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Class Warrior

The Selected Works of E. T. Kingsley

Athabasca University Press
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Activism, Inclusion, and the Challenges of Deliberative Democracy

UBC Press

Activism, Inclusion, and the Challenges of Deliberative Democracy investigates the failure of deliberative democracy to acknowledge the democratic contribution of activism, offering an alternative theoretical approach that makes a key distinction between contributing to and deliberating with.

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Political Ideology in Parties, Policy, and Civil Society

Interdisciplinary Insights

Edited by David Laycock
UBC Press

This important study demonstrates that varied disciplinary approaches can illuminate the reach and impact of political ideologies on both politics and society.

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Rethinking the Spectacle

Guy Debord, Radical Democracy, and the Digital Age

UBC Press

Drawing on radical democratic theory and the ideas of political theorist Guy Debord, Rethinking the Spectacle examines the tension between spectacles and political agency in our digital society.

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Lived Fictions

Unity and Exclusion in Canadian Politics

UBC Press

Bringing big thinking back to Canadian politics, Lived Fictions demonstrates how theories of political unity always exclude and shows why our comfortable assumptions about the promises of Canadian politics mask historical failures.

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Intercultural Deliberation and the Politics of Minority Rights

UBC Press

A unique contribution to the literature on minority rights, Intercultural Deliberation and the Politics of Minority Rights examines the role of cultural difference in minority rights claims, building a case for inclusive political deliberation in liberal democracies.

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The Moral Economies of Ethnic and Nationalist Claims

UBC Press

Leading scholars investigate the complex role that competing moral economies play in ethnic and nationalist conflicts.

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From Left to Right

Maternalism and Women’s Political Activism in Postwar Canada

UBC Press

This fresh look at Canadian women’s political engagement during the Cold War reveals that whether they were on the “left” or “right” end of the political spectrum, women were motivated by similar concerns and the desire to forge a new vision for their nation.

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Territorial Pluralism

Managing Difference in Multinational States

UBC Press

This volume examines the implications of territorial pluralism for the peaceful and democratic management of difference in states characterized by ethnic, national, linguistic, or cultural divisions.

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Secular States and Religious Diversity

UBC Press

Examines the limitations and dilemmas of government responses to religious diversity and how secular states deal (and should deal) with such pluralism.

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Imperfect Democracies

The Democratic Deficit in Canada and the United States

UBC Press

This timely book evaluates and compares alleged democratic deficits in Canada and the United States and proposes solutions to remedy them.

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Rooted Cosmopolitanism

Canada and the World

UBC Press

Can national loyalties be reconciled with larger commitments to global well-being?

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Becoming Multicultural

Immigration and the Politics of Membership in Canada and Germany

UBC Press

This book demonstrates how global human rights norms intersected with domestic political identities and institutions to transform Canada and Germany into diverse multicultural societies in the second half of the twentieth century.

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The Perils of Identity

Group Rights and the Politics of Intragroup Difference

UBC Press

Caroline Dick asks how group identity claims, especially in the courts, obscure significant intragroup differences.

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Identity Politics in the Public Realm

Bringing Institutions Back In

UBC Press

This volume furthers the multiculturalism debate by assessing whether public institutions are capable of evaluating minority group claims fairly.

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Against Orthodoxy

Studies in Nationalism

UBC Press

This volume challenges conventional approaches to the study of nationalism in the context of its violent resurgence.

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The ABCs of Human Survival

A Paradigm for Global Citizenship

Athabasca University Press

The ABCs of Human Survival calls into question the assumptions of consumer culture and offers, as an alternative, strategies to improve overall well-being through the important choices we make as individuals.

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Deliberative Democracy in Practice

UBC Press

Leading theorists debate the strengths and limitations of deliberative democracy in theory and practice.

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Leviathan Undone?

Towards a Political Economy of Scale

Edited by Roger Keil and Rianne Mahon
UBC Press

Bringing together leading theorists and scholars in contemporary spatial thinking and political economy, this volume presents an unprecedented collection of essays on scale, as well as case studies on the restructuring of our global society.

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Bringing the Passions Back In

The Emotions in Political Philosophy

UBC Press

Combining intellectual history and political theory, the contributors to Bringing the Passions Back In illuminate the place of emotions in modern liberal and democratic politics.

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