Science, Technology & Society

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Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence

The Canadian Case

UBC Press

In a critical analysis of the profound shift to big data practices among intelligence agencies, Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence highlights the challenges for civil liberties, human rights, and privacy protection.

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Beyond Earth’s Edge

The Poetry of Spaceflight

The University of Arizona Press, University of Arizona Press
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Digital Lives in the Global City

Contesting Infrastructures

UBC Press

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.

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Fixing Niagara Falls

Environment, Energy, and Engineers at the World’s Most Famous Waterfall

UBC Press

Long considered a natural wonder, the world’s most famous waterfall is anything but. Fixing Niagara Falls reveals the engineering and politics behind the transformation of Niagara Falls.

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Medicine and Morality

Crises in the History of a Profession

UBC Press

The first historical study of morality and science in Canadian medicine, Medicine and Morality shows how moments of doubt in doctors’ impartiality resulted in changes to how medicine was done, and even to the very definition of medical practice itself.

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Journey to the Center of the Mind

Health and Happiness through the Eyes of a World-Renowned Neurosurgeon

Universitas Press

Amidst the personal reminiscences of a world-renowned neurosurgeon and professor lie the knowledge and wisdom of a happy and fulfilling life, something we look for ourselves.

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Delivering Policy

The Contested Politics of Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Canada

UBC Press

Delivering Policy explores how the tension between science and politics shaped the long and fraught path to Canada’s Assisted Human Reproduction Act.

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Made Modern

Science and Technology in Canadian History

UBC Press

The first major collection of its kind in thirty years, Made Modern explores the role of science and technology in shaping Canadians’ experience of themselves and their place in the modern world.

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Brilliant Green

The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence

Island Press

A leading plant scientist offers a new understanding of the botanical world and a passionate argument for intelligent plant life.

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Firestorm

How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future

Island Press
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