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1Do Glaciers Listen?Local Knowledge, Colonial Encounters, and Social ImaginationJulie CruikshankThe glaciers creepLike snakes that watch their prey, from their far fountains,Slow rolling on.-- Percy Shelley, ?Mont Blanc,? 1816Glaciers  in  America?s  far  northwest  ?gure  prominently  in  indigenous  oral traditions, early travelers? journals, and the work of geophysical scientists. By  following  such  stories  across  three  centuries,  this  book  explores  local knowledge, colonial encounters, and environmental change.Do Glaciers Listen?  examines con?icting depictions of glaciers to show how natural and social histories are entangled. During late stages of the Little Ice Age, signi?cant geophysical changes coincided with dramatic social upheaval in the Saint Elias Mountains. European visitors brought conceptions of Nature as  sublime,  as  spiritual,  or  as  a  resource  for  human  progress.  They  saw glaciers as inanimate, subject to empirical investigation and measurement. Aboriginal  responses  were  strikingly  different.  From  their  perspectives, glaciers were sentient, animate, and quick to respond to human behaviour. In each case, experiences and ideas surrounding glaciers were incorporated into interpretations of social relations. Focusing on these contrasting views, Julie Cruikshank demonstrates how local knowledge is produced, rather than ?discovered,? through such encounters, and how oral histories conjoin social and biophysical processes. She traces how divergent views continue to weave through contemporary debates about protected areas, parks and the new World Heritage site that encompasses the area where Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territory now meet.Students and scholars of Native studies and anthropology as well as readers interested in northern studies and colonial encounters will ?nd  Do Glaciers Listen?  a fascinating read and a rich addition to circumpolar literature.Julie Cruikshank  is Professor Emerita in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of British Columbia. She is the author of  Life Lived  Like  a  Story   (winner  of  the  Canadian  Historical  Association?s  1991 Macdonald Prize),  Reading Voices , and  The Social Life of Stories .? Do Glaciers Listen?  is an exploration of nature and culture in encounter that builds upon Julie Cruikshank?s deep and unrivalled knowledge of indigenous tradition. It focuses on an area that is, by most people?s reckoning, ?off the beaten track? and probably thus, by extension, unpropitious space for such an  inquiry.  But  this  is  its  triumph.  It  brings  liminal  space  to  the  very  centre of several important concerns of contemporary scholarship.?? Graeme W ynn, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia.BRENDA AND DAVID MCLEAN CANADIAN STUDIES SERIESSEPTEMBER  288 pages, est., 6 x 9?  23 b/w illus., 10 maps  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1186-2ANTHROPOLOGY / NATIVE STUDIES  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES? ALSO OF INTERESTThe Social Life of StoriesNarrative and Knowledge in the Yukon TerritoryJulie CruikshankISBN 0-7748-0649-4  pb $27.95 Canadian rights onlyLife Lived Like a StoryLife Stories of Three Yukon Native EldersJulie CruikshankISBN 0-7748-0413-0   pb $25.95 Canadian rights only2 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477Imagining DifferenceLegend, Curse, and Spectacle in aCanadian Mining TownLeslie A. RobertsonS t o r i e s   a re   i m p o r t a n t   v e h i c l e s   f o r   s o c i a l knowledge, as they?re used to construct and transmit perceptions of the world around us. They are powerful imaginative resources that help  to  explain  or  negotiate  con?ict  in  the contexts  of  colonialism,  war,  immigration, labour strife, natural disaster, treaty making, and  globalization.  As  such,  they  allow  us to  engage  with  different  understandings  of human difference.In  Imagining  Dif ference ,  Leslie  Rober tson turns  to  a  popular  local  legend  to  explore the social construction of difference through ideas of ?race,? ?foreignness,? and regional, class,  and  religious  identity,  as  expressed b y   re s i d e n t s   o f   F e r n i e ,   B r i t i s h   C o l u m b i a , a  coal-mining  town  on  its  way  to  becom -ing  an  international  ski  resor t.  The  legend revolves  around  a  curse  cast  on  the  valley by  indigenous  people  in  the  nineteenth  cen -tury.  Successive  interpretations  of  the  story reveal  a  complicated  landscape  of  memory and  silence,  mapping  of?cial  and  contested histories,  social  and  scienti?c  theories,  as well as the edicts of political discourse. Curs -ing  becomes  a  metaphor  for  the  discursive power that resonates in political, popular, and cultural contexts, transmitting ideas of differ -ence across generations and geographies. Paying  close  attention  to  public  per form -ances, mass media, and processes of place-making, Robertson examines forms of social knowledge  circulating  within  local  settings, w h i c h   s h a p e   s h a re d   u n d e r s t a n d i n g s   a n d common-sense views of the world.DECEMBER 2004  320 pages, 6 x 9?  20 b/w photos, 2 maps  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1092-0ANTHROPOLOGY  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ANTHROPOLOGY ? ALSO OF INTERESTThe Burden of HistoryColonialism and the Frontier Myth in a Rural Canadian CommunityElizabeth Furnisspb $29.95  ISBN 0-7748-0711-3  Negotiated MemoryDoukhobor Autobiographical DiscourseJulie RakT h e   D o u k h o b o r s ,   R u s s i a n - s p e a k i n g   i m -migrants  who  began  to  arrive  in  Canada  in 1899,  are  known  primarily  to  the  Canadian public  through  the  sensationalist  images  of them  as  nude  protestors,  anarchists,  and religious  fanatics  ?  representations  largely propagated by government commissions and the Canadian media. In  Negotiated Memory,  Julie Rak examines the ways in which autobio -graphical strategies have been employed by the Doukhobors themselves in order to retell and reclaim their own history.Drawing  from  oral  interviews,  cour t  docu -ments,  government  reports,  prison  diaries, and media accounts, Rak demonstrates how the Doukhobors employed both ?classic? and alternative  forms  of  autobiography  to  com -municate their views about communal living, vegetarianism, activism, and spiritual life, as well  as  to  pass  on  traditions  to  successive generations.  More  than  a  historical  work, this  book  brings  together  recent  theories concerning  subjectivity,  autobiography,  and identity, and shows how Doukhobor autobio -graphical  discourse  forms  a  series  of  ongo -ing  negotiations  for  identity  and  collective survival  that  are  sometimes  successful  and sometimes not. An innovative study,  Negotiated Memory  will appeal  to  those  interested  in  autobiography studies  as  well  as  to  historians,  literary  crit -ics,  and  students  and  scholars  of  Canadian cultural studies.JANUARY  172 pages, 6 x 9?3 b/w photos  pb $29.95  ISBN 0-7748-1031-9?This is a pioneer work in the area of literary studies and criticism in Canada, but perhaps more impor -tant, it is the ?rst time ... that Doukhobor literature has been exposed to such searching examination and interpretation.? ? John McLaren is Lansdowne Professor of Law at the University of Victoria and co-editor of Regulating Lives: Histori -cal Essays on the State, Society, the Individual, and the LawLeslie A. Robertson  is an ethnographer whose work includes the study of ethnic relations, life history, health, and urban anthropology. She teaches at the University of British Columbia. Julie Rak  is in the Department of English at the University of Alberta.RECENTLY RELEASED33Paddling to Where I StandAgnes Alfred, Qwiqwasutinuxw NoblewomanEdited by  Martine J. ReidTranslated by  Daisy Sewid-SmithAgnes Alfred (c. 1890-1992) was one of the last  great  storytellers  of  her  generation.  A non-literate  Qwiqwasutinuxw  noblewoman, she wove her narratives from myths, chants, historical  accounts,  and  personal  reminis -cences.  Paddling to Where I Stand  is her ?rst-hand account of the most signi?cant period of change she and her people experienced since ?rst contact, and her memoirs ?ow from her urgently felt desire to pass on her knowledge to younger generations. Eloquent and well versed in the Kwakwakawakw customs,  she  sets  forth,  in  the  classic  oral tradition,  the  foundations  and  the  enduring pulse of her living culture. She contributes to our understanding of several traditional prac -tices,  including  pre-arranged  marriages  and the traditional potlatch ceremonies. She also shows how a First Nations woman managed to quietly ful?ll her role as a noble matriarch in her ever-changing society, thus providing a role model for those who came after her. Offering stories that are both humorous and moving,  Paddling  to  Where  I  Stand   is  an original and fascinating read.NATIVE STUDIES  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES NOW IN PAPERBACKMartine J. Reid  is an independent scholar whose interests are in the ?eld of Northwest Coast cultural and aesthetic anthropology.  Daisy Sewid-Smith  is Agnes Alfred?s granddaughter, a cultural historian, and a Kwakwakawakw language instructor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria.NOVEMBER 2004 325 pages, 6 x 9?36 b/w photos, 8 ?gures, 1 map  pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0913-2TsawalkA Nuu-chah-nulth WorldviewUmeek ( E. Richard Atleo)Western  philosophy  has  long  held  scienti?c rationalism  in  a  place  of  honour.  Reason, that  particularly  exalted  human  quality,  has become  steadily  distanced  from  the  meta -physical aspects of existence, such as spirit, faith,  and  intuition.  In  Tsawalk ,  hereditary chief Umeek introduces us to an alternative, indigenous  worldview  --  an  ontology  drawn from Nuu-chah-nulth origin stories.Umeek develops a theory of ?Tsawalk,? mean -ing  ?one,? which views the nature of existence a s   a n   i n t e g r a t e d   a n d   o rd e r l y   w h o l e ,   a n d thereby  recognizes  the  intrinsic  relationship between  the  physical  and  spiritual  realms. By  retelling  and  analyzing  the  origin  stories of  Son  of  Raven  and  Son  of  Mucus,  Umeek demonstrates how Tsawalk provides a viable theoretical alternative that both complements and  expands  the  view  of  reality  presented by  Western  science.  Tsawalk,  he  argues, allows  both  Western  and  indigenous  views to  be  combined  in  order  to  advance  our understanding of the universe. In addition, he shows  how  various  fundamental  aspects  of Nuu-chah-nulth society are based on Tsawalk, and  what  implications  it  has  today  for  both Native and non-Native peoples.A  valuable  contribution  to  Native  studies, anthropology, and philosophy,  Tsawalk  offers a  revitalizing  and  thoughtful  complement  to Western scienti?c worldviews.NOW IN PAPERBACKE. Richard Atleo , whose Nuu-chah-nulth name is Umeek , is a hereditary chief. He served as co-chair of the internationally recognized Scienti?c Panel for Sustainable Forest Practices in Clayoquot Sound and taught in the First Nations Studies Department at Malaspina University College. He now lives in Winnipeg.JANUARY  168 pages, 6 x 9?  15 b/w photos, 2 ?gures, 1 mappb $24.95ISBN 0-7748-1085-8? Paddling to Where I Stand is a delight in every sense of the word. The book features lesser-known historical narratives ? stories of steamship and paddlewheel travel, of early missionaries and government agents, of the ?rst washing machines, automobiles, and radios in Alert Bay, and of the impact of two world wars.?-- Wendy Wickwire, Department of History, University of Victoria, author of  Nature Power: In the Spirit of an Okanagan Storyteller? ALSO OF INTERESTHuron-WendatThe Heritage of the CircleGeorges Siouipb $29.95  ISBN 0-7748-0715-64 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477Northern ExposuresPhotographing and Filming the Canadian North, 1920?45Peter GellerTo  many,  the  Nor th  is  a  familiar  but  inac -cessible  place.  Most  of  us  have  never  been there,  yet  images  of  the  region  are  within easy  reach:  in  magazine  racks,  on  coffee t a b l e s ,   a n d   o n   t e l e v i s i o n ,   c o m p u t e r,   a n d movie  screens.  Here,  Peter  Geller  uncovers the history behind these popular conceptions of the Canadian North.Northern Exposures  looks at the photographic and  ?lm  practice  of  the  three  major  colonial institutions in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic -- the Canadian  government,  the  Anglican  Church of  Canada,  and  the  Hudson?s  Bay  Company --  in  the  ?rst  half  of  the  twentieth  century. Their  visual  representations  of  the  region were widely circulated in of?cial publications and presented in ?lm shows and lantern slide lectures. Through the work of federal govern -ment  special  investigator  Major  Lachlin  T. Burwash, ?rst Bishop of the Arctic Archibald Lang  Fleming,  The  Beaver   magazine  editor and  publicity  exper t  Douglas  MacKay,  and p h o t o g r a p h e r - f i l m m a k e r - a u t h o r   R i c h a r d Finnie, Geller reveals the varied ways in which taking  and  displaying  pictures  of  nor thern people and places extended control over the northern reaches of the Canadian nation.This  book  sheds  light  on  twentieth-century visual  culture  and  the  relationship  between photographic ways of seeing and the expan -sion  of  colonial  power,  and  raises  questions about  the  role  of  visual  representation  in interpreting  the  past.  Illustrated  with  over eighty-?ve images from photographs and ?lms of  the  period,  this  book  will  appeal  to  those interested  in  Canadian  and  cultural  history, Northern and Aboriginal studies, ?lm and com -munication, anthropology, and visual culture.SEPTEMBER 2004  280 pages, 6 x 9?  86 b/w photos  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-0927-2NATIVE STUDIES  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES ? ALSO OF INTERESTShifting BoundariesAboriginal Identity, Pluralist Theory, and the Politics of Self-GovernmentTim Schoulspb $24.95  ISBN 0-7748-1047-5  ?Real? Indians and OthersMixed-Blood Urban Native Peoples and Indigenous NationhoodBonita LawrenceMixed-blood urban Native peoples in Canada are profoundly affected by federal legislation that divides Aboriginal peoples into different legal  categories.  In  this  pioneering  book, Bonita  Lawrence  reveals  the  ways  in  which mixed-blood  urban  Natives  understand  their identities  and  struggle  to  survive  in  a  world that,  more  often  than  not,  fails  to  recognize them. In  ?Real? Indians and Others  Lawrence draws on the ?rst-person accounts of thirty Toronto residents of Native heritage, as well as archi -val materials, sociological research, and her own urban Native heritage and experiences. She sheds light on the Canadian government?s efforts  to  de?ne  Native  identity  through  the years by means of the Indian Act and shows how  policies  such  as  residential  schooling, loss  of  of?cial  Indian  status,  and  adoption have affected Native identity. Lawrence looks at how Natives with ?Indian status? react and respond to ?nonstatus? Natives and how fed -erally  recognized  Native  peoples  attempt  to impose an identity on urban Natives. Drawing on her interviews with urban Natives, s h e   d e s c r i b e s   t h e   d e v a s t a t i n g   l o s s   o f community  that  has  resulted  from  identity legislation and how urban Native peoples have wrestled with their past and current identities. L a w re n c e   a l s o   a d d re s s e s   t h e   f u t u re   a n d explores the forms of nation building that can reconcile the differences in experiences and distinct agendas of urban and reserve-based Native communities.JULY 2004  328 pages, 6 x 9?  pb $34.95 CRO  ISBN 0-7748-1103-Xhc $69.95 CROISBN 0-7748-1102-1Peter Geller  lives and teaches in northern Manitoba and is the Dean of Arts at the University College of the North.Bonita Lawrence  is an assistant professor at York University, in Toronto, where she teaches anti-racism and Native studies. She recently co-edited (with Kim Anderson)  Strong Women Stories: Native Vision and Community Survival .RECENTLY RELEASED? Northern Exposures  makes a very signi?cant contribution to the ?eld. Its important subject ? how southern attitudes toward the North have been manipulated ? has not been previously tackled, and Geller?s scholarship is very sound indeed.? ? William Barr, Arctic Institute of North America55NATIVE STUDIES  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES First Nations Sacred Sites inCanada?s CourtsMichael Lee Ross?I know of no other book that even attempts to do what Michael Ross?s very careful and intelligent le -gal analysis accomplishes here. Ross?s arguments are logically presented and clear, and he makes an important contribution to the literature.??  Peter  Russell,  Professor  Emeritus  in  Political Science, University of TorontoThe sacred sites of indigenous peoples are under increasing  threat  worldwide.  The  threat?s  origin  is traceable  to  state  appropriation  of  control  over their ancestral territories; its increase is fueled by insatiable  demands  on  lands,  waters,  and  natural re s o u rc e s .   B e c a u s e   t h e i r   s a c re d   s i t e s   s p i r i t u -ally  anchor  their  relationship  with  their  lands,  and because  their  relationship  with  their  lands  is  at the core of their identities, threats to their sacred sites are effectively threats to indigenous peoples themselves.In recent decades, First Nations peoples of Canada, like  other  indigenous  peoples,  have  faced  hard choices.  Sometimes,  they  have  foregone  public defence  of  their  threatened  sacred  sites  in  order to avoid compounding disrespect and to grieve in private over the desecration and even destruction. Other  times,  they  have  mounted  public  protests ?  ranging  from  public  information  campaigns  to on-the-ground  resistance,  the  latter  having  oc -curred famously at Oka, Ipperwash, and Gustafsen Lake.  Of  late,  they  have  also  taken  their  ?ght  to the courts.First Nations Sacred Sites in Canada?s Courts  is the ?rst  work  to  examine  how  Canada?s  courts  have responded.  Informed  by  elements  of  a  general theory  of  sacred  sites  and  supported  by  a  thor -ough  analysis  of  nearly  a  dozen  cases,  the  book demonstrates not merely that the courts have failed but also why they have failed to treat First Nations sacred  sites  fairly.  The  book  does  not,  however, end on a wholly critical note. It goes on to suggest practical ways in which courts can improve on their treatment of First Nations sacred sites and, ?nally, to re?ect that Canada too has something profound at stake in the struggle of First Nations peoples for their sacred sites.Although  intended  for  anthropologists,  lawyers, judges, politicians, and scholars (particularly those in  anthropology,  law,  native  studies,  politics,  and religious  studies),  First  Nations  Sacred  Sites  in Canada?s Courts  may be read with pro?t by anyone interested  in  the  evolving  relationship  between indigenous peoples and the modern state.Michael  Ross   has  a law  degree  from the  Univer -sity  of  British  Columbia  and  is  working  on  a  PhD in philosophy at the University of Toronto. He cur -rently  lives  in  Vancouver,  British  Columbia,  where he  is  an  Articled  Student  with  Hutchins  Grant  and Associates.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESMARCH 2005  256 pages, est., 6 x 9?  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1129-3Our Box Was FullAn Ethnography for the Delgamuukw  PlaintiffsRichard DalyFor the Gitksan and Witsuwit?en of northwest Brit -ish  Columbia,  the  land  is  invested  with  meaning that  goes  beyond  simple  notions  of  property  or sustenance.  Considered  both  a  food  box  and  a storage box of history and wealth, the land plays a central role in their culture, survival, history, and identity. In  Our Box Was Full , Richard Daly explores the centrality of this notion in the determination of Aboriginal  rights  with  particular  reference  to  the landmark  Delgamuukw   case  that  occupied  the British Columbia courts from 1987 to 1997.Called  as  an  exper t  witness  for  the  Aboriginal plaintiffs,  Daly,  an  anthropologist,  was  charged with helping the Gitksan and Witsutwit?en to ?prove they existed? and to make the case for Aboriginal self-governance.  In  order  to  do  this,  Daly  spent s e v e r a l   y e a r s   d o c u m e n t i n g   t h e i r   i n s t i t u t i o n s , s y s t e m   o f   p ro d u c t i o n   a n d   e x c h a n g e ,   d i s p u t e settlement, and proprietorship before Pax Britan -nica  and  colonization.  