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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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Queering Representation

LGBTQ People and Electoral Politics in Canada

Edited by Manon Tremblay

Queering Representation explores what happens when LGBTQ people move out of the closet and into the political arena.

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Caring for Eeyou Istchee

Protected Area Creation on Wemindji Cree Territory

In Caring for Eeyou Istchee, Indigenous and non-Indigenous partners reveal how protected area creation presents a powerful vehicle for Indigenous stewardship, biological conservation, and cultural heritage protection.

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The Impossible Clinic

A Critical Sociology of Evidence-Based Medicine

The aims of evidence-based medicine cannot be reconciled with its outcomes, yet this impossible practice persists at the intersection of professional medical regulation and liberal governance strategies.

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The Good Fight

Marcel Cadieux and Canadian Diplomacy

The Good Fight is the insightful and entertaining biography of arguably the most important francophone diplomat and civil servant in Canadian history.

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Privacy in Peril

Hunter v Southam and the Drift from Reasonable Search Protections

This book, the second in the Landmark Cases in Canadian Law series, argues that in subsequent, post-Hunter v Southam decisions, the Supreme Court of Canada has strayed from the principles set out in that case, which were intended to protect the privacy of citizens from encroaching state power.

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Duty to Dissent

Henri Bourassa and the First World War

This revisionist account of Henri Bourassa’s writings and times reshapes our understanding of why Quebec diverged from the rest of Canada when it came to war.

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Crossing Law’s Border

Canada’s Refugee Resettlement Program

Crossing Law’s Border offers a comprehensive account of Canada’s refugee resettlement program, from the Indochinese crisis of the 1970s to the current era of controversy and flux in refugee and asylum policy.

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Governing the Social in Neoliberal Times

This accessible but theoretically sophisticated volume reveals how neoliberalism – as both an economic project and a broader political approach – has come to govern our daily lives, our understanding of the world we live in, and even how we think about ourselves.

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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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