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Fall Winter 2002 UBCPressFront cover illustration: Don Reid, working for the Canadian WildlifeService, climbs a rock face to band Thick-billed murres on Coburg Island,Northwest Territories. Photo courtesy Canadian Wildlife Service, P Mineau.A Passion for Wildlife: A History of the CWS, page 4. New in PaperHobnobbing with a Countess and Other Okanagan AdventuresPage 2Diplomatic DeparturesPage 8Ethics and Security in Canadian Foreign PolicyPage 8Preserving What Is ValuedPage 9Planning Canadian RegionsPage 12The Cost of Climate PolicyPage 14RaccoonsPage 15Planning the New SuburbiaPage 12FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA1Women FilmmakersRefocusingEdited by Jacqueline Levitin, Judith Plessis, and Valerie RaoulWhat difference  does it  make today  when a womanwields the camera? What is  the relationship of thework and experience of women filmmakers  now tofeminism and feminist theory? Have issues of gen-der in films by women been eclipsed by issues ofrace and class? How has the situation of womenfilmmakers  changed over the past twenty years?Women Filmmakers: Refocusing  is  a ground-breaking collection of essays that turns a criticaleye on the often-overlooked work of womenfilmmakers.  This wide-ranging volume includescontributions from  prominent  filmmakers  andscholars, such as Helma Sanders Brahms,Deepa Metha, Prathiba  Parmar,  Margarethe vonTrotta, Ann Wheeler, and E. Ann Kaplan. Questionsof history and theory, genre, creativity, fundingand distribution, national and cultural identity, andclass all come to the fore in  this unparalleledstudy of women?s film culture.Equally accessible to  non-specialists andresearchers alike, this book will have greatappeal to filmmakers,  film  studies  faculty  andstudents, film buffs, and those with an interest inwomen?s studies and cultural studies.Jacqueline Levitin is a filmmaker who teaches inWomen's Studies and the School for Contemporary Artsat Simon Fraser University. Judith Plessis is Director ofLanguage Programmes and Services at the University ofBritish Columbia (UBC). She is currently working on a bookabout Margarethe von Trotta. Valerie Raoul is Professorof French and Director of the Centre for Research inWomen?s Studies and Gender Relations at UBC.October456 pages approx, 6 x 9?30 b/w photosISBN 0-7748-0902-7hardcover, $85.00Hollywood NorthThe Feature Film Industryin British ColumbiaMike GasherBritish Columbia is  celebrated as Canada?s prin-cipal centre of audiovisual production. Its  billion-dollar industry trails behind only California andNew York, the most well-established film produc-tion sites on the continent. Prior to the mid-1970s,however, British Columbia had little in the way offilm production that could properly be called anindustry.This timely book recounts the story of BritishColumbia's rapid rise from  relative obscurity inthe film world to its current status as ?HollywoodNorth.? Mike Gasher positions the industry as amodel for commercial film  production  in  thetwenty-first century ? one strongly shaped by aperception of cinema  as a  medium, not ofculture, but of regional industrial development.Addressing the specific economic and geo-graphic factors that contribute to the province?ssuccess, such as the low  Canadian dollar andBC?s proximity to Los Angeles, Gasher alsoconsiders the  broader implications of theincreasingly  widespread trend  towards  locationservice production on national cinema  andcultural production.Hollywood North is an important book that bringsinto focus the tension between globalization andlocalization in the film industry. It will have greatappeal to those with an interest in debates onCanadian national cinema, the notion of cinemaas industry, and the highly nuanced relationshipbetween cinema and place.Mike Gasher is a member of the Department of Journal-ism, Concordia University, and co-author of MassCommunications in Canada.August192 pages approx, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0967-1hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0968-Xpaper, $24.95WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/FILMFilm2 ORDER FROM RAINCOAST TEL: 1  800 663 5714Now in paperback!In  1891, Alice  Barrett moved from Port Dover,Ontario, to the Okanagan Valley to keep house forher brother and uncle. She soon married HaroldParke, a former NWMP officer, and spent the nextdecade recording her experiences in a series ofnotebooks sent to her Ontario family.Barrett Parke was an astute observer and anexceptional writer, and her diaries recall a periodof profound transformation in a region newlyopened to white settlement. The diaries providevaluable insights into work, health, religion, raceand gender relations, and women?s lives. Carefulediting and additional research put the diaries intotheir social and historical context, while bio-graphical detail and numerous illustrations enhancethe reader?s understanding of this remarkablewoman?s life and times.Mrs. Parke?s diaries provide valuable insights intowork, health, religion, race, and gender relations, andwomen?s lives, as well as document her independentspirit and women?s traditional roles.? Documentary EditingJo Fraser Jones lives in Vernon, BC, and has publishedarticles on regional history.PIONEERS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SERIESMay (hc 2001)288 pages, 6 x 9?39 b/w photos, mapsISBN 0-7748-0852-7hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0853-5paper, $29.95Hobnobbing with a Countessand Other OkanaganAdventuresThe Diaries of Alice Barrett Parke,1891-1900Edited by Jo Fraser JonesWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORYUndelivered Letters to Hudson?s Bay Company Menon the Northwest Coast of America, 1830-57Edited by Judith Hudson Beattie and Helen M. BussIn the early nineteenth century, when the Hudson'sBay Company sent men to its furthest posts alongthe coast of North America's Pacific Northwest,the letters of those who cared for the men fol-lowed them in the Company's supply ships.Sometimes, these letters  missed  their  objects ?the men had returned to Britain, or deserted theirships, or died. The Company returned the corres-pondence to its London office and over the yearsamassed a file of "undelivered letters." Many ofthese remained sealed for 150 years until theywere opened by archivist Judith Hudson Beattie,after the Company archives were moved toCanada.These letters tell the fascinating stories of ordinarypeople whose lives  are rarely recounted in tra-ditional histories.  Judith Hudson Beattie and HelenM. Buss, a literary scholar, skilfully introduce us tothe lives of the letter writers and their would-berecipients.  Their commentaries frame,  for  con-temporary  readers,  the words of early nineteenth-century working and middle-class British peopleas well as letters  to voyageurs from Quebec. Thestories of their lives ? fathers struggling to sup-port a family, widowed mothers yearning to seetheir sons, bereft sweethearts left behind, andwives raising their children alone ? reach outover two centuries to offer rare insight into thevaried worlds of men and women in  the earlynineteenth century,  many of whom becamesettlers in Washington, Oregon, and the newBritish colony of Vancouver Island.Judith Hudson Beattie is Keeper of the Hudson?s BayCompany Archives in Winnipeg. Manitoba. Helen M. Bussis a member of the Department of English, University ofCalgary, and author of Memoirs from Away: A Newfound-land Childhood and Repossessing the World: ReadingMemoirs by Contemporary Women.December488 pages approx, 6 x 9?35 b/w illustrations, 4 mapsISBN 0-7748-0973-6hardcover, $85.00HistoryFOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA3Game in the GardenA Human History of Wildlife in Western Canada to 1940G.W. ColpittsFrontier and pioneer societies provide numerousunexplored avenues of social history. Game in theGarden identifies the imaginative use of wild animalsin early western society. In what is now westernCanada, humans have long used