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1 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CAMILITARY HISTORYA War of PatrolsCanadian Army Operations in KoreaThe extended peace the world expected following thedecisive Allied victory in the Second World War wasabruptly shattered in June 1950 with the invasion ofSouth Korea by communist North Korea.  Respondingto a United Nations call to assist the South Koreanregime, Canada deployed an 8,000-strong brigade tothe peninsula to fight as part of an American-led UNforce.This comprehensive account of the Canadian campaignin Korea provides the first detailed study of the training,leadership, operations, and tactics of the brigade undereach of its three wartime commanders as well as itsrelationship with American and Commonwealth allies.An impeccably researched analytical history, the bookexamines the often uneven performance of the variousCanadian units and argues that the soldiers of the?Special Force? initially sent to Korea were more thoroughand professional in their operations than were the army?sregular battalions, who eventually replaced them at thefront.The revisionist interpretations in A War of Patrols willattract both academic and military professionals, as wellas general readers interested in a fresh look at animportant part of Canada?s military past.?This is far and away the most valuable study of theCanadians in Korea. Johnston?s work has the depthof archival research characteristic of the best officialhistorians, while his iconoclastic, analytical approachyields new insights and new ways of looking at oldquestions. There will be considerable interest in this bookin the United States, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand,as well as Canada.?? Terry Copp, author of Fields of Fire: The Canadiansin Normandy?A War of Patrols will become the standard work on thesubject of the Korean war. Johnston has done a mountainof work in the primary sources and has a completecommand of the secondary literature as well. This isscholarship at its best.?? Marc Milner, author of Canada?s Navy: The First CenturyWilliam Johnston is a historian with the Directorate of Historyand Heritage, Department of National Defence, Ottawa.The Canadian War Museum and UBC Press are proud topublish this book on the fiftieth anniversary of theArmistice in Korea.MAY448 pages, 6 x 9?43 b/w illus., 17 mapshc $45.00ISBN 0-7748-1008-4? ALSO OF INTERESTThe Halifax Explosion andthe Royal Canadian NavyInquiry and IntrigueJohn Griffith Armstronghc $39.95ISBN 0-7748-0809-XNo Place to RunThe Canadian Corpsand Gas Warfarein the First World WarTim Cookpb $25.95ISBN 0-7748-0740-7STUDIES IN CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY SERIESPublished in association with theCanadian War MuseumWilliam JohnstonWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/MILITARYHISTORY2 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477Galen Roger PerrasMARCH288 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0989-2Galen Roger Perrasis an archivist at theNational Archives ofCanada. He is the authorof Franklin Roosevelt andthe Origins of theCanadian-AmericanSecurity Alliance,1933-1945.Stepping Stones to NowhereThe Aleutian Islands, Alaska,and American Military Strategy,1867?1945Not the Slightest ChanceThe Defence of Hong Kong, 1941Tony BanhamMAY280 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1044-0Tony Banham has beenstudying the Battle ofHong Kong for well overa decade. He has writtenextensively on the subject,aided in the production oftelevision documentaries,and helped many childrenof veterans in theirresearch into their fathers?war years.The Aleutian Islands, a mostly forgottenportion of the United States on the south-west coast of Alaska, have often assumeda key role in American military strategy.W.H. Seward believed that acquiring Alaskawould permit America to dominate thePacific. Bill Clinton recently attempted toinstall an American ballistic missile defencesystem on the islands. But for most Ameri-cans, prior to the Second World War, thebarren and bleak islands were of far lessinterest than the Philippines.In Stepping Stones to Nowhere, GalenPerras shows how all that changed with theJapanese occupation of the westernAleutians, which climaxed in the horrendousbattle for Attu. Efforts to make the area amajor theatre of war rivalling Europe or theSouth Pacific foundered, but certainly not forlack of effort. Yet this campaign was uniquein its involvement of Britain, the Soviet Union,and Canada. Perras reveals how this clash inthe North Pacific demonstrated seriousproblems with the way that Americandecision makers ? civilian and military ?sought to incite a global conflict.A thoroughly researched and accessiblevolume, this book will be invaluable tomilitary and naval historians, as well as thosewith a general interest in the history of theSecond World War.Until now, the story of the Battle of HongKong has defied a coherent retelling. Over athird of its defenders were killed in battle ordied in captivity, while those who survivedseldom spoke about their experiences; andwritten accounts recorded while in combatwere largely destroyed during the Japaneseoccupation. The only primary historicalmaterial that remains was written frommemory in POW camps, or years after theevent.This book represents the first attempt topiece together all existing accounts of theDecember 1941 fighting between theGarrison and the invading Japanese.Banham makes use of the Garrison?s smallsize ? only 14,000 soldiers ? to weave ahistorical account from the perspectives ofindividuals, rather than big battalions. Hisstory covers the fighting phase by phase,and considers the individual actions thatmade up the battle, the military strategies,and the many controversies that arose bothduring the struggle and after.Military historians interested in the HongKong battle, and the role of Canadian andBritish forces in the combat, will welcomethis original and comprehensive account.*RIGHTS RESTRICTIONS: North American rights only.?This is something ofan international history,drawing on material fromAustralia, Canada, GreatBritain, and the UnitedStates. It will be a majorcontribution to a littlestudied field ... trulyimpressive research.?? Brian McAllister Linn,author of Guardians ofEmpire: The U.S. Armyand the Pacific, 1902-1940?This meticulouslyresearched book opensup rich new detail onmany aspects of thebattle of Hong Kong.It provides a balancedview of complex andcontroversial events,not least the importantparticipation of theCanadian Army?s ?C?Force. Indispensable foranyone with an interestin the Hong Kong battle.?? Roger Sarty, author ofThe Maritime Defence ofCanada, and The Battleof the AtlanticMILITARY HISTORYWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/MILITARYHISTORY3 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477? WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORYHISTORYEdited by Judith Hudson Beattieand Helen M. BussBetween 1860 and 1940, Anglican mission-aries were very active in northern BritishColumbia, the Yukon, and the NorthwestTerritories. To date, histories of this missionwork have largely focused on men, while theactivities of women ? either as missionarywives or as missionaries in their own right ?have been seen as peripheral, if not com-pletely overlooked.Based on diaries, letters, and missioncorrespondence, Women and the White Man?sGod is the first comprehensive examination ofwomen?s roles in northern domestic missions.The status of women in the Anglican Church,gender relations in the mission field, andencounters between Aboriginals and mission-aries are carefully scrutinized. Arguing thatthe mission encounter challenged colonialhierarchies, Rutherdale expands our under-standing of colonization at the intersection ofgender, race, and religion.Myra Rutherdale teaches Women?s Studies andHistory at Simon Fraser University and at theUniversity of British Columbia.JANUARY224 pages, 6 x 9?32 b/w illus., 2 