Political Science

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Liberalism, Nationalism, Citizenship

Essays on the Problem of Political Community

UBC Press

A brilliant, ambitious rethinking of the nature of political community and the challenges to modern citizenship by one of Canada's foremost political scientists.

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Gendering Government

Feminist Engagement with the State in Australia and Canada

UBC Press

This comparative study examines feminist engagement with a broad range of political institutions in Australia and Canada.

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Information and Communication Technologies in the Welfare Services

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Discussing issues such as child abuse and the Internet, computer mediated self-help and collaborative learning, this is a ground-breaking book in the field of social care, bringing well-researched and up-to-date discussion of all aspects of information technology to those working and studying in health and social care.

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Agenda-Setting Dynamics in Canada

UBC Press

One of the first empirical analyses of the interaction of the media, the public, and policymakers in Canada, this book makes an important contribution to the study of political communications and policymaking well beyond the Canadian context.

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Sex and Borders

Gender, National Identity and Prostitution Policy in Thailand

UBC Press

A compelling exploration of the complex relationship between Thai national identity and prostitution and gender.

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Who are Canada's Aboriginal Peoples?

Recognition, Definition, and Jurisdiction

Foreword by Harry Daniels; Edited by Paul Chartrand
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Timely, innovative, and progressive, this collection provides an essential frame of reference to measure the development of Aboriginal legal policy respecting recognition, definition and jurisdiction in Canada.

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Globalization and Well-Being

UBC Press

Throughout this concise and elegant book, John Helliwell emphasizes well-being as an explicit focus for research and for public policies.

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Training the Excluded for Work

Access and Equity for Women, Immigrants, First Nations, Youth, and People with Low Income

UBC Press

In an attempt to redress social inequities in the workplace, the authors examine various kinds of training programs and recommend specific policy initiatives to improve access to these programs.

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The Integrity Gap

Canada's Environmental Policy and Institutions

Edited by Anthony Perl and Eugene Lee
UBC Press

This thoughtful collection exposes the gap between rhetoric and performance in Canada’s response to environmental challenges.

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Avoiding Armageddon

Canadian Military Strategy and Nuclear Weapons, 1950-1963

UBC Press

An examination of Canadian military thinking on key issues of the nuclear age, such as deterrence, arms control, strategic stability, air defence, and the domestic acquisition of nuclear weapons.

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