wildlife in order tosurvive their surroundings, better understand theirnatural world, and form aspects of their identity.The shared use of wild animals has helped to de-termine social relations between Native peoples andnewcomers. In later settlement periods, controversyabout subsistence hunting and campaigns of localconservation associations drew lines betweengroups in communities, particularly Native peoples,immigrants, farmers, and urban dwellers. In additionto examining grassroots conservation activities,Colpitts identifies early slaughter rituals, icono-graphic traditions, and subsistence strategies thatendured well into the interwar years in the twentiethcentury. Drawing primarily on local and provincialarchival sources, he analyzes popular meaningsand booster messages discernible in  taxidermywork, city nature museums, and promotionalphotography.Environmental historians,  Native studies special-ists, history students, conservationists, natureenthusiasts, and general readers alike will findfascinating how western attitudes to wild animalschanged according to  subsistence and economicneeds and how wildlife  helped to determine thesocial relations among people in  western Canada.G.W. Colpitts is a Foreign Service Officer with theDepartment of Foreign Affairs and International Trade,Ottawa.October216 pages approx, 6 x 9?20 b/w photos, 8 figuresISBN 0-7748-0962-0hardcover, $75.00Recently publishedAwe for the Tiger, Love forthe LambA Chronicle of Sensibility toAnimalsRod PreeceAwe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb  bringstogether the most significant  statements ofsensibility to animals in the history of thought.Each chapter begins with an introduction thatexplains the significance of the passages, andrelates  them to each other culturally, historically,and philosophically. Myth, religion,  literature,philosophy,  and parliamentary debates are allrepresented in  this compendium whose timeframe  stretches from  the early days of recordedhuman history to the beginning of the twentiethcentury. This unique book will be welcomed byscholars interested  in  animal studies and thehistory of ideas, as well as those with a concernfor  animal life.Rod Preece is Professor of Political Science at WilfridLaurier University.June 2002488 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0896-9hardcover, $85.00ALSO OF INTERESTAnimals and NatureCultural Myths, Cultural RealitiesRod Preece1999ISBN 0-7748-0724-5hardcover, $39.95WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORYHistoryJohn Fannin?s workshop. Photo credit: BC Archives G-031724 ORDER FROM RAINCOAST TEL: 1  800 663 5714A Passion for WildlifeThe History of the Canadian Wildlife ServiceJ. Alexander BurnettA Passion for Wildlife chronicles the history ofthe Canadian Wildlife Service and the evolution ofCanadian wildlife policy over its first half century.It presents the exploits and accomplishments of agroup of men and women whose dedication to theideals of science, conservation, and a sharedvision of Canada as a country that treasures itsnatural heritage has earned them  the respect oftheir profession around the world.Drawing on interviews and anecdotes, personalcorrespondence, and the published record, thebook addresses topics as varied as game lawenforcement, field biology, habitat conservation,environmental education, toxicology, federal-provincial relations, and international diplomacy.Accessible to anyone interested in nature, it willappeal particularly to wildlife managers, scientists,naturalists, as well as students of biology, wildlifetechnology,  and environmental studies.J. Alexander Burnett is a naturalist and freelance writerwho has contributed dozens of popular articles on naturalhistory and wildlife conservation topics to national andregional newspapers and periodicals.December320 pages approx, 6 x 9?60 b/w photosISBN 0-7748-0960-4hardcover, $85.00Ron Mackay examines an immature trumpeter swan on the nesting grounds near Grande Prairie, Alberta.Photo credit: CWSWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORYHistoryRecently publishedModern Women ModernizingMenThe Changing Missions of ThreeProfessional Women in Asia andAfrica, 1902-69Ruth Compton BrouwerDuring the interwar  era, the world of mainstreamProtestant missions was in transition. The once-domi-nant paradigm of separate spheres ? ?women?swork for women? ? had lost its saliency, and pro-fessional  women often entered work worlds largelypeopled by men. Medical missionaries  Belle Chon?Oliver and Florence Murray and literature  specialistMargaret Wrong were three such women.Using these  women?s experiences in  colonialIndia,  Korea, and sub-Saharan Africa  as casestudies, Modern Women Modernizing Menexplores how professionalism,  religion, andfeminism  came together  to enable missionarywomen to  become the  colleagues and mentorsof Western and non-Western men. The ?modern?Christian woman missionary, the author demon-strates, was in fact more an agent of moderniza-tion than an angel of domesticity.This book ? a bold exploration of changing gender,professional, and race relations in  colonial miss-ionary settings ? will be of interest to scholarsengaged in  gender,  women?s, and postcolonialstudies, as well as to readers interested in thehistory of the international  missionary  movement.Ruth Compton Brouwer is Chair of the Department ofHistory, King?s College, University of Western Ontario.June 2002256 pages, 6 x 9?20 photosISBN 0-7748-0952-3hardcover, $85.00The opportunity to experience the natural world withrespect and delight should be a precious part of everyCanadian?s birthright. Seen in that light, the CanadianWildlife Service is one of Canada?s most importantcultural institutions. The term cultural is used broadly,with reference to the entire fabric of behaviours andvalues that bind Canadians into a recognizablesociety. In that sense, CWS has helped us to discoverhow much our relationship with nature adds to ourshared identity.I felt enormously privileged, in the fall of 1996, whenEnvironment Canada invited me to write a 50thanniversary history of the Wildlife Service. Since then, Ihave met and interviewed more than 120 of theagency?s employees, past and present. Not one leftany doubt that a life devoted to the study andprotection of wildlife was a life well spent. Driven by apassionate interest in the natural world, members ofthe CWS family have explored this land, often atconsiderable personal risk, returning to report on thewonder of what is ours and why it matters. In acountry that often deprecates heroism, they areamong our unsung heroes.? From the Preface of A Passion for WildlifeFOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA5Recently published Recently publishedThe Halifax Explosion andthe Royal Canadian NavyInquiry and IntrigueJohn Griffith ArmstrongForeword by J.L.  GranatsteinThe Halifax Explosion of 1917 has never been thesubject of a sustained analytical history. Govern-ment archives that contain first-hand accounts ofthe  disaster have never been systematicallyconsulted ? until now.This book carefully retraces the  events precedingthe disaster and the role of the military in its after-math. John Griffith Armstrong?s analysis of the legalmanoeuvres, rhetoric, blunders, public contro-versy,  and crisis management that ensued reveals,for the first time, the rationale behind the publicinquiry findings. His disturbing conclusion is thatfederal officials knew of potential dangers in  theharbour before the  explosion, took no correctiveaction, and kept that information from the public.Reveals a network of implications, accusations,innuendo, and suspicion, all turning a disastrousnavigational accident ? with its sailors, bit players,victims, politicians, and media hacks ? into a graphicbenchmark in the Canadian consciousness.? Michael L. Hadley, author of Tin Pots and PirateShips: Canadian Naval Forces and German SeaRaidersJohn Griffith Armstrong is a retired career officer whotaught history at the Royal Military College of Canada.STUDIES IN CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY SERIESPUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CANADIANWAR MUSEUM2002256 pages, 6 x 9?20 photosISSN 1499-6251ISBN 0-7748-0890-Xhardcover, $39.95Avoiding ArmageddonCanadian Military Strategy andNuclear Weapons, 1950-63Andrew RichterThe advent of nuclear weapons in the 1940sbrought enormous changes to  doctrines regardingthe use of force in  resolving disputes.  