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The Justice Crisis

The Cost and Value of Accessing Law

Based on innovative recent empirical research, The Justice Crisis assesses what is and isn’t working in efforts to improve access to civil and family justice in Canada.

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Canadian Foreign Policy

Reflections on a Field in Transition

Edited by Brian Bow and Andrea Lane

Canadian Foreign Policy brings together leading scholars in a lively, engaging meditation on the current state and future direction of the Canadian foreign policy discipline, and on how we see Canada in the world.

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A Complex Exile

Homelessness and Social Exclusion in Canada

A Complex Exile challenges the medicalization of homelessness, which emphasizes individual causes and solutions to homelessness, and argues that we must transform how we respond to homelessness in Canada.

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Queen of the Maple Leaf

Beauty Contests and Settler Femininity

Queen of the Maple Leaf reveals the role of beauty pageants in entrenching settler femininity and white heteropatriarchy at the heart of twentieth-century Canada.

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Fossilized

Environmental Policy in Canada's Petro-Provinces

Fossilized reveals how Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador – blinded by exceptional economic growth from 2005 to 2015 – undermined environmental policies to intensify ecologically detrimental extreme oil extraction.

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First Nations Wildfire Evacuations

A Guide for Communities and External Agencies

By Tara K. McGee, Amy Cardinal Christianson, and First Nations Wildfire Evacuation Partnership

Based on the experiences of evacuees from seven First Nations communities, this book offers guidance to Indigenous communities and external agencies on how to successfully plan for and carry out wildfire evacuations.

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The Unexpected Louis St-Laurent

Politics and Policies for a Modern Canada

Edited by Patrice Dutil

In this invigorating reappraisal of Louis St-Laurent and his government, leading Canadian historians and political scientists investigate the impact of an overlooked political figure whose innovative policies moved Canada into the modern era.

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A Tsilhqút’ín Grammar

This book provides a comprehensive linguistic description of Tsilhqút’ín (Chilcotin), an Athabaskan language spoken in Interior British Columbia.

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Truth and Conviction

Donald Marshall Jr. and the Mi’kmaw Quest for Justice

A passionate account of how one man’s fight against racism and injustice transformed the criminal justice system and galvanized the Mi’kmaw Nation’s struggle for self-determination, forever changing the landscape of Indigenous rights in Canada and around the world.

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Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence

The Canadian Case

In a critical analysis of the profound shift to big data practices among intelligence agencies, Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence highlights the challenges for civil liberties, human rights, and privacy protection.

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The Theatre of Regret

Literature, Art, and the Politics of Reconciliation in Canada

The Theatre of Regret reveals the role that Indigenous and allied literatures play in challenging state-centred discourses of reconciliation in Canada.

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No Legal Way Out

R v Ryan, Domestic Abuse, and the Defence of Duress

No Legal Way Out tells the story of one woman who felt trapped in an abusive relationship – and in a system that gave her no way to escape.

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You @ the U

A Guided Tour through Your First Year of University

In this essential guide, university counsellor Janet Miller draws on her wit, wisdom, and decades of experience to help first-time students – of whatever age – prep for and survive their first year of university.

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Exporting Virtue?

China’s International Human Rights Activism in the Age of Xi Jinping

Exporting Virtue? critically explores the ways in which China is attempting to change international human rights standards to accommodate its interests.

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An Army of Never-Ending Strength

Reinforcing the Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944–45

This detailed analysis of how the Canadian Army sustained troop and equipment levels in Northwest Europe during 1944–45 demonstrates the vital importance of constant combat strength.

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Mischief Making

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Art, and the Seriousness of Play

In a gorgeously illustrated exploration of the art of Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Mischief Making demonstrates how playful and punning gestures can shed light on serious subjects.

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Governing Canada

A Guide to the Tradecraft of Politics

Michael Wernick, a career public servant with decades of experience in the highest government offices, shares tips, insider knowledge, and essential advice in this first-ever practical handbook on what it takes to govern Canada.

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A Bounded Land

Reflections on Settler Colonialism in Canada

In this beautifully crafted and written volume, Canada’s preeminent historical geographer traces how Canada’s geographical limitations have shaped the nature of its settler societies – from first contacts, to dispossession, to our current age of reconciliation.

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Frontiers of Feminism

Movements and Influences in Québec and Italy, 1960–80

Frontiers of Feminism shines new light on the recent history of feminist movements, using the examples of Italy and Québec to bring an international perspective to major themes, strategies, and modes of organizing.

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Portraits of Battle

Courage, Grief, and Strength in Canada's Great War

Portraits of Battle combines biography and history to offer a nuanced perspective on the complex legacy of the Great War, as told through the stories of those who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.

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