mapspb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0905-1Women and the WhiteMan?s GodGender and Race in theCanadian Mission FieldMyra RutherdaleUndelivered Lettersto Hudson?s Bay CompanyMen on the NorthwestCoast of America, 1830-57In the early nineteenth century, when theHudson?s Bay Company sent men to itsfurthest posts along the coast of NorthAmerica?s Pacific Northwest, letters addressedto those men followed them in the Company'ssupply ships. Some of these letters missedtheir objects, who had returned to Britain,deserted their ships, or died. The Companykept the correspondence and amassed a fileof ?undelivered letters,? many of whichremained sealed for 150 years.The letters tell the stories of ordinary peoplewhose lives are rarely recounted in traditionalhistories. Editorial commentaries frame, forcontemporary readers, the words of earlynineteenth-century working- and middle-classBritish folk as well as letters to ?voyageurs?from Quebec. Their stories offer rare insightsinto the varied worlds of men and womenwho settled the Pacific Northwest.Judith Hudson Beattie is the former Keeper ofthe Archives at the Hudson?s Bay Company. HelenM. Buss, Department of English, University ofCalgary, is a literary scholar who works withmemoirs, diaries, and letters.2002512 pages, 6 x 9?38 b/w illus., 4 mapshc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0-9736Modern WomenModernizing MenThe Changing Missionsof Three Professional Womenin Asia and Africa, 1902-69During the interwar era, the world of main-stream Protestant missions was in transition.The once-dominant paradigm of separatespheres ? ?women?s work for women? ? hadlost its saliency, and professional womenoften entered work worlds largely peopled bymen. Medical missionaries Belle Chon? Oliverand 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 andmentors of Western and non-Western men.This bold and original book will be of interestto scholars engaged in gender, women?s, andpostcolonial studies, as well as to readersinterested in the history of the internationalmissionary movement.Ruth Compton Brouwer is Chair of the Depart-ment of History, King?s College, University ofWestern Ontario.JANUARY212 pages, 6 x 9?18 b/w illus., 3 mapspb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0953-1Ruth Compton BrouwerNEW IN PAPERBACK NEW IN PAPERBACK RECENTLY RELEASEDWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORY4 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477HISTORYA Passion for WildlifeThe History of the CanadianWildlife ServiceA Passion for Wildlife chronicles the historyof the Canadian Wildlife Service and theevolution of Canadian wildlife policy over itsfirst half century.  It presents the exploits andaccomplishments of a group of men andwomen whose dedication to the ideals ofscience, conservation, and a shared vision ofCanada as a country that treasures its naturalheritage has earned them the respect of theirprofession 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 ofbiology, wildlife technology, and environmentalstudies.J. Alexander Burnett is a naturalist and freelancewriter who has contributed dozens of populararticles on natural history and wildlife conservationtopics to national and regional newspapers andperiodicals.2002344 pages, 6 x 9?66 b/w illus.hc $85.00In what is now western Canada, humans havelong used wildlife in order to survive theirsurroundings, better understand their naturalworld, and form aspects of their identity. Gamein the Garden identifies the imaginative use ofwild animals in early western society to explorea previously neglected avenue of socialhistory.By examining grassroots conservation activi-ties, early slaughter rituals, iconographictraditions, and subsistence strategies, Colpittsclearly demonstrates how western attitudes towild animals changed according to subsistenceand economic needs ? through the fur trade,game and sport hunting, and farming ? andhow wildlife helped to shape the socialrelationships of people in western Canada. Itis a thought-provoking work that will appealto environmental historians, Native studiesspecialists, conservationists, and natureenthusiasts.George Colpitts has his doctorate in history fromthe University of Alberta. He lives in Hull, Quebec.2002216 pages, 6 x 9?14 b/w illus., tableshc $75.00ISBN 0-7748-0962-0Game in the GardenA Human History of Wildlife inWestern Canada to 1940J. Alexander Burnett George W. Colpittsand Francine McKenzieParties Long EstrangedCanada and Australia in theTwentieth CenturyThis book brings together recent and originalwork to illuminate comparisons and contrastsbetween two former colonies of the BritishEmpire. The contributors include some of thetop names in history and political science inCanada and Australia. They cover the entiretwentieth century and examine different aspectsof Canadian-Australian relations, including trade,civil aviation, and military, constitutional,imperial, and diplomatic relations. The compari-sons include Aboriginal rights, nation building,middle powers, and attitudes toward theEmpire.This timely volume is well situated in the field ofcomparative studies, a new and growing area.It will be of interest to students and scholars offoreign affairs, the British Commonwealth andits dismantling, constitutional history, andinternational relations.Margaret MacMillan is Provost of Trinity College,University of Toronto. Francine McKenzie isAssistant Professor in the Department of History,University of Western Ontario.FEBRUARY320 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0975-2RECENTLY ANNOUNCED RECENTLY RELEASED RECENTLY RELEASEDWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORY5 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CAStuart N. SorokaAgenda-Setting Dynamicsin CanadaWhy 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 booksurveys the development of eight issues inCanada over a decade ? AIDS, crime, thedebt/deficit, the environment, inflation, nationalunity, taxes, and unemployment ? to explorehow the salience of issues changes over time,and to examine why these changes areimportant to our understanding of everydaypolitics.?In the vast literature on agenda setting, thisbook is destined to become one of the top fivepublications. It will be a ?must read? for anyoneinvolved in this line of research, or for generalreaders interested in the formation of publicopinion and public policy.?? Maxwell McCombs, Jesse H. Jones CentennialChair in Communication, University of Texas atAustinStuart Soroka is Assistant Professor of PoliticalScience, McGill University.JANUARY168 pages, 6 x 9?pb $27.95ISBN 0-7748-0959-0First Do No HarmMaking Sense of Canadian Health ReformTerrence Sullivan and Patricia M. BaranekIs there a crisis in Canadian health care? Whilethe establishment of the Canadian health caresystem is widely considered a triumph ofcitizenship, after four decades the nationalprogram is in a fragile state marked bydeclining public confidence. In First Do NoHarm, Sullivan and Baranek provide a conciseintroduction to the fundamentals of health carein Canada and examine various ideas forreforming the system sensibly.Arguing that administrators and policymakersshould follow Hippocrates? dictum ?first do noharm? when evaluating and reforming theCanadian health care system, the authorsdiscuss health care financing, popular Cana-dian health care myths, waiting lists andemergency room overcrowding, and home- andcommunity-based health care. This book is aninvaluable invitation to Canadians to thinkcarefully and creatively about the present andfuture of our health care system.Terrence Sullivan has been the Executive Directorof Ontario?s Premier?s Council on Health Strategy;the President of the Institute for Work and Health;and is currently Vice President of CancerCareOntario. Dr. Sullivan is Associate Professor in theDepartments of Health Policy, Management andEvaluation, and Public Health Sciences at theUniversity of Toronto. Patricia M. Baranek is anindependent health services research consultant.She has had considerable research experience in anumber of diverse fields, which include health careand criminology. She has held managementpositions in health and social policy in the OntarioMinistries of Health, Intergovernmental Affairs, andCitizenship.2002120 pages, 6 x 9?pb $14.95ISBN 0-7748-1016-5?First Do No Harm is an extraordi-narily readable and reliable guide tothe issues at stake in the debateabout reforming Canada?s healthcare system. Sullivan and Baranek... admirably achieve their aim ofattacking the considerable misinfor-mation that travels as analysis.?