Americanstrategists have been widely credited with most ofthese; Canadians, most have assumed, did  notconduct their own strategic analysis. AvoidingArmageddon soundly debunks this notion.Andrew Richter  draws on previously classifiedgovernment records and reveals  that  Canadiandefence officials did come to  independent stra-tegic understandings of the most critical issuesof the nuclear age. Canadian appreciation ofdeterrence, arms control, and strategic  stabilitydiffered conceptually from  the  US models.Similarly, Canadian thinking on the controversialissues  of air  defence and the domestic acquisitionof nuclear weapons was primarily influenced bydecidedly Canadian interests.Avoiding Armageddon is both timely and valuable.Drawing on hitherto classified documents, it adds toour knowledge and understanding about a historicalperiod, generating a re-evaluation of thinking aboutCanadian defence and foreign policy.? James Fergusson, Deputy Director, Centre forDefence and Security Studies, University of ManitobaAndrew Richter is Assistant Professor in the Departmentof Political Science, University of Windsor.STUDIES IN CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY SERIESPUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CANADIANWAR MUSEUMJune 2002256 pages, 6 x 9?ISSN 1499-6251ISBN 0-7748-0888-8hardcover, $85.00WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORYHistoryRecently publishedWomen and the WhiteMan?s GodGender and Racein the Canadian Mission FieldMyra RutherdaleBetween 1860 and 1940, Anglican missionarieswere very active in  northern British Columbia,Yukon, and the  Northwest  Territories. To date,histories of this mission work have largely focusedon men, while the activities of women ? either asmissionary wives or as missionaries in their ownright ? have been seen as peripheral at best, ifnot completely overlooked.Based on diaries,  letters,  and mission  correspon-dence, Women and the  White Man?s God  examineswomen?s roles in northern domestic missions. Thestatus of women in the Anglican Church, genderrelations in the mission field, and encounters be-tween  Aboriginals and missionaries are carefullyscrutinized. Arguing that the mission encounterchallenged colonial hierarchies,  Myra  Rutherdaleexpands our understanding of colonization at theintersection  of gender,  race, and religion.Myra Rutherdale teaches in the Department of History,University of British Columbia.June 2002220 pages, 6 x 9?20 photosISBN 0-7748-0904-3hardcover, $85.006 ORDER FROM RAINCOAST TEL: 1  800 663 5714WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORY ? ?    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ECONOMICSHistory   ?   EconomicsRecently publishedA Trading NationCanadian Trade Policy fromColonialism to GlobalizationMichael HartA Trading Nation,  Michael  Hart?s brilliantly craftedoverview and analysis of the historical foundationsof modern Canadian trade policy, is the first sur-vey to  address the  history of Canadian commer-cial policy in  over fifty years.Hart skilfully guides readers through more thanthree centuries of Canadian trade history. Hisengaging narrative explains how Canadians havelargely come to accept that  a  country thatderives much of its wealth from internationalcommerce has much to gain from  an open, well-ordered international  economy.  Close  attention  totrade  and related  economic policy choices, heargues, is crucial if Canada intends  to adapt tothe challenges of  the new globalized economy.This book is a tour de force, written and organizedwith great clarity, elegance, and insight, and isdestined to become the standard reference work onthe history of Canadian trade policy.? Michael J. Trebilcock, co-author of The Regulation ofInternational TradeMichael Hart is Simon Reisman Chair in Trade Policy,Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, CarletonUniversity.CANADA AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SERIES2002560 pages, 6 x 9?illustratedISBN 0-7748-0894-2hardcover, $85.00Globalization and Well-BeingJohn HelliwellThis book addresses and contrasts several keyaspects of Canada?s past and future. It first setsthe stage by reviewing the latest evidence on theextent to which globalization has altered thescope and salience of nation states. It then dealswith the implications  for domestic policies, andfinally with international policies. Throughout thisconcise and elegant book, John Helliwellemphasizes well-being as an explicit focus forresearch  and for public policies. He concludesthat there is  ample scope for countries likeCanada to  have independent  national and inter-national policies, and considers a number ofcurrent policy options.Globalization and Well-Being  surveys a broadrange of empirical work, but is not technical in itstreatment  so is  accessible to  a  general audience.John Helliwell is one of the best writers in theeconomic professions. His arguments are logical andcoherent and eminently accessible to other academicsand social scientists, and those generally interested inCanadian affairs ... Helliwell has done an admirable jobof presenting both the positive and normative case forthe importance of a nation state.? Richard Harris, Telus Professor Economics, SimonFraser UniversityJohn Helliwell     is Professor of Economics, Universityof British Columbia.August88 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0992-2hardcover, $40.00Parties Long EstrangedCanada and Australiain the Twentieth CenturyEdited by Margaret MacMillanand Francine McKenzieThis book brings together recent and originalwork to illuminate  comparisons and contrastsbetween two former colonies of the BritishEmpire. The contributors include  some of the topnames in  history  and political science in  Canadaand Australia. They cover the entire twentiethcentury and examine different aspects of Cana-dian-Australian relations, including trade, civilaviation, military,  constitutional, imperial,  anddiplomatic relations.  The comparisons includeAboriginal rights,  nation-building, middle  powers,and attitudes towards  the  Empire.This timely volume is well situated in the fieldof comparative studies, a  new and growing areaof study. It will be of interest to students andscholars of foreign affairs, the British Common-wealth and its dismantling, constitutional history,and international  relations.CONTENTSNATION BUILDING? Sibling rivalry: Australia, and Canada from the Boer Warto the Great War / Margaret MacMillan? Coming of Age: Independence and Foreign Policy inCanada and Australia, 1931-1945 / Francine McKenzie? The Australian and Canadian Colonization of IndigenousPeoples and the Movement Towards a New Relationship /Peter RussellRIVALS, ALLIES, AND MODELS? Australia and Canada in the World of InternationalCommercial Aviation / David MacKenzie? ?She Should Have Thought of Herself First?: Canada andMilitary Aid to Australia, 1939-1945 / Galen Perras? In the Wake of Canada: Australia?s Middle PowerDiplomacy and the Attempt to Join the Atomic SpecialRelationship, 1943-1957 / Wayne Reynolds? Relations in the World of Intelligence: Gouzenko andPetrov Compared / Frank Cain? Diplomacy in ?Easy Chairs?: Casey, Pearson and Aus-tralian-Canadian relations, 1951-1957 / Christopher Waters? The Limits of Like-Mindedness: Australia, Canada, andMultilateral Trade / Ann Capling and Kim Richard Nossal? Keeping in Touch: Patterns of Networking in theCanada-Australia Diplomatic Relationship / Andrew CooperMargaret MacMillan is Provost of Trinity College andFrancine McKenzie is an Assistant Professor in theDepartment of History, both at the University of Toronto.December320 pages approx, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0975-2hardcover, $85.00FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA7Agenda-Setting Dynamicsin CanadaStuart N. SorokaWhy do public issues like the environment riseand fall  in  importance  over time?  