Legal Professions and Cultural Authority, 1780-1950
In approaching the history of the legal professions through the lens of cultural history, Wes Pue locates the legal profession within England and its empire, supplementing and disrupting established narratives of professionalism as proffered by lawyers and their critics.
A Political Memoir
In this fiercely intelligent memoir, Bill Graham – Canada’s minister of foreign affairs and minister of defence during the tumultuous years following 9/11 – takes us on a personal journey through a period of upheaval in global and domestic politics, arguing that global institutions based on international law offer the best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and just world.
Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada
Fragile Settlements compares the historical processes through which British colonial authority was asserted over Indigenous people in southwest Australia and prairie Canada from the 1830s to the early twentieth century.
Overcoming Barriers to Innovation in Agricultural Genomics
This book offers a pathway forward for innovation in agricultural genomics by identifying and addressing the significant obstacles posed by conflicting intellectual property and biosafety regimes.
Opium, Medicine, and the Origins of Canada’s Drug Laws
This intoxicating look at the history of drug regulation in Canada reveals how a variety of social and political forces converged at the turn of the twentieth century to transform both public attitudes toward, and access to, narcotics.
Constitution Making in Canada
Patriation and Its Consequences examines the political events and struggles that resulted in the 1981 agreement to patriate the Canadian constitution and sheds light on the political consequences of this key moment in Canadian history.
Social Movement Activism and Canadian Public Policy
Canada is considered a leader when it comes to LGBTQ rights, but as Queer Mobilizations shows, this has less to do with progressive politicians than with the work of queer activists who have fought for policy changes from their local city halls to the chambers of Parliament.
Human Rights and Law in China
Legal expert Sarah Biddulph uses case studies to examine the multiple and shifting ways in which the Chinese government’s efforts to maintain social and political stability impact on the legal definition and implementation of human rights in China.
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