Political Science

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Quasi-Democracy?

Parties and Leadership Selection in Alberta

UBC Press

In Quasi-Democracy? David Stewart and Keith Archer examine political parties and leadership selection in Alberta using mail-back surveys administered to voters who participated in the Conservative, Liberal, and NDP leadership conventions elections of the 1990s.

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Indigenous Cultures in an Interconnected World

UBC Press

Increasingly, Indigenous people are being drawn into global networks. In the long term, cultural isolation is unlikely to be a viable – even if sometimes desired – option, so how can Indigenous people protect and advance their cultural values in the face of pressure from an interconnected world?

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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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Democracy

A History of Ideas

UBC Press

This book describes democracy as a contest of values. Equality and liberty, like justice and fairness, are among our ultimate ideals, but no single value is supreme.

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Cis dideen kat – When the Plumes Rise

The Way of the Lake Babine Nation

UBC Press

This book, the first to be written about the Lake Babine Nation in north-central British Columbia, examines its traditional legal order, self-identity, and their involvement in current treaty negotiations.

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Cycling into Saigon

The Conservative Transition in Ontario

UBC Press

The essence of democracy is the peaceful and legitimate transfer of government. In 1995 in Ontario, the omens for a successful transition weren’t promising …

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Feminists and Party Politics

UBC Press

In Feminists and Party Politics, the author examines the effort to bring feminism into the formal political arena through established political parties in Canada and the United States.

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A People's Dream

Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada

UBC Press

In this provocative and passionate book, Dan Russell argues that Aboriginal self-government is an attainable objective best achieved through a constitutional amendment, not through treaties, as has been the preoccupation of provincial and federal governments since 1982. He claims that reliance on treaties as an instrument of self-government is misguided and doomed to failure.

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Research in Social Care and Social Welfare

Issues and Debates for Practice

Edited by Beth Humphries
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This important book explores the links between research, evidence-based practice and policy in social care. Basing their chapters in case-study material, the contributors examine the issues arising from qualitative and quantitative methodologies, critique orthodox views of ethics and offer examples of innovative social research methods.

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In Search of Sustainability

British Columbia Forest Policy in the 1990s

UBC Press

A provocative, sobering examination of British Columbia's forest industry in the 1990s.

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