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Defending Battered Women on Trial

Lessons from the Transcripts

UBC Press

Drawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don’t “just leave” and the serious barriers to achieving acquittal.

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Polygamy’s Rights and Wrongs

Perspectives on Harm, Family, and Law

UBC Press

Eleven diverse scholars interrogate the belief that polygamy is inherently harmful, questioning the ways in which society assigns value to family and intimacy, and its right to do so.

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Secular States and Religious Diversity

UBC Press

Examines the limitations and dilemmas of government responses to religious diversity and how secular states deal (and should deal) with such pluralism.

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To Right Historical Wrongs

Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada

UBC Press

A bold questioning of culture-based reparative justice initiatives – the political culture that inspired them and their efficacy in an age in which historically marginalized people are disproportionately represented in Canadian prisons.

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Chinese Comfort Women

Testimonies from Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves

UBC Press

This is the first English-language book to record the experiences and testimonies of Chinese women abducted and detained as sex slaves in Japanese military “comfort stations” during Japan’s 1931-45 invasion of China.

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Death or Deliverance

Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War

UBC Press

In this eye-opening account of military law in the Great War, courts martials emerge not as brutal, merciless dispensers of frontline justice but as courts capable of mercy.

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“Don’t Be So Gay!”

Queers, Bullying, and Making Schools Safe

UBC Press

Queer students speak out in a book that seeks to address the problem of homophobic bullying in schools.

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On the Outside

From Lengthy Imprisonment to Lasting Freedom

UBC Press

Drawing on the narratives of men who have served lengthy prison sentences, this book illuminates the tumultuous journey from life in a penitentiary to success in the community.

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Game-Day Gangsters

Crime and Deviance in Canadian Football

Athabasca University Press

This book argues for a review of the systems by which Canadian football is governed and analyzes the reforms proposed by football leagues and by players.

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Selling Sex

Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada

UBC Press

A diverse and comprehensive dialogue between sex workers, advocates, and researchers that looks at sex work in a new way.

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