-? Ted Marmor, Professor of PublicPolicy, Management, and PoliticalScience,Yale UniversityNEW IN PAPERBACKPUBLIC POLICYWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/PUBLICPOLICYHISTO6 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477Michael HartA Trading NationCanadian Trade Policy fromColonialism to GlobalizationIn the Long Run We?re All DeadThe Canadian Turn to Fiscal RestraintTimothy LewisCanadian politics in the 1990s were character-ized by an unwavering focus on the deficit.At the beginning of the decade, it seemed thatfiscal deficits were intractable ? a fait accompliof Canadian politics. Yet by the end of thedecade, Ottawa had taken remarkable actionsto eliminate its budgetary shortfalls and hadsuccessfully eradicated its deficits. How sucha radical change of political course came topass is still not well understood.In the Long Run We?re All Dead offers thefirst comprehensive scholarly account of thisvital public policy issue. Lewis deftly analyzesthe history of deficit finance from beforeConfederation through Canada?s postwarKeynesianism to the retrenchment of theMulroney and Chr?tien years. In doing so,he illuminates how the political conditionsfor Ottawa?s deficit elimination in the 1990sMAY288  pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0998-1materialized after over twenty consecutiveyears in the red, and how the decline ofCanadian Keynesianism has made way for theemergence of politics organized aroundbalanced budgets.This important book provides scholars andstudents of Canadian politics with a new frame-work by which to understand the adoption ofgovernment policy, the economic and fiscallegacy of the Mulroney administrations, and theemergence of the new ?politics of the surplus.?This book will appeal to those interested inCanadian politics, political economy, and publicpolicy, as well as to the informed public.Timothy Lewis has a PhD in political science and alaw degree from the University of Toronto. He hasworked in both the private and the public sectors.Canada has always been a trading nation.From the early days of fur and fish, to thepresent, when a remarkable ninety percentof our gross national product is attributable toexports and imports, Canadians have relied oninternational trade to bolster our economy. ATrading Nation, Michael Hart?s brilliantly craftedoverview and analysis of the historicalfoundations of modern Canadian trade policy,is the first survey to address the history ofCanadian commercial policy in over fifty years.This bold and original study is a tour de force,evocative of Harold Innis?s and DonaldCreighton?s pioneering works in the history ofthe nation. It is destined to become a classicof Canadian historical, economic, and politicalstudies.?Hart?s book is unique, important, andoriginal. Better still, it is attractively writtenfor a large public, from students to theeducated reader.?? Robert Bothwell, Director, International RelationsProgram, University of TorontoMichael Hart is Simon Reisman Chair in TradePolicy, Norman Paterson School of InternationalAffairs, Carleton University.JANUARY576 pages, 6 x 9?38 b/w illustrations, 2 maps, tablespb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0895-0SELECTED AS AN OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC TITLEFOR 2002 BY CHOICE MAGAZINERECENTLY RELEASEDPUBLIC POLICYWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/PUBLICPOLICY7 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CAPOLITICS ? ECONOMICSJohn F. HelliwellGlobalization andWell-BeingResearchers and policy-makers are takinga new look at public policies to find broadergrounds for assessing their economic andsocial impacts on individuals, families,communities, and nations. Globalization andWell-Being introduces this new research onsocial capital and well-being and applies it tokey issues facing individuals and govern-ments in the age of globalization.Essential reading for all those trying to thinktheir way through the welter of conflictingassertions about what is left for nationalpolicies in today?s world, it will be of specialinterest to scholars concerned with whetherCanada should focus on its North Americanlinkages or on building bridges to the broaderinternational community.?John Helliwell is one of the best writers inthe economics profession. He has done anadmirable job of presenting both the positiveand normative case for the importance ofa nation-state.?? Richard Harris, Simon Fraser UniversityJohn F. Helliwell is Professor of Economics,University of British Columbia.2002104 pages, 6 x 7 ??hc $40.00ISBN 0-7748-0992-2RECENTLY RELEASEDRonald BeinerLiberalism, Nationalism,CitizenshipEssays on the Problemof Political CommunityGlobalization, international migration, seces-sionist movements, and the politics ofmulticulturalism pose urgent challenges tomodern citizenship. In Liberalism, National-ism, Citizenship, Ronald Beiner engagescritically with a wide range of importantpolitical thinkers and current debates in lightof the Aristotelian idea that shared citizenshipis an essential human calling. Beiner?s work isessential reading not just for students ofpolitics and political philosophy but for allthose who rightly sense that recent chal-lenges demand an ambitious rethinking of thenature of political community.Ronald Beiner is Professor of Political Science atthe University of Toronto.2002240 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0987-6Louise A. ChappellGendering GovernmentFeminist Engagementwith the State in Australiaand CanadaWhat role do women activists play in shapinggovernment institutions? How do stateinstitutions, in turn, influence feminists?choices and engagement with politicalstructures? Whether working towards equalpay, anti-domestic violence laws, or thecreation of refuges and childcare centres,women engage with, and work within, statestructures.Gendering Government looks at the extentand quality of this interaction, and comparesfeminist involvement with political institutionsin Australia and Canada. This book goesbeyond the standard debate that asks iffeminists should engage with the state tooutline a new facet of the relationshipbetween gender interests and government,and concludes that the interaction is dynamicand mutually constructed.?An ambitious and significant piece ofscholarship ... It is written in a lively andengaging fashion, and will make a valuablecontribution to the field of political scienceand to feminist scholarship.?? Katherine Teghtsoonian, Faculty of Human andSocial Development, University of VictoriaLouise A. Chappell is a lecturer at the School ofEconomics and Political Science, University ofSydney, Australia.2002224 pages, 6 x 9?hc $80.00ISBN 0-7748-0965-5RECENTLY RELEASED RECENTLY RELEASEDWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICS ? WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ECONOMICS8 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477Edited by David W. EdgingtonMAY288 pages, 6 x 9?12 b/w illus.hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0898-5Japan at the MillenniumJoining Past and FutureJapan today is at an important historicaljuncture. Buffeted in recent years by rapideconomic, social, and political change, yetstill very much steeped in custom andhistory, the nation has become an amalgamof the traditional and the modern. As aresult, the country has become increasinglydifficult to categorize: how are we torepresent today?s Japan effectively, and fairlypredict its future? How can