International Rights

UBC Press books are available for consideration by international presses for territory and language rights sales. Below you will find a selection of titles with international appeal. If you should have any queries regarding rights, please contact Laraine Coates at coates[at]ubcpress.ca

One Family, Five Years, Ten Countries, and a New Vision of Wildness

In the Name of Wild takes you on the five-year journey one family made across five continents to re-imagine the meaning of wildness.

The Old Art and New Science of Winning Campaigns

At a time of heightened concern about what our future holds and how we can shape it, Engagement Organizing shows how combining old-school people power with new digital tools and data can win campaigns today.

This is the remarkable story, told by a key insider, about Vancouver’s dramatic transformation from a typical mid-sized North American city into an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability, and vibrancy.

Contesting Infrastructures

Digital Lives in the Global City asks how digital technologies are remaking urban life around the world, from migrant work in Singapore to digital debt in Toronto, illegal buildings in Mumbai, and targeted policing in New York.

A Guided Tour through Your First Year of University

In this essential guide, university counsellor Janet Miller draws on her wit, wisdom, and decades of experience to help first-time students – of whatever age – prep for and survive their first year of university.

Politics, Activism, Culture

This wide-ranging collection examines the historical roles of Indigenous women, their intellectual and activist work, and the relevance of contemporary literature, art, and performance for an emerging Indigenous feminist project.

Illegalized Mexican Migrants in Canada

North of El Norte examines the policies, practices, and barriers that affect the daily lives of Mexican migrants with precarious status in Canada.

Precarious Migrants and the Law in Canada

Enforcing Exclusion explores the multiple ways migration status functions to exclude temporary and precarious migrants from the law’s benefits and protections.

How Canada’s Immigration Officers Decide Who Gets in

A renowned sociologist gains unprecedented access to Canadian immigration offices and reveals how visa officers determine who gets into Canada – and who stays out.

Intersectional Technopolitics from Indymedia to #BlackLivesMatter

In an era of social media dominance, Transformative Media reveals the often invisible, transformative media practices of marginalized groups.

Indigenous Activism, Colonial Legacies, and Photographic Heritage

Adjusting the Lens explores and celebrates decolonizing strategies and practices that confront the ways the photographic record of Indigenous peoples has been shaped by the colonial imagination.

A Legal and Policy Analysis

Banning Transgender Conversion Practices is the first book to offer a comprehensive analysis of how conversion practices targeting transgender people are regulated around the world.

A Global History of Copper, 1830-1980

Born with a Copper Spoon tells the fascinating and far-reaching story of one of the world’s most important metals.

The Political Economy of the Global Bauxite Industry

An exploration of one little-known mineral, and the social, political, and economic forces that shaped both its history and the twentieth century.

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