Political Science

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Decision at Midnight

Inside the Canada-US Free-Trade Negotiations

UBC Press

This is the story of the 1988 Free Trade Agreement negotiations between Canada and the US, the preparations for and conduct of the negotiations, as well as the ideas and issues behind them.

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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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Roasting Chestnuts

The Mythology of Maritime Political Culture

UBC Press

A unique and innovative study, Roasting Chestnuts seeks to demystify Maritime politics and expose the flimsy basis for many of the region's lasting political stereotypes.

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Art Therapy with Offenders

Edited by Marian Liebmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This first collection of art therapy work with offenders describes how the use of art therapy has grown in prisons, young offender institutions, secure psychiatric and probation centres. Examples of work by people of different backgrounds show how art therapy contributes to the understanding of offenders, and to their understanding of themselves.

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Comparing the Policy of Aboriginal Assimilation

Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

UBC Press

This book provides the first systematic and comparative treatment of the social policy of assimilation that was followed in these three countries.

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Rethinking Federalism

Citizens, Markets, and Governments in a Changing World

UBC Press

Interdisciplinary in approach, this volume explores federalism in the 1990s, bringing together leading scholars from law, economics, sociology, and political science to comment on federalism's strengths, weaknesses, and potential in a variety of contexts.

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New Challenges for ASEAN

Emerging Policy Issues

Edited by Richard Stubbs
UBC Press

This book examines some of the most important policy issues confronting Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) governments.

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Taking Control

Power and Contradiction in First Nations Adult Education

UBC Press

A critical ethnography of the Native Education Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Child Welfare Services

Developments in Law, Policy, Practice and Research

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The contributors to this book provide a comprehensive review of child care policy and practice. They present evaluations and critiques of new or impending legislation and policies, and describe innovative services for children and young people who are deemed to be in need of protection, care or control.

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Managing Natural Resources in British Columbia

Markets, Regulations, and Sustainable Development

UBC Press

Offers an innovative and far-reaching contribution to the debate over sustainability at a time when many individuals are questioning the future of the environment in British Columbia.

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