the opposingforces of ?change? and ?continuity? bereconciled in order to understand the nationas a cohesive whole?This critical, multi-disciplinary collectionexplores the convergence of past and futurein contemporary Japan. Contributorscomment on a wide range of economic,socio-cultural, and political trends ? such asthe mobilization of Japanese labour, theburgeoning Ainu identity movement, and theshifting place of the modern woman ? andconclude that despite the rapid changes, manyof the traditional facets of Japanese societyhave remained intact. Institutional change, theyassert, is unlikely to occur quickly, and Japanmust find alternate ways to adjust to 21st-century pressures of global competition andinterdependence. A pleasure to read, thisbroad volume will be welcomed by upper levelundergraduates, graduates, and specialists inJapanese studies.David W. Edgington is Associate Professor in theDepartment of Geography, University of BritishColumbia.Leslie Ann JeffreySex and BordersGender, National Identity, andProstitution Policy in ThailandProstitution in Thailand has been the subject ofmedia sensationalism for decades. Bangkok?sbrothels have become international icons of?third world? women?s exploitation in the globalsex trade. Recently, however, sex workers havebegun to demand not pity, but rights asworkers in the global economy.This book explores how Thai national identity insuch an economy is linked to prostitution andgender. Jeffrey asserts that certain images of?The Prostitute? have silenced discourses ofprostitution as work, while fostering the idea ofthe peasant woman as the embodiment ofnational culture. This idea, coupled with a will toshape the modern state through the behaviourof middle-class men, has been a main concernof Thai prostitution policy. Gender, Jeffreyargues, has become the mechanism throughwhich states respond to the contradictorypressures of globalization and nation-building.Sex and Borders is essential reading for thoseinterested in gender studies, Southeast Asianstudies, and the politics of prostitution.Leslie Ann Jeffrey teaches political science in theDepartment of History and Politics, University ofNew Brunswick, Saint John campus.JANUARY224 pages, 6 x 9?pb $27.95ISBN 0-7748-0873-X*RIGHTS RESTRICTIONS: US paperback rights held byUniversity of Hawai?i Press. Asian paperback rights(exclusive of Hong Kong, PRC, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan)held by Silkworm Press.NEW IN PAPERBACKASIAN STUDIESWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ASIANSTUDIES9 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CAPilgrims, Patrons, and PlaceLocalizing Sancity in Asian ReligionsEdited by Phyllis Granoff and Koichi ShinoharaMAY384 pages, 6 x 9?33 b/w illus., tableshc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1038-6A BUDDHA DHARMA KYOKAI FOUNDATIONBOOK ON BUDDHISM AND COMPARATIVERELIGIONThis book brings together essays by anthro-pologists, scholars of religion, and art histori-ans on the subject of sacred place and sacredbiography in Asia. The chapters span a broadgeographical area that includes India, Nepal,Thailand, Indonesia, and China, and exploreissues from the classical and medieval periodto the present. They show how sacred placeshave a plurality of meanings for all religiouscommunities and how in their construction,secular politics, private religious experience,and sectarian rivalry can all intersect.The contributors explore some of the mostfundamental challenges that religious groupsface as they expand from their homeland orconfront the demands of modernity. In everycase the biography of a saint or foundingfigure proves to be central to the formation ofreligious identity. Sacred place becomes ameans of concretizing the ever-expandingsphere of the saint?s influence. While somechapters deal with well-known religiousmovements and sites, others discuss little-known groups and help to enrich our under-standing of the diversity of religious belief inAsia.The book will be of interest not only toscholars of Asian religion and hagiography, butto others who seek to understand the ways inwhich religious groups accommodate to thechallenges of new environments and newtimes.Phyllis Granoff and Koichi Shinohara are bothprofessors in the Department of Religious Studiesat McMaster University. Neil McMullin is theGeneral Editor of the Buddha Dharma KyokaiFoundation books. He is a professor in the Depart-ment of Religion at the University of Toronto,Mississauga.Edited by Timothy J. Craigand Richard KingGlobal Goes LocalPopular Culture in AsiaHas the global spread of predominantly NorthAmerican popular culture forced Asian nationsand communities to produce nothing but paleimitations of a shallow, hedonistic alien culture?Far from it!Global Goes Local examines popular culturefrom pop music in contemporary Korea andpre-war Shanghai to television dramas in Chinaand TV commercials in Malaysia. Internationalscholars with varying disciplinary perspectivesshow how imported cultural forms can beinvested with fresh meaning and transformedby local artists to assert identity and expressresistance. This collection tackles significantquestions about popular culture and offerscase studies of how culture suffers, survives,or prospers in Asian communities in an ageof global communication.Timothy Craig is Associate Professor, Faculty ofBusiness, University of Victoria. He is the author ofJapan Pop! Inside the World of Japanese PopularCulture. Richard King is Associate Professor ofChinese, Department of Pacific and Asian Studies,University of Victoria.JANUARY320 pages, 6 x 9 ?36 b/w illus.pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0875-6*RIGHTS RESTRICTIONS: US paperback rights held byUniversity of Hawai?i Press. Asian paperback rights held byHong Kong University Press.NEW IN PAPERBACKASIAN STUDIESWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ASIANSTUDIES? ANNOUNCING A NEW SERIESASIAN RELIGIONS AND SOCIETYUBC Press is pleased to announce anew series in Asian religions. Pilgrims,Patrons, and Place, a Buddha DharmaKyokai Foundation Book on Buddhismand Comparative Literature, is the firstbook in this series.10 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477Edited by Eugene Lee and Anthony PerlMAY288 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0985-XEugene Lee is a memberof the Department ofPolitical Science,Sookmyung University,Korea. Anthony Perl isin the Department ofPolitical Science,University of Calgary.The Integrity GapCanada?s Environmental Policyand InstitutionsTaking StandsGender and the Sustainabilityof Rural CommunitiesMaureen G. ReedMAY320 pages, 6 x 9?11 b/w illus., 2 mapshc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1017-3Maureen G. Reed isAssociate Professor,Department of Geography,University of Saskatch-ewan.This thoughtful collection exposes the gapbetween rhetoric and performance inCanada?s response to environmentalchallenges. Canadians, despite their nationalpenchant for environmental discussion, havefallen behind their G-8 peers in both domes-tic commitments and international actions.In a cogent examination of the issue, eightauthors demonstrate how Canada?s configu-ration of political and economic institutionshas limited effective environmental policy.Canadian environmental institutions, theauthors argue, have produced an integritygap: the sustainability rhetoric adoptedby policymakers fails to achieve concreteresults. In an analysis that penetrates severalpolicy domains and combines variousdisciplinary, sectoral, and geographicperspectives, the authors demonstrate howCanada fell from leader to laggard within theinternational environmental community.Placing the study of Canadian environmentalpolicy within a sound theoretical frameworkfor the first time, this book makes a signifi-cant contribution to existing policy scholar-ship. It will find an enthusiastic audienceamong political scientists, neo-institutionaltheorists, policy analysts, and students atboth undergraduate and graduate levels.Environmental