His  conclusions  were  that the  plaintiffs  continue  to  live  out  their  rich  and complex heritage today albeit under very different conditions from those of either the pre-contact or fur trade eras.Our Box Was Full  provides fascinating insight into the  Delgamuukw   case  and  sheds  much-needed light on the role of anthropology in Aboriginal rights litigation.  A  rich,  compassionate,  and  original ethnographic study, the book situates the plaintiff peoples  within  the  ?eld  of  forager  studies  and emphasizes the kinship and gift exchange features that pervade these societies even today. Richard  Daly   is  an  independent  anthropologist who now lives in Norway. DECEMBER 2004  400 pages, 39 b/w photos, 8 maps, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1074-2RECENTLY RELEASED6 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477Between Justice and CertaintyTreaty Making in British ColumbiaAndrew Woolford?This  impor tant  piece  of  scholarship  provides  much  fodder  for  thought among those with a theoretical as well as an ?applied? bent ? and it certainly helps one understand why the process, which began with such fanfare and promise, seems to be bogging down. In all,  Between Justice and Certainty  offers a refreshing analysis of a complex situation.?? Peter Kulchyski, Head of Native Studies, University of ManitobaThe British Columbia Treaty Process was established in 1992 with the aim of  resolving  the  outstanding  land  claims  of  First  Nations  peoples  in  British Columbia.  Since  that  time,  two  discourses  have  been  prominent  within  the treaty negotiations taking place between First Nations and the governments of Canada and British Columbia. The ?rst, that of justice, asks how we can remedy the past injustices that were imposed on BC?s First Nations through the removal of their lands and forced assimilation. The second, that of cer -tainty, asks whether this historical repair can occur in a manner that provides a better future for all British Columbians.  In  Between  Justice  and  Certainty ,  Andrew  Woolford  examines  the  interplay between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal visions of justice and certainty in the ?rst  decade  of  the  BC  Treaty  Process  and  poses  the  question:  Is  there  a space between justice and certainty in which modern treaties can be made? Through interviews, ?eld research, and an overview of archival and modern treaty documents, he argues that the goal of certainty is overriding the de -mand for justice in the treaty process, and suggests that greater attention to justice is necessary if we are to initiate a process of reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples in BC.Between  Justice  and  Certainty   is  recommended  reading  for  sociologists, anthropologists, historians, political scientists, and legal scholars interested in  how  we  deal  with  past  injustices,  as  well  as  for  anyone  wishing  to  learn more about the BC Treaty Process.Andrew  Woolford   is  Assistant  Professor  in  the  Department  of  Sociology at the University of Manitoba.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESFEBRUARY  240 pages, est., 6 x 9?hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1131-5NATIVE STUDIES / LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW? ALSO OF INTERESTTreaty Talks in British ColumbiaNegotiating a Mutually Bene?cial FutureSecond EditionChristopher McKeeISBN 0-7748-0824-1  pb $24.95 77Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal ContextsEdited by  Catherine Bell and  David KahaneI n   t h e   l a s t   t w e n t y   y e a r s ,   t h e re   h a s   b e e n a   g ro w i n g   i n t e re s t   i n   a l t e r n a t i v e   d i s p u t e resolution  (ADR),  as  scholars  and  practition -ers  seek  more  effective,  context-sensitive a p p ro a c h e s   t o   c o n f l i c t .   W h e re   f o r m e r l y con?ict was tackled and ?resolved? in formal legal  settings  and  with  an  adversarial  spirit, more  conciliatory  approaches  --  negotiation, mediation, problem-solving, and arbitration ?are now gaining favour. These new methods are  proving  especially  appropriate  in  inter -cultural  contexts,  particularly  for  Aboriginal land claims, self-government, and community-based disputes.T h e   e s s a y s   c o l l e c t e d   h e re   b y   C a t h e r i n e Bell  and  David  Kahane  provide  a  balanced view  of  ADR,  exploring  its  opportunities  and effectiveness  alongside  its  challenges  and limits. The essays are international in scope, with  examples  of  efforts  at  dispute  resolu -tion involving Inuit and Arctic peoples, Dene, Gitxsan  and  Wet?suwet?en,  Tsuu  T?ina,  Cree, Metis, Navajo, Maori, Aboriginal Australians, and Torres Strait Islanders. With  contributions  from  Aboriginal  and  non-Aboriginal theorists and practitioners,  Intercul -tural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts presents an array of insightful perspectives. This book will appeal to students and scholars of Aboriginal law and alternative dispute reso -lution;  legal  and  political  theorists;  dispute resolution practitioners; and anyone involved in  struggles  around  land  claims,  treaty,  and self-government  agreements  in  Canada  or abroad.NATIVE STUDIES / LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES NOW IN PAPERBACKCatherine Bell  is Professor of Law and David Kahane  is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy. Both are at the University of Alberta.JANUARY392 pages, 6 x 9?6 ?gures, 1 table  pb $35.95ISBN 0-7748-1027-0Compulsory CompassionA Critique of Restorative JusticeAnnalise AcornRestorative  justice  is  often  touted  as  the humane and politically progressive alternative to the rigid philosophy of retributive punishment that  underpins  many  of  the  world?s  judicial systems.  Emotionally  seductive,  its  rhetoric a p p e a l s   t o   a   d e s i re   f o r   a   ? r i g h t - re l a t i o n ? a m o n g   i n d i v i d u a l s   a n d   c o m m u n i t i e s ,   a n d offers us a vision of justice that allows for the mutual healing of victim and offender, and with it, a sense of communal repair. In  Compulsory Compassion , Annalise Acorn, a  one-time  advocate  for  restorative  justice, deconstructs  the  rhetoric  of  the  restorative m o v e m e n t .   D r a w i n g   f ro m   d i v e r s e   l e g a l , literary,  philosophical,  and  autobiographical sources,  she  questions  the  fundamental  as -sumptions  behind  that  rhetoric:  that  we  can trust wrongdoers? performances of contrition; that  healing  lies  in  a  respectful,  face-to-face encounter between victim and offender; and that the restorative idea of right-relation holds the  key  to  a  reconciliation  of  justice  and  ac -countability with love and compassion.NOW IN PAPERBACKAnnalise Acorn  is Professor of Law at the University of Alberta.JANUARY   224 pages, 6 x 9?pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-0943-4LAW AND SOCIETY SERIES?To ignore the volume would be a mistake for any scholar interested in conversations about multiculturalism, recogni -tion, institution-building, democracy, liberalism, process design, and plural -ism? These essays work very well together, and the volume itself is coherent, enjoyable, and refreshing.  I highly recommend it.?? Ren?e Ann Cramer, Assistant Professor of Political Science, California State University at Long Beach? Compulsory Compassion  is the most searching critique of restorative justice to date. It?s an eloquently passionate and yet brilliantly and devas -tatingly critical take on some very under-examined assumptions about mercy, compassion, and justice.?-- Robert Weisberg, Edwin E. Huddleson Jr. Professor of Law, Stanford University8 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477Good Government? Good Citizens?Courts, Politics, and Markets in a Changing CanadaW.A. Bogart?Bogart?s  well-written  and  important  book,  drawing  on  a  diverse  body  of scholarship  and  evidence,  traces  the  transformations  in  Canadian  law  and politics over the past twenty years. His analysis of the rise of judicial power, the disarray of electoral politics, ?the market abounding,? the place of First Nations,  our  treatment  of  children,  and  prospects  for  cyber-citizenship  is ambitious, insightful, provocative, and timely.?? Harry W. Arthurs, University Professor of Law and Political Science, York UniversityGood  Government?  Good  Citizens?   explores  the  evolving  concept  of  the citizen in Canada at the beginning of this century. Three forces are at work in reconstituting the citizen in this society: courts, politics, and markets. Many see these forces as intersecting and colliding in ways that are fundamentally reshaping the relationship of individuals to the state and to each other.How  has  Canadian  society  actually  been  transformed?  Is  the  state  truly  in retreat?  Do  individuals,  in  fact,  have  a  fundamentally  altered  sense  of  their relationship  to  government  and  to  each  other?  Have  courts  and  markets supplanted representative politics regarding the expression of basic values? Must judicialized protection of human rights and minority interests necessar -ily  mean  a  diminished  concern  for  the  common  good  on  the  part  of  repre -sentative politics? To what extent should markets and representative politics maintain a role in the protection of human rights and minority interests? Will representative politics ever hold the public trust again? Good  Government?  Good  Citizens?   responds  to  these  questions.  It  does so by examining the altered roles of courts, politics, and markets over the last two decades. It then examines a number of areas to gauge the extent of  the  evidence  regarding  transformations  that  have  occurred  because  of these changing roles. There are chapters on the First Peoples, cyberspace, education,  and  on  an  ageing  Canada.  The  book  concludes  with  re?ections on the ?good citizen? at the dawning of the new century.Of particular interest to professors and students of law and political science, Good  Government?  Good  Citizens?   will  appeal  to  anyone  interested  in  the changing face of Canada and its citizens.W.A. Bogart  teaches in the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor. He has been a Virtual Scholar in Residence for the Law Commission of Canada, and is the author of several books, including  Consequences: The Impact of Law and Its Complexity  and  Courts and Country: The Limits of Litigation and the Social and Political Life of Canada.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESMAY  288 pages, est., 6 x 9?hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1164-1LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW? ALSO OF INTERESTCitizens PlusAboriginal Peoples and the Canadian StateAlan C. CairnsISBN 0-7748-0768-7  pb $25.95 99Tournament of AppealsGranting Judicial Review in CanadaRoy B. FlemmingCanada?s Supreme Court decides cases with far-reaching effects on Canadian politics and public policies. When the Supreme Court sets cases  on  its  agenda,  it  exercises  nearly  un -restrained discretion and considerable public authority.  But  how  does  the  Cour t  choose these cases in the ?rst place? Tournament of Appeals  investigates the leave to  appeal  process  in  Canada  and  explores how and why certain cases ?win? a place on the Court?s agenda and others do not. Draw -ing from systematically collected information on  the  process,  applications,  and  lawyers, Flemming offers both a qualitative and quan -titative explanation of how Canada?s justices grant judicial review. The ?rst of its kind, this innovative  study  will  draw  the  attention  of lawyers,  academics,  and  students  in  North America as well as in the Commonwealth or Europe, where the appeals process in the high courts is similar to that of Canada.LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW NOW IN PAPERBACKRoy B. Flemming is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University.JANUARY144 pages, 6 x 9?20 tables, 6 ?gures  pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-1083-1LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESLimiting Arbitrary PowerThe Vagueness Doctrine inCanadian Constitutional LawMarc RibeiroU n d e r   t h e   e m e rg i n g   v o i d - f o r - v a g u e n e s s doctrine,  a  law  lacking  precision  can  be  de -clared  invalid.  In  the  ?rst  book  published  on the  subject,  Marc  Ribeiro  offers  a  balanced analysis of this doctrine and its application in the context of the Canadian Constitution. Taking as its starting point a cogent analysis of the fundamental concepts of ?legality? and the  ?rule  of  law,?  Limiting  Arbitrary  Power undertakes  a  speci?c  study  of  the  contents of  the  vagueness  doctrine.  Ribeiro  presents an  in-depth  exploration  of  the  cour ts?  cur -rent  approach  to  it  and  suggests  how  this approach  may  be  re?ned  in  the  future.  He examines  in  detail  the  possible  situations  in which  vagueness  may  become  applicable under  the  Charter  and  proposes  techniques for legislative drafting in which certainty could be enhanced without compromising the ?ex -ibility required in law.An important addition to law libraries,  Limiting Arbitrary  Power   will  be  eagerly  received  by legal professionals, legislators, and scholars of constitutional law and legal theory. NOW IN PAPERBACKMarc Ribeiro  holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Universit? de Montr?al, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Osgoode Hall. He is a Member of the Bar of Quebec .JANUARY   216 pages, 6 x 9?pb $29.95ISBN 0-7748-1051-3 ?The fact that the Supreme Court decides for itself what cases it is going to hear is an extremely important dimension of its strategic capacity, and to the best of my knowledge this has never been thoroughly explored. This book does an excellent job of examining the issue and makes a signi?cant original contribution to its ?eld.?-- Peter McCormick, author of  Supreme at Last: The Evolution of the Supreme Court of Canada?Marc Ribeiro?s study of the void-for-vagueness doctrine and its place and effect in our Constitution is not only daring and coura -geous but also a major contribution to the legal community?s understand -ing of the doctrine.?? The Right Honourable Antonio Lamer, P.C., C.C., Chief Justice of Canada (Retired)10 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAWThe Courts andthe ColoniesThe Litigation ofHutterite Church DisputesAlvin J. EsauAs  Christian  paci?sts  with  a  credo  of  nonresis -tance,  the  Hutterites  live  communally,  sharing  all wealth and material goods. So when top members of  cer tain  colonies  request  cour t  adjudication enforced  by  state  violence  to  settle  an  ?inside? i s s u e ,   t h e   f u n d a m e n t a l   v a l u e s   o f   t h e i r   b e l i e f system  are  called  into  question.  The  Courts  and the Colonies  offers a detailed account of the pro -tracted  dispute  that  arose  in  a  Manitoba  colony when  leaders  turned  to  the  secular  legal  system after  failing  to  resolve  an  internal  con?ict.  In  an unprecedented  move,  the  leaders  went  to  court to  force  the  departure  of  a  group  that  had  been excommunicated  but  would  not  leave.  Could  the colony  expect  secular  law  to  enforce  religious practices?  Should  the  laws  of  the  state  regulate decisions  about  church  membership,  discipline, and expulsions from the colony? How should it deal with issues of shunning, legitimacy of leadership, and  communal  property  rights?  In  the  wake  of  a major schism within the Schmiedeleut, more than a  dozen  additional  lawsuits  dealing  with  these  is -sues were launched.Alvin Esau examines the history of Hutterite litiga -tion  and  how  the  roots  of  the  schism  related  to the controversy. At stake is the nature of religious freedom  in  Canada  and  the  extent  to  which  our pluralistic  society  is  prepared  to  accommodate groups  with  illiberal  legal  systems  that  may  not cohere with that of the external society. Alvin  J.  Esau   is  Professor  in  the  Faculty  of  Law at the University of Manitoba.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESOCTOBER 2004400 pages, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1116-1RECENTLY RELEASEDDefending Rights in RussiaLawyers, the State, and Legal Reforms in the Post-Soviet EraPamela A. Jordan?A welcome addition to the literature on legal reform in Russia? It will be seen as the de?nitive work on the development of the Russian bar.?? Gordon B. Smith, Professor of Government and International Studies, University of South Carolina, author of  Reforming the Russian Legal System?The  scholarship  is  exemplary?  The  book  offers new  and  important  insights  and  will  be  of  interest to  students  of  Russian  studies  as  well  as  special -ists  in  comparative  law  and  politics.  All  readers will  come  away  from  this  work  with  a  much  fuller understanding of the depth of change in the legal and social fabric of Russia in the 1990s.?? Eugene Huskey; William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of  Political  Science  and  Russian  Studies,  Stetson University; author of  Russian Lawyers and the So -viet State  and  Presidential Power in RussiaLawyers often play pivotal roles in building democ -racies.  Pamela  Jordan?s  engaging  study  of  the Russian bar ( advokatura ) provides a richly textured portrait of how, after the USSR?s collapse, practis -ing lawyers called advocates began to assume new, self-de?ned  roles  as  contributors  to  legal  reform and defenders of rights in Russia.Using the historical institutionalism approach as her analytical  framework  and  drawing  from  compara -tive literature on legal professions, Jordan argues that  the  post-Soviet  advokatura  as  an  institution gained  more,  although  not  complete,  autonomy from the state as it struggled to rede?ne itself as a profession. Jordan suggests that advocates? work is  supporting  the  growth  of  civil  society  and  the strengthening of human rights in Russia.Defending  Rights  in  Russia   concludes  that,  in  a measured way advocates redistributed social and political power, by means of their role as interme -diary  actors  between  state  and  societal  forces. However,  she  also  warns  that  such  gains  could be  reversed  if  the  Putin  regime  continues  to  ?out due process rights. This multidisciplinary work will be  of  interest  to  specialists  on  Russia,  post-com -munism,  human  rights,  the  history  of  professions and institutions, and legal studies.  Pamela  A.  Jordan  is  an  assistant  professor  in the  Depar tment  of  History  at  the  University  of Saskatchewan.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESMAY  256 pages, est., 6 x 9?  4 tables  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1162-51111LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW Humanitarianism, Identity, and NationMigration Laws of Australia and CanadaCatherine Dauvergne?Catherine  Dauvergne?s  work  is  highly  original. Her  challenging,  interpretive  approach  provides a  welcome  counterbalance  to  the  unidimensional economic  analysis  that  has  shaped  the  majority of  recently  published  books  on  immigration.  Of particular interest to Canadians and Australians, her ideas and insights have international relevance.??  Donald  Galloway,  Professor  of  Law,  University of VictoriaR e f u g e e s   a re   o n   t h e   m o v e   a ro u n d   t h e   g l o b e . Prosperous nations are rapidly adjusting their laws to crack down on the so called ?undeserving.? Aus -tralia  and  Canada  have  each  sought  international reputations as humanitarian do-gooders, especially in the area of refugee admissions.In  Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation , Catherine Dauvergne  traces  the  connections  between  the nation-building  tradition  of  immigration  and  the challenge  of  admitting  people  who  do  not  bring some  obvious  value  to  the  nation.  She  argues that  in  the  absence  of  the  justice  standard  for admitting  outsiders,  liberal  nations  instead  share a  humanitarian  consensus  about  letting  in  needy outsiders. This consensus constrains and shapes migration law and policy. In a detailed consideration of  how  refugees  and  others  in  need  are  admitted to Australia and Canada, she links humanitarianism and  national  identity  to  explain  the  current  state of the law. If  the  problems  of  immigration  policy  were  all about economics, future directions would be easy to map. If rights could trump sovereignty, refugee admission would be straightforward. But migration politics  has  never  been  simple.  Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation  is a welcome antidote to eco -nomic  critiques  of  immigration,  and  a  thoughtful contribution to rights talk.The book will be of interest to lawyers, legal decision-makers,  socio-legal  scholars,  law  students,  and anyone interested in a central aspect of Canadian public law and policy. It is a must-read for everyone interested in transforming migration laws to meet the needs of the twenty-?rst century.Catherine Dauvergne  is Canada Research Chair in Migration Law and Associate Professor in the Fac -ulty of Law at the University of British Columbia.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESFEBRUARY  256 pages, est., 6 x 9?4 tables  hc $75.00  ISBN 0-7748-1112-9Despotic DominionProperty Rights inBritish Settler SocietiesEdited by  John McLaren, A.R. Buck, and  Nancy E. WrightIn  the  late  eighteenth  century,  the  English  jurist William Blackstone famously described property as ?that sole and despotic dominion.? Over time, this phrase has assumed various and more ambiguous meanings.  This  ambiguity  of  ?property,?  and  the tensions  evident  in  property  disputes  in  colonial settings form the central theme of this book.  Despotic Dominion  examines the evolution of prop -erty  law  in  several  former  British  colonies  within the broader political, economic, social, and intel -lectual  cultures  of  those  societies.  It  draws  from litigation and political action related to Aboriginal title  and  other  disputes  over  proper ty  rights  in settled  colonies  of  the  Empire.  The  contributors consider how the land was perceived by indigenous peoples, colonial of?cials, and settlers; how these groups viewed their relationship with the land; and how local interests con?icted with one another and with centralizing notions of law and justice. This  book  provides  a  comprehensive  analysis of  the  important  issue  of  property  rights,  which continues to animate the body politic of Australia and  Canada  in  particular.  It  will  be  of  interest  to students and scholars of colonial history, property theory, indigenous studies, and law, as well as to judges, lawyers, and the general reader. John  McLaren   is  Lansdowne  Professor  of  Law at the University of Victoria;  A.R. Buck  is Senior Lecturer  in  Law  at  Macquarie  University;  and Nancy  E.  Wright   is  Director  of  the  Centre  for the  Interdisciplinary  Study  of  Property  Rights  at the University of Newcastle. LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESDECEMBER 2004  352 pages, 10 b/w photos, 4 maps, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1072-6RECENTLY RELEASED12 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477LAW / BORDER STUDIES  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAWHolding the LineBorders in a Global WorldEdited by  Heather N. Nicol andIan Townsend-Gault?The book will stand on its own, without rivals, in the way it tackles the theme.?? Julian V. Minghi, Distinguished Professor Emeri -tus, University of South Carolina, and co-editor of The Geography of Border LandscapesThe era of globalization has produced signi?cant changes  in  the  borderland  issues  of  trade,  secu -rity, economics, health, and even the environment. While  borders  may  seem  more  permeable  than they  once  were,  can  it  really  be  said  that  we  live in a ?borderless world??  Holding the Line  considers the changing roles of modern borders, contending that  they  not  only  remain  relevant  but  also  have become increasingly important as a site for negoti -ating the competing demands of globalization and national sovereignty.Exploring  contemporary  borders  from  a  broad range  of  perspectives  --  legal,  environmental, s o c i o l o g i c a l ,   e c o n o m i c ,   g e o p o l i t i c a l ,   a n d   h i s -torical  --  and  using  examples  from  around  the world,  the  contributors  use  a  holistic  approach to  understand  the  impact  of  boundaries  on  both society and space. They demonstrate that any at -tempt to create a methodological and conceptual framework  for  the  understanding  of  boundaries must be concerned with the process of bounding, rather than simply the physical lines of separation. Borders,  they  conclude,  are  as  much  metaphors as they are realities.Heather N. Nicol  is in the Geosciences Depart -ment at the State University of West Georgia.  Ian Townsend-Gault   is  Associate  Professor  of  Law and Director of the Centre for Asian Legal Studies at the University of British Columbia.NOVEMBER 2004448 pages, 10 maps, 5 tables, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-0931-0RECENTLY RELEASEDSecuring BordersDetention and Deportation in CanadaAnna PrattDetention  and  deportation  are  the  two  most  ex -treme  sanctions  of  an  ?immigration  penality?  that enforces  borders,  polices  non-citizens,  identi?es those  who  are  dangerous,  diseased,  deceitful,  or destitute,  and  refuses  them  entry  or  casts  them out.  As  such,  they  are  constitutive  practices  that work  to  ?make-up?  and  regulate  national  borders, citizens,  and  populations.  In  addition,  they  play a  key  role  in  the  recon?guration  of  citizenship and  sovereignties  in  the  global  context.  Despite popular and political exclamations, it is not a brand new  world.  The  denigration  of  refugee  claimants, heightened and intersecting anxieties about crime, security, and fraud, and efforts to fortify the border against  risky  outsiders  have  been  prominent  fea -tures  of  Canadian  immigration  penality  since  well before September 11th, 2001.Securing Borders  is a close study of the discursive formations,  transformations,  and  technologies  of power that have surrounded the laws, policies, and practices  of  detention  and  deportation  in  Canada since  the  Second  World  War.  During  this  period, crime  categories  have  proliferated  and  merged with a recon?gured and expanded understanding of national security.  Securing Borders  traces the con -nections between what might appear to be rather disparate  concerns  ?  detention  and  deportation, criminal justice, welfare, refugees, law, discretion, security, and risk ? and considers these in relation to more general transitions from welfare to neolib -eral modes of rule. S e c u r i n g   B o rd e r s   e x p l o re s ,   i n   t h e   c o n t e x t   o f immigration  penality,  a  number  of  themes  which cross traditional disciplinary boundaries, including: administrative discretion, law, and liberalism; tran -sitions from welfare to neoliberal regimes of rule; intersections of sovereign and governmental, risk-based,  governing  strategies;  ?governing  through crime?  as  central  to  contemporary  public  policy; and the border as a heterogeneous and artful ac -complishment that constitutes citizens and national identities, and regulates populations. This work is thus a rich interdisciplinary study which promises to be of interest to scholars in a range of disciplines including  criminology,  socio-legal  studies,  law, history,  sociology,  political  science,  international relations, and public administration. It will also be of interest to non-governmental advocates as well as to government representatives who work in the areas  of  immigration,  refugee  determination,  and related ?elds. Anna  Pratt   teaches  in  the  criminology  program for  the  department  of  Sociology  and  the  division of Social Sciences at York University. LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESMAY  288 pages, est., 6 x 9?  2 ?gures  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1154-41313LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW Law and RiskEdited by the  Law Commission of CanadaThe  study  and  practice  of  risk  analysis,  risk  man -agement, and the communication of risk has been the  subject  of  heated  debates.  This  is  no  less  so when  law  is  added  to  the  mix.  Despite  the  law?s constant  search  for  certainty,  the  concept  of  risk itself is inherently uncertain. From the precautionary principle to the role of research ethics boards, risk remains  a  value-laden  term,  dif?cult  to  de?ne  and even more dif?cult to address.This collection from the Law Commission of Canada looks  at  law  and  risk  in  a  variety  of  contexts  and provides insight into how courts use and interpret risk, how the law allocates risk, and the regulation of  risky  activities.  To  demonstrate  the  linkages between  law  and  risk,  the  essays  tackle  some dif?cult  topics,  including  dangerous  of fenders, sex  of fender  noti?cation,  drug  cour ts,  genetic research,  pesticide  use,  child  pornography,  and tobacco advertising.These  important  contributions  to  whether  the  law adequately and appropriately responds to risk will be of interest to students and scholars of law and the social sciences, as well as to law practitioners and lawmakers.The  Law  Commission  of  Canada  is  an  inde -pendent  federal  law  reform  agency  that  advises Parliament how to improve and modernize Canada?s laws.LEGAL DIMENSIONS SERIESMAY  224 pages, est., 6 x 9?  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1191-9Published in association with the Law Commission of CanadaWhat Is a Crime?De?ning Criminal Conduct in Contemporary SocietyEdited by the Law Commissionof CanadaMost of us are very much aware of the behaviours which, by law, constitute crime. Rarely, however, do we stop to consider why certain activities and behaviours  are  deemed  criminal  and  others  are not.  What  Is  a  Crime?   examines  how  we  de?ne criminal conduct in contemporary society, and how we respond to it once it has been identi?ed. Drawing from diverse scholarly traditions ? includ -ing  law,  sociology,  criminology,  and  socio-legal studies  ?  these  essays  look  at  the  processes of  de?ning  crime,  and  consider  the  varied  and complex  implications  of  decisions  to  criminalize certain behaviour. From the perspective of various case studies, the contributors re?ect on the social processes that inform de?nitions of crime, criminal law,  and  its  enforcement,  while  illuminating  the subjective nature of crime and questioning the role of law in dealing with complex social issues. What  Is  a  Crime?   will  be  of  interest  to  readers with  an  interest  in  the  governance  of  crime  and its  control  in  contemporary  society.  Students and  scholars  of  law,  sociology,  political  science, philosophy,  and  criminology  will  ?nd  this  book invaluable in furthering their understanding of the processes of de?ning and responding to crime and criminal behaviour. It will also appeal to policy mak -ers, criminal justice practitioners, and anyone with a stake in our current approaches to crime. The  Law  Commission  of  Canada  is  an  inde -pendent  federal  law  reform  agency  that  advises Parliament  how  to  improve  and  modernize  Cana -da?s laws.LEGAL DIMENSIONS SERIESJANUARY  224 pages, 2 ?gures, 6 x 9?  pb $29.95, ISBN 0-7748-1087-4NOW IN PAPERBACK? ALSO OF INTEREST FROM THELEGAL DIMENSIONS SERIESNew Perspectives on thePublic-Private DivideLaw Commission of Canada, ed.2003, 200 pages, ISBN 0-7748-1043-2pb $27.95Personal Relationships of Dependence and Interdependence in LawLaw Commission of Canada, ed.2002, 180 pages, ISBN 0-7748-0885-3pb $27.9514 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477Gay Male PornographyAn Issue of Sex DiscriminationChristopher N. KendallThe  2000  case  of  Little  Sisters  Book  and Art  Emporium   v.   Customs  Canada   provided Canada?s  highest  court  with  its  ?rst  oppor -tunity  to  consider  whether  the  analysis  set out  in  R.   v.  Butler   --  in  which  the  Supreme Court  identi?ed  pornography  as  an  issue  of sex  discrimination  --  applies  to  pornography intended for a lesbian or gay male audience. The  Court  held  that  it  did,  ?nding  that,  like heterosexual pornography, same-sex pornog -raphy also violates the sex equality interests of all Canadians.Christopher  Kendall  suppor ts  this  ?nding, arguing that gay male pornography reinforces those  social  attitudes  that  create  systemic inequality on the basis of sex and sexual ori -entation by sexually conditioning gay men to those attitudes and practices. He rejects the equality claims of gay male pro-pornography advocates  and  contends  that,  as  a  result  of litigation efforts like those brought by lesbian and  gay  activists  in  the  Little  Sisters   case, the notion of empowerment and the rejection of  those  values  that  daily  result  in  all  that  is anti-gay have been replaced with a misguided c o m m u n i t y   e t h i c   a n d   i d e n t i t y   p o l i t i c   t h a t encourages inequality.Gay  Male  Pornography   will  foster  a  much broader debate about gay male identity and those  legal  strategies  aimed  at  promoting it.  No  one  has  ever  tackled  this  issue  from this particular persective and the arguments p re s e n t e d   a re   b o t h   c o m p e l l i n g   a n d   l o n g overdue.JANUARY  296 pages, 6 x 9?  pb $29.95  ISBN 0-7748-1077-7LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESLAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW ? Feminist Activism in the Supreme Court  is a well-crafted, thorough study that will serve as a major reference for any -one interested in the role and impact of organized interests on Canada?s high court.?? Roy B. Flemming teach -es in the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University, and is the author of  Tournament of Appeals: Granting Judicial Review in CanadaFeminist Activism in the Supreme CourtLegal Mobilization and theWomen?s Legal Education and Action FundChristopher P. ManfrediSince  1980,  the  Canadian  women?s  move -ment  has  been  an  active  participant  in  con -stitutional politics and Charter litigation. This book, through its focus on the Women?s Legal Education  and  Action  Fund  (LEAF),  presents a  compelling  examination  of  how  Canadian feminists  became  key  actors  in  developing the  constitutional  doctrine  of  equality,  and how  they  mobilized  that  doctrine  to  support the movement?s policy agenda.The case of LEAF, an organization that had as its  goal  the  use  of  Charter  litigation  to  in?u -ence  legal  rules  and  public  policy,  provides rich  ground  for  Christopher  Manfredi?s  keen analysis  of  legal  mobilization.  In  a  multitude o f   a re a s   s u c h   a s   a b o r t i o n ,   p o r n o g r a p h y, sexual  assault,  family  law,  and  gay  and  les -bian  rights,  LEAF  has  intervened  before  the Supreme Court to bring its understanding of equality to bear on legal policy development. This study offers a deft examination of LEAF?s arguments  and  seeks  to  understand  how they  affected  the  Cour t?s  consideration  of the  issues.  Perhaps  most  important,  it  also contemplates  the  long-term  effects  of  the mobilization, and considers the social impact of the legal doctrine that has emerged from LEAF cases. A major contribution to law and society stud -ies,  Feminist  Activism  in  the  Supreme  Court is unparalleled in its analysis of legal mobiliza -tion as an effective strategy for social move -ments.  It  will  be  widely  read  and  welcomed by legal scholars, political scientists, lawyers, feminists, and activists.JANUARY  272 pages, 6 x 9?21 tables  pb $29.95   ISBN 0-7748-0947-7LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESChristopher N. Kendall is Dean of Law at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia. He is originally from Winnipeg.Christopher P. Manfredi is Professor of Political Science at McGill University.NOW IN PAPERBACK?Christopher Kendall?s extensively researched, bravely theorized, and brilliantly argued book spares no sentimentalities, suffers no cliches, pulls no punches. Equally strong in law and politics, his analysis is perceptive at every turn of the page. Most of all, this book is fearless ? which is what will be needed to survive telling so much truth in the face of so many lies.?? Catharine A. MacKinnon, Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School1515HEALTH / LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW Building Health Promotion CapacityAction for Learning, Learning from ActionScott McLean,  Joan Feather, and  David Butler-JonesBuilding  Health  Promotion  Capacity   explores  the professional practice of health promotion, and the means through which individuals and organizations become  more  effective  in  supporting  and  under -taking  such  practice.  The  concepts  of  ?capacity? and  ?capacity-building?  are  used  to  structure  this exploration.  Simply  put,  capacity  refers  to  those qualities  or  characteristics  that  enable  people  to do something.The  book  is  based  on  the  experiences  of  the B u i l d i n g   H e a l t h   P r o m o t i o n   C a p a c i t y   P r o j e c t (1998?2003),  a continuing education and applied research initiative af?liated with the Saskatchewan Heart Health Program. This project was designed to study the process of capacity development through taking action to enhance the health promotion ca -pacity of practitioners and regional health districts in Saskatchewan. F o r   h e a l t h   p ro m o t i o n   p r a c t i t i o n e r s ,   t h i s   b o o k provides a coherent framework for effective profes -sional practice in the ?eld. Leaders in health sector organizations will acquire a greater understanding of how to support health promotion practice and of how to recruit and develop individual practitioners with a high level of capacity. Policy makers will learn characteristics of environments that are supportive of the health promotion capacity of individuals and organizations. Scholars will acquire an understand -ing of the nature of health promotion capacity and a methodology for studying such capacity.Scott McLean  is Professor and Associate Dean of Extension at the University of Saskatchewan.  Joan Feather   recently  retired  as  Coordinator  of  the Prairie Region Health Promotion Research Centre. David Butler-Jones  is the ?rst Chief Public Health Of?cer of Canada.MARCH  152 pages, est., 6 x 9?12 tables, 6 ?gures  hc $65.00  ISBN 0-7748-1150-1From UI to EIWaging War on the Welfare StateGeorges CampeauTranslated by  Richard HowardEstablished in response to the Great Depression, the  goal  of  Canada?s  system  of  unemployment insurance was to ensure the protection of income to the unemployed. Joblessness was viewed as a social problem and the jobless as its unfortunate victims. While unemployment insurance expanded over  several  decades  to  the  bene?t  of  the  rights o f   t h e   u n e m p l o y e d ,   t h e   m i d - 1 9 7 0 s   s a w   t h e ?rst  stirrings  of  a  counterattack  as  the  federal government?s  Keynesian  strategy  came  under siege.  Neo-liberalists  denounced  unemployment insurance and other aspects of the welfare state as  in?ationary  and  unproductive.  This  regressive movement culminated in a major policy shift in the 1990s. The number of unemployed with access to bene?ts was halved during that time.From  UI  to  EI   examines  Canada?s  unemployment insurance  system  and  the  rights  it  grants  to  the unemployed. The development of the system, its legislation,  and  related  jurisprudence  are  viewed through a historical perspective that accounts for the  social,  political,  and  economic  context.  This book  examines  the  system  with  emphasis  upon its recent transformations, and will interest profes -sors  and  students  of  law,  political  science,  and social work, and anyone concerned about the right of the unemployed to adequate protection. Georges  Campeau   is  a  professor  of  social  law in  the  Facult?  de  science  politique  et  de  droit  at the  Universit?  du  Qu?bec  ?  Montr?al.  Richard Howard  has been translating books in the social sciences for over three decades.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESNOVEMBER 2004  256 pages, 3 tables, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1122-6RECENTLY RELEASED? ALSO OF INTERESTFirst Do No HarmMaking Sense of Canadian Health ReformTerence Sullivan and Patricia M. BaranekISBN 0-7748-1016-5pb $16.9516 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477Unwilling Mothers, Unwanted BabiesInfanticide in CanadaKirsten Johnson Kramar? Unwilling  Mothers,  Unwanted  Babies   is  a  very good and unique contribution in a ?eld where there are no other comparable books. By examining the historical conditions for the emergence of new laws governing infanticide, Kirsten Kramar brings origi -nal analytical insights to the infanticide debate.? Sylvie Frigon, Professor of Criminology, University of OttawaThis book traces twentieth-century Canadian crimi -nal justice responses to women who kill their newly born babies. Initially, juries were reluctant to convict these women of murder since it carried the death penalty. The current ?infanticide? law was adopted in 1948 to impose uniformity on legal practice and to ensure a homicide conviction. Even then, pros -ecutors  faced  considerable  dif?culties,  but  now, amidst  media  pressure,  and  with  public  attitudes possibly hardening, there are calls for the repeal of the infanticide law and the adoption of a draconian framework to deal with these cases.K i r s t e n   K r a m a r   p ro v i d e s   a n   i n t e rd i s c i p l i n a r y feminist  approach  to  the  study  of  infanticide  law, e x a m i n i n g   a n d   l i n k i n g   h i s t o r i c a l ,   s o c i o l o g i c a l , and  legal  scholarship.  