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Shifting Gears

Canadian Autoworkers and the Changing Landscape of Labour Politics

UBC Press

Shifting Gears tells the story of how Canada’s largest private-sector union shifted its political strategy from an emphasis on transformative activism to transactional partnerships.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Broken City

Land Speculation, Inequality, and Urban Crisis

UBC Press

Broken City argues that skyrocketing urban land prices drive our global housing market failure – so, how did we get here, and what can be done about it?

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sex in Canada

The Who, Why, When, and How of Getting Down Up North

UBC Press

Sex in Canada offers a unique, definitive, and surprising exploration of sex and sexuality among Canadians.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Sexual Assault in Canadian Sport

UBC Press

Is sexual assault tolerated in Canadian sport? After reaching the provocative conclusion that sexual assaults are not only accepted but normalized and even promoted, Sexual Assault in Canadian Sport offers constructive strategies to make sport safer.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Meeting My Treaty Kin

A Journey toward Reconciliation

UBC Press, On Point Press

This intimate story of one settler’s journey toward reconciliation reveals the rich potential that comes from learning to listen and change – decolonization not as to-do list, but as a lived experience of taking one awkward step at a time.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Fighting Feelings

Lessons in Gendered Racism and Queer Life

UBC Press

Fighting Feelings investigates the lived experiences of women of colour to reveal the complex ways that white supremacy is felt, endured, and navigated.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Feminism’s Fight

Challenging Politics and Policies in Canada since 1970

UBC Press

Feminism’s Fight shows how fifty years of feminist struggle over public policy can inform today’s fight for gender justice and against continued discrimination.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Family Law in Action

Divorce and Inequality in Quebec and France

UBC Press

Family Law in Action examines the inequalities produced by divorce and separation in France and Quebec.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Forging Diasporic Citizenship

Narratives from German-Born Turkish Ausländer

UBC Press

Forging Diasporic Citizenship is a work of narrative research that explores the nature and implications of “diasporic citizenship” as it is evolving among German-born, Turkish-origin Berliners.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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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.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Canadian Labour Policy and Politics

Edited by John Peters and Don Wells
UBC Press

Canadian Labour Policy and Politics is essential reading for students seeking to understand the politics of inequality in Canada’s labour market and the policy agenda needed for greater economic equality and a sustainable green recovery.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Cripping Intersex

UBC Press

Cripping Intersex explores the political, discursive, and embodied connections between intersex and disability to develop a radically innovative approach to intersex studies and activism.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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What Nudism Exposes

An Unconventional History of Postwar Canada

UBC Press

What Nudism Exposes offers a convincing new perspective on postwar Canada by revealing how nudist clubs navigated the social and cultural changes of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Power Played

A Critical Criminology of Sport

UBC Press

Power Played represents a distinctly critical criminology of sport, blowing the whistle on the harm, violence, and exploitation embedded in contemporary sport and sporting cultures.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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The Solidarity Encounter

Women, Activism, and Creating Non-Colonizing Relations

UBC Press

This compassionate yet unflinching exposé of the pitfalls of Indigenous–non-Indigenous solidarity work offers a constructive framework for non-colonizing solidarity that can be applied in any context of unequal power.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Changing of the Guards

Private Influences, Privatization, and Criminal Justice in Canada

UBC Press

Changing of the Guards is the first comprehensive assessment of how for- and not-for-profit private organizations are reshaping Canadian criminal justice processes and outcomes.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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House Rules

Changing Families, Evolving Norms, and the Role of the Law

UBC Press

House Rules takes a hard look at the law and norms governing family life, compelling readers to rethink entrenched inequalities in familial relationships and proposing ways to approach legislative solutions.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Front-Wave Boomers

Growing (Very) Old, Staying Connected, and Reimagining Aging

UBC Press, On Point Press

Gillian Ranson weaves front-wave boomers’ stories of life and aging before and during the pandemic into a powerful account of how to make growing old more humane, for this generation and for everyone.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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Screening Out

HIV Testing and the Canadian Immigration Experience

UBC Press

A critical, compassionate, and highly readable narrative-driven analysis, this is the first-ever inquiry into how the Canadian immigration medical program works in practice to screen out people with HIV.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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The High North

Cannabis in Canada

UBC Press

The High North brings together, for the first time, activists, advocates, and academics to evaluate the opaque origins and muddled legacy of cannabis legalization in Canada.

  • Copyright year: 2022
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