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Sea Change

Charting a Sustainable Future for Oceans in Canada

UBC Press

Sea Change takes stock of what we know about Canada’s changing oceans, offering a wealth of practical information to support the task of building resilient, sustainable oceans and ocean communities.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sites of Conscience

Place, Memory, and the Project of Deinstitutionalization

UBC Press

Sites of Conscience charts the importance of public engagement with histories, memories, and lived experiences of institutions in forging new directions in social justice with and for disabled people and people experiencing mental distress, in a context where deinstitutionalization has failed to fully recognise, redress, and repair the ongoing impacts of institutions.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Skidegate House Models

From Haida Gwaii to the Chicago World's Fair and Beyond

UBC Press

This fascinating exploration into the history a nineteenth-century model of a Haida village, carved by Haida artists, offers insights not only into Pacific Northwest history but also into how the Haida represented their culture during a time when that culture threatened by colonial activity.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Suing for Silence

Sexual Violence and Defamation Law

UBC Press

Suing for Silence exposes the phenomenon of lawsuits whose purpose is to silence those who disclose sexual violence, revealing the gendered underpinnings of Canadian defamation law and its chilling effect on public discourse including formal reports of sexual violence.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Judging Sex Work

Bedford and the Attenuation of Rights

UBC Press

Judging Sex Work argues that a decision widely considered to be a victory for social justice weakened sex workers’ rights far more than it strengthened them.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sex in Canada

The Who, Why, When, and How of Getting Down Up North

UBC Press

Sex in Canada offers a unique, definitive, and surprising exploration of sex and sexuality among Canadians.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Refugees Are (Not) Welcome Here

The Paradox of Protection in Canada

UBC Press

Refugees Are (Not) Welcome Here details the paradox of the simultaneous expansion and restriction of access to refugee rights in Canada.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Boosters and Barkers

Financing Canada’s Involvement in the First World War

UBC Press

“Back him up! Buy Victory Bonds.” Boosters and Barkers examines the unrelenting financial demands of Canadian participation in the First World War, exploring the aims, methods, and implications of securing public support.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Sustainable Energy Transitions in Canada

UBC Press

Sustainable Energy Transitions in Canada brings together experts from across the country to share their perspectives on how energy systems can respond to climate change, enhance social justice, respect local cultures and traditions – and still make financial sense.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Sexual Assault in Canadian Sport

UBC Press

Is sexual assault tolerated in Canadian sport? After reaching the provocative conclusion that sexual assaults are not only accepted but normalized and even promoted, Sexual Assault in Canadian Sport offers constructive strategies to make sport safer.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Resistance and Recognition at Kitigan Zibi

Algonquin Culture and Politics in the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Resistance and Recognition at Kitigan Zibi illuminates the traditional values and cultural continuity underlying twentieth-century politics in the largest and oldest Algonquin reserve in Canada.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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The YWCA in China

The Making of a Chinese Christian Women's Institution, 1899–1957

UBC Press

The YWCA in China traces the history of this Christian organization – and the social philosophies of the Chinese women who led it – through the tumultuous first half of the twentieth century.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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