Public Policy & Administration

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First Do No Harm

Making Sense of Canadian Health Reform

UBC Press

Is there a crisis in Canadian health care? This book provides a concise introduction to the fundamentals of health care in Canada and examine various ideas for reforming the system sensibly.

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Driven Apart

Women's Employment Equality and Child Care in Canadian Public Policy

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Independence and Economic Security in Old Age

UBC Press

The product of a three-year research program, this work focuses on the economic and social implications of aging at the level of the individual and of society as a whole.

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White Gold

Hydroelectric Power in Canada

UBC Press

White Gold looks at what went wrong with hydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, with the timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regional initiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.

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Once Upon an Oldman

Special Interest Politics and the Oldman River Dam

UBC Press

Once Upon an Oldman is an account of the controversy that surrounded the Alberta government's construction of a dam on the Oldman River to provide water for irrigation in the southern part of the province.

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Asia Pacific

New Geographies of the Pacific Rim

UBC Press
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The Emergence of Social Security in Canada

Third Edition

UBC Press

The first and most detailed history of Canadian social security from colonial times to the present, The Emergence of Social Security in Canada has become a standard text in social work and related courses in post-secondary institutions across Canada, since its publication in 1980.

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Politics, Policy, and Government in British Columbia

UBC Press

Written by well-known experts, this book provides an up-to-date portrait and analysis of one of the many dynamic faces of BC politics.

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Environmental Health Risks and Public Policy

Decision Making in Free Societies

UBC Press
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Objects of Concern

Canadian Prisoners of War Through the Twentieth Century

UBC Press

Jonathan Vance examines Canada's role in the formation of an important aspect of international law, traces the growth and activities of a number of national and local philanthropic agencies, and recounts the efforts of ex-prisoners to secure compensation for the long-term effects of captivity.

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