She  examines  in  detail  the legislative history and infanticide case law, as well as the range of relevant medical discourses from the past 100 years. By doing this, she provides a more nuanced approach to the debates around the broader  issues  of  the  medicalization  of  women?s deviance  ?  one  that  reveals  some  of  the  political dangers  inherent  in  hasty  critiques  of  infanticide law, and shows the value of careful interdisciplinary analysis for studies in the history of law and socio-legal relationsDrawing on a wide range of original data sources ( p ro v i n c i a l   a n d   f e d e r a l   i n d i c t m e n t   c a s e   f i l e s , coroner?s records, reported legal cases,  Hansard Parliamentary  Debates ,  of?cial  crime  statistics, media reports, and expert medical texts), Kramar presents  a  detailed  picture  of  the  developments, revealing the often ironic consequences of attempts to rationalize this area of law. An established femi -nist  critique  of  ?infanticide?  as  an  inappropriately medical  concept  is  shown  to  have  been  largely unhelpful, misconstruing the phenomenon?s history and signi?cance, and lending support to calls for a ?get tough? approachUnwilling  Mothers,  Unwanted  Babies   makes  an important contribution to the international literature on maternal neonaticide as well as the medicaliza -tion  of  deviance,  and  will  be  of  interest  to  those working  in  law,  sociology,  criminology,  women?s studies, and gender history.Kirsten Johnson Kramar  teaches in the Depart -ment of Sociology at the University of Winnipeg.LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESAPRIL  288 pages, est., 6 x 9?1 tablehc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1176-5LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAWThe Heiress vs the EstablishmentMrs. Campbell?s Campaign for Legal JusticeConstance Backhouse andNancy L. BackhouseIn  1922,  Elizabeth  Bethune  Campbell,  a  Toronto-born socialite, unearthed what she initially thought was  her  mother?s  will,  designating  her  as  the primary  bene?ciary  of  the  estate.  The  discovery snowballed  into  a  four teen-year-battle  with  the Ontario  legal  establishment,  as  Mrs.  Campbell attempted  to  prove  that  her  uncle,  a  prominent member of Ontario?s legal circle, had stolen funds from her mother?s estate. In 1930, she argued her case before the Law Lords of the Privy Council in London. A non-lawyer and Canadian, with no formal education, Campbell was the ?rst woman to ever appear before them. She won.Reprinted  here  in  its  entirety,  Where  Angels  Fear to  Tread ,  Campbell?s  self-published  manuscript, is  an  eloquent  and  rare  ?rst-person  account  of the  world  of  overlapping  intrigue  and  in?uence that  constituted  the  early-twentieth-century  legal system.  Extensive  commentary  and  annotations  illuminate  Campbell?s  story,  and  allow  readers  to understand the implications of her case. The  Heiress  vs  the  Establishment   is  a  vibrantly written account that will be welcomed by legal and social historians, those with an interest in Canadian letters, scholars of gender studies, as well as the public at large.Constance Backhouse  is Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa.  Nancy Backhouse  serves on the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario.JANUARY  344 pages, 42 b/w photos, 6 x 9?ISBN 0-7748-1053-X  pb $29.95LawPublished for The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal HistoryLAW AND SOCIETY SERIESNOW IN PAPERBACK1717Cabinets and First MinistersGraham WhiteWhat place do ?rst ministers, along with the cabinets they select, have in democratic life in Canada? Has cabinet really become just a fo -cus group for the Prime Minister? Do political staff and central agency bureaucrats enhance or diminish democracy? Do private members have any say in the cabinet process? In an accessible, thorough, and balanced fash -ion, this volume of the Canadian Democratic Audit examines the concentration of power in cabinet and the prime minister?s of?ce. Taking the  view  that  to  explain  our  Westminster-style  government  as  a  benign  dictatorship is  an  oversimpli?cation,  Cabinets  and  First Ministers   provides  an  honest  assessment of  current  conditions.  W ith  characteristic eloquence, White renders a clear account of the development, structure, and operation of cabinet, and the role of the ?rst ministers at the  federal,  provincial,  and  territorial  levels. H e  f u r t h er   d is c us s e s  h o w  t h e  p ro c e ss e s t h a t   s u p p o r t   c a b i n e t   a re   a f f e c t e d   b y   t h e considerable  power  of  the  ?rst  minister  and looks at the ways in which they allow for the involvement  of  other  elected  members  and the public.Keeping in mind the core concerns of the Ca -nadian Democratic Audit, White also examines ?rst  ministers  and  cabinets  with  an  eye  to accountability  and  transparency  ?  concepts which  are  key  in  effective  democracy,  and which, in the wake of the so-called ?sponsor -ship scandal,? have been much in the public eye. His cogent analysis does much to explain this  much-scrutinized  aspect  of  our  democ -racy, and points the way to realistic proposals for its improvement.POLITICS  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICS Graham White  is a professor of political science at the University of Toronto.MAY208 pages, est., 5? x 8??8 tables  hc $65.00ISBN 0-7748-1158-7CANADIAN DEMOCRATIC AUDIT SERIESCommunication TechnologyDarin BarneyA  decade  ago,  when  the  Internet  began  to emerge  as  a  popular  new  mode  of  commu -nication,  many  political  scientists  and  social commentators  surmised  that  technologies arising  from  its  widespread  use  would  revo -lutionize  our  democratic  institutions.  Today, voter turnout levels are at historic lows, while Internet  usage  is  at  historic  highs.  Can  we still  make  the  claim,  then,  that  new  informa -tion  and  communication  technologies  (ICTs) enhance  democratic  life  in  Canada?  In  fact, what  effect  is  the  increasing  mediation  of political communication by ICTs having on the practice of Canadian politics?  How have such digital technologies affected the distribution of power in Canadian society?   In  Communication Technology , Darin Barney investigates  the  links  between  ICTs  and  our democratic  processes.  Framing  his  discus -sion around the Canadian Democratic Audit?s central  concerns  of  inclusiveness,  public par ticipation,  and  responsiveness,  Barney argues that the potential of ICTs to contribute to  a  more  democratic  political  system  will remain  largely  untapped  unless  the  more conventional dimensions of Canadian politics, the economy, and modes of governance are re-oriented.A   h i g h l y   o r i g i n a l   v o l u m e   o f   t h e   C a n a d i a n Democratic  Audit,  Communication  Technol -o g y   p o s e s   s o m e   p ro v o c a t i v e   q u e s t i o n s about the state of Canadian democracy and the  place  of  ICTs  in  shaping  and  improving it.  Students  of  political  science  and  media studies,  as  well  as  those  with  an  interest  in understanding the activist potential of ICTs will ?nd this book particularly compelling. Darin Barney  is a professor in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University.MAY  224 pages, est., 5? x 8??hc $65.00ISBN 0-7748-1182-XCANADIAN DEMOCRATIC AUDIT SERIESTITLES IN THE CDA SERIESElectionsJohn C. CourtneyPolitical PartiesWilliam CrossCitizensElisabeth Gidengil, Andr? Blais, Neil Nevitte, and Richard NadeauFederalismJennifer SmithAdvocacy GroupsLisa Young and Joanna EverittLegislaturesDavid C. DochertyCommunication TechnologyDarin BarneyCabinets and First MinistersGraham WhiteThe Courts  (forthcoming)Ian Greene? ALSO OF INTERESTPrometheus WiredThe Hope for Democracy in the Age of Network TechnologyDarin Barneypb $24.95  ISBN 0-7748-0797-018 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477Political PartiesWilliam CrossPolitical parties are a key component of Canadian democracy.  They  choose  our  prime  ministers, premiers,  and  candidates  for  public  of?ce.  They determine  the  policy  issues  to  be  considered  in our  legislatures.  And  they  dominate  our  election campaigns. A participatory, responsive, and inclu -sive democracy can be achieved only if Canadian political parties operate in a manner that respects these values.  Political Parties  delves into the his -tory, structure, mechanisms, and roles of Canada?s political parties and assesses the degree to which Canadians  today  can  rely  on  parties  as  vehicles for grassroots participation.With an emphasis on federal parties, Cross exam -ines  membership,  candidate  recruitment,  leader -ship selection, policy development, campaigning, and  party  ?nancing.  Throughout  he  maintains  a clear focus on how well Canadian parties are serv -ing  the  Canadian  people.  He  also  addresses  the experiences  of  provincial  parties  and  compares Canadian  par ties  with  those  in  other  Western democracies.A  crucial  and  timely  overview  of  political  parties, this concise, accessible study will be invaluable to everyone who seeks a fuller understanding of the Canadian party system.William  Cross   is  Edgar  and  Dorothy  Davidson Chair in Canadian Studies and Professor of political science at Mount Allison University.JANUARY  218 pages, 17 tables, 16 ?gures, 5? x 8??  pb $22.95, ISBN 0-7748-0941-8CANADIAN DEMOCRATIC AUDIT SERIESNOW IN PAPERBACKCitizensElisabeth Gidengil,  Andr? Blais, Neil Nevitte, and  Richard NadeauCitizens  are  central  to  any  meaningful  de?nition of democracy. What does it say about the health of Canadian democracy when fewer citizens than ever  are  exercising  their  right  to  vote  and  party membership  rolls  are  shrinking?  Are  increasingly well-educated citizens turning away from traditional electoral politics in favour of other forms of demo -cratic engagement or are they simply withdrawing from political participation altogether?The ?rst comprehensive assessment of citizen en -gagement in Canada, this volume raises challeng -ing questions about the interests and capabilities of Canadians as democratic citizens, as well as the performance  of  our  democratic  institutions.  It  is essential reading for politicians and policy makers, students  and  scholars  of  Canadian  politics,  and all  those  who  care  about  the  quality  of  Canadian democracy.The authors are all professors of political science. Elisabeth Gidengil  is at McGill University,  Andr? Blais  and  Richard Nadeau  are at Universit? de Montr?al,  and   Neil  Nevitte  is  at  the  University of Toronto.JANUARY  224 pages, 27 ?gures, 5? x 8??  pb $22.95, ISBN 0-7748-0920-5CANADIAN DEMOCRATIC AUDIT SERIESNOW IN PAPERBACKElectionsJohn C. Courtney?As  the  ?rst  volume  in  the  Canadian  Democratic Audit series,  Elections  marks a stunning debut.?? Rob Thomas,  The Peer ReviewO p e n   a n d   c o m p e t i t i v e   e l e c t i o n s   g o v e r n e d   b y widely accepted rules and procedures are essen -tial to the legitimacy of any political system.  Elec -tions  assesses the history and development of ?ve building blocks of the Canadian electoral regime: the franchise, electoral districts, voter registration, election machinery, and plurality voting.Arguing  that  on  balance  the  Canadian  electoral system  is  truly  democratic,  John  Courtney  dem -onstrates  its  vast  improvements  over  the  years. The  right  to  vote  is  now  generously  interpreted. The process of redrawing electoral districts is no longer in the hands of elected of?cials. Voter regis -tration lists include all but a small share of eligible voters. And those who manage elections on behalf of all citizens are honest and trustworthy of?cials. Using  the  recent  push  for  reform  of  the  plurality vote system as one example, Courtney also exam -ines  why  certain  electoral  institutions  have  been amenable to change and others have not.In  a  democracy  it  is  impor tant  for  citizens  to understand the most essential parts of their own electoral system. Elections is an ideal primer for undergraduate  students,  journalists,  politicians, and  citizens  interested  in  the  current  state  of Canadian democracy.John Courtney  is a professor of political science at the University of Saskatchewan.JANUARY  224 pages, 2 ?gures, 2 tables, 5? x 8??  pb $22.95, ISBN 0-7748-0918-3CANADIAN DEMOCRATIC AUDIT SERIESPOLITICSWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICS NOW IN PAPERBACK19191919Advocacy GroupsLisa Young and  Joanna EverittA vast majority of Canadians think that advocacy groups are a better vehicle for change than are po -litical parties. Members of such groups, however, are themselves often deeply involved in traditional political  circles  and  par ty  politics.  Who  par tici -pates in advocacy groups? Which kinds of groups dominate the political agenda? What in?uence does lobbying have on government? How can advocacy groups be made a more vibrant and accountable part of the political landscape in Canada?To answer these questions, Lisa Young and Joanna Everitt examine the ways in which advocacy groups contribute to or detract from Canadian democracy. They argue that group activity is an important form of  political  participation,  often  playing  a  crucial compensatory  role  for  interests  unrepresented or underrepresented in traditional political institu -tions.  They  also  ?nd,  however,  that  groups  with greater  ?nancial  resources  generally  have  better access  to  government  decision  makers,  a  trend accentuated recently by reductions in government funding.  Advocacy Groups  concludes with recom -mendations for best practices in internal group or -ganization and in efforts to in?uence public policy, as well as for ways that governments can engage in constructive consultation with groups.Lisa  Young   is  an  associate  professor  in  the  De -partment  of  Political  Science  at  the  University  of Calgary.  Joanna Everitt  is an associate professor in  the  Department  of  History  and  Politics  at  the University of New Brunswick, Saint John.NOVEMBER 2004  188 pages, 7 tables, 5? x 8??  hc $65.00, ISBN 0-7748-1110-2CANADIAN DEMOCRATIC AUDIT SERIESRECENTLY RELEASEDFederalismJennifer SmithFederal  states  around  the  globe  seem  to  exist precariously, and politicians and academics every -where look to Canada as a model of federalism. Yet our system of organization and governance is also under  strain.  Quebec  nationalism,  First  Nations? claims, the regionalization of party politics, and the uneven and shifting delivery of essential services have all altered the face of federal politics.  Federal -ism  explains how Canada came to be a federation, what the current challenges to the federal system are, and how we could fortify it.Jennifer  Smith  argues  that  a  reformed  federal -ism  could  be  part  of  the  solution  to  the  state  of Canadian  democracy.  She  examines  the  origins of  Canadian  federalism  and  its  special  charac -teristics,  then  analyzes  these  features  against the  democratic  benchmarks  of  responsiveness, i n c l u s i v e n e s s ,   a n d   p a r t i c i p a t i o n .   F i n d i n g   t h a t Canadian  federalism  falls  shor t  in  each  area, Smith recommends changes ranging from virtual regionalism  to  a  Council  of  the  Federation  that includes Aboriginal representatives.This  revealing  account  of  Canadian  federalism is  crucial  reading  for  students  and  scholars  of Canadian  politics,  politicians  and  policy  makers, and those who care about the health of Canadian democracy.Jennifer  Smith   is  a  professor  and  Department Chair of Political Science at Dalhousie University.JANUARY  208 pages, 5? x 8??  PB $22.95, ISBN 0-7748-1061-0CANADIAN DEMOCRATIC AUDIT SERIESNOW IN PAPERBACK RECENTLY RELEASEDLegislaturesDavid DochertyLegislatures, and the men and women who serve in  them,  form  the  heart  of  Canadian  democracy. After all, with the very rare exception of nationwide referendums,  Canadians  speak  collectively  only when voting for the people who will be represent -ing  their  interests  in  Ottawa.  The  same  is  true provincially.But  how  democratic  are  legislative  assemblies in  Canada?  After  we  elect  our  representatives, are  we  comfortable  that  we  are  being  properly, and democratically, represented? Apparently not. Respect for legislatures and legislators in Canada has steadily declined, and this perception is only aggravated by the current political climate. In  Legislatures ,  David  Docherty  argues  that  the problem is not a lack of talent so much as scarce re s o u rc e s ,   c u m b e r s o m e   r u l e s ,   a n d   a   l a c k   o f institutional  freedom.  Speci?cally,  the  move  to a  more  multi-party  system  nationally  and  the  in -creasing tendency to reduce the size of provincial assemblies  has  placed  additional  hurdles  in  the path  to  good  governance.  Docher ty  evaluates the Canadian legislative performance and makes recommendations for reform. David  C.  Docher ty   is  a  professor  of  political science at Wilfrid Laurier University.DECEMBER 2004  240 pages, 31 tables, 5? x 8??  hc $65.00, ISBN 0-7748-1064-5CANADIAN DEMOCRATIC AUDIT SERIESPOLITICSWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICS 20 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477POLITICS  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICSIn Defence of Multinational CitizenshipSiobh?n Harty and  Michael Murphy At  the  beginning  of  the  21st  century,  there is  a  pressing  need  to  develop  new  forms  of citizenship  to  meet  demands  for  self-deter -mination  advanced  by  substate  nations  and indigenous  peoples.   In  Defence  of  Multina -tional Citizenship  responds to this challenge by making a compelling case for a new form of  multinational  citizenship.  Such  a  concep -tion  would  provide  equal  recognition  to  the citizenship  regimes  of  state  and  substate nations  through  a  democratic  argument  for self-determination  at  the  substate  level,  and a  revised  conception  of  state  sovereignty that is divided and shared. Drawing from both existing  liberal  nationalist  and  cosmopolitan theories of citizenship and self-determination, as well as selected case studies of self-deter -mination within multinational states, Siobh?n Harty  and  Michael  Murphy  have  crafted  an alternative multinational model of citizenship that puts forth guidelines for how often com -peting  nations  can  coexist  peacefully  within the borders of a state.A sharp and insightful book,  In Defence of Mul -tinational  Citizenship   will  have  much  to  offer nationalist and Aboriginal leaders, academics, and  policy  makers  who  study  the  issue  of justice and equality in multinational states.Multicultural NationalismCivilizing Difference, Constituting CommunityGerald KernermanCanadian  citizenship  has  long  been  charac -terized  in  opposition  to  that  of  our  southern neighbour as a ?mosaic? instead of a ?melting pot.?  Acceptance  of  minority  ethnic,  racial, religious,  cultural,  and  linguistic  groups  has largely been seen as key to our sense of what it  means  to  be  Canadian.  Such  multiplicity, however,  has  given  rise  to  ongoing  debates over equality, diversity, identity, and unity.This  groundbreaking  work  interrogates  and expands  the  accepted  modes  of  thinking through  Canadian  citizenship.  Drawing  on feminist  and  postcolonial  theorists,  Gerald Kernerman  undertakes  a  discourse  analysis of  Canadian  constitutional  and  policy  docu -ments, public speeches, and media texts. He examines and critiques what he sees as the two major competing understandings of how Canada  ought  to  manage  its  diversity,  both of which seek to de?ne an overarching notion of Canadian unity: on the one hand, the argu -ment for differentiated citizenship, or ?differ -ence,? and on the other, the case for universal and undifferentiated citizenship, or ?equality.? Positing  that  each  of  these  positions  ends at  the  same  impasse  in  their  preoccupation with  the  challenges  diversity  represents  for cohesion and stability, Kernerman proposes an alternative ? a post-nationalist multicultural -ism that does not attempt to ask, or answer, the thorny ?unity? question. An  important  contribution  to  the  critical  lit -erature on Canadian politics, citizenship, and multiculturalism,  Multicultural Nationalism  will appeal to political scientists and philosophers, as  well  as  those  with  an  interest  in  critical race theory, liberal multiculturalism, and law and society.  ? Multicultural Nationalism  makes an important con -tribution to debates about national unity and diversity in Canada. Kernerman persuasively shows how the problematic logic of thinking in terms of dichotomies is not only woven into the political and public debates, but can also be detected in the ide -alized and abstract works of political philosophers such as Charles Taylor and Will Kymlicka.?? Avigail Eisenberg, co-edi -tor of  Painting the Maple: Race, Gender, and the Construction of CanadaGerald Kernerman  teaches in the Department of Canadian Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. JUNE  160 pages, est., 6 x 9?  hc $75.00  ISBN 0-7748-1000-9LAW AND SOCIETY SERIESSiobh?n Harty  is Senior Policy Advisor in Strategic Policy, Social Development Canada, in Ottawa.  Michael Murphy  is Research Associate at the Institute of Intergovern -mental Relations and Lec -turer in the Department of Political Studies at Queen?s University in Kingston.? In Defence of Multinational Citizenship  is the ?rst comprehensive account and defence of democratic citizenship in multinational societies. An ideal undergraduate textbook, it is also a must-read for anyone wishing to understand the internal plurality of contemporary societies.?? James Tully, co-editor of Multinational DemocracyMARCH208 pages, est., 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1199-4pb $32.95ISBN 0-7748-1200-1Canadian rights only21212121Redrawing Local Government BoundariesAn International Study of Politics, Procedures, and DecisionsEdited by  John MeligranaLocal  government  boundaries  today  are  under extreme pressure to undertake boundary reform. The global trend toward urbanization has brought with  it  economic,  environmental,  social,  and  re -gional demands that have severe implications for local governments and their territories. As a result, changing the areal jurisdiction of this most basic level of government has become a persistent and pressing challenge around the globe.This collection examines the legal and regulatory procedures involved in such municipal restructur -ing. Case studies from eight nations ? the United States,  Canada,  Spain,  Germany,  Israel,  Korea, China, and South Africa ? investigate how and why local  governments  have  been  enlarged  in  scope and reduced in number within each country. Four key aspects are examined: the geography of the local  government  boundary  problem;  the  proce -dures associated with boundary reform; the roles of the various institutions and actors of boundary reform;  and  the  implications  of  boundary  reform for urban and regional governance. The  ?rst  international  comparative  study  of  local boundary  reform,  Redrawing  Local  Government B o u n d a r i e s   w i l l   b e   a   v a l u a b l e   re f e re n c e   f o r scholars and students of political science, public administration,  geography,  urban  studies,  and urban planning.John  Meligrana   is  Assistant  Professor  in  the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Queen?s University.JANUARY  256 pages, 17 tables, 15 maps, 2 ?gures, 6 x 9?  pb $29.95, ISBN 0-7748-0934-5NOW IN PAPERBACKGoverning Ourselves?The Politics ofCanadian CommunitiesMary Louise McAllisterPopular  rhetoric  suggests  that  the  twenty-?rst century  has  ushered  in  an  era  of  homogeneity. Urbanization, globalization, amalgamation, media conglomeration,  and  technological  convergence have become familiar terms. Given the pressures of  integration  and  assimilation,  how  are  people within communities able to make decisions about their  own  environment,  whether  individually  or c o l l e c t i v e l y ?   To   w h a t   e x t e n t   c a n   t h e y   g o v e r n themselves?Governing Ourselves?  explores issues of in?uence and  power  within  local  institutions  and  decision-making  processes  using  numerous  illustrations from municipalities across Canada. It shows how communities large and small, from Toronto to Iqal -uit, have distinctive political cultures and therefore respond differently to changing global and domes -tic environments. Case studies of Prince George, Sherbrooke,  Saint  John,  and  Kitchener-Waterloo are used to illuminate historical and contemporary challenges to local governance.This  stimulating  book  covers  traditional  topics such as government structures and institutions and intergovernmental relations. It also reaches more broadly into areas of inquiry relevant to geography, urban planning, environmental studies, public ad -ministration, sociology, and Canadian studies.Mary Louise McAllister  is Associate Professor in  the  Department  of  Environment  and  Resource Studies at the University of Waterloo.JANUARY  352 pages, 52 ?gures, 10 b/w photos, 6? x 9??  pb $39.95, ISBN 0-7748-1063-7NOW IN PAPERBACK RECENTLY RELEASEDInsiders and OutsidersAlan Cairns and the Reshaping of Canadian CitizenshipEdited by  Gerald Kernerman and Philip ResnickInsiders and Outsiders  celebrates the work of Alan C.  Cairns,  one  of  the  most  in?uential  Canadian social scientists of the contemporary period. Few scholars have helped shape so many key debates in  such  a  wide  range  of  topics  in  Canadian  poli -tics, from the electoral system and federalism to constitutional and Charter politics, to questions of Aboriginal citizenship. This volume contains engaging and critical analy -ses  of  Cairns?  contributions  by  a  diverse  group of  scholars,  many  of  them  leaders  in  their  own ?elds. It includes appraisals of his role as a public intellectual, of his interpretation of Canada?s elec -toral  system,  of  his  views  on  federalism  and  on Canadian unity, of his approach to Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relations, and of his writings on citizen -ship and diversity. It concludes with a fascinating retroactive assessment by Alan Cairns himself of his academic career. The  book  will  prove  of  particular  interest  to  stu -dents  and  scholars  of  Canadian  politics,  history, and  society,  especially  those  examining  issues such  as  the  Char ter  of  Rights  and  Freedoms, Aboriginal politics, political institutions, and politi -cal change. It should also appeal to a larger public that follows the Canadian political scene and that shares  Cairns?  concerns  with  broad  questions  of citizenship, diversity, and national unity. Gerald Kernerman  is Assistant Professor in the Department of Canadian Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University.  Philip  Resnick   is  Professor  in  the Department  of  Political  Science  at  the  University of British Columbia.DECEMBER 2004  368 pages, 7 ?gures, 7 tables, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1068-8POLITICSWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICS 22 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477POLITICS  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICSRepresentation and Democratic TheoryEdited by  David LaycockWith public con?dence in representative institutions dropping to distressing levels, it is time for political theorists  to  reconnect  issues  of  representation to  considerations  of  justice,  rights,  citizenship, pluralism,  and  community.  Representation  and Democratic  Theory   investigates  theoretical  and practical aspects of innovative political representa -tion in the early twenty-?rst century. It reveals the complexity  of  contemporary  political  representa -tion  and  the  importance  of  re-invigorating  public life  outside  legislatures,  political  par ties,  and competitive elections.A   c r u c i a l   s u p p l e m e n t   t o   e m p i r i c a l   s t u d i e s   o f conventional  political  representation,  this  book offers a timely and thought-provoking contribution to  contemporary  democratic  theory.  It  will  be  a necessary  and  welcome  addition  to  the  libraries of many political and social scientists.David Laycock  is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University.JANUARY304 pages, 1 table, 6 x 9?  pb $29.95, ISBN 0-7748-1079-3NOW IN PAPERBACKPro-Family Politics and Fringe Parties in CanadaChris MacKenzieIn  November  2000,  the  Family  Coalition  Party  of British  Columbia  (FCP)  merged  with  four  other conservative parties to form the Unity Party of Brit -ish Columbia. Rising from the ashes of BC?s once venerable  Social  Credit  Party  nine  years  earlier, the  FCP  comprised  a  group  of  pro-life,  pro-family activists, and provides a prime example of a politi -cal party that was initially launched to do the work of a social movement. A  unique  piece  of  scholarship,  Pro-Family  Politics and  Fringe  Parties  in  Canada   examines  the  FCP?s development from its origins as a group of alienated Socred members, through its struggles as a mar -ginal political entity, to its rebirth as the Unity Party of  British  Columbia.  While  addressing  the  FCP?s relationship to the larger North American pro-family movement,  MacKenzie  also  deftly  demonstrates how  the  par ty  can  be  seen  as  organizationally congruent with its ideological antithesis, the Green Party. Armed with seven years of ?eld research on the  FCP,  MacKenzie  illustrates  the  obstacles  that political parties that do social movement work ? or par ty/movements  ?  must  overcome  in  order  to achieve their goals. His conclusion is that, despite their  invaluable  contribution  to  democracy,  such party/movements  have  a  limited  political  life,  as these  challenges  inevitably  push  them  towards mainstream political institutionalization. Given this inevitable  drift  to  institutionalization,  MacKenzie suggests that in the end the only realistic goal for these  parties/movements  may  be  to  merge  their ideals with another larger political body.Of  interest  to  scholars  and  students  of  political sociology  and  political  science,  as  well  as  to  Ca -nadian  and  political  historians,  Pro-Family  Politics and Fringe Parties in Canada  makes a substantial contribution  to  our  understanding  of  the  genesis, development,  and  impact  of  political  party/move -ments  in  Canada.  Moreover,  it  provides  useful insight  into  the  dynamics  and  issues  that  make up  the  current  pro-family  movements  in  Canada and the US. Chris  MacKenzie   teaches  in  the  Department  of Anthropology  and  Sociology  at  the  University  of British Columbia. MARCH  304 pages est., 6 x 9?  4 tables  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1096-3? ALSO OF INTERESTThe Politics of ResentmentBritish Columbia Regionalism and Canadian UnityPhilip ResnickISBN 0-7748-0805-5pb $25.952323POLITICS / GENDER STUDIES  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICSCare fairRethinking the Responsibilities and Rightsof CitizenshipPaul Kershaw?Care is quickly moving to the centre of the social policy  reform  debates  everywhere;  this  book  will be widely cited because it anticipates a discussion that  is  only  beginning  to  take  shape  in  Canada. Kershaw?s  policy  recommendations  aimed  at  re-forming gender roles as well as the role that men play in the caring needs of the family are very likely to draw critical attention from both academics and policy makers.?? Janine Brodie, Canada Research Chair in Political Economy and Social Governance?I strongly recommend this book to other research -ers,  students,  and  policy  makers.  As  a  contribu -tion  to  expanding  current  thinking  about  child care  policy,  in  an  age  when  feminism  and  social policy  are  currently  being  rede?ned,  it  is  timely and relevant.??  Mar tha  Friendly,  Childcare  Resource  and  Re -search Unit, University of TorontoWe  often  think  that  care  is  personal  or  intimate, w h e re a s   c i t i z e n s h i p   i s   p o l i t i c a l   a n d   p u b l i c .   I n Care fair, Paul Kershaw urges readers to resist this private/public  distinction  by  interrogating  care  in the  context  of  patriarchy,  racial  suppression,  and class  prejudice.  The  book  develops  a  convincing case for treating caregiving as a matter of citizen -ship that obliges and empowers all in society ? men as much as women.  Care fair is motivated by the rise of duty discourses across  neoliberalism,  the  third  way,  communitari -anism, social conservatism, and feminisms, all of which  urge  renewed  appreciation  for  obligations in  civil  society.  Although  unabashedly  feminist, Kershaw argues that convergence between these discourses signals the possibility for compromise in favour of policies that will deter men from free-riding on  female  care.  He  recommends  amendments  to Canadian  parental  leave,  child  care,  and  employ -ment  standards  as  part  of  a  caregiving  analogue to workfare ? one invites us to rethink the place of care duties and entitlements in our daily lives, public policy, and perspectives on citizenship.A   w e l c o m e   a d d i t i o n   t o   t h e   l i t e r a t u re ,   C a re f a i r explores  the  place  of  private  caregiving  in  social inclusion,  the  possibility  that  privileged  breadwin -ners  suffer  some  exclusion,  as  well  as  a  detailed blueprint for more public investment in work-family balance. It will appeal to policy makers and activists interested  in  ideas,  as  well  as  to  theorists  with  a pragmatic bent, especially students of citizenship, the welfare state, and the sociology of the family.  Paul  Kershaw   is  a  professor  in  the  Faculty  of Graduate  Studies  at  the  University  of  British  Co -lumbia  and  a  faculty  member  in  the  Human  Early Learning Partnership.MAY  208 pages, est., 6 x 9?  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1160-9Social Policy and theEthic of CareOlena HankivskyAn  ethic  of  care  is  concerned  most  of  all  with contextualizing  the  human  condition,  being  re -sponsive to people?s individual differences through a particular form of engagement, and taking into account the consequences of decisions in terms of relieving burdens, hurt, or suffering.In  Social  Policy  and  the  Ethic  of  Care ,  Hankivsky considers the implications of this ethic for a range of Canadian social policy issues. Through a series of  case  studies,  she  demonstrates  the  extent  to which  a  care  orientation  differs  from  a  justice orientation, and provides an alternative normative framework  for  interpreting,  understanding,  and evaluating social policy. She reveals why Canadian social policy is lacking and how it could be made more  effective  and  robust  by  the  inclusion  of  an ethic of care.Olena  Hankivsky   is  Associate  Professor  in  the D e p a r t m e n t   o f   P o l i t i c a l   S c i e n c e ,   a n d   A d j u n c t Professor in the Department of Women?s Studies at Simon Fraser University.OCTOBER 2004  188 pages, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1070-XRECENTLY RELEASED24 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477POLITICS / EDUCATION  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICSStudent AffairsExperiencing Higher EducationEdited by  Lesley Andres and  Finola Finlay Who  has  access  to  higher  education  today? At what ?nancial and personal cost? Based on what conditions and criteria? How do students describe and interpret their experiences? And how  can  institutions  facilitate  and  constrain successful participation and completion?S t u d e n t   A f f a i r s   a d d re s s e s   t h e s e   i s s u e s directly, to make clear what it is like to be a student in higher education today. Research -ers explore how and why institutional rhetoric o f   i n c l u s i o n ,   e n g a g e m e n t ,   g e n d e r,   a n d access  may  or  may  not  be  re?ected  in  the reality of students? diverse experiences. The chapters move from theory to application by suggesting realistic strategies for addressing the  challenges  surrounding  the  interrelation of students and institutions. The authors also analyze issues of access and participation in programs  ranging  from  community  college developmental studies to graduate studies.S t u d e n t   A f f a i r s   d e m o n s t r a t e s   h o w   m u c h i n s t i t u t i o n a l   c h a n g e   h a s   o c c u r re d   i n   t h e social organization of postsecondary educa -tion, and how much more change is required to  meet  the  challenge  of  equitable  access and  inclusion.  The  results,  implications,  and recommendations  offered  in  each  chapter will be readily transferable throughout North America and beyond.If I Had a HammerRetraining That Really WorksMargaret Hillyard LittleRetraining scholarship has, for the most part, focused  on  working  class  men  and  women, with virtually no attention paid to low-income women.  And  welfare  literature  has,  to  some extent, accepted the limitations of neoliberal governments  and  focused  on  workfare  and other  welfare  policies.  There  is  an  urgency, Margaret  Little  argues,  to  talk  boldly  about re t r a i n i n g   a s   a n   e f f e c t i v e   a n d   i m p o r t a n t strategy for welfare reform.This  book  is  the  result  of  a  three  year  Stra -tegic  SSHRC  grant  to  explore  the  very  best C a n a d i a n   re t r a i n i n g   p ro g r a m s .   I t   i s   f i l l e d with  fascinating  interviews  with  the  women involved (many of whom are Aboriginal), and with innovative policy prescriptions.If  I  Had  a  Hammer   ?lls  a  gap  in  the  current literature on retraining and welfare policy and makes  an  impor tant  contribution  to  social policy that transcends its Canadian context. Drawing  on  her  years  as  a  journalist,  Little w r i t e s   i n   a n   a c c e s s i b l e   m a n n e r   t h a t   w i l l engage  the  general  public  and  students. The  book  will  be  widely  used  in  courses  on politics,  women?s  studies,  sociology,  labour studies, social work, and economics. ?At a time when the pres -ence of women in the trades may actually be declining and workfare is on the ascendance, Little?s book makes a pioneering contribution. Through the voices of participants and staff of a low-income train -ing program, she tells a fascinating story of women struggling with poverty, sexism, and racism as they attempt to gain skills, quali?cations, con?dence, and self-esteem.?Patricia Evans, co-editor of Women?s Caring: Feminist Perspectives on Social WelfareMargaret Hillyard Little  is an anti-poverty activist who teaches in Political Studies and Women?s Stud -ies at Queen?s University.FEBRUARY  192 pages est., 6 x 9?20 b/w photos, 4 tables  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1118-8Lesley Andres  is Associ -ate Professor of Higher Education in the Faculty of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia.  Finola Finlay is Associate Director of the British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer.?Across a range of differ -ent education settings and curricular programs the themes return again and again to getting it right for students. Through both their experiences and their voices, students are the empirical heart of all this work. Signi?cant lessons are here for researchers, educationalists, students, and policy advocates.?? Neil Guppy, Associate Vice-President, Academic Programs, University of British ColumbiaOCTOBER 2004288 pages, 6 x 9?4 ?gures, 4 tableshc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1114-5RECENTLY ANNOUNCED RECENTLY RELEASED2525ENVIRONMENT / LAW  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENTCanadian Natural Resource and Environmental Policy, Second EditionPolitical Economy and Public PolicyMelody Hessing,  Michael Howlett, and  Tracy SummervillePraise for the ?rst edition:?An  excellent  book  ...  accessible,  well  written  and well researched. It provides a ?rst-rate introduction to  the  dilemmas  and  controversies  surrounding C a n a d i a n   n a t u r a l   re s o u rc e   a n d   e n v i ro n m e n t a l policy and as such it will facilitate discussion in the classroom and encourage students to think about the issues.??  Heather  A.  Smith,  Canadian  Journal  of  Political Science? A useful addition ... [There is a] paucity of readable and perceptive political science in this ?eld ... [this book] crackle[s] with interesting ideas and testable hypotheses.??  Canadian Public PolicyIn  this  new  and  updated  edition,  the  authors once  again  examine  policy  making  in  one  of the  most  signi?cant  areas  of  activity  in  the Canadian  economy  ?  natural  resources  and the environment ? and discuss the evolution of resource policies from the early era of exploita -tion to the present era of resource and environ -mental management. Using an integrated politi -cal  economy  and  policy  perspective,  the  book provides  an  analytic  framework  from  which the  foundation  of  ideological  perspectives, administrative  structures,  and  substantive issues  are  explored.  