Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in Canada

Edited by Michael Asch
UBC Press

These essays aim to address, and redress, this bias of the colonial doctrine that continues to define and shape Aboriginal and treaty rights in the Canadian legal system.

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Once Upon an Oldman

Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam

UBC Press

Once Upon an Oldman is an account of the controversy that surrounded the Alberta government's construction of a dam on the Oldman River to provide water for irrigation in the southern part of the province.

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Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage

A Global Challenge

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

An international appraisal of how current legal regimes worldwide fail to protect Indigenous knowledge and what needs to change

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In Search of Sustainability

British Columbia Forest Policy in the 1990s

UBC Press

A provocative, sobering examination of British Columbia's forest industry in the 1990s.

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Shifting Boundaries

Aboriginal Identity, Pluralist Theory, and the Politics of Self-Government

UBC Press

Using relational pluralism as a theoretical lens, the author takes a fresh look at the complex issue of aboriginal self-government.

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Compulsory Compassion

A Critique of Restorative Justice

UBC Press

A multi-faceted consideration and critique of the compelling and emotionally seductive rhetoric of restorative justice.

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Insiders and Outsiders

Alan Cairns and the Reshaping of Canadian Citizenship

UBC Press

Insiders and Outsiders celebrates the work of Alan Cairns, one of the most influential Canadian social scientists of the contemporary period.

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Advancing Aboriginal Claims

Visions/Strategies/Directions

Edited by Kerry Wilkins
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Policy, philosophy, strategy, and legal arguments are combined to build innovative strategies to advance Aboriginal claims.

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Between Justice and Certainty

Treaty Making in British Columbia

UBC Press

Examines the interplay between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal visions of justice and certainty to determine whether there is a space between the two concepts in which modern treaties can be made.

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A Breach of Duty

Fiduciary Obligations and Aboriginal Peoples

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

The government, Guerin, and the golf course: the inside story of the Musqueam people’s 26-year struggle to right the injustice done to them by the federal government in leasing their land as a golf course.

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