Public Policy & Administration

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Queer Mobilizations

Social Movement Activism and Canadian Public Policy

Edited by Manon Tremblay
UBC Press

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.

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Speaking Power to Truth

Digital Discourse and the Public Intellectual

Athabasca University Press
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Scaling Up

The Convergence of the Social Economy and Sustainability

Athabasca University Press
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Leaky Governance

Alternative Service Delivery and the Myth of Water Utility Independence

UBC Press

Municipalities face important water supply challenges. One response has been to render utilities independent from municipal government through alternative service delivery. Both water management and municipal governance must be strengthened to meet contemporary water supply needs.

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Made in Nunavut

An Experiment in Decentralized Government

UBC Press

Made in Nunavut provides a definitive account of how an innovative government was designed and implemented in Canada’s Eastern and Central Artic.

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So They Want Us to Learn French

Promoting and Opposing Bilingualism in English-Speaking Canada

UBC Press

So They Want Us to Learn French examines how and why Canadians both embraced and virulently opposed the ideal of personal bilingualism over the past fifty years, detailing and analyzing the strategies that social movements on both sides used to advance their goals.

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The Honour and Dishonour of the Crown

Making Sense of Aboriginal Law in Canada

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Unique within Canadian legal writing, this book unpacks the complex conceptual differences between the fiduciary duty of the Crown and the honour of the Crown.

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The Proposal Economy

Neoliberal Citizenship in “Ontario’s Most Historic Town”

UBC Press

This book, based on extended ethnographic and multi-method research in a small town in Canada, adds new perspectives on the ways that citizenship is produced and reproduced under conditions of neoliberalism.

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Comparing Canada

Methods and Perspectives on Canadian Politics

UBC Press

This book examines how political scientists apply diverse comparative strategies to better understand Canadian political life.

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Canadian Democracy from the Ground Up

Perceptions and Performance

UBC Press

The first of its kind, this book approaches the “democratic deficit” by assessing the performance of Parliament and the media in light of Canadians’ perceptions and expectations of their democracy.

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