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Reckoning with Racism

Police, Judges, and the RDS Case

UBC Press

Reckoning with Racism is a riveting account of Canada’s most momentous race case, which drew in the country’s first Black female judge and spotlighted racist police practices.

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White Space

Race, Privilege, and Cultural Economies of the Okanagan Valley

UBC Press

White Space offers a compelling analysis of how whiteness sustains settler privilege and maintains social inequity in the BC interior.

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Identities and Interests

Race, Ethnicity, and Affinity Voting

UBC Press

Identities and Interests examines the electoral behaviour of racialized Canadians: how they self-identify, why they support minority candidates, and what these patterns mean for Canadian politics.

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The Wolves at My Shadow

The Story of Ingelore Rothschild

Athabasca University Press
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The Equity Myth

Racialization and Indigeneity at Canadian Universities

UBC Press

Challenging the myth of equity in higher education, this is the first comprehensive, data-based study of racialized and Indigenous faculty members’ experiences in Canadian universities.

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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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Framed

Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics

UBC Press

Framed shows how racialized news coverage influences the opportunities and experiences of political candidates and incumbents in Canada and, in turn, the outcomes of elections and democracy.

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From Slave Girls to Salvation

Gender, Race, and Victoria’s Chinese Rescue Home, 1886-1923

UBC Press

A fascinating and critical study of the Chinese Rescue Home, an iconic institution in Victoria, BC, where members of the Women’s Missionary Society taught domestic skills to Chinese and Japanese women believed to be prostitutes, slave girls, or to be at risk of falling into these roles.

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Mixed Race Amnesia

Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality

UBC Press

Mixed Race Amnesia explores how contemporary “progressive” attitudes toward multiraciality actually serve to obscure complex diasporic family histories while reinforcing colonialism.

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Cultivating Connections

The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada

UBC Press

The voices of Chinese immigrants who settled in the pre-1950s Canadian prairies come alive in this extraordinary record of migration, settlement, and community life.

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The Muslim Question in Canada

A Story of Segmented Integration

UBC Press

This book offers a fresh account of the socio-economic experiences of Muslims in Canada, drawing on the newest data sources available.

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“Métis”

Race, Recognition, and the Struggle for Indigenous Peoplehood

UBC Press

A provocative meditation on how “Métis” has come to signify an ever-expanding racial category rather than an indigenous people with a shared sense of history and culture.

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The Voyage of the Komagata Maru

The Sikh Challenge to Canada's Colour Bar, Expanded and Fully Revised Edition

UBC Press

A sweeping revision and reconsideration of the Komagata Maru incident as a defining moment in Canadian, British Empire, and Indian history.

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Recognition versus Self-Determination

Dilemmas of Emancipatory Politics

UBC Press

This book re-evaluates the role of recognition in analyzing relations between groups in plural societies, the position of indigenous peoples in settler societies, and the principle of the self-determination of peoples.

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Mission Invisible

Race, Religion, and News at the Dawn of the 9/11 Era

UBC Press

By unravelling the discourse and rhetoric of news coverage in Canada at the dawn of the 9/11 era, this book not only uncovers racist representations of Muslim communities but also reveals the discursive processes that rendered this racism invisible.

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Living Dead in the Pacific

Contested Sovereignty and Racism in Genetic Research on Taiwan Aborigines

UBC Press

A consideration of the impact of racism and questions of sovereignty on genetic research, which details the exploitative history of research on Taiwanese Aborigines.

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Polygamy’s Rights and Wrongs

Perspectives on Harm, Family, and Law

UBC Press

Eleven diverse scholars interrogate the belief that polygamy is inherently harmful, questioning the ways in which society assigns value to family and intimacy, and its right to do so.

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To Right Historical Wrongs

Race, Gender, and Sentencing in Canada

UBC Press

A bold questioning of culture-based reparative justice initiatives – the political culture that inspired them and their efficacy in an age in which historically marginalized people are disproportionately represented in Canadian prisons.

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Targeted Transnationals

The State, the Media, and Arab Canadians

UBC Press

This book shows how, in the post-9/11 era, Arab Canadians have become “targeted transnationals” through racialized immigration and security policies as well as negative media representations that legitimize their homogenization and racialization.

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Sefer

Athabasca University Press

Sefer is a surreal, poetic and witty tale of two cities, Vienna and Kraków. As Europe steps into an uncertain 21st century, a psychotherapist tries to untangle the mysteries of his Jewish family, and embarks on a journey.

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