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Being Relational

Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law

UBC Press

This groundbreaking collection explores relational theory and how it can be brought to bear on practical areas of concern in health law and policy.

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Principles of Tsawalk

An Indigenous Approach to Global Crisis

UBC Press

Hereditary chief Umeek weaves together Nuu-chah-nulth and Western worldviews to revitalize contemporary approaches to the environment and the plight of indigenous peoples.

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Human Rights

The Commons and the Collective

UBC Press

Laura Westra argues that international and environmental law must place the rights of the collective before those of the individual if we are to protect our common heritage -- the environment, its air, water, and biodiversity -- and ensure humanity’s survival.

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Ghost Dancing with Colonialism

Decolonization and Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada

UBC Press

Drawing on history, international law, and recent decision-making in the Supreme Court, this book seeks the truth behind allegations that Canadian law continues to colonize Indigenous peoples.

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The Perils of Identity

Group Rights and the Politics of Intragroup Difference

UBC Press

Caroline Dick asks how group identity claims, especially in the courts, obscure significant intragroup differences.

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Controlling Knowledge

Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection in a Networked World

Athabasca University Press

How current legislation governs privacy and freedom in the digital age.

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Westward Bound

Sex, Violence, the Law, and the Making of a Settler Society

UBC Press

Through the study of hundreds of criminal cases, Westward Bound explores how encounters between the courts and ordinary people on the Canadian Prairies contributed to the construction of race, class, and gender hierarchies in a settler society.

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Wife to Widow

Lives, Laws, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal

UBC Press

The diversity of women’s lives as wives then as widows negotiating the law, patriarchy, family relationships, and the economy in 19th-century Montreal come alive in this first major study of widows in Canada.

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Corporate Social Responsibility and the State

International Approaches to Forest Co-Regulation

UBC Press

This book provides a clear theoretical lens and practical guidance on the prospects and limits of leveraging private corporate social responsibility standards, such as forest certification, alongside government regulatory efforts to achieve more effective and adaptive sustainability solutions.

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The Freedom of Security

Governing Canada in the Age of Counter-Terrorism

UBC Press

A trenchant exploration of how security and counter-terrorism practices are not only eroding civil liberties, but reshaping the very nature of our political freedom.

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