To what extentcan the trends in  salience be explained by real-world factors? To what degree are they  theproduct of  interactions  between media content,public opinion, and policymaking?This book surveys the development of eight issuesin Canada over a decade ? AIDS, crime, debt/deficit, the environment, inflation, national unity,taxes, and unemployment ? to explore whyinformation about certain issues and not others ismade available to  the public in a democracy.Agenda-Setting Dynamics in  Canada  offers  oneof the first empirical analyses of the interactionof the media, the public, and policy-makers inCanada and, more  generally,  makes a contribu-tion to the study of political communications andpolicymaking that are important well beyond theCanadian context.In the vast literature on agenda setting, this book isdestined to become one of the top five publications. Itwill be a ?must read? for anyone involved in this line ofresearch, or for general readers interested in theformation of public opinion and public policy.? Maxwell McCombs, Jesse H. Jones Centennial Chairin Communication, University of Texas at AustinStuart N. Soroka is a Postdoctoral Fellow at NuffieldCollege, Oxford.September160 pages approx, 6 x 9?14 figures, 21 tablesISBN 0-7748-0958-2hardcover, $75.00WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICSPolitical ScienceLiberalism, Nationalism,CitizenshipEssays on the Problem ofPolitical CommunityRonald BeinerLiberals believe that the purpose of politics isto guarantee that individuals do not face unfairimpediments in pursuing the lives they choosefor themselves. Nationalists believe that thepurpose of politics is to ensure that a people'ssense of authentic nationhood wins full expres-sion in powers of collective sovereignty or self-rule. Both of these forms of political commit-ment yield  world-transforming political philoso-phies, but do either of these visions do ade-quate justice  to a philosophically robust ideal ofshared citizenship and civic membership?In  Liberalism, Nationalism, Citizenship,  RonaldBeiner engages critically with  a wide range ofimportant  political thinkers and current debatesin light of the Aristotelean idea that shared citi-zenship is an essential human calling. Virtuallyevery aspect of contemporary political experi-ence ? globalization, international migration,secessionist movements, the politics of multi-culturalism ? pose urgent challenges to moderncitizenship. Beiner's work on the philosophy ofcitizenship is essential reading not just forstudents of politics and political philosophy, butfor all those who rightly sense that these kindsof recent  challenges demand an ambitiousrethinking of the nature of political community.A clearly written book, full of incisive insights, anda welcome contribution to the debate. Beiner arguesfor a political community that is inclusive of allcitizens and aims toward developing a collectivegood; this is a vision that is all too quickly lost in thearguments of nationalists, multiculturalists, andliberals.? Jeffrey Spinner-Halev, author of The Boundaries ofCitizenship: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in theLiberal StateRonald Beiner is Graduate Director and AssociateChair, Department of Political Science, University ofToronto.November256 pages approx, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0987-6hardcover, $80.00Gendering GovernmentFeminist Engagement with theState in Australia and CanadaLouise ChappellFeminists, like  other political actors, cannot avoidthe state. Whether they want equal pay, anti-domes-tic  violence laws,  refugee or childcare centres, theymust engage with state institutions. What determinesthe nature and extent of this involvement? Why aresome feminists more willing to engage with someinstitutions, while others are not?Gendering Government  seeks to  answer thesequestions through a comparison of feministengagement with political institutions in Australiaand Canada. Chappell considers what effectpolitical institutions have had on shaping feministclaims, and in turn, to what extent these claimsshape the nature of these institutions. She addsa new dimension to our understanding of the re-lationship between gender interests and govern-ment, showing how the interaction is dynamic andmutually defining. She further extends existingcomparative studies in  the field of women andpolitics by examining the full range of suchinstitutions, including the electoral, parliamentary,legal/constitutional, and bureaucratic arenas.Gendering Government skilfully compares theparliamentary and federal systems in Australia andCanada, making a significant contribution to the field.It is directed to a wide audience, including readerswho are interested in feminist studies, comparativeanalysis, political science, and political theory.? Elizabeth Van Acker, School of Politics and PublicPolicy, Griffith University, AustraliaAn ambitious and significant piece of scholarship... It is written in a lively and engaging fashion, andwill make a valuable contribution to the field of politicalscience and to feminist scholarship.? Katherine Teghtsoonian, Faculty of Human andSocial Development, University of VictoriaLouise Chappell is a lecturer at the School of Economicsand Political Science, University of Sydney, Australia.November224 pages approx, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0965-5hardcover, $80.008 ORDER FROM RAINCOAST TEL: 1  800 663 5714WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICSRecently publishedStreet Protests andFantasy ParksGlobalization, Culture,and the StateEdited by David R. Cameron andJanice Gross SteinThe speed and intensity  of global integration haveprovoked serious debate about the human impactof globalization  and deep concern about the ca-pacity of the state to provide social justice. Thisbook focuses on two dimensions of globalization:the cultural and social realities of global  connec-tion and the uneasily shifting role of the state.These essays examine a series of  compellingcase studies ? the entertainment industry, citizen-ship, social activism, and wired communication ?to assess the choices states have and the con-sequences of  those choices for culture andsociety.Finally, an intelligent and lucid treatment of an issuethat is emerging to be one of the underlying chal-lenges of globalization. While we usually see the newglobalization in the context of discussions of finance,democratization, and human security, this vitallyimportant book zeroes in on culture and society. Weare given a whole new perspective that reverses theusual order of things: society and culture are at thedynamic centre of this work ? not the economy.? Ann Medina, Past Chair of the Academy of CanadianCinema and TelevisionDavid R. Cameron is Assistant Chair, Department ofPolitical Science, University of Toronto. Janice GrossStein is Director, Munk Centre for International Studies,University of Toronto.2002192 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0880-2hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0881-0paper, $24.95Political ScienceNow in paperback!Diplomatic DeparturesThe Conservative Era in CanadianForeign PolicyEdited by Nelson Michaud andKim Richard NossalThis is the first major scholarly examination offoreign policy during the Mulroney Conservativeera. The collection explores and analyzes the manydepartures from traditional Canadian statecraft thattook place during this period: free trade with theUS, a continentalized energy policy, initiatives overthe environment and the Arctic, the withdrawal ofCanadian forces from Europe, and the transforma-tion  of peacekeeping into  peacemaking.A pleasure to report that the Michaud-Nossal collectionis not only timely but comprehensible, with generallywell written essays assigned to important topics.Readers will come away vastly better informed aboutthe twists and turns ? and continuities ? of Canadianforeign policy in the 1980s ? what it was, how it wasmade, and where it fits.? Robert Bothwell, International JournalNelson Michaud teaches at ?cole nationaled?administration publique, Universit? du Qu?bec. KimRIchard Nossal is head of the Department of PoliticalStudies, Queen?s University.CANADA AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SERIESMay (hc 2001)226 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0864-0hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0865-9paper, $29.95Now in paperback!Ethics and Securityin Canadian Foreign PolicyEdited by Rosalind IrwinThis book is an analysis of the ever-evolvingnexus of ethics, security, and internationalrelations.  