activism in rural placesfrequently pits residents whose livelihooddepends on resource extraction againstthose who seek to protect natural spacesand species. While many studies havefocused on women who seek to protect thenatural environment, few have explored theperspectives of women who seek to maintainresource use.This book goes beyond the dichotomies of?pro? and ?anti? environmentalism to tell thestories of these women. Maureen Reed usesparticipatory action research to explain theexperiences of women who seek to protectforestry as an industry, a livelihood, acommunity, and a culture. She links theirexperiences to policy making by consideringthe effects of environmental policy changeson the social dynamics of workplaces,households, and communities in forestrytowns of British Columbia?s temperaterainforest. The result is a critical commen-tary about the social dimensions ofsustainability in rural communities.A powerful and challenging book, TakingStands provides a crucial understanding ofcommunity change in resource-dependentregions, and helps us to better tackle thecomplexities of gender and activism as theyrelate to rural sustainability. Social andenvironmental geographers, feministscholars, and those engaged in rural studies,environmental sustainability, and communityplanning will find it invaluable.ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIESWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENTALSTUDIES11 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CARestoration of theGreat LakesPromises, Practices,and PerformancesEdited by Yoshiya IwaiAnatomy 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 survivalof the northern spotted owl, the conflict hasled to the burning down of ranger stations, thespiking of trees, blockades of logging trucks,and countless demonstrations and arrests.Satterfield shows how the debate about theforest is, at its core, a debate about the culturalmake-up of the Pacific Northwest. To talk aboutforests is to talk about culture, whether thediscussion is about scientific explanations ofconifer forests, activists?  grassroots emotionalattachment to the land, or the implications ofpast people?s land use for future forest manage-ment.  An engaging ethnographic study, thisbook makes a significant contribution to culture-and identity-driven theories of human action inthe context of social movements and environ-mental studies.Terre Satterfield is a research scientist withDecision Research in Eugene, Oregon, and AssistantProfessor of Culture, Risk, and the Environment atthe University of British Columbia?s SustainableDevelopment Research Institute, and at the Institutefor Resources and the Environment.JANUARY208 pages, 6 x 9?11 b/w illus.pb $24.95ISBN 0-7748-0893-4*Rights restrictions: US paperback rights held by MichiganState University PressAnatomy of a ConflictIdentity, Knowledge, andEmotion in Old-Growth ForestsMark Sproule-JonesForestry and the ForestIndustry in JapanIn recent years, Japan, like many other forest-dependent nations, has been facing difficulttimes: forest self-sufficiency is low; unplantedareas after harvesting are increasing; andforest industries and companies are losinginternational competitiveness in the globalmarket.Such challenges, however, are not unique toJapan but are relevant ? and all too familiar ?to forest industry stakeholders around theworld. This book, representing the work ofdistinguished Japanese scholars, is the firstcomprehensive English-language overview offorestry, forest management, and the forestproducts industry in Japan. Chapters addressthe biological and physical evolution of theforest, forest-dependent industries, the socialimpact of changes in forest utilization, currenttrends in the forest estate, and the relation-ship between urban population and ruralforest land.Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan willbe welcomed by scholars, students, andpolicymakers in the areas of forest policy,international trade, international forestry, andforest products marketing.Yoshiya Iwai is Professor in the Division of ForestScience, Graduate School of Agriculture, KyotoUniversity, Japan.JANUARY336 pages, 6 x 9?pb $35.95ISBN 0-7748-0883-7The Great Lakes of North America are one ofthe world?s most important natural resources.Home to more than 33 million Canadians andAmericans, and the source of vast quantitiesof fish, hydroelectric energy, and usable water,they are also increasingly the site of severeenvironmental degradation and resourcecontamination. This study analyzes how wellgovernments and other stakeholders areaddressing this critical problem.Using original findings from surveys, inter-views, and other documents, Mark Sproule-Jones looks at how various levels of govern-ment, particularly the bureaucracies of twonational, one provincial, and eight stategovernments, are attempting to restore theenvironment in the Great Lakes. He examinesthe modest successes and major failures,identifying the kinds of institutions that promotesound decision making.This analysis demonstrates the need for newrules and institutions to address environmentalpollution in the Great Lakes, and should berequired reading for policymakers, politicians,businesspeople, and environmentalists.Mark Sproule-Jones is Professor of PoliticalScience, McMaster University.JANUARY160 pages, 6 x 9?pb $24.95ISBN 0-7748-0871-3*Rights restrictions: US paperback rights held by MichiganState University PressTerre SatterfieldNEW IN PAPERBACK NEW IN PAPERBACK NEW IN PAPERBACKENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES ? FORESTRYWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENTALSTUDIES ? WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/FORESTRY12 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477Edited by the Law Commissionof CanadaPersonal Relationshipsof Dependence andInterdependence in LawAt their simplest level, human relationshipsare about ties between people. These ties,however, are anything but simple; rather, theyare complex interdependencies whose dynamicreciprocity of obligations and interests is notalways represented in our legal thinking. Thiscollection explores the intersection of inter-dependency and the law, and contemplatessome of the key issues at stake in the way thelaw interprets and addresses human relation-ships.Part of a series that questions fundamentalconcepts of law, this book looks critically atthe legal concepts that have framed theserelationships: contract, fiduciary duty, the?duty to act fairly,? the impartiality of decisionmakers, and privileged communication. Manyof these obscure the element of interdepend-ency. The authors argue that interdependencyis a fruitful critical ? and human ? framework bywhich to re-evaluate some of our traditionallegal concepts.The book will be of interest to law and societyscholars and students, as it presents a differentcritical framework through which to analyzetraditional human relationships.JANUARY180 pages, 6 x 9?pb $27.95ISBN 0-7748-0885-3New Perspectives on thePublic/Private DivideEdited by the Law Commission of CanadaThe separation between public and privatespheres has structured much of our thinkingabout human organizations. Scholars fromnearly all disciplines use the notion of a public-private divide as a means to order knowledgeand better understand the mechanisms thatgovern and shape human behaviour andinstitutions. In legal and socio-legal analysis,the distinction informs the differences betweenstate and non-state actors and between publicgood and private property.This rich collection of essays explores how thepublic-private divide influences, challenges, andinteracts with law and law reform. Throughvarious case studies, the contributors reflecton this complex dichotomy's role in structuringthe socio-legal environment for the personal,social, economic, and governance relation-ships of citizens. They demonstrate that whileMAY224  pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1042-4the split between the public and the private isa useful way