a century.

The Politics of the Canadian Reference Power

The first comprehensive analysis of the Canadian reference power, Seeking the Court’s Advice examines how policy makers use the courts strategically to achieve political ends.

This timely book offers a novel, practical guide for understanding who the Métis are and the challenges they face on the path to self-government.

Media Art Meets Law in Ontario’s Censor Wars

This fascinating account of Ontario’s 1980s’ censor wars shows that when art intersects with law, artists have the power to transform the law, and the law, in turn, can influence the concept of art.

Transboundary Resource Management in the Lake of the Woods Watershed

It’s one thing to live in a watershed. We all do. It’s another to manage one, as Levelling the Lake compellingly demonstrates.

Grey Zones in International Economic Law and Global Governance examines contested zones of global governance to understand state policy and market behaviour in the current era.

Precarious Migrants and the Law in Canada

Enforcing Exclusion explores the multiple ways migration status functions to exclude temporary and precarious migrants from the law’s benefits and protections.

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

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.

Everyday Narratives of Muslim Canadians

By showing how Muslim Canadians successfully navigate and negotiate their religiosity in their everyday lives, Beyond Accommodation critiques the reasonable accommodation framework and proposes an alternative picture of how religious difference is worked out.

Canada and the International Bill of Rights, 1947–76

Resisting Rights challenges the myth that Canada has been at the forefront in the development of international human rights law and led the cause at the United Nations.

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