Organized thematically,  the  chaptersinclude  theoretical  and policy-relevant commen-taries  on Canadian nuclear policy,  democratiza-tion, human rights, economic security anddevelopment, the  environment, peacekeeping,and humanitarian intervention. Particularconcepts ? soft power,  moral vision, goodgovernance, middle  powermanship, humaneinternationalism,  and niche diplomacy ?  areexamined with reference  to  their implicationsfor  Canadian foreign  policymaking.A useful and important addition to courses onCanadian foreign policy, particularly in that it raisesissues surrounding ethics and security as a foreignpolicy objective.? Claire Turenne Sjolander, Department of PoliticalScience, University of OttawaThe work is highly relevant to current discourse on theevolving concept of security and makes a genuinecontribution to the underlying theoretical discussion ...It will appeal to a wide audience, and because of itsbroad range of selected issue areas, will serve as avery useful textbook for courses on Canadian foreignpolicy.? Harald von Riekhoff, Department of Political Science,Carleton UniversityRosalind Irwin teaches in the Department of PoliticalScience, York University.CANADA AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SERIESMay (hc 2001)304 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0862-4hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0863-2paper, $27.95FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA9WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIESTales of GhostsConflicting Meaning and First Nations Art in British Columbia 1922-61Ronald W. HawkerThe years between 1922 and 1961, oftenreferred to as the ?Dark Ages of Northwest Coastart,? have largely been ignored by art historians,and dismissed as a period of artistic decline.Tales  of Ghosts  compellingly reclaims this era,arguing that it was instead a critical period duringwhich the art played an important role in publicdiscourses on the status of First Nations people inCanadian society.Hawker?s insightful examination focuses on thecomplex functions that Northwest Coast objects,such as the ubiquitous totem pole, played duringthe period. He demonstrates how these objectsasserted the integrity and meaningfulness of FirstNations identities, while simultaneously resistingthe intent and effects of assimilation enforced bythe Canadian government?s denial of land claims,its ban of the potlatch, and its support of assimi-lationist  education.Those with an interest in First Nations andCanadian history and art history, anthropology,museology, and post-colonial studies will bedelighted by the publication of this major contri-bution to their fields.Ronald W. Hawker is coordinator of the HeritageManagement Program at the American University ofSharjah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.October256 pages, approx, 6 x 9?45 b/w photos, 1 map, 2 line drawingsISBN 0-7748-0954-Xhardcover, $85.00Photo credit: Canadian Museum of CivilizationNative StudiesPreserving What Is ValuedMuseums, Conservation, andFirst NationsMiriam ClavirNow in paperback!Preserving What Is Valued  explores the  conceptof preserving heritage. It presents the conserva-tion profession?s code of ethics and discussesfour  significant  contexts embedded in  museumconservation practice: science, professional-ization,  museum practice, and the relationshipbetween museums and First Nations peoples.Museum practice  regarding  handling andpreservation of objects has been largely taken asa given, and it can be difficult to see how theseactivities are politicized. Miriam  Clavir argues thatmuseum practices  are historically grounded  andrepresent values that are not necessarily held bythe originators of the objects. She first focuses onconservation and explains the  principles andmethods con- servators practise. She thendiscusses First Nations people's perspectives onpreservation, quoting extensively from  interviewsdone throughout  British Columbia, and comparingthe BC situation with that in New Zealand.Miriam Clavir is Senior Conservator, Museum ofAnthropology, University of British Columbia.August (hc 2002)320 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0860-8hardcover, $95.00ISBN 0-7748-0861-6paper, $29.9510 ORDER FROM RAINCOAST TEL: 1  800 663 5714Taxing ChoicesThe Intersection of Class, Gender,Parenthood, and the LawRebecca JohnsonIn the early 1990s, lawyer Beth Symes broughtan equality challenge against the  CanadianIncome  Tax Act, arguing that  her child care costswere a business expense. The case ignited  publiccontroversy. Was Symes disadvantaged on thebasis of gender, or unfairly privileged on the basisof class?This book seeks answers to those questionsthrough close attention to the Symes case, whereclass and gender interests clashed over the taxtreatment of child care. It looks at the history oflegislative and litigative struggles, the dynamics ofcourtroom discourse, and the influence of broadsocial debates about children and the public/private divide. It reveals how frequently therhetoric of choice, responsibility, and selfishnessis invoked in response to women's attempts toplace issues of child care on the public agenda.Taxing Choices will interest all those who seek touse the law as a tool of social justice, but aretroubled by the perils posed by competinginterests  and conflicts involving race, class,gender, and ability.This book makes a huge contribution to the field ofsocio-legal studies. The scholarship is first rate, andthe author has applied complex theories in a mannerthat is extremely accessible. It is a ?great read,? ittells a fascinating story, and should interest anyoneattentive to issues of fairness, justice, and how theseissues play out in the courts.? Claire Young, Faculty of Law, University of BritishColumbia, and author of Women, Tax and SocialProgramsRebecca Johnson is an Associate Professor in theFaculty of Law, University of VictoriaLAW AND SOCIETY SERIESSeptember256 pages approx, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0956-6hardcover, $80.00WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES   ?    