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Multiculturalism and the Foundations of Meaningful Life

Reconciling Automony, Identity, and Community

UBC Press

Theories of liberal multiculturalism seek to reconcile cultural rights with universal liberal principles. Some focus on individual autonomy; others emphasize communal identity. Andrew Robinson argues that liberal multiculturalism can be justified without privileging either ...

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Sexing the Teacher

School Sex Scandals and Queer Pedagogies

UBC Press

A provocative study of public and professional responses to female teacher sex scandals, this book employs queer theory, psychoanalysis, and feminist film theory to examine sensationalized legal cases, including Mary Kay Letourneau, Amy Gehring, and Heather Ingram.

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The Triumph of Citizenship

The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67

UBC Press

This final volume to Patricia E. Roy's pivotal trilogy exploring racial discrimination against Chinese- and Japanese-Canadians examines the removal of all Japanese-Canadians from the BC coast during WWII, while Chinese-Canadians gained the right to vote in 1947.

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No Place to Go

Local Histories of the Battered Women’s Shelter Movement

UBC Press

The first history of the battered women’s shelter movement in Canada, this book traces the development of transition houses and services for abused women and the campaign that made wife battering a political issue.

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Organizing the Transnational

Labour, Politics, and Social Change

UBC Press

This collection articulates a multi-level cultural politics of transnationalism to frame contemporary analyses of immigration and diasporas.

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Guarding the Gates

The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934

UBC Press

A pioneering study of Canadian labour leaders’ approach to immigration from the 1870s to the Great Depression.

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Voices Raised in Protest

Defending North American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49

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Canada’s Rights Revolution

Social Movements and Social Change, 1937-82

UBC Press

In the first major study of postwar social movement organizations in Canada, Dominique Clément provides a history of the human rights movement as seen through the eyes of two generations of activists.

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Multiculturalism and the Canadian Constitution

UBC Press

The essays illustrate how deeply multiculturalism is woven into the fabric of the Canadian constitution and the everyday lives of Canadians.

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