Public Policy & Administration

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Social Capital, Diversity, and the Welfare State

UBC Press

This book represents a landmark consideration of the diverse meanings, causal foundations, and positive and negative consequences of social capital, with a particular focus on its role in mitigating or enhancing social inequalities.

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The Culture of Flushing

A Social and Legal History of Sewage

UBC Press

Iinvestigates and clarifies the murky evolution of waste treatment – in a time when community water quality can no longer be taken for granted.

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Critical Policy Studies

UBC Press

Critical Policy Studies describes how new policy problems such as border screening and global warming have been catapulted onto the agenda in the neo-liberal era.

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Nutrition Policy in Canada, 1870-1939

UBC Press

Examines the beginnings and early evolution of nutrition policy developments in Canada from the late nineteenth century to the beginning of the Second World War.

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Dimensions of Inequality in Canada

UBC Press

Is Canada becoming a more polarized society? Or is it a kind-hearted nation that takes care of its disadvantaged?

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Carefair

Rethinking the Responsibilities and Rights of Citizenship

UBC Press

In Carefair, Paul Kershaw urges us to resist this private/public distinction, and makes a convincing case for treating caregiving as a matter of citizenship that obliges and empowers everyone in society.

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