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAWRecently published Recently publishedMaking Native SpaceColonialism, Resistance, andReserves in British ColumbiaCole HarrisThis elegantly written and insightful book providesa geographical history  of the Indian  reserve inBritish Columbia. Cole Harris analyzes the  impactof reserves on Native lives  and livelihoods  andconsiders how, in light of this, the Native landquestion might begin to be resolved. The accountbegins in the early nineteenth-century BritishEmpire and then follows Native land  policy ? andNative resistance to it ? in British Columbia fromthe Douglas treaties in the early 1850s to theformal transfer of reserves to the Dominion in1938.Making Native Space  clarifies  and informs  thecurrent debate on the Native land  question. Itpresents the  most comprehensive accountavailable of perhaps the  most critical  mappingof space ever undertaken in  BC ? the drawing ofthe lines that separated the tiny plots of landreserved  for  Native people from  the rest.Cole Harris is Emeritus Professor of Geography,University of British Columbia, and the author or editor ofmany books about BC and Canada.2002392 pages, 6 x 9?53 maps and line drawingsISBN 0-7748-0900-0hardcover, $85.00The Indian Associationof AlbertaA History of Political ActionLaurie Meijer DreesThe history of indigenous political action inCanada is  long, hard-fought, and under-told. Bythe  mid-1900s, Native peoples across westernCanada were actively involved  in  their ownpolitical unions in a drive to be heard outside theirown, often isolated,  reserve  communities.In Alberta,  the Indian Association of Alberta  (IAA)represented  the  interests  of Alberta?s  reservecommunities. Perhaps best known for its role inspearheading the protest against the 1969 WhitePaper produced  by the  Department of  IndianAffairs, the IAA, founded in 1939, allowed Nativepeoples access to  politics at the provincial level.Its rich history reveals much about First Nations?perspectives on the place of  Indian  peoples inCanada before the  emergence of civil  rightsmovements and large-scale federal  funding ofNative organizations.Laurie Meijer Drees teaches in the First Nations StudiesDepartment at Malaspina University College.2002270 pages, 6 x 9?15 photos, 2 mapsISBN 0-7748-0876-4hardcover, $85.00Native Studies   ?   LawFOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA11The Canadian Yearbookof International Law/Annuaire canadien de droitinternationalVolume/Tome XXXIX 2001Edited by Donald M. McRaePublished annually since 1963, The CanadianYearbook of  International  Law  presents anauthoritative survey of important issues ininternational law, particularly where these arerelevant to Canada. Each volume also containsbook reviews, two sections on Canadian practicein international law, a digest of importantCanadian cases in public international law, andbook reviews.Donald M. McRae is a Professor in the Faculty of Law,University of Ottawa.December320 pages, approx, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0991-4hardcover, $145.00WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAWALSO OF INTERESTGender in the Legal ProfessionFitting or Breaking the MouldJoan Brockman2001ISBN 0-7748-0834-9hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0835-7paper, $29.95LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESLawPersonal Relationshipsof Dependence andInterdependence in LawEdited by the Law Commission ofCanadaThis collection explores the intersection  of inter-dependency and the  law,  and contemplates someof the key issues at stake in the way the law inter-prets and addresses human relationships.Part of a series that questions fundamentalconcepts of law, this book looks at the legalconcepts that  have framed  these  relationships:contract, fiduciary duty, the ?duty to act fairly,?the  impartiality  of  decisionmakers, and privi-leged  communication. Many of these obscurethe  element of interdependency.  The authorsargue that interdependency is  a fruitful critical ?and human ? framework  by which to  re-evaluatesome of our traditional  legal concepts.A subtle, shaded approach to law and subjectivity.It facilitates an analysis capable of recognizing theclient as not only an active party but also, often, amore equal party in legal relations than generallysupposed in the various literatures.? Anne McGillivray, Faculty of Law, University ofVictoriaThe Law Commission of Canada is an independentfederal law reform agency that advises Parliament on howto improve and modernize Canada?s laws.LEGAL DIMENSIONS SERIESPUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE LAWCOMMISSION OF CANADA2002160 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0884-5hardcover, $85.00Recently publishedRegulating LivesHistorical Essays on the State,Society, the Individual, and theLawEdited by John McLaren, RobertMenzies, and Dorothy ChunnThis book examines  Canadian experiences ofsocial control, moral regulation, and govern-mentality during the late nineteenth and earlytwentieth centuries. Informed by the wealth oftheoretical and historical  writings that haverecently emerged on these subjects, the con-tributors  explore diverse state, social, legal,  andhuman encounters with the regulation of lives inBritish Columbia and Canadian history.  Thecriminalization of incest, racial-ethnic  dimensionsof alcohol  regulation, public health initiativesaround venereal disease,  and the seizure andindoctrination  of Doukhobor children, amongother issues, are examined in these nine originalessays.This collection will interest  scholars, researchers,practitioners, and students of a wide  range ofcontexts including law, history, sociology,criminology, women?s studies, Native studies,social work, and political science.CONTRIBUTORSJohn McLaren, Robert Menzies, Dorothy E. Chunn,Jay Nelson, Gerry Ferguson, Mimi Ajzenstadt, RobertAdamoski, Renisa Mawani, and Michaela FreundJohn McLaren is Lansdowne Professor of Law, Universityof Victoria. Robert Menzies and Dorothy Chunn areboth Professors of Criminology, Simon Fraser University.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESJune 2002340 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0886-1hardcover, $85.00Recently published12 ORDER FROM RAINCOAST TEL: 1  800 663 5714Now in paperback!Planning Canadian RegionsGerald Hodge and Ira M. RobinsonThis is the first book to consolidate the history,evolution, current practice,  and future prospectsfor regional planning  in  Canada. The authorsidentify  the intellectual  and conceptual founda-tions of regional planning and review the historyand main modes of planning for rural regions,economic development regions, resourcedevelopment regions, and metropolitan and city-regions.Two senior scholars have written an illuminating workon the origins, concepts, scope, practice, and poten-tial of regional planning in Canada. Its coverage istruly national, and its spirit, appropriately, is universal,critical, and exploratory.? Len Gertler, Distinguished Professor Emeritus,School of Planning, University of WaterlooGerald Hodge is former Director, School of Urban andRegional Planning, Queen?s University. Ira M. Robinson isEmeritus Professor of Urban Planning, University of Calgary.August (hc 2001)470 pages, 6 x 9?figures, maps, tablesISBN 0-7748-0850-0hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0851-9paperback, $39.95ALSO OF INTERESTWired to the World, Chained to the HomeTelework in Daily LifePenny Gurstein2001ISBN 0-7748-0846-2hardcover, $75.00ISBN 0-7748-0847-0paper, $27.95Thanks to  telecommunications breakthroughs,almost half of all jobs in North America and Europecould today  be performed away from  a traditionaloffice. Millions  of office  workers are already  workingfrom  home, and while some appreciate the  flexibilityof home-based telework, others find that they arebound to  their employers by an ?electronic  leash.?This book explores the  ?co-workplace?  ? a new typeof neighbourhood-based facility offering the benefitsof remote work while maintaining boundariesbetween workplace and home.Borrowing from  the  experience of cooperativeartists? studios, business incubators, and the cornercopy shop, the new co-workplace would be plannedby the people who would really use it. It would beclose to home with access to such amenities asmeeting rooms,  childcare, food services, andrecreation facilities. It  would combine the infrastruc-ture of a good corporate office with the healthyconvenience of walking to work. In The Co-Work-place,  Laura Johnson draws lessons from  spacesused collaboratively by software developers,artists, lawyers,  and other professionals.This book tackles one of the central policy andplanning issues of our time and, as such, will bevital reading for those in urban planning, com-munications, work and leisure  studies, andwomen's studies.An innovative book by a recognized expert in the field.The specific models and examples bring the materialalive and make it accessible to a broad audience.Moreover, given the rapid rise in home-based work,this book will be an important contribution to bothpolicy and academic debates.? Pat Armstrong, author of Theorizing Women?s WorkLaura C. Johnson is a consultant and teaches at theSchool of Urban and Regional Planning at the University ofWaterloo.November160 pages approx, 6 x 9?approx 15 b/w photos and line drawingsISBN 0-7748-0969-8hardcover, $75.00The Co-WorkplaceTeleworkingin the NeighbourhoodLaura C. JohnsonPlanning the New SuburbiaFlexibility by DesignAvi FriedmanThis book challenges established planningconventions and proposes a new and flexibleapproach to the planning and ongoing evolution ofcommunities in North America. Friedman arguesthat there is an alternative to suburban sprawland that  new planning processes are requiredthat can encompass both existing and newcommunities.Planning the New Suburbia is an important book on asubject that is home to the majority of North Americancitizens ... Friedman?s concept for the flexible suburbis an important contribution to the fields of urbanplanning and architecture, community design, and realestate development.? David Gordon, School of Urban and RegionalPlanning, Queen?s UniversityAvi Friedman is Associate Professor, School ofArchitecture, McGill University.August (hc 2001)224 pages, 8 x 10?53 b/w photos, 120 drawingsISBN 0-7748-0858-6hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0859-4paperback, $29.95Now in paperback!WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/PLANNINGPlanningFOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA13WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ANTHROPOLOGY   ?    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/EDUCATION?   ?    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/FORESTRYNo Place to LearnWhy Universities Aren?t WorkingTom Pocklington and Allan TupperArguing that too much emphasis is placed onabsurdly specialized research  and too  little  onteaching, No Place to Learn contends thatstudents seeking higher education in  Canada aredrastically short-changed.  In clear,  non-technicallanguage,  the book explains the current structureof the Canadian university and outlines severalpractical reforms that, if  implemented,  wouldgreatly improve it.  If  you?ve never known whatdeans do, what tenure is, and what professors dowhen they?re not teaching, No Place to Learn is amust-read: an eye-opening introduction  that raisesserious questions about the state of highereducation in this country.A thoughtful, skeptical view of Canadian universities.Because the authors are devoted to their mission, theyare careful not to scorch the earth; but they deliver thekind of tough criticism that Canadian (and US)universities need to hear. It should be required reading,especially for its compelling argument that studentteaching remains the core of the contract betweenuniversity and society.? Donald Kennedy, President Emeritus of StanfordUniversity, and author of Academic DutyTom Pocklington and Allan Tupper have both beenmembers of the Department of Political Science,University of Alberta.2002224 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0878-0hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0879-9paper, $24.95Recently publishedAnthropology   ?   Education   ?   ForestryBeing a TouristFinding Meaning in PleasureTravelJulia D. HarrisonWhat is meaningful about the experience oftravelling  abroad? What feeds the  impulse  toexplore new horizons? In Being a Tourist, Harrisonanalyzes her conversations with a large group ofupper-middle-class travellers.  Why,  she asks, dothese people invest  their resources ? financial,emotional, psychological, and physical ? in thisactivity? Harrison suggests that they are fuelledby several desires, including a search for intima-cy and connection, an expression of personalaesthetic, an exploration of the understanding of?home,? and a  sensemaking strategy  for  a globa-lized  world. She also reflects on the moral andpolitical complexities of the travels of thesepeople.Being a Tourist draws on a wide range of socialtheory, going beyond current debates of authen-ticity and consumption. Engagingly and thought-fully written, it will be required reading for thosein anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, and,more  generally,  for  anyone interested in  tourismstudies and travel writing.Being a Tourist will undoubtedly come to figure as abenchmark study in the anthropology of tourism ? abook to which all subsequent studies will want to refer.Finally, a study of tourism from the tourists' point ofview!? David Howes, editor of Cross-Cultural Consumption:Global Markets, Local RealitiesJulia D. Harrison, formerly a museum curator,  is anAssociate Professor in the Department of Anthropology,Trent University.November288 pages approx, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0977-9hardcover, $85.00Recently publishedForestry and theForest Industry in JapanEdited by Yoshiya IwaiIn  recent years, Japan, like  many other forest-dependent nations, has been facing difficulttimes: forest self-sufficiency is low; unplantedareas after harvesting are increasing;  and forestindustries  and companies are losing  internationalcompetitiveness in  the global market.Such challenges are not unique to Japan but arerelevant ? and all too familiar ? to forest industrystakeholders around the world. This book,representing the work of  distinguished Japanesescholars, is the first comprehensive English-language  overview of  forestry,  forest manage-ment, and the forest products industry in Japan.Chapters address the  biological and physicalevolution of the forest, forest-dependent indus-tries, the social impact of changes in  forestutilization, current trends in the forest estate, andthe relationship between urban population andrural forest  land.Yoshiya Iwai is Professor in the Division of ForestScience, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University,Japan.June 2002320 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0882-9hardcover, $85.0014 ORDER FROM RAINCOAST TEL: 1  800 663 5714Recently published Recently publishedWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENTRestoration of the GreatLakesPromises, Practices, andPerformancesMark Sproule-JonesThe Great  Lakes of North America are one ofthe world?s most important natural resources. Thesource of vast quantities of fish, shipping lanes,hydroelectric energy,  and usable water,  they arealso increasingly the site  of  severe environmentaldegradation and resource  contamination. Thisstudy analyzes how well governments and otherstakeholders are addressing this critical problem.Using original findings from surveys, interviews,and other documents, Mark Sproule-Jones looksat how various levels  of government are attempt-ing to restore the environment in the Great Lakes.He examines successes and failures  and identi-fies the kinds of institutions that promote sounddecisionmaking, concluding that  bureaucraciescharged with constructing these institutions oftenoverlook key design principles.This analysis, which clearly demonstrates theneed for new rules and institutions to addressenvironmental pollution in the Great Lakes, shouldbe required  reading  for  policymakers, politicians,businesspeople, and environmentalists.Mark Sproule-Jones is Professor of Political Science,McMaster University.2002140 pages, 6 x 9?figures, mapsISBN 0-7748-0870-5hardcover, $75.00EnvironmentThe Cost of Climate PolicyMark Jaccard, John Nyboer, and BrynSadownikReducing greenhouse gas emissions is  a majorenvironmental challenge facing  Canada and theworld, yet we know little about how to do this,what it will cost, what it means on a personal,business, and community level, and what policyresponse we should expect from  our govern-ments. The Cost of Climate  Policy is a compre-hensive look at these pressing issues.Using the Kyoto commitment as their focal point,the authors estimate the costs of greenhouse gasemission reduction  in  Canada. Sectoral andregional costs are presented in  terms of theirimpact  on energy prices, technology options, andlifestyle  