Departing  from  traditional approaches  that  emphasize  a  single  discipline or  perspective,  it  offers  an  interdisciplinary framework with which to think through ecologi -cal,  political,  economic,  and  social  issues.  It also  provides  a  multi-stage  analysis  of  policy making from agenda setting through the evalu -ation process. The  integration  of  social  science  perspectives and  the  combination  of  theoretical  and  empiri -cal  work  make  this  innovative  book  one  of  the most  comprehensive  analyses  of  Canadian natural  resource  and  environmental  policy  to date.  Its  illumination  of  the  key  elements  of government  policy  making  in  this  critical  sec -tor  and  its  new  outline  of  the  evolution  of  the Kyoto  Protocol  makes  it  a  useful  textbook  and resource  for  students  of  environmental  and public policy, policy makers, and environmental organizations.Melody Hessing  is an Instructor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Douglas College. Michael  Howlett  is  Professor  in  the  Department of  Political  Science  at  Simon  Fraser  University. Tracy Summerville  is Assistant Professor in the Department  of  Political  Science  at  the  University of Northern British Columbia.MARCH  352 pages, est., 6 x 9?22 tables, 16 ?gureshc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1188-9pb $34.95  ISBN 0-7748-1181-1  International Environmental Law and Asian ValuesLegal Norms andCultural In?uencesRoda Mushkat? R o d a   M u s h k a t   h a s   u n d e r t a k e n   a n   a m b i t i o u s project.  The  outcome  is  a  comprehensive  and insightful  study.  Her  work  will  be  of  wide  interest to  international  lawyers  beyond  those  especially interested in the Asia Paci?c region. For the latter it is essential reading.?? Ved P. Nanda, author of  International Environmen -tal  Law  and  Policy   and  co-author  of   International Environmental Law for the 21st CenturyFollowing  decades  of  economic  expansion,  Asia is confronting the environmental consequences of unfettered  development.  This  poses  a  challenge because of the bias of prevailing cultural systems in the region toward the goal of lifting standards of living over achieving ecological sustainability.The  book  addresses  the  relationship  between Asian cultural values and international environmen -tal  law.  It  highlights  the  tension  between  wealth maximization and environmental preservation, its evolution over time, the key issues to which it gives rise, and the policy mechanisms employed in this context,  with  special  reference  to  the  expanding body of international environmental law. This book contributes  to  the  understanding  of  the  complex questions involved and paves the way for a more enlightened policy action. The analysis and conclusions should be of consid -erable interest to scholars and students of public international  law,  international  relations,  environ -mental  policy,  comparative  culture,  economic development, and social change.Roda Mushkat  is Professor and Head of the De -partment of Law at the University of Hong Kong.SEPTEMBER 2004  284 pages, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1056-4RECENTLY RELEASEDSecond Editionand Tracy Summerville26 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477ENVIRONMENT / SOCIOLOGY  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENTBioregionalism andCivil SocietyDemocratic Challenges to Corporate GlobalismMike CarrCorporate  globalism  is  viewed  by  many  as  an unstoppable juggernaut. But how can an economic system  that  makes  the  world  more  vulnerable  to environmental  degradation,  growing  inequality and poverty, and abuse of political and economic power offer us a viable future? In  Bioregionalism  and  Civil  Society,   Mike  Carr outlines an alternative to the economically, environ -mentally, and politically unsustainable movement of globalization. He argues for the potential of biore -gionalism as a place-speci?c, social, cultural, and community economic movement within democratic civil  society  that  can  stand  in  opposition  to  the homogenizing  trends  of  corporate  globalization. He also explores the bioregional movement in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, examining its vision,  values,  strategies,  and  tools  for  building sustainable societies.By integrating civil society theory with social and natural ecologies, Carr offers a practical approach to creating an economically, environmentally, and culturally  sustainable  world.  Bioregionalism  and Civil  Society   addresses  the  urgent  need  in  indus -trialized societies for both theoretical and practical frameworks that promote new, sustainable meth -ods of living. It is a valuable addition to the ?elds of  green  political  science,  social  change  theory, environmental thought, and radical planning.Mike  Carr   has  been  active  for  decades  in  the social  justice,  peace,  and  ecology  movements, in addition to bioregionalism. For the past several years he has taught geography, urban studies, and First  Nations  studies  at  the  University  of  British Columbia and Simon Fraser University.OCTOBER 2004344 pages, 8 maps, 2 b/w photos, 1 ?gure, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-0944-2RECENTLY RELEASEDBiotechnology UngluedScience, Society, and Social CohesionEdited by  Michael D. Mehta?With  its  tight  focus  on  social  implications  gener -ally  and  social  cohesion  particularly,  Biotechnol -ogy  Unglued   has  a  unique  niche  in  the  very  ?hot? area  of  biotechnology.  This  focus  is  its  strength and  comparative  advantage,  and  will  set  it  apart from  the  rest  of  the  literature,  both  existing  and forthcoming.?? William Leiss, School of Policy Studies, Queen?s UniversityProponents of biotechnology claim that advances in this technology will create a better world ? a world free of malnutrition and hunger, with less reliance on herbicides and pesticides, better medical diagnosis and  treatment  through  gene  discovery,  and  more ef?cient  policing  and  prosecution  with  forensic techniques using DNA evidence. All of this sounds too good to be true. While some innovations in bio -technology provide signi?cant bene?ts to particular users, the impacts of these technologies on society are  often  poorly  understood.  Can  biotechnology threaten  the  social  fabric  by  weakening,  even  if temporarily, the social cohesion of society?This  collection  of  eight  case  studies  shows  how par ticular  applications  in  agricultural,  medical, and  forensic  biotechnology  affect  the  social  co -hesiveness  of  agricultural  communities,  citizens of the developed and developing world, consumer groups, scienti?c communities, and society in gen -eral. These impacts may be regional and sectoral,  national, or global in nature, or speci?c to particular scienti?c communities. Each  chapter  in  this  book  shows  the  two  faces of  biotechnology  by  exposing  the  promises  and perils associated with a range of innovations. The contributors  demonstrate  how  par ticular  kinds of  technology-society  and  technology-corporate con?gurations  affect  social  cohesion  by  creating cultures of surveillance, competition, social exclu -sion, and control. While advances in biotechnology continue  to  be  made  in  laboratories  around  the world,  a  signi?cant  social  experiment  is  occur -ring  simultaneously.  Will  these  new  technologies unravel,  or  perhaps  realign,  the  social  fabric  as we know it?  Biotechnology Unglued  explores these questions in  investigating the impacts of technol -ogy on social cohesion. These essays make a signi?cant contribution to the ?elds of sociology, agriculture, biotechnology, and environmental studies, and will be indispensible to scholars, policy makers, rural development agen -cies, farmers, and non-governmental organizations. Its  engaging  and  accessible  style  will  appeal  to anyone  interested  in  the  social  dimensions  of biotechnology.Michael  Mehta   is  Associate  Professor  in  the Department  of  Sociology  and  Chair  of  the  Sociol -ogy of Biotechnology Program at the University of Saskatchewan.MARCH  208 pages, est., 6 x 9?  6 ?gures  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1133-12727ENVIRONMENT WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENTA Dynamic BalanceSocial Capital andSustainable Community DevelopmentEdited by Ann Dale and  Jenny OnyxA  Dynamic  Balance   aims  to  illustrate  the  links between  two  normally  disparate  literatures  ?social  capital  and  sustainable  development  ?within  the  overall  context  of  local  community development.  Since  the  social  dimension  of sustainable  development  is  the  least  under -stood  of  what  are  often  viewed  as  its  three imperatives (the other two being the ecological and economic), the book illuminates the impor -tance of understanding this dimension and how it can be mobilized at the community level. This is  shown  by  applied  research  in  a  number  of small, predominantly rural Australian and Cana -dian communities.Given the number of small communities in both countries  struggling  to  diversify  from  single-resource  economies  in  a  context  of  increas -ing  globalization,  this  topic  touches  on  several critical  public  policy  issues.  The  contributors argue  that  the  key  strategies  for  communities to  respond  to  the  issues  they  are  facing  must be  embedded  in  the  dialectics  of  sustainable development.  Unless  this  critical  imperative  is met,  single-resource  economy  communities will  continue  to  face  ecological,  social,  and economic collapse.This  book  will  appeal  to  both  specialists  in  the ?elds of social capital and sustainable develop -ment,  and  to  wider  audiences,  such  as  busi -ness  administration  students,  development experts, and public policy decision-makers.Ann Dale  is Professor in the Science, Technology, and Environment Division at Royal Roads University. She  is  a  Trudeau  Fellow,  and  a  Canada  Research Chair  in  Sustainable  Community  Development. Jenny Onyx  is the Director of the Centre for Aus -tralian  Community  Organisation  and  Management at the University of Technology in Sydney.SUSTAINABILITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT SERIESMAY  288 pages, est., 6 x 9?19 ?gures, 12 tableshc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1143-9Second GrowthCommunity Economic Development in Rural British ColumbiaSean Markey,  John Pierce,Kelly Vodden, and  Mark RoselandB r o a d   p o l i t i c a l   a n d   e c o n o m i c   c h a n g e s   a r e dramatically reshaping rural and small-town com -munities  in  British  Columbia  and  across  Canada.  Increasingly,  much  of  the  responsibility  for  com -munity-based  prosperity  and  survival  is  falling  to communities themselves.This book is drawn from a three-year participatory research  project  with  four  communities  in  British Columbia:  two  municipalities  (Salmon  Arm  and 100 Mile House/South Cariboo) and two Aboriginal communities (the Upper St?at?imc represented by the Lillooet Tribal Council, and the Nuxalk of Bella Coola).  The  ?rst  par t  examines  historical  and contemporary forces of restructuring, linking the way  in  which  rural  communities  have  developed with the legacy of resource development and Abo -riginal marginalization. The second part presents the  theoretical  and  practical  dynamics  of  the community  economic  development  process  and outlines  various  strategies  that  communities  can initiate to diversify their local economies. As  rural  and  small-town  communities  struggle  to confront  complex  forces  of  change,  sound  theo -retical frameworks and tested best practices are important  tools  in  facilitating  the  prospects  for second growth.Sean Markey ,  John Pierce ,  Kelly Vodden , and Mark  Roseland   are  members  of  the  Centre  for Sustainable  Community  Development  (formerly the  Community  Economic  Development  Centre) at Simon Fraser University.JANUARY  352 pages, 42 tables, 9 ?gures, 6 maps, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1058-0RECENTLY ANNOUNCED? ALSO OF INTERESTAchieving Sustainable DevelopmentAnn Dale and  John B. Robinson, eds.ISBN 0-7748-0540-4pb $29.95At the EdgeSustainable Development in the 21st CenturyAnn Dale   ISBN 0-7748-0837-3pb $27.95Communities, Development, and Sustainability across CanadaAnn Dale and John Pierce, eds.ISBN 0-7748-0723-7pb $29.9528 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477ENVIRONMENT / RESOURCE MANAGEMENT  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENTThe Behavior and Ecology of Paci?c Salmon and TroutThomas P. QuinnThomas  Quinn  distills  from  the  vast  scienti?c  lit -erature the essential information on the behaviour and ecology of Paci?c salmon. Unlike other books that examine only selected life stages, habitats, or species, this book ? richly illustrated with beautiful photographs  and  original  ar twork  ?  thoroughly covers the complete life cycle, emphasizing com -mon  themes  and  differences  among  the  various species of salmon.Representing the range of species and geographic regions,  Quinn  includes  examples  from  classic studies  by  pioneers  of  salmon  biology  and  from the  most  current  research  in  order  to  illustrate the  important  features  of  salmon  life  history  and behaviour  and  the  complex  physical,  biological, and  human  factors  that  af fect  them.  He  intro -duces  salmon  and  trout  as  a  group,  with  a  brief description of each species, and compares them to  other  ?shes.  The  book  then  follows  salmon on  their  amazing  homeward  migration  from  the open ocean, through the complex coastal waters, upstream to the precise location where they were spawned years earlier.This  thorough  survey  should  be  on  the  shelf  of everyone with a professional or personal interest in  Paci?c  salmon  and  trout.  Written  in  a  techni -cally  accurate  but  engaging  style,  it  will  appeal to  a  wide  range  of  readers,  including  students, anglers,  biologists,  conservationists,  legislators, and armchair naturalists.Thomas  P.  Quinn   is  in  Aquatic  and  Fishery  Sci -ences at the University of Washington.NOVEMBER 2004  320 pages, 190 illus., 64 in colour; 8 x 10?hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1127-7pb $45.00, ISBN 0-7748-1128-5Canadian rights onlyRECENTLY RELEASEDThe 1985 Paci?c Salmon TreatySharing Conservation Burdens and Bene?tsW.P. Shepard and  A.W. Argue? B o t h   a u t h o r s   h a v e   b e e n   d e e p l y   i m m e r s e d   i n Canada?s management of its salmon resources and con?icts  with  US  ?sheries.  The  treatment  of  the subject is nicely balanced and even-handed? This masterful account is likely to be the de?nitive work, given its combination of breadth and depth with the added value of a balanced insider?s view.??  Edward  L.  Miles,  Professor,  School  of  Marine Affairs, University of WashingtonFor thousands of years, Paci?c salmon have been the focus for the economic and social development of societies, both ancient and modern, around the rim of the North Paci?c Ocean.  Conducting lengthy o c e a n i c   m i g r a t i o n s ,   t h e   s a l m o n   p a s s   t h ro u g h coastal  waters  of  Alaska,  British  Columbia,  and the northwest United States, completing their last journeys to their rivers of origin where they spawn and  die.  In  dense  homeward  aggregations,  they form  lucrative  targets  for  Canadian  and  United States  ?shermen  who  compete  vigorously  as  the migrations pass southeastward.Beginning late in the 19th century and culminating in  the  1985  Paci?c  Salmon  Treaty,  Canada  and the United States carried out long and contentious negotiations  to  provide  a  framework  for  coopera -tion for conserving and sharing the vitally important Paci?c salmon resource.  The 1985 Pacifc Salmon Treaty   traces  the  history  of  the  tumultuous  nego -tiations,  providing  an  insider?s  perspective  on  the many  complex  issues  that  were  addressed.    It concludes  with  a  brief  assessment  of  the  treaty?s per formance  under  the  dif?cult  economic  and environmental  circumstances  that  have  prevailed in the ?shery since 1985. This incisive work, with its unique historical perspec -tive,  will  be  of  great  interest  to  the  Canadian  and United States ?shing communities affected by the treaty,  to  the  general  public,  politicians,  and  ?sh -eries specialists in both countries concerned with stewardship of natural resources, and to scholars of international law and regional history.  W.P.  Shepard  was  a  technical  advisor  to  the Paci?c  Salmon  Treaty  negotiations  from  1958  to 1976, and negotiator from 1977 to 1983.A.W. Argue  was a technical advisor during treaty negotiations and after implementation in 1985. JUNE  352 pages est., 6 x 9?  28 ?gures, 14 tables, 11 maps  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1141-2? ALSO OF INTERESTRestoration of the Great LakesPromises, Practices, and PerformancesMark Sproule-JonesISBN 0-7748-0871-3pb $27.9529Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and EvolutionThe Historical Status of AnimalsRod Preece?A marvelous scholarly tour de force. Preece is the most learned person in the area writing today. His knowledge in the ?eld is encyclopedic, and unlike many  historians,  he  has  a  gift  for  relating  the  historical  to  contemporary conceptual issues.?? Bernard Rollin, author of  Animal Rights and Human Morality ,  The Unheeded Cry: Animal Consciousness, Animal Pain and Scienti?c Change ,  Farm Animal Welfare , and  The Frankenstein Syndrome?The scholarship is impressive. Few, if any, other researchers can match his knowledge of the historical record.?-- Angus Taylor, author of  Animals and Ethics: An Overview of the Philosophi -cal DebateIn this provocative inquiry into the status of animals in human society from the ?fth century BC to the present, Rod Preece provides a wholly new per -spective on the human?animal relationship.Brute  Souls,  Happy  Beasts,  and  Evolution   traces  the  historical  status  of animals  in  western  civilization,  and  shows  that  current  scholarship  in  this area is seriously de?cient. Preece particularly contests the customary claims: that  the  Christian  doctrine  has  denied  immortality  to  animals,  with  the  cor -responding implication that they were thereby denied ethical consideration; that there was a near universal belief animals were intended for human use, with the corresponding implication that they were not ends in themselves, and were thus not entitled to ethical consideration; that Charles Darwin?s theory of evolution had a profoundly positive impact on the way in which nonhuman animals were regarded and treated; and that the idea of the ?happy beast? was merely a trope to condemn humans for their hubris and was not at all a sincere attempt to raise the status of animals.Rod Preece believes that our ethical responsibilities to animals are ill served by the current simplistic and misleading conception of the historical record, and  with  this  book,  attempts  a  signi?cant  re-thinking  of  the  human?animal perspective.  Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and Evolution  will be required reading for those from animal scientists to animal philosophers to animal rights activ -ists who have an interest in the history and philosophy of animal ethics.In contrast to prevailing intellectual opinion, Preece argues that a signi?cant number of early Christians were vegetarian; that control of nature was often undertaken not at the expense of animals but, in part, out of exasperation at their tribulations; that the Cartesian conception of animals as automata was largely rejected, especially in the English-speaking world; that Darwin?s theory of  natural  selection  had  no  appreciable  in?uence  on  the  status  of  animals; and, ?nally, that ?theriophily? ? the notion of animal superiority over humans ? was given greater credence than is commonly recognized.Rod Preece  is Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is  the author of  Animals and Nature: Cultural Myths, Cultural Realitie s, which received a Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award and was short-listed for the Raymond Klibansky Prize, and  Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals .JUNE448 pages est., 6 x 9?  hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1156-0ENVIRONMENT / ANIMAL ETHICS  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENT? ALSO OF INTERESTAnimals and NatureCultural Myths, Cultural RealitiesRod PreeceISBN 0-7748-0724-5  hc $39.95Awe for the Tiger, Love for the LambA Chronicle of Sensibility to AnimalsRod PreeceISBN 0-7748-0897-7   pb $29.95 Canadian rights only30 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477Birds of Ontario: Habitat Requirements, Limiting Factors, and StatusNonpasserines, Waterfowl through CranesAl Sandilands; Illustrated by  Ross JamesENVIRONMENT / NATURAL HISTORY  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENTIntensive Agricultureand SustainabilityA Farming Systems AnalysisEdited by  Glen C. FilsonAs  globalization  restructures  agriculture  and rural  communities,  the  impacts  of  industrial -ized  farming  have  captured  public  attention. Concerns  are  mounting  about  food  quality, manure  runoff,  greenhouse  gases,  extra-label use of antibiotics, pesticide use, and rural con -?ict. This collection outlines the advantages of farming  systems  analysis  for  understanding the  implications  of  modern,  intensive  agricul -ture and for evaluating its sustainabilty.Contributors  look  at  the  major  environmental and  social  problems  connected  with  intensive farming,  and  discuss  key  linkages  among  the environmental,  economic,  and  social  indica -tors.  They  also  outline  modelling  trade-offs between  pro?tability  and  environmental  sus -tainability,  and  provide  case  studies  that  ana -lyze  farming  systems.  The  book  concludes that  rural  con?ict  and  government  regulation are  likely  to  continue  unless  the  public  joins with  farmers  to  help  fund  stewardship  prac -tices and stabilize farm incomes.The magnitude and complexity of the problems posed  by  intensive  agriculture  make  interdis -ciplinary  analyses  of  the  linkages  among  the social,  environmental,  and  economic  aspects of  farming  ever  more  vital.  This  book  moves the  discussion  in  new  directions  and  will appeal  to  ?eld  practitioners,  agricultural  and environmental  policy  analysts,  geographers, and  those  scholars  and  students  weary  of the  pervasive  production-oriented  disciplinary focus that typi?es most agricultural research.Glen C. Filson  is Associate Professor of Rural Extension Studies at the University of Guelph.OCTOBER 2004  252 pages, 23 tables, 14 ?gures, 6 x 9?hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1104-8RECENTLY RELEASEDLiterature  on  the  life  history  of  birds  is  abundant and  knowledge  continues  to  grow.  But  there  are few  reference  documents  that  compile  this  infor -mation so it is readily available without conducting extensive literature searches.In  this  book,  information  on  habitat,  limiting  fac -tors,  and  status  is  summarized  for  84  species of  nonpasserines  that  occur  regularly  in  Ontario. These  topics  are  covered  for  the  three  primary avian  seasons:  breeding,  migration,  and  winter. Habitat, nest sites, territoriality, site ?delity, annual reproductive effort, habitat loss and degradation, e n v i ro n m e n t a l   c o n t a m i n a n t s ,   a n d   a   v a r i e t y   o f other topics are covered in the species accounts. A  map  depicting  breeding  and  wintering  range  is presented  for  each  species,  and  illustrations  by Ross James accompany each listing.This  will  be  an  essential  reference  for  wildlife  bi -ologists, environmental consultants, and planners preparing or reviewing environmental impact state -ments  and  environmental  assessments.  Serious birders will ?nd it of interest as well. Although the book focuses on Ontario birds, it is highly relevant to adjacent provinces and states.Al  Sandilands   is  Senior  Ecologist  and  principal of  Gray  Owl  Environmental  Inc.  His  formal  learn -ing  focused  on  ?sheries  and  aquatic  entomology but, through his long-time interest in birds, he has evolved  into  a  wildlife  biologist.  For  most  of  his career, he has been an environmental consultant.Ross James , an ornithologist by profession, has pursued  bird  illustration  for  more  than  40  years. He  has  published  illustrations  in  two  volumes  of the  Breeding  Birds  of  Ontario ,  in  the  Atlas  of  the Breeding  Birds  of  Ontario ,  on  covers  of  Ontario Birds ,  and  in  the  Birds  of  North  America   species accounts.MARCH   366 pages, 8 x 10?84 line drawings, 88 mapsISBN 0-7748-1066-1  hc $95.00? ALSO OF INTERESTThe Birds of British Columbia, Volume 1Nonpasserines: Introduction, Loons through Waterfowl  Wayne Campbell et al.ISBN 0-7748-0618-4hc $95.00The Birds of British Columbia, Volume 2Nonpasserines: Diurnal Birds of Prey through Woodpeckers  Wayne Campbell et al.ISBN 0-7748-0619-2hc $95.00The Birds of British Columbia, Volume 3Passerines: Flycatchers through Vireos  Wayne Campbell et al.    ISBN 0-7748-0572-2hc $95.00The Birds of British Columbia, Volume 4Passerines: Wood-Warblers through Old World Sparrows  Wayne Campbell et al.ISBN 0-7748-0621-4hc $125.00? Shortlisted,  2001 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize , BC Book PrizesBirds of the Yukon TerritoryPamela Sinclair,  Wendy Nixon,Cameron Eckert, and  Nancy Hughes, eds.ISBN 0-7748-1012-2hc $125.003131Shaped By the West WindNature and History in Georgian BayClaire Elizabeth CampbellForeword by  Graeme WynnAlong  the  east  shore  of  Ontario?s  Georgian Bay lie the Thirty Thousand Islands, a granite archipelago  scarred  by  glaciers,  where  the white pines cling to the ancient rock, twisted and  bent  by  the  west  wind  ?  a  symbol  of  a region where human history has been shaped by  the  natural  environment.  Over  the  last four  centuries,  the  Bay  has  been  visited  by some of the most famous ?gures in Canadian history,  from  Samuel  de  Champlain  to  the Group of Seven. This book traces the history of  Canadians?  reactions  to  and  interactions with  this  distinctive  and  often  intractable landscape.Beginning  with  a  revealing  analysis  of  the car tographic  history  of  the  Bay,  Campbell proceeds  to  examine  changing  cultural  rep -resentations  of  landscape  over  time,  shifts between  resource  development  and  recrea -tional use, recurring motifs of water and rock in  landscape  design  and  representation,  the evolution of regional identity, and the environ -mental politics of place read through debates about resource management and parks. Each chapter presents a different type of encoun -ter  ?  the  varying  ways  in  which  people  ap -proached or interacted with the Bay. The book also  includes  many  illustrations,  including historical  maps,  archival  and  contemporary photographs,  and  paintings  by  the  Group  of Seven and other Canadian artists.Shaped  By  the  West  Wind   is  not  a  narrowly conceived  local  history  but  a  focused  argu -ment  about  how  places  take  on  shifting  cul -tural meanings over time. It speaks to a wide variety of interests, including geography, art and  design,  literary  criticism,  environmental studies, and history. ENVIRONMENT / GENDER STUDIES  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENT Claire Elizabeth Campbell  is Killam Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta.DECEMBER 2004256 pages, 6 x 9?35 colour photos, 10 b/w photos, 5 maps  hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1098-XNATURE | HISTORY | SOCIETY SERIESThis Elusive LandWomen and the Canadian EnvironmentEdited by  Melody Hessing,  Rebecca Raglon, and Catriona Sandilands?This is an important book, particularly in view of the accelerating global ecological crisis. No other volume brings together a variety of gendered perspectives on ecolog -ical and environmental issues in Canada.?-- Diana M.A. Relke, author of  Greenwor(l)ds: Ecocritical  Essays  on  Poetry  by  Canadian WomenThis Elusive Land  provides an introduction to the  literature  about  women  and  the  environ -ment in Canada. It looks at the ways in which women  integrate  the  social  and  biophysical settings of their lives, and features a range of contexts in which gender mediates, inspires, and  informs  a  sense  of  belonging  to  and  in this land.Drawing  from  geographical,  historical,  and cultural perspectives, the volume reveals the signi?cance  of  women?s  experiences  in  vari -ous landscapes and addresses a number of questions:  How  are  women  politically  active in  developing  environmental  and  resource policy?  How  are  women?s  positions  in  the family,  the  community,  and  the  labour  force mediated  by  the  environment?  What  would a  feminist  environmental  perspective  look like, especially in the Canadian context? And ?nally,  and  perhaps  most  impor tant,  does a  feminist  perspective  enable  us  to  better know,  understand,  and  value  the  Canadian environment, and if so, how?A timely and highly relevant discussion of the dynamic  relationship  between  gender  and environment, this book also informs readers of the ways in which both physical and social landscapes continue to evolve.Melody Hessing  is a faculty member of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Douglas College and a research associate at the Centre for Women?s Studies and Gender Relations at the University of British Columbia. Rebecca Raglon  teaches in the Department of English at the University of British Columbia. Catriona Sandilands  is an associate professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies and Canada Research Chair in Sustainability and Culture at York University.DECEMBER 2004  384 pages, 6 x 9?4 tableshc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1106-4RECENTLY RELEASED? ALSO OF INTERESTA Passion for WildlifeThe History of the Canadian Wildlife ServiceJ. Alexander Burnettpb $27.95  ISBN 0-7748-0961-232 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477Vanishing British ColumbiaMichael KlucknerHISTORY  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORYSelling British ColumbiaTourism and Consumer Culture, 1890?1970Michael Dawson? I n   S e l l i n g   B r i t i s h   C o l u m b i a ,   M i c h a e l   D a w s o n takes a creative approach to the study of tourism in  Canada.  He  makes  a  good  case  for  looking at  the  tourist  trade  from  the  perspective  of  the image-makers,  showing  how  tourism  promoters stimulated consumer demand. Drawing from a vast array of sources and contributing to the growing ?eld of tourism studies, this book will speak to an international audience.??  Karen  Dubinsky,  Professor  of  History,  Queen?s University, author of  The Second Greatest Disap -pointment: Honeymooning and Tourism at Niagara FallsSelling  British  Columbia   examines  the  develop -ment  of  the  tourist  industry  in  British  Columbia t h ro u g h o u t   t h e   t w e n t i e t h   c e n t u r y.   L o o k i n g   a t tourism  from  an  innovative  perspective,  Michael Dawson shows how the province?s Aboriginal and British cultures were commodi?ed and marketed to potential tourists, and considers the gendered nature  of  some  of  the  promotional  campaigns, particularly during the 1940s.Dawson  argues  that  in  order  to  understand  the roots  of  the  fully-?edged  consumer  culture  that developed in Canada, it is necessary to understand the connections between the 1930s, 1940s, and the  postwar  era.  He  underlines  the  signi?cance of  the  Depression  and  the  Second  World  War ? ostensibly periods of ?underconsumption? -- for the  development  of  tourism  promotion  and  con -sumerism in general.Michael  Dawson   teaches  in  the  Department  of History at St. Thomas University in Fredericton.OCTOBER 2004  292 pages, 30 ?gures, 7 tables, 2 maps, 6 x 9?hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1054-8RECENTLY RELEASED?Thank  God  for  Michael  Kluckner.  In  these  heart -breaking times of loss when so many of our price -less  cultural  treasures  and  stories  disappear,  his hand  makes  visible  the  vital  connections  that  tell us the truths of who we are.?? Joy Kogawa, novelist and poet?Michael Kluckner?s paintbrush is one stroke ahead of the bulldozers that are so quickly crunching Brit -ish Columbia?s history into dust. His words convince us to seriously consider otherwise and to treasure and preserve what?s left.??  Mark  Forsythe,  CBC  commentator  and  host  of BC Almanac? Vanishing British Columbia  evokes the province?s material  heritage  through  words  and  images  in a  most  original  way.  Michael  Kluckner  goes  well beyond  the  legacy  of  the  dominant  society  and incorporates Aboriginal, Doukhobor, Chinese, and Japanese sites. He demonstrates a ?ne grasp both of the entirety of the province and of its speci?cs, not  easily  acquired  in  as  spatially  diverse  and complex a place as is British Columbia.?? Jean Barman, writer and historian The  old  buildings  and  historic  places  of  British Columbia  form  a  kind  of  ?roadside  memory,?  a tangible  link  with  stories  of  settlement,  change, and  abandonment  that  re?ect  the  great  themes of  our  history.  With  small  towns  declining  and  old rural  properties  changing,  so  little  of  the  history of  these  places  has  been  recorded  in  museums or  archives,  and  so  much  of  it  may  disappear  as families disperse and memories dim. More than a decade ago, Michael Kluckner began painting  these  dots  on  his  personal  map  of  the province  in  a  watercolour  sketchbook.  In  1999, after he put a few of the sketches on his website, a  network  of  correspondents  emerged  that  even -tually  led  him  to  the  family  letters,  photo  albums, and memories ? all from a disappearing era of the province.  Vanishing British Columbia  is a record of these places and the stories they tell. It combines engaging and insightful historical commentary with over  160  of  the  author?s  original  paintings.  It  has an  exceptional  assor tment  of  historic  imagery, including  old  postcards,  architectural  plans,  and photographs. T h e   s t u d y   o f   ro a d s i d e   m e m o r y   d e m o n s t r a t e s the  visceral  connection  that  people,  especially those  who  are  part  of  the  rural-to-urban  diaspora of  modern  times,  have  for  the  sites  of  their  fam -ily  memories.  On  a  grander  scale  this  approach leads to a broader understanding of more abstract historical themes and of the province?s history and culture.  It  also  presents  a  compelling  argument for  stewardship  of  regional  history  in  the  face  of urbanization and globalization.Michael Kluckner  is a writer, artist, and heritage activist who has spent decades exploring the high -ways and byways of British Columbia. His published works  include  Vancouver  the  Way  It  Was ,  Paving Paradise ,  Vanishing Vancouver ,  The Pullet Surprise: A Year on an Urban Farm , and  Canada: A Journey of  Discovery .  He  is  also  a  regular  contributor  to Canadian  Geographic   and  Harrowsmith  Country Life .  He  lives  on  a  small  farm  in  Langley,  British Columbia,  dividing  his  time  between  art,  culture and agriculture.FEBRUARY  224 pages, 8? x 11?  220 colour illus., 130 b/w illus., 22 maps  hc $49.95  ISBN 0-7748-1125-033333333HISTORY / MILITARY HISTORYWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/MILITARYHISTORY Fight or PaySoldiers? Families in the Great WarDesmond Morton?Desmond Morton has written a work that helps to ?ll  a  void  of  information  about  a  turbulent  period in  our  history.  It  will,  I  am  sure,  become  a  key reference  work  for  those  studying  the  economic and  social  aspects  of  the  home  front  during  the Great War.?? Steven Dieter,  The Globe and Mail? Fight or Pay  is a beautifully written book about the history of a society and its government in wartime. Not only does Morton shed fascinating light on the topic  of  soldiers?  dependants,  but  he  reveals  the much broader implications for the study of gender, class, state power, and race.??  Jonathan  Vance,  author  of  Death  So  Noble: Memory, Meaning, and the First World War? Fight or Pay  is a fascinating story of how families managed  during  the  absence  of  their  male  rela -tives,  told  by  a  scholar  with  a  deep  knowledge  of the  Great  War.  A  major  contribution  to  Canadian history.??  Margaret  Conrad,  co-author  of  History  of  the Canadian PeoplesIn  the  collective  memory  of  Canadians,  the  Great War  exists  as  a  tragedy.  Characterized  by  the brutality of trench warfare, the First World War is re -membered largely for the immense sacri?ce of life and limb that Canadian soldiers made. In  Fight or Pay , Desmond Morton turns to the stories of those who  paid  in  other  ways:  the  wives,  mothers,  and families left behind when soldiers went to war.Aware  that  the  recruiting  effort  might  fail  if  men were forced to choose between their families and the front, the Canadian government and its wealthy backers  introduced  the  Canadian  Patriotic  Fund, known  in  its  day  as  ?the  Patriotic.?  Charged  with support  of  soldiers?  loved  ones,  the  Patriotic  and its volunteers set out to transform them into a mid -dle-class  model  of  frugality  and  self-denial.  At  the same time, the Militia Department took on the task of  determining  which  dependants  a  soldier  could or should support. Suddenly, the state and private philanthropists were managing family decisions that had never been their business before.Fight or Pay  brings to light the lives of thousands of  valiant  women  whose  sacrifices  have  been overlooked.  It  is  an  incisive,  humane  look  at  the beginning of a social welfare system that Canadians have  come  to  think  of  as  intrinsic  to  citizenship. This  is  a  compelling  addition  to  the  landscape  of Canadian history.Desmond Morton  is Hiram Mills Professor in the Department of History at McGill University.STUDIES IN CANADIANMILITARY HISTORYOCTOBER 2004  368 pages, 27 b/w photos, 5 tables, 6 x 9?hc $39.95ISBN 0-7748-1108-0Published in association with the Canadian War MuseumRECENTLY RELEASEDCCF Colonialism in Northern SaskatchewanBattling Parish Priests, Bootleggers, and Fur SharksDavid M. QuiringSaskatchewan?s Co-operative Commonwealth Fed -eration (CCF), the forerunner of the NDP, is often remembered  for  its  humanitarian  platform  and pioneering social programs. But during the twenty years  it  governed,  it  wrought  a  less  scrutinized legacy in the northern regions of the province. Until the 1940s, churches, fur traders, and other in?uential newcomers held ?rm control over Sas -katchewan?s northern region. Following its rise to power in 1944, the CCF made aggressive efforts to unseat these traditional powers and install a new socialist economy and society in largely Aboriginal communities. The next two decades brought major changes  to  the  region  as  well-meaning  govern -ment  planners  grossly  misjudged  the  challenges that confronted the north and failed to implement programs that would meet its needs. Northerners lacked  the  voice  and  political  clout  to  determine policies for their half of the province, and the CCF effectively  created  a  colonial  apparatus,  impos -ing its own ideas and plans in those communities without  consulting  residents.  While  it  did  ensure that parish priests, bootleggers, and ?fur sharks? no longer dominated the north, it failed to establish a workable alternative.David Quiring draws on extensive archival research and  oral  history  to  offer  a  fresh  look  at  the  CCF era. This examination will ?nd a welcome audience among  historians  of  the  north,  Aboriginal  schol -ars,  and  general  readers  interested  in  Canadian history.David M. Quiring  teaches in the Department of History at the University of Saskatchewan.NOVEMBER 2004  376 pages, 1 map,  6 x 9?  pb $29.95, ISBN 0-7748-0939-6RECENTLY RELEASED34 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477The Soldiers? GeneralBert Hoffmeister at WarDouglas E. DelaneyForeword by  J.L. GranatsteinMILITARY HISTORY  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/MILITARYHISTORY?I?ve  been  asked  to  host  a  TV  documentary  on outstanding,  unconventional  leader-generals  from around  the  world.  My  choice  for  Canada?  Ber t Hoffmeister!  Read  The  Soldiers?  General   and  you will understand why.?? Lewis MacKenzie, OOnt, MSC,CD, Major General (ret?d)?Canadian military historians have been waiting for someone  to  do  this  study  ?  and  they  will  be  well satis?ed  with  the  results.  Delaney  is  intuitively, intellectually,  and  experientially  comfortable  with his subject, and I would not consider my personal library complete without this book.?? Stephen Harris, co-editor of  Warrior Chiefs: Per -spectives on Senior Canadian Military Leaders?This  biography  is  outstanding,  and  will  set  the standard  for  future  studies.  It  should  be  read  by all  those  interested  in  Canadian  military  history, but  will  have  an  especially  strong  appeal  to  serv -ing and recently retired members of the Canadian Forces,  because  of  the  discussion  of  leadership and command issues.?? Terry Copp, author of  Fields of Fire: The Canadi -ans in NormandyS e l f - d o u b t   s o   p l a g u e d   h i m   t h a t   h e   s u f f e re d   a nervous  breakdown  even  before  ?ghting  his  ?rst combat  action.  But,  by  the  end  of  the  Second World  War,  Ber t  Hoffmeister  had  exorcised  his anxieties,  risen  from  Captain  to  Major-General, and won more awards than any Canadian of?cer in the war. Fighting from the invasion of Sicily in July 1943  to  the  ?nal  victory  in  Europe  in  May  1945, this  native  Vancouverite  earned  a  reputation  as  a fearless  commander  on  the  battle?eld  ?  one  who led from the front, one well loved by those he led. How did he do it?The  Soldiers?  General   explains,  in  eloquent  and accessible  prose,  how  Hof fmeister  conducted his  business  as  a  military  commander.  With  an astute  analytical  eye,  Delaney  carefully  dissects Hoffmeister?s  numerous  battles  to  reveal  how  he managed  and  how  he  led,  how  he  directed  and how he inspired. An exemplary leader, Hoffmeister stood out among his contemporaries, not so much for  his  technical  ability  to  move  the  chess  pieces well; there were plenty who could do that. Rather, Bert Hoffmeister was exceptional for his ability to get the chess pieces to move themselves. The  most  comprehensive  and  easy-to-understand study of any Canadian military commander to date, The  Soldiers?  General  will  appeal  as  much  to  the student  of  military  history  as  it  will  to  anyone  in search of a good story.Douglas  E.  Delaney  is  Assistant  Professor  of History  at  the  Royal  Military  College  of  Canada, and  Infantry  Of?cer  (Princess  Patricia?s  Canadian Light Infantry).STUDIES IN CANADIANMILITARY HISTORYAPRIL320 pages, est., 21 b/w photos, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1148-XPublished in association with the Canadian War MuseumThe Red Man?s onthe WarpathThe Image of the ?Indian? and the Second World WarR. Scott Shef?eld?Shef?eld?s account of how the Native community was  perceived  by  non-Natives  has  never  been duplicated  or  even  attempted.  This  book  adds  a great deal to our understanding of the war era.?-- Michael D. Stevenson, author of  Canada?s Great -est Wartime MuddleDuring the Second World War, thousands of First Nations  people  joined  in  the  national  crusade  to defend  freedom  and  democracy.  High  rates  of Native enlistment and public demonstrations of pa -triotism encouraged Canadians to re-examine the roles and status of First Nations people in Canadian society.  The  Red  Man?s  on  the  Warpath   explores how  wartime  symbolism  and  imagery  propelled these issues onto the national agenda.For  most  English  Canadians,  the  word  ?Indian? conjured  up  a  complex  framework  of  visual  im -agery, stereotypes, and assumptions that enabled them to explain the place of First Nations people i n   t h e   n a t i o n a l   s t o r y.   S h e f ? e l d   e x a m i n e s   h o w First  Nations  people  were  discussed  in  both  the administrative realm -- that is, by the members of the Indian Affairs Branch and other federal depart -ments  --  and  the  public  realm,  where  images  of the  ?Indian?  were  constructed  and  transformed by editorials, news stories, motion pictures, radio broadcasts,  and  literary  pieces.  The  book  draws upon  a  remarkable  array  of  sources  to  track English  Canadians?  perceptions  of  First  Nations people  before,  during,  and  immediately  after  the Second World War.R.  Scott  Shef?eld   teaches  at  the  University  of Victoria.JANUARY  240 pages, 9 b/w photos, 6 x 9?  pb $29.95, ISBN 0-7748-1095-5NOW IN PAPERBACK3535HISTORY WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORYLongitude and EmpireHow Captain Cook?s Voyages Changedthe WorldBrian W. Richardson? L o n g i t u d e   a n d   E m p i re   i s   c o g e n t l y   a n d   q u i t e brilliantly  organized.  In  summarizing  how  Cook organized  his  narratives,  Brian  Richardson  shows how our world view has been shaped by Cook?s ? a fascinating and well-illustrated argument. Cook and his  narratives  are  the  template  for  most  if  not  all who followed, and as such, this critical assessment of Cook and the literature has importance beyond the  man  and  his  own  explorations  ?  this  is  an  es -sential  book  for  anyone  interested  in  the  general subject of Enlightenment exploration ? and perhaps for all exploration that follows.??  James  Delgado,  Director,  Vancouver  Maritime MuseumNo  one  had  travelled  like  Captain  Cook,  and  no one can again. Before his three voyages, the world was  uncertain  and  dangerous;  after  them,  it  was clear and safe. Written as a conceptual ?eld guide to  the  voyages,  Longitude  and  Empire   offers  a signi?cant  rereading  of  both  the  voyages  and  of modern political philosophy.While  the  voyages  are  not  explicitly  works  of  po -litical  philosophy,  they  are  political  philosophy  by other means, offering new ways of thinking about the  world  and  about  the  place  of  human  beings have  in  that  world.  More  than  any  other  work, they  mark  the  shift  from  early  modern  to  modern ways  of  looking  at  the  world,  a  world  that  is  no longer  divided  into  Europeans  and  savages,  but is populated by an almost overwhelming variety of national identities.Cook?s voyages took what fragmented and obscure descriptions  of  the  world  that  were  available  and consolidated  them  into  a  single  textual,  tabular vision  of  the  entire  world.  Places  thus  became clear  and  distinct,  their  locations  were  ?xed,  and everything  inside  ?  people,  animals,  plants  and artifacts  ?  was  identi?ed,  collected,  understood, and  assimilated  into  a  single  world  order.  The Paci?c was a test case for a new way of knowing and relating to the world. Then, it was possible to seriously travel only in Cook?s wake, to be always already  moving  either  within,  or  in  reaction  to  his accounts of the world. As the culmination of global exploration,  Cook?s  voyages  became  the  ideal, and  it  is  through  Cook,  after  Cook,  that  Europe regrouped what knowledge they already had, and returned to the world with new epistemological and political expectations.This  fascinating  and  informative  account  offers a  new  understanding  of  Captain  Cook?s  voyages and  how  they  affected  Europe?s  world  view.  It  will engage  historians,  geographers,  ethnographers, Cook  enthusiasts,  and  anyone  with  an  interest  in epistemology or how the world was mapped.Brian Richardson  is a graduate of the University of Victoria and received a PhD in Political Science from  the  University  of  Hawaii.  He  is  currently  a librarian at Windward Community College in Hawaii and  is  editing  a  collection  of  Hawaiian  myths  and legends.MAY  256 pages, est., 6 x 9?25 b/w illus.hc $85.00  ISBN 0-7748-1189-7RECENTLY RELEASEDHometown HorizonsLocal Responses toCanada?s Great WarRobert RutherdaleRobert Rutherdale shows how the everyday lives of people in very different local settings were affected by their perceptions of a distant war. Drawing on extensive archival sources and daily newspapers of  the  period,  he  brings  us  into  the  communities of Lethbridge, Alberta, Guelph, Ontario, and Trois-Rivi?res, Quebec, where, though miles and worlds away from the ?ghting overseas, involvement in the war effort and the subsequent stories of the war helped shape Canada?s collective memory.The  making  of  Canada?s  home  front  was  experi -enced,  fundamentally,  through  local  means.  City parades, military send-offs, public school events, women?s  war  relief  efforts,  and  other  local  exer -cises  staged  in  hometown  settings  became  the parochial windows through which a distant war was viewed. Rutherdale also addresses the important social  and  cultural  debates  that  emerged  from this  time,  including  the  demonization  of  enemy aliens,  the  crossing  of  gender-  and  class-based boundaries,  state  authority  and  citizenship,  and commemoration and social memory.  There  is  no  other  book  that  looks  at  Canada?s First  World  War  history  from  this  perspective. Hometown  Horizons   contributes  to  a  growing body  of  work  on  the  social  and  cultural  histories of  the  First  World  War,  and  this  history,  of  a  war as  seen  from  the  home  front,  will  ?nd  an  eager readership  among  social  and  military  historians, cultural  studies  scholars,  and  anyone  interested in wartime Canada.Robert  Rutherdale   is  a  member  of  the  Depart -ment of History at Algoma University College.OCTOBER 2004  360 pages, 16 b/w photos, 10 ?gures, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1013-036 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477 TEL: 1 877 864 8477HISTORY / ASIAN STUDIES  WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ASIANSTUDIESThe Dominion and the Rising SunCanada Encounters Japan, 1929?41John D. Meehan?This book makes a signi?cant original contribution as  the  only  detailed  treatment  of  Canada?s  rela -tions  with  Japan  during  this  period.  The  subject is  important,  providing  balance  as  it  does  to  the usual  concentration  on  the  North  Atlantic  as  the focus of Canada?s external relations.?? John Hilliker, author of  Canada?s Department of External AffairsThe Dominion and the Rising Sun  is the ?rst major study of Canada?s diplomatic arrival in Japan and, by extension, East Asia. It examines the political, economic, and cultural relations forged during this seminal period between the foremost power in Asia and  the  young  dominion  tentatively  establishing itself in world affairs. The  book  begins  with  the  opening  in  1929  of the  Canadian  legation  in  Tokyo  --  Canada?s  third such  of?ce  overseas  --  and  concludes  with  the outbreak  of  hostilities  in  1941.  Primarily  a  diplo -matic history, the book also assesses the impact of  traders,  interest  groups,  and  missionaries on  Canadian  attitudes  toward  Japan  during  the interwar  years.  More  fundamentally,  it  examines Canada?s diplomatic coming of age closely, reveal -ing its important Paci?c dimension and the tension between  Canada?s  commitment  to  peace  and  its trade with an aggressor.John D. Meehan  is Assistant Professor of History at Campion College, University of Regina.NOVEMBER 2004  272 pages, 22 b/w photos, 2 tables, 6 x 9?hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-1120-XRECENTLY RELEASEDCanada and the Endof EmpirePhillip Buckner Sir  John  Seeley  once  wrote  that  the  British  Em -pire  was  acquired  in  a  ??t  of  absence  of  mind.? Whatever the truth of this comment, it is certainly arguable  that  the  empire  was  dismantled  in  such a  ?t.  Canada  and  the  End  of  Empire   deals  with  the  implications  to  Canada  and  Canadians  of British  decolonization  and  the  end  of  empire  ?particularly during the period of rapid disengage -ment during the 1950s and 60s.Contributors not only look at the political and diplo -matic pressures behind the dismantling of empire, but they also embrace a broad range of themes, including the changing economic relationship with Great Britain, the role of educational and cultural institutions  in  maintaining  the  British  connection, the Suez Crisis, the royal tour of 1959, the deci -sion  to  adopt  a  new  ?ag  in  1964,  the  efforts  to ?nd a formula for repatriating the constitution, the Canadianization of the Royal Canadian Navy, and the attitudes of First Nations to the changed nature of the Anglo-Canadian relationship.Historians  in  Commonwealth  countries  tend  to look  at  the  end  of  British  rule  from  a  nationalist perspective.  This  book  challenges  this  view  and demonstrates the centrality of imperial history in Canadian historiography. An important addition to the growing canon of empire studies and imperial history,  Canada  and  the  End  of  Empire   will  be  of interest to historians of the Commonwealth, and to scholars and students interested in the relationship between colonialism and nationalism.Phillip Buckner  is Professor Emeritus of History at  the  University  of  New  Brunswick  and  Senior Research Fellow at the University of London.DECEMBER 2004  352 pages, 4 ?gures, 1 table, 6 x 9?  hc $85.00, ISBN 0-7748-0915-9RECENTLY RELEASED NOW IN PAPERBACKGutenberg in ShanghaiChinese Print Capitalism,1876?1937Christopher A. ReedIn the mid-1910s, what historians call the ?Golden Age of Chinese Capitalism? began, accompanied by  a  technological  transformation  that  included t h e   d r a s t i c   e x p a n s i o n   o f   C h i n a ?s   ? G u t e n b e rg revolution.?  Gutenberg in Shanghai  examines this porocess. It ?nds the origins of that revolution in the country?s printing industries of the late imperial period and analyzes their subsequent development in the Republican era.This  book,  which  relies  on  documents  previously unavailable to both Western and Chinese research -ers,  demonstrates  how  Western  technology  and evolving traditional values resulted in the birth of a unique form of print capitalism whose in?uence on Chinese culture was far-reaching and irreversible. Its  conclusion  contests  scholarly  arguments  that view China?s technological development as slowed by culture, or that interpret Chinese modernity as mere cultural continuity.A  vital  reevaluation  of  Chinese  modernity,  Guten -berg in Shanghai  will be enthusiastically received by scholars of Chinese history and by specialists in  cultural  studies,  political  science,  sociology, the  history  of  the  book,  and  the  anthropology  of science and technology.Christopher A. Reed  is a member of the History Department at Ohio State University.ANUARY  408 pages, 40 b/w photos, 2 maps, 6 x 9?  pb $29.95, ISBN 0-7748-1041-6CONTEMPORARY CHINESE STUDIES SERIESSTUDIES OF THE WEATHERHEAD EAST ASIAN INSTITUTE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITYUS pb rights held by University of Hawai?i Press; Asian pb rights held by Hong Kong University Press3737Frontier PeopleHan Settlers in Minority Areas of ChinaMette Halskov HansenChinese migration to Tibet and other border areas  ?  now  within  the  People?s  Republic  of China  ?  has  long  been  a  politically  sensitive issue.  As  par t  of  an  ongoing  process  of internal  colonization,  migrations  to  minority areas have been, with few exceptions, directly organized  by  the  government  or  driven  by economic  motives.  Dramatic  demographic and  economic  changes,  often  spearheaded not  by  local  inhabitants  but  by  Han  Chinese immigrants, have been the result. Frontier  People   shows  how  the  Han  them -selves  have  been  directly  involved  in  the process of transformation within these areas where they have settled. Their perceptions of the  minority  natives,  their  ?old  home,?  other immigrants, and their own role in the areas are examined in relation to the of?cial discourse on  the  migrations.  This  study  contests  con -ventional ways of presenting Han immigrants in  minority  areas  as  a  homogeneous  group of colonizers with shared identi?cation, equal class status, and access to power. Based on extensive ?eldwork in two local areas,  Frontier People   demonstrates  that  the  category  of ?Han immigrants? is profoundly fragmented in terms of generation, ethnic identi?cation, mi -gration history, class, and economic activity. In this respect, the book makes an invaluable contribution  to  the  literature  on  colonization from the varying perspectives of the coloniz -ers ? a diverse group of people with equally diverse perceptions of the colonial project in which they play an integral part.This  incisive  volume  will  appeal  to  a  wide range of scholars and students of anthropol -ogy,  Asian  studies,  history,  and  immigration studies.? ALSO OF INTERESTThe Oriental QuestionConsolidating a White Man?s Province, 1914?41Patricia E. RoyISBN 0-7748-1011-4pb $29.95POLITICS / ASIAN STUDIESWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ASIANSTUDIESChina in World PoliticsPolicies, Processes, Prospects, Second EditionJudith F. Kornberg and  John R. FaustThis fully revised and updated text introduces students  to  China?s  foreign  policy,  past  and present,  and  the  factors  that  may  in?uence the  country?s  future  policy  agenda.  Explor -ing  the  new  dynamics  of  China?s  regional and  international  roles,  the  authors  outline the  political,  security,  economic,  and  social issues  the  country  faces  in  the  emerging twenty-?rst century.An ideal, thoughtfully crafted textbook, each chapter of  China in World Politics  familiarizes students  with  the  Chinese  framework  for analyzing  the  issues  in  question.  Alternate policy  choices  are  suggested,  along  with supporting  data  for  each  course  of  action. Discussion  and  essay  questions,  as  well  as suggested  readings  and  a  bibliography  of internet resources, are also included.Contents: IntroductionNew Ideologies in the 21st Century Chinese Politics and IdeologyThe  Ascendency  of  Adam  Smith  over  Karl MarxChina and the United StatesChina and Its Asian NeighboursChina and JapanChina in the Global RegimeAlternative ScenariosPraise for the ?rst edition:?Faust and Kornberg?s book is a welcome addi -tion to a ?eld crowded by much more narrow and less balanced works ... provides an accessible guide to negotiating the dif?cult terrain of Chinese foreign policy.?? Randy Kluver,  China Information?A comprehensive review of the past, present, and future foreign relations of China.?? George P. Jan,  China Review InternationalJudith F. Kornberg  is Dean of the School of Con -tinuing and Professional Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology. John R. Faust  is Profes -sor Emeritus of Political Science at Eastern Illinois University.FEBRUARY190 pages, 6 x 9?pb $34.95ISBN 0-7748-1180-3Canadian rights onlyMette Halskov Hansen  is Professor of Anthropol -ogy in the Oriental Studies Department at the Univer -sity of Oslo. She is the author of  Lessons in Being Chinese: Minority Educa -tion and Ethnic Identity in Southwest China . JANUARY280 pages, 6 x 9?hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1178-1North American rights only38 O R D E R   F R O M   uni PRESSES  TEL: 1 877 864 8477The Cult of HappinessNianhua , Art, and History in Rural North ChinaJames A. FlathHistory and art come together in this de?nitive discussion  of  the  Chinese  woodblock  print form of  nianhua , literally ?New Year pictures.? By  analyzing  the  role  of  nianhua   ?rst  in  the home  and  later  in  commercial  and  political theatres,  James  Flath  relates  them  to  the social,  cultural,  and  political  milieu  of  North China from the late Qing dynasty to the early 1950s. Among the ?rst studies in any ?eld to treat folk art and folk print as historical text, The  Cult  of  Happiness   offers  original  insight i n t o   p o p u l a r   c o n c e p t i o n s   o f   d o m e s t i c i t y, morality, gender, society, modernity, and the transformation of the genre as a propaganda tool under communism. An extraordinary ac -count of the cultural life of rural North China over the period. This  richly  illustrated  volume  will  appeal  to a  wide  range  of  scholars  in  Asian  studies, history, art history, folklore, and print, as well as anyone having a passion for the creativity and culture of rural society.ASIAN STUDIESWWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ASIANSTUDIES RECENTLY RELEASEDMARCH 2004  288 pages, 6 x 9?47 b/w photos, 31 colour photos, 1 map  hc $85.00ISBN 0-7748-1034-3CONTEMPORARY CHINESE STUDIES SERIES?This lavishly illustrated, engrossing study inter -prets Chinese popular prints in relation to production and distribu -tion, to domestic ritual and social culture, to state and political demands. Ground -ing his work in largely untapped historical ma -terials, Flath convincingly demonstrates fresh ways in which complex issues associated with images in Chinese popular culture can be understood.?? Ellen J. Laing, author of  Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Popular PrintsJames A. Flath  teaches in the Department of His -tory at the University of Western Ontario.Obedient AutonomyChinese Intellectuals and the Achievement of Orderly LifeErika E.S. Evasdottir In  the  west,  the  idea  of  autonomy  is  often a s s o c i a t e d   w i t h   a   s e n s e   o f   f re e d o m   - -   a self-interested  state  of  being,  unfettered  by rules or obligations to others. In this original anthropological  study,  Erika  Evasdottir  ex -plores  a  type  of  ?obedient?  autonomy  that thrives on setbacks, blossoms as more rules are  imposed,  and  ?ourishes  in  adversity. O b e d i e n t   A u t o n o m y   a n a l y z e s   t h i s   m o d e l , and  explains  its  precepts  by  examining  the specialized  and  highly  organized  discipline of archeology in China.This  book  follows  Chinese  students  on  their journey  to  becoming  fully-?edged  archeolo -gists in a bureaucracy-saturated