to understand the world, it isalways only an ideological construct, and assuch open to challenge.Of primary interest to legal thinkers andpractitioners, this volume will also hold swaywith sociologists, historians, and politicalscientists with an interest in the nature of thepublic-private distinction, and its role in lawand society.The Law Commission of Canada is anindependent federal law reform agency thatadvises Parliament on how to improve andmodernize Canada?s laws.RECENTLY RELEASEDLEGAL DIMENSIONS SERIESPublished in association withthe Law Commission of CanadaLEGAL DIMENSIONS SERIESPublished in association withthe Law Commission of CanadaLAWWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW13 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CAJANUARY320 pages, 6 x 9?pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0887-XJohn McLaren isLansdowne Professorof Law, Universityof Victoria. RobertMenzies and Dorothy E.Chunn are both Profes-sors of Criminology,Simon Fraser University.Regulating LivesHistorical Essays on the State, Society,the Individual, and the LawTaxing ChoicesThe Intersection of Class, Gender,Parenthood, and the LawRebecca JohnsonJANUARY256 pages, 6 x 9?pb $27.95ISBN 0-7748-0957-4Rebecca Johnson is anassociate professor in theFaculty of Law, Universityof Victoria.This book examines Canadian experiencesof social control, moral regulation, andgovernmentality during the late nineteenthand early twentieth centuries. Informed bythe wealth of theoretical and historicalwritings that have recently emerged on thesesubjects, the contributors explore diversestate, social, legal, and human encounterswith the regulation of lives in British Columbiaand Canadian history. Incest in the criminalcourts, racial-ethnic dimensions of alcoholregulation, public health initiatives aroundvenereal disease, and the seizure andindoctrination of Doukhobor children, amongother issues, are examined in these nineoriginal essays.This collection will interest scholars, re-searchers, practitioners, and studentsacross a wide range of contexts, includinglaw, history, sociology, criminology, women?sstudies, Native studies, social work, andpolitical science.In the early 1990s, lawyer Beth Symesbrought an equality challenge against theCanadian Income Tax Act, arguing that herchildcare costs were a business expense.The case ignited public controversy. WasSymes disadvantaged on the basis ofgender, or unfairly privileged on the basisof class? This book seeks answers to thosequestions through close attention to theSymes case, where class and genderinterests clashed over the tax treatmentof childcare. It looks at the history of legisla-tive and litigative struggles, the dynamicsof courtroom discourse, and the influenceof broad social debates about children andthe public/private divide. It reveals howfrequently the rhetoric of choice, responsibil-ity, and selfishness is invoked in responseto women?s attempts to place issues ofchildcare on the public agenda.Taxing Choices will interest all those who seekto use the law as a tool of social justice butare troubled by the perils posed by competinginterests and conflicts involving race, class,gender, and ability.NEW IN PAPERBACKEdited by John McLaren, Robert Menzies,and Dorothy E. ChunnNEW IN PAPERBACKLAW AND SOCIETY SERIES LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESLAWWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW? ALSO OF INTERESTGender in the LegalProfessionFitting or Breaking theMouldJoan Brockmanpb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0835-714 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477Julia HarrisonBeing a TouristFinding Meaning in PleasureTravelWhat feeds the impulse to explore new hori-zons? What makes travel meaningful? In Being aTourist, Julia Harrison explores the motivationsof a large group of middle-class travellers tofind out why people invest their financial,emotional, psychological, and physical re-sources in this activity. She suggests that theyare fuelled by several desires: to find intimacyand connection, to express a personal aes-thetic, to explore the idea of ?home,? and tomake sense of a globalized world.Engagingly and thoughtfully written for readersof travel writing, tourism studies, anthropology,cultural studies, and sociology, Being a Touristgoes beyond current debates about authenticityand consumption to analyze the nuanced moraland political complexity of privileged travel.Julia Harrison, formerly a museum curator, isAssociate Professor in the Department of Anthro-pology, Trent University.2002272 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0977-9At Home with the Bella Coola IndiansT.F. McIlwraith?s Field Letters, 1922-4Edited by John Barker and Douglas ColeBetween 1922 and 1924, the young Canadiananthropologist, T.F. McIlwraith, spent elevenmonths in the isolated community of BellaCoola, British Columbia, living among thepeople of the Nuxalk First Nation. During histime there, McIlwraith gained intimate knowl-edge of the Nuxalk culture and their struggle tosurvive in the face of massive depopulation,loss of traditional lands, and the efforts of theCanadian government to ban the potlatch.McIlwraith?s resulting ethnography, The BellaCoola Indians (1948), is widely considered tobe the finest study ever published about aNorthwest Coast First Nation.This volume is a rich complement toMcIlwraith?s classic work, incorporating hisletters from the field as well as rare, previouslyunpublished essays on the Nuxalk. Vivid andlively, the letters show the human side of theanthropologist, and shed invaluable light onthe famous Northwest winter ceremonials andpotlatch ? events into which McIlwraith, as oneof the few white men privileged to participateas a dancer and partner, had unique insight.Extensive editorial annotations and strikingphotographs make this book a pleasurableread that will appeal to anthropologists andhistorians, as well as those with interests inNorthwest cultures and the history of anthro-pology in Canada.John Barker is a member of the Department ofAnthropology and Sociology at the University ofBritish Columbia. Douglas Cole was a memberof the Department of History at Simon FraserUniversity and a respected historian of BritishColumbia. He was the author of books aboutNorthwest Coast art and anthropology, as well asco-editor of George Dawson?s journals.MARCH224 pages, 6 x 9?15 b/w illus., 1 maphc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0979-5RECENTLY RELEASEDANTHROPOLOGYWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ANTHROPOLOGY? ALSO OF INTERESTPotlatch at GitseguklaWilliam Beynon?s 1945 FieldNotebookspb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0744-XTribal Boundaries in theNass WatershedNeil J. Sterritt et al.pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0661-315 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CAMaking Native SpaceColonialism, Resistance, andReserves in British ColumbiaRonald W. HawkerThe history of indigenous political action inCanada is long, hard-fought, and under-told.By the mid-1900s, Native peoples acrosswestern Canada were actively involved in theirown political unions in a drive to be heardoutside their reserve communities.In Alberta, the Indian Association of Alberta(IAA) represented the interests of Alberta?sreserve communities. Best known for its rolein spearheading the protest against the 1969White Paper produced by the Department ofIndian Affairs, the IAA allowed Native peoplesaccess to politics at the provincial level. Itsrich history reveals much about First Nations?perspectives on the place of Indian peoplesin Canada before the emergence of civilrights movements and large-scale federalfunding of Native organizations.This vital history will be welcomed by thosewith an interest in Native studies, politicalscience, and Canadian history.Laurie Meijer Drees teaches in the First NationsStudies Department at Malaspina UniversityCollege, Nanaimo, British Columbia.JANUARY272 pages, 6 x 9?14 b/w illus., 1 