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Everyday Narratives of Muslim Canadians
By showing how Muslim Canadians successfully navigate and negotiate their religiosity in their everyday lives, Beyond Accommodation critiques the reasonable accommodation framework and proposes an alternative picture of how religious difference is worked out.
Sex Work Regulation, Agency, and Resistance
Red Light Labour, the first book to examine sex work policy and advocacy since Canada v Bedford, showcases the perspectives of sex workers and activists and deepens our understanding of sex work as labour.
The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout combines in-depth scientific information and outstanding photographs and original artwork to fully describe the fish species that are so important to the Pacific Rim.
Life beyond Settler Colonialism
Countering colonial ideas about Indigenous peoples being frozen in time and without a future, this provocative book explores the ways in which members of the Haida Nation are shaping myriad possible futures to address the dilemmas that come with life under settler colonialism.
Bringing together the world’s leading scholars on the subject, Military Education and the British Empire explores distinct national narratives within a comparative context to expose the role of military education in maintaining empire.
The first complete survey of the birds of Nunavut, this fully illustrated reference work identifies and documents the distribution, ecology, behaviour, and conservation of the species that live in and migrate through the territory.
The most thorough study of Canada–US command and control relations to date, Sovereignty and Command in Canada–US Continental Air Defence, 1940–57 traces Canada’s efforts to protect its sovereignty by retaining command over its armed forces.
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