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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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The Aging–Disability Nexus

The Aging–Disability Nexus explores the complex and competing narratives we create about aging and disability, providing fresh perspectives on how these markers interact with each other and with other indicators of power and difference.

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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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Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre

This important book explores an arts-based therapeutic approach to mental health care, bringing to light the journeys of contemporary military veterans as they adjust to civilian life post-deployment.

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Bois-Brûlés

The Untold Story of the Métis of Western Québec

Bois-Brûlés shatters the prevailing orthodoxy that Métis communities are found solely in western Canada by demonstrating that a distinct community emerged in the fur trade frontier of Quebec in the early nineteenth century and persists to this day.

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From Wardship to Rights

The Guerin Case and Aboriginal Law

This thoughtful and engaging examination of the Guerin case shows how it changed the relationship between governments and Indigenous peoples from one of wardship to one based on legal rights.

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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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Geography of British Columbia, Fourth Edition

People and Landscapes in Transition

This extensively revised edition of Geography of British Columbia teaches students how to think like geographers as it takes them on a journey from the origins of the region’s diverse and unique landscapes to its more recent history as a province being reshaped by the forces of globalization.

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War Junk

Munitions Disposal and Postwar Reconstruction in Canada

War Junk recounts the surprising history of leftover military munitions and supplies, revealing their complex political, economic, social, and environmental legacies in postwar Canada.

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No Place for the State

The Origins and Legacies of the 1969 Omnibus Bill

No Place for the State is an incisive study that offers complex and often contrasting perspectives on the Trudeau government’s 1969 Omnibus Bill and its impact on sexual and moral politics in Canada.

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Making the Best of It

Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the Second World War

Making the Best of It examines the ways in which gender and other identities intersected to shape the experiences of female Canadians and Newfoundlanders during the Second World War.

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Canada and Ireland

A Political and Diplomatic History

This intriguing study sheds light on Canada’s relationship with Ireland, revealing the origins, trials, and successes of the intimate and at times turbulent connection between the two countries.

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