mappb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0877-2The Indian Associationof AlbertaA History of Political ActionCole Harris Laurie Meijer DreesTales of GhostsFirst Nations Art in BritishColumbia, 1922-61Ronald Hawker?s insightful examinationfocuses on the complex functions of North-west Coast objects, such as the totem poleand ceremonial masks produced between1922 and 1961. He demonstrates how theseobjects asserted the integrity and meaningful-ness of First Nations identities, while simultane-ously resisting the intent and effects of assim-ilation enforced by the Canadian government?sdenial of land claims, its ban of the potlatch,and its support of assimilationist education.?Tales of Ghosts ... addresses the almostentirely ignored work of First Nations artistsfrom 1922 to 1961 ... and demonstrates thatthe period heretofore considered one ofdecline was actually one of intense artisticproductivity. The author situates this produc-tivity into its social and political context. Thishas never been done, and represents a majorshift in focus on how Northwest Coast arthistory is treated. Tales of Ghosts willbecome a major and influential scholarlywork.?? Aldona Jonaitis, Director of the Alaska Museumand author of Chiefly Feasts: The Enduring KwakiutlPotlatch.Ronald W. Hawker is Assistant Professor,Department of Art and Design, Zayed University,Dubai, United Arab Emirates.2002248 pages, 6 x 9?47 b/w illus.hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0954-XThis elegantly written and insightful bookprovides a geographical history of the reservesystem in British Columbia. Cole Harrisanalyzes the impact of reserves on Native livesand livelihoods and considers how, in light ofthis, the Native land question might beresolved. The account begins in the colonialoffice in the 1830s and then follows Nativeland policy ? and Native resistance to it ? inBritish Columbia from the Douglas treaties inthe early 1850s to the formal transfer ofreserves to the Dominion in 1938.?Cole Harris has written the definitive historyof the Aboriginal struggle for recognition andjustice in British Columbia.?? Neil J. Sterritt, Gitksan Nation, co-authorof Tribal Boundaries in the Nass WatershedCole Harris recently retired from the Departmentof Geography at the University of British Columbia.He is the author or editor of numerous books aboutBritish Columbia and Canada.JANUARY448 pages, 6 x 9?28 b/w illus., 50 mapspb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0901-9NEW IN PAPERBACK NEW IN PAPERBACK RECENTLY RELEASEDNATIVE STUDIESWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES16 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477Laura C. JohnsonThe Co-WorkplaceTeleworking in theNeighbourhoodThanks to telecommunications breakthroughs,almost half of all jobs in North America andEurope could today be performed away from atraditional office. This book explores the ?co-workplace,? a new type of neighbourhood-based facility offering the benefits of remotework while maintaining boundaries betweenwork and home. Drawing lessons from spacesused collaboratively by software developers,artists, lawyers, and other professionals, LauraJohnson tackles one of the central policy andplanning issues of our time.?I learned so much from this wonderful smallbook! In her fascinating and well-researchedaccount, Laura C. Johnson discusses homework in historical perspective, looks at NorthAmerican telecommuting experiences by class,gender, and household type, and exposes thepotential of architectural design to improvelive-work solutions. The Co-Workplace isessential reading for anyone contemplatingwork from home and for all architects andurban planners.?? Dolores Hayden, Yale University, author ofRedesigning the American Dream: Gender,Housing, and Family LifeLaura C. Johnson teaches at the School ofPlanning at the University of Waterloo and is aconsultant on issues of social policy.2002160 pages, 6 x 9?charts, tableshc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0969-8The Vancouver AchievementUrban Planning and DesignJohn PunterThe City of Vancouver, British Columbia, hasestablished an excellent reputation in NorthAmerica for its planning achievements,particularly its creation of a participative,responsive, and design-led approach to urbanregeneration and redevelopment.This book ? the first comprehensive accountof contemporary planning and urban designpractice in any Canadian city ? examines thedevelopment of the city?s unique approachto zoning, planning, and urban design from itsinception in the early 1970s to the presentday. It builds upon an exhaustive analysisof city planning documents, supplementedby in-depth interviews with leading localplanners, politicians, architects, and develop-ers. This heavily illustrated book will appealto academic and professional audiences, aswell as to the general public.?Recognizing that urbanists all over NorthAmerica and even further afield have startedto identify Vancouver as a model city for thefuture and have attributed this in part to thesustained planning efforts of the local govern-ment, this book could become a seminal guideto ongoing study and evaluation of the city.?? Larry Beasley, Co-Director, Planning, City ofVancouver, and Adjunct Professor, School ofCommunity and Regional Planning, University ofBritish ColumbiaJohn Punter is with the Department of City andRegional Planning, Cardiff University, Wales.JUNE448 pages, 6 x 9?67 b/w photos, 69 figureshc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0971-XRECENTLY RELEASEDPLANNINGWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/PLANNING? ALSO OF INTERESTPlanning the New SuburbiaFlexibility by DesignAvi Friedmanpb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0859-4Planning Canadian RegionsGerald Hodge and Ira M. Robinsonpb $39.95ISBN 0-7748-0851-9Wired to the World,Chained to the HomeTelework in Daily LifePenny Gursteinpb $27.95ISBN 0-7748-0847-117 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CARod PreeceAwe for the Tiger,Love for the LambA Chronicle of Sensibilityto AnimalsRespect for animals has always been a part ofhuman consciousness. Poets, thinkers,philosophers, scientists, and statesmen havelong celebrated our compassion towardsEarth?s other beasts.Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb compilesthe most significant statements of sensibility toanimals in the history of thought. From themyths of the ancient world to the Middle Agesto Darwin and beyond, Preece captures themost telling and most fascinating accounts ofhumankind?s relationship to the wild world, andplaces them in historical context.Jung called it ?an unconscious identity withanimals,? while Wordsworth saw it as the?primal sympathy which having been mustever be.? Linking the diverse chords of humanexperience that are touched by the animalworld, Preece shows that despite a historicalthread of cruelty, there still remains in allhumanity a constant underlying concern forother beings as an integral part of the moralcommunity.Rod Preece is Professor of Political Science atWilfrid Laurier University. He is the author ofAnimals and Nature: Cultural Myths, CulturalRealities, which received a CHOICE OutstandingAcademic Book Award and was short-listed for theRaymond Klibansky Prize.JANUARY420 pages, 6 x 9?pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0897-7*Rights restrictions: US and UK paperback rights held byRoutledgeBirds of the Yukon TerritoryEdited by Pamela H. Sinclair, Wendy A. Nixon,Cameron D. Eckert, and Nancy L. HughesIn the spirit of our bestselling Birds of BritishColumbia series, Birds of the Yukon Territoryprovides unprecedented coverage of the birdspecies of the Yukon. Lavishly illustrated withmore than 400 colour photographs and 223hand-drawn bird illustrations, the bookpresents a wealth of information on birddistribution, migration and breeding chronol-ogy, nesting behaviour, habitat use, andconservation concerns. Two hundred eighty-eight species of birds are documented,including 223 regular species, and 