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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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In the Spirit of ’68

Youth Culture, the New Left, and the Reimagining of Acadia

In the Spirit of ’68 tells the story of how a unique blend of local circumstance and global influence transformed Acadian New Brunswick’s youth culture, spawning one of the most influential revolutionary student movements in Canada.

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Capturing Hill 70

Canada’s Forgotten Battle of the First World War

This richly illustrated book offers a multifaceted account of one of the most successful but overlooked Canadian battles of the First World War.

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Culture and the Soldier

Identities, Values, and Norms in Military Engagements

Culture and the Soldier offers a long-overdue examination of how culture – defined as reproduced identities, values, and norms – both shapes the military and can be wielded by it, informing the way armed forces operate around the world.

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For Home and Empire

Voluntary Mobilization in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand during the First World War

For Home and Empire compares home-front mobilization during the First World War in three British dominions, using a settler colonial framework to show that voluntary efforts strengthened communal bonds while reinforcing class, race, and gender boundaries.

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Good Governance in Economic Development

International Norms and Chinese Perspectives

Good Governance in Economic Development examines what happens at the intersection of international and Chinese conceptions of transparency, accountability, and public participation.

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Inside Killjoy’s Kastle

Dykey Ghosts, Feminist Monsters, and Other Lesbian Hauntings

Exploring the making and experience of a lesbian feminist haunted house, this book reframes and reclaims queer feminist histories with humour, provocation, and theoretical sophistication.

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Men, Masculinity, and the Indian Act

Men, Masculinity, and the Indian Act reverses conventional thinking to argue that the sexism directed at women within the act in fact undermines the well-being of all Indigenous people, proposing that Indigenous nationhood cannot be realized or reinvigorated until this broader injustice is understood.

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By the Court

Anonymous Judgments at the Supreme Court of Canada

By the Court is the first major study of unanimous and anonymous legal decisions: the unique “By the Court” format used by the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Moments of Crisis

Religion and National Identity in Québec

Wide-ranging and theoretically sophisticated, Moments of Crisis offers a groundbreaking explanation for why religion continues to be implicated in national identity crises in Québec.

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Canada on the United Nations Security Council

A Small Power on a Large Stage

This is the definitive history of the Canadian experience, both its successes and failures, on the world’s largest stage – the United Nations Security Council.

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Identities and Interests

Race, Ethnicity, and Affinity Voting

Identities and Interests examines the electoral behaviour of racialized Canadians: how they self-identify, why they support minority candidates, and what these patterns mean for Canadian politics.

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Political Ideology in Parties, Policy, and Civil Society

Interdisciplinary Insights

Edited by David Laycock

This important study demonstrates that varied disciplinary approaches can illuminate the reach and impact of political ideologies on both politics and society.

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