choices. Causes of cost uncertainty, suchas rates  of technological change, are  identifiedand explored. The book concludes with concreteproposals for  overcoming the  constraints ofenvironmental policymaking and the high initialcosts of action.Mark Jaccard is Associate Professor in the School ofResource and Environmental Management, Simon FraserUniversity. He is also Director of the Energy and MaterialsResearch Group. John Nyboer is Research Director ofthe Energy and Materials Research Group and ExecutiveDirector of the Canadian Industrial Energy Efficiency Dataand Analysis Centre. Bryn Sadownik is a researchassociate in the Energy and Material Research Group.SUSTAINABILITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT SERIESJune 2002288 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0950-7hardcover, $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0951-5paperback, $29.95Anatomy of a ConflictIdentity, Knowledge, and Emotionin Old-Growth ForestsTerre SatterfieldAnatomy of a Conflict explores the culturalaspects of the fierce  dispute between activistloggers  and environmentalists over the fate  ofOregon?s temperate  rain forest. Centred on thepractice of old-growth  logging  and the survival ofthe northern spotted owl, the conflict has led tothe torching of ranger stations, the spiking oftrees,  logging  truck blockades, and countlessdemonstrations and arrests.Satterfield shows how the debate about the forestis,  at its core, a debate about the cultural make-up of the Pacific Northwest. To talk about forestsis to talk about culture, whether the discussion isabout scientific explanations of conifer forests,activists? grassroots status and their emotionalattachment to land,  or the implications  of pastpeople?s land  use for  future  forest management.An engaging ethnographic study, this bookemphasizes the  historical roots and contempo-rary  emergence of identity movements as ameans for challenging cultural patterns. It  makesa significant contribution to culture- and identity-driven theories of human action in the context ofsocial movements and environmental studies.Terre Satterfield     is a research scientist with DecisionResearch in Oregon; she also teaches in the ResourceManagement and Environmental Studies graduateprogram, University of British Columbia.June 2002224 pages, 6 x 9?illustratedISBN 0-7748-0892-6cloth, $85.00FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA15Sex and BordersGender, National Identity, andProstitution Policy in ThailandLeslie Ann JeffreyProstitution in Thailand has been the subject ofmedia sensationalism for  decades. Bangkok?sbrothels have become international  icons of ?thirdworld? women?s exploitation in  the global sextrade.  Recently,  however,  sex workers havebegun to demand not pity, but rights as workersin  the global economy.This book explores how Thai national identity insuch an economy is linked to prostitution andgender.  Jeffrey asserts that  certain  images of  ?TheProstitute? have silenced discourses of prostitutionas work, while fostering the idea of the peasantwoman as the embodiment of national culture. Thisidea, coupled with a will to shape the modern statethrough the behaviour of middle-class men, hasbeen a main concern of Thai prostitution policy.Gender,  Jeffrey argues, has become the  mecha-nism through which states respond to the contradic-tory pressures of globalization and nation-building.This is an important and original study of genderedprocesses in postcolonial nationalisms and nation-building. Clearly and accessibly written, it will be ofsubstantial interest to scholars and teachers ofpostcolonial history, anthropology, public policy, andfeminist  studies.? Mary Beth Mills, author of Thai Women in the GlobalLabor Force: Consuming Desires, Contested SelvesLeslie Ann Jeffrey teaches Political Science in theDepartment of History and Politics, University of NewBrunswick, Saint John campus.2002224 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0872-1hardcover, $80.00Recently publishedGlobal Goes LocalPopular Culture in AsiaEdited by Timothy J. Craigand Richard KingCheap mechanical and satellite transmissionshave made a predominantly North Americanculture available to  a  global  audience. Does thismean that rock ?n?  roll, soap opera reruns, andprofessional wrestling will destroy Asian traditionsand leave Asian nations to produce nothing butimitations of a shallow, hedonistic alien culture?Far from it!In  Global Goes Local,  international  scholars froma variety  of  disciplinary perspectives examinedifferent forms of popular culture in Asia.Covering topics from pop music in  Korea to TVcommercials in Malaysia, this collection  showshow imported  cultural forms can be invested withfresh meaning and transformed by local artists toresult in new forms of assertion and resistancethat also  meet the needs of their particularaudiences.Global Goes Local  addresses significant ques-tions  being considered by scholars of popularculture and offers case studies of how culturesuffers, survives, or prospers in Asian communi-ties in  an age of global  communication.An important pathfinder in international popular culturestudies ... superbly organized and written for themutual enjoyment of academic devotees and fans ofAsian popular culture.? John Lent, editor of the International Journal ofComic Art and Asian CinemaTimothy J. Craig is Associate Professor, Faculty ofBusiness, University of Victoria.     Richard King is Chair ofthe Department of Pacific and Asian Studies, University ofVictoria.2002320 pages, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-0874-8hardcover, $85.00WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ASIAN STUDIES     ?    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATURALHISTORYRecently publishedAsian Studies   ?   Natural HistoryNow in paperback!RaccoonsA Natural HistorySamuel I.  ZeveloffThe name ?raccoon? is drawn from  the Algonquinterm arakun and roughly translates to ?he whoscratches with his hands.? Anyone who has founda raccoon  rummaging  around in  a  once securelyclosed trash container can attest to how skillfulraccoons are with their front paws. In fact, theyhave four times as many sensory receptors intheir forepaw skin as they do in their hindpaws ? aratio similar to that of human hands and feet. Thisis  one of the many facts about these complexmammals that Samuel Zeveloff reveals  using anaccessible writing style that is sure to satisfy boththe curious camper and the ardent naturalist.Raccoons  presents  detailed information  onraccoon  evolution,  physical characteristics,social behavior,  habitats, food  habits, reproduc-tion, and conservation, as well as their relation-ship with humans and many other topics. Thesection on distribution and subspecies focuses onthe  raccoon?s current range expansion, and thematerial on their  cultural significance demon-strates this mammal?s unique status in differentNorth American cultures.Samuel I. Zeveloff is author of Mammals of theIntermountain West (1988). He is Department Chair andProfessor of Zoology at Weber State University in Ogden,Utah.COPUBLISHED WITH THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE2002240 pages, 6 x 9?38 b/w illustrationsISBN 0-7748-0964-7paperback, $29.95Canadian rights onlyRecently ReleasedAwe for the Tiger, Love for the LambPage 3Modern Women Modernizing MenPage 4Women and the White Man?s God Page 5The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian NavyPage 5Avoiding Armageddon Page 5A Trading Nation Page 6Street Protests and Fantasy ParksPage 8Making Native Space Page 10The Indian Association of Alberta Page 10Regulating LivesPage 11Personal Relationships of Dependenceand Interdependence in LawPage 11No Place to LearnPage 13Anatomy of a ConflictPage 14Restoration of the Great LakesPage 14Sex and BordersPage 15Global Goes Local Page 15The University of British Columbia2029 West MallVancouver BCCanada V6T 1Z2www.ubcpress.caAWARD WINNERSNo Place to RunC.P. 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