65 casualand accidental species. In compiling thismeticulously researched volume, the authorsconsulted over 166,000 records in a databasecreated by the Canadian Wildlife Service, withinformation dating back to 1861.Sections on birds in Aboriginal culture andhistory, and bird names in the Yukon FirstNations and Inuvialuit languages, enhance thebook, as do the numerous easily interpretedcharts and graphs. Destined to become abasic reference work on the avifauna of theNorth, Birds of the Yukon Territory is a must-have for bird enthusiasts and anyone inter-ested in the natural history of the Yukon andthe Northern regions.The editors all live in the Yukon Territory and areavid birders and members of the Yukon Bird Club.Pamela H. Sinclair, Wendy A. Nixon, and NancyHughes all work with the Canadian Wildlife Servicein Whitehorse. Cameron D. Eckert is ConservationBiologist for the Parks and Protected Areas Branchof the Yukon Department of Renewable Resources.MARCH604 pages, 8 ? x 11?400 colour photos, 223 b/w illus.,235 mapshc $125.00ISBN 0-7748-1012-XNEW IN PAPERBACKNATURAL HISTORY ? ANIMAL STUDIESWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATURALHISTORY? ALSO OF INTERESTThe Birds of BritishColumbia, Volume 4Wood Warblers through OldWorld SparrowsWayne Campbell et al.hc $125.00ISBN 0-7748-0621-418 ORDER FROM  uniPRESSES TEL: 1 877 864 8477MAY256 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1023-8Howard C. Clark isPresident and Vice-Chancellor Emeritus ofDalhousie University, Vice-President Emeritus of theUniversity of Guelph, andformer professor ofChemistry at theUniversities of BritishColumbia and WesternOntario.Growth and Governance of CanadianUniversitiesAn Insider?s ViewTraining the Excluded for WorkAccess and Equity for Women, Immigrants,First Nations, Youth, and People with LowIncomeMarjorie Griffin CohenMAY256 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1006-8Marjorie Griffin Cohenis a member of theDepartment of PoliticalScience, Simon FraserUniversity.Over the last fifty years, Canadian universi-ties have experienced remarkable change.The explosion of a so-called ?knowledge-based? economy, increasing corporatepresence and funding on campus, and theunprecedented rise in enrolment, amongother factors, have all played significantroles in the shaping of the modern Canadianuniversity.In this thoughtful book, Howard C. Clarkconsiders how such changes to growth andgovernance have altered the nature of theinstitution itself. Tracing the development ofthe university from the end of the SecondWorld War, through the seismic changes inthe 1960s and 70s, Clark argues that whilethe accomplishments of Canadian universi-ties were remarkable during this period, theywere ill-prepared for the financial constraintsof the 1980s and early 1990s. As a result,they were left in a state of institutionalparalysis that has hindered their ability toadapt to the needs of a changing society.Historians of education, cultural historians,university administrators, governmentpolicymakers, and those with a stake inpublic education will welcome this importantvolume by one of Canada?s most respecteduniversity administrators and educators.In recent years job training programs havesuffered severe funding cuts, and the focusof training programs has shifted to meet thedirectives of funders rather than the needsof the community. How do these changes tojob training affect disadvantaged workersand the unemployed?This insightful and comprehensive discussionof job education in Canada pools findingsfrom a five-year collaborative study oftraining programs. Good training programs,argue Cohen and her contributors, areessential for providing chronically disadvan-taged people with the tools needed toacquire more secure, better-paying jobs. Inthe ongoing shift toward a neo-liberaleconomic model, government policies haveengendered a growing reliance on privateand market-based training schemes. Thesenew training policies have undermined equity.In an attempt to redress social inequities inthe workplace, the authors examine variouskinds of training programs and recommendspecific policy initiatives to improve accessto these programs. This book will be ofinterest to policymakers, academics, andstudents interested in policy, work, equity,gender, and education.Howard C. ClarkEDUCATIONWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/EDUCATION? ALSO OF INTERESTNo Place to LearnWhy Universities Aren?tWorkingTom Pocklington andAllan Tupperpb $24.95ISBN 0-7748-0879-9Academic Freedom andthe Inclusive UniversitySharon E. Kahn andDennis Pavlich, eds.pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0808-X19 FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA2002512 pages, 6 x 9?64 b/w illus.hc $90.00ISBN 0-7748-0902-7Jacqueline Levitin is afilmmaker who teaches inWomen?s Studies and theSchool for ContemporaryArts at Simon FraserUniversity. Judith Plessisis Director of LanguagePrograms and Services atthe University of BritishColumbia (UBC). ValerieRaoul is Professor ofFrench and formerdirector of the Centre forResearch in Women?sStudies and GenderRelations at UBC.Women FilmmakersRefocussingHollywood NorthThe Feature Film Industry in British ColumbiaMike Gasher2002184 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-0967-1pb $24.95ISBN 0-7748-0968-XMike Gasher is amember of the Depart-ment of Journalism,Concordia University, andco-author of MassCommunication inCanada. He is a formerreporter and editor at TheProvince, The Columbian,and other papersWhat difference does it make when a womanwields the camera? What is the relationshipof the work and experience of womenfilmmakers to feminism and feminist theory?Have issues of gender in films by womenbeen eclipsed by issues of race and class?How has the situation of women filmmakerschanged over the past twenty years?Women Filmmakers: Refocusing casts acritical eye on the often-overlooked work ofwomen filmmakers. It provides a richsampling of the wealth of thought andexperience of women in the film industry andbrings together in a unique way the views ofcreators and critics from around the world.This wide-ranging volume includes contribu-tions from prominent filmmakers andscholars, such as Helma Sanders Brahms,Deepa Mehta, Pratibha Parmar, Margarethevon Trotta, Ann Wheeler, and E. Ann Kaplan.Questions of history and theory, genre,creativity, funding and distribution, nationaland cultural identity, and class all come tothe fore in this unparalleled contemporarystudy of women?s film culture.Equally accessible to non-specialists andresearchers, this book will appeal tofilmmakers, film studies faculty and students,film buffs, and those with an interest inwomen?s studies and cultural studies.Edited by Jacqueline Levitin, Judith Plessis, andValerie RaoulRECENTLY RELEASED RECENTLY RELEASEDBritish Columbia is celebrated as Canada?sprincipal centre of audiovisual production. Itsbillion-dollar industry trails behind onlyCalifornia and New York, the most well-established film production sites on thecontinent. Prior to the mid-1970s, however,British Columbia had little in the way of filmproduction that could properly be called anindustry.This timely book recounts the story of BritishColumbia?s rapid rise from relative obscurityin the film world to its current status as?Hollywood North.? Mike Gasher positionsthe industry as a model for commercial filmproduction in the twenty-first century ? onestrongly shaped by a perception of cinemaas a medium, not of culture, but of regionalindustrial development. Addressing thespecific economic and geographic factorsthat contribute to the province?s success,such as the low Canadian dollar and BC?sproximity to Los Angeles, Gasher alsoconsiders the broader implications of theincreasingly widespread trend towardlocation service production on nationalcinema and cultural production.Hollywood North is an important book thatbrings into focus the tension betweenglobalization and localization in the filmindustry. 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