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Moving Aboriginal Health Forward

Discarding Canada’s Legal Barriers

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

This comprehensive analysis of Aboriginal health statistics, historical practices, and legal principles in Canadian law provides a practical framework for the reconciliation of Aboriginal health and healing practices within Canadian society.

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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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Legal Literacy

An Introduction to Legal Studies

Athabasca University Press

Legal Literacy provides a foundational understanding of key concepts such as legal personhood, jurisdiction, and precedent, and by introducing students to legal research and writing skills.

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Paths to the Bench

The Judicial Appointment Process in Manitoba, 1870-1950

UBC Press

A close study of the judges appointed in early 20th-century Manitoba, revealing Canada’s highly political judicial appointment process.

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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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Land Use and Society, Third Edition

Geography, Law, and Public Policy

Island Press

This third edition has been updated with data from the 2010 U.S. Census and revised with the input of academics and professors to address the changing issues in land use, policy, and law today.

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The Strategic Constitution

Understanding Canadian Power in the World

UBC Press

Bridging the solitudes of constitutional law and international relations, this book offers a brand new interpretation of Canada’s Constitution.

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Equality Deferred

Sex Discrimination and British Columbia’s Human Rights State, 1953-84

UBC Press

A history of human rights law in Canada, with a focus on sex discrimination in British Columbia.

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“Métis”

Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

UBC Press

A provocative meditation on how “Métis” has come to signify an ever-expanding racial category rather than an indigenous people with a shared sense of history and culture.

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Recognition versus Self-Determination

Dilemmas of Emancipatory Politics

UBC Press

This book re-evaluates the role of recognition in analyzing relations between groups in plural societies, the position of indigenous peoples in settler societies, and the principle of the self-determination of peoples.

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