Political Science

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Unnatural Law

Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy

UBC Press

This award-winning book comprehensively assesses of the strengths and weaknesses of Canadian environmental law.

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Collective Insecurity

The Liberian Crisis, Unilateralism, and Global Order

UBC Press

A probing analysis and critique of the historical dysfunction of the post-colonial African state and the tragic collapse of Liberia.

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Hidden Agendas

How Journalists Influence the News

UBC Press

A controversial study showing how the political beliefs of journalists significantly affect the ideological slant of the news, skewing it further to the left than the political stance of the average Canadian.

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Shifting Boundaries

Aboriginal Identity, Pluralist Theory, and the Politics of Self-Government

UBC Press

Using relational pluralism as a theoretical lens, the author takes a fresh look at the complex issue of aboriginal self-government.

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Hunters and Bureaucrats

Power, Knowledge, and Aboriginal-State Relations in the Southwest Yukon

UBC Press

A timely anthropological examination of the effect of land claims settlements and co-management of resources on the Kluane First Nation of the Southwest Yukon.

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Misplaced Distrust

Policy Networks and the Environment in France, the United States, and Canada

UBC Press

A timely comparative study of state-network interactions in agro-environmental policy-making in the US, Canada, and France.

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In the Long Run We're All Dead

The Canadian Turn to Fiscal Restraint

UBC Press

A superb analysis of how the decline of Canadian Keynesianism has made way for the emergence of politics organized around balanced budgets.

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Elections

UBC Press

This volume, by eminent political scientist John Courtney, assesses the history and development of five “building blocks” of Canada’s electoral regime: the franchise, electoral districts, voter registration, election machinery, and plurality voting.

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Feminist Activism in the Supreme Court

Legal Mobilization and the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund

UBC Press

A cogent analysis of legal mobilization as a strategy for social and activist movements.

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Redrawing Local Government Boundaries

An International Study of Politics, Procedures, and Decisions

Edited by John Meligrana
UBC Press

Offers a broad theoretical understanding of local government boundary reform and informs the wider scholarly discussion and debate regarding institutional change, state structures, and the areal jurisdiction of local governments.

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