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The University of British Columbia Press is Canada’s leading social sciences publisher. With an international reputation for publishing high-quality works of original scholarship, our books draw on and reflect cutting-edge research, pushing the boundaries of academic discourse in innovative directions. Each year UBC Press publishes seventy new titles in a number of fields, including Aboriginal studies, Asian studies, Canadian history, environmental studies, gender and women’s studies, health and food studies, geography, law, media and communications, military and security studies, planning and urban studies, and political science.
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Law and Neurodiversity

Youth with Autism and the Juvenile Justice Systems in Canada and the United States

Through a comparison of juvenile justice systems in Canada and the United States, Law and Neurodiversity examines gaps of accommodation and consideration for youth with autism.

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Transforming the Canadian History Classroom

Imagining a New "We"

Transforming the Canadian History Classroom is a call for a radically innovative practice that places students – the stories they carry and the histories they want to be part of – at the centre of history education.

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Canada 1919

A Nation Shaped by War

With compelling insight, Canada 1919 exposes the ways in which the First World War shaped and changed Canada – and the ways it did not.

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Inside the Campaign

Managing Elections in Canada

An illuminating profile of the work carried out behind the scenes during a Canadian election campaign.

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Out of Milk

Infant Food Insecurity in a Rich Nation

Out of Milk reveals the experiences of mothers struggling to feed their children and the policy gaps that put babies at risk of going hungry in a high-income nation.

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The Tenth Justice

Judicial Appointments, Marc Nadon, and the Supreme Court Act Reference

The Tenth Justice tells the complete story of one of the strangest sagas in Canadian legal history: the ill-fated appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada of Justice Marc Nadon.

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Invested Indifference

How Violence Persists in Settler Colonial Society

Invested Indifference exposes the tenacity of violence against Indigenous people, arguing that some lives are made to matter – or not – depending on their relation to the settler-colonial nation state.

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He Thinks He's Down

White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era

Offering fresh insights and raising important questions, this historical exploration of appropriation traces the ways in which gender and race were negotiated through the popular culture of the Civil Rights Era.

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Our Hearts Are as One Fire

An Ojibway-Anishinabe Vision for the Future

Reframing Manitou Aki (North American) history from the perspective of the Ojibway-Anishinabe, Our Hearts Are as One Fire shares a vision for the leaders of today and tomorrow.

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Inalienable Properties

The Political Economy of Indigenous Land Reform

Inalienable Properties explores the contrasting approaches taken by local leaders to property rights and development in four Indigenous communities.

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Cataloguing Culture

Legacies of Colonialism in Museum Documentation

In examining how the technologies of museum bureaucracy – the ledger book, the card catalogue, the database – operate through a colonial lens, Cataloguing Culture shines a light on access to and the return of Indigenous cultural heritage.

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A Great Revolutionary Wave

Women and the Vote in British Columbia

The first book on the woman’s suffrage movement in British Columbia, A Great Revolutionary Wave traces the history of the fight for the vote from the 1870s to the 1940s against a backdrop of social reform, international social movements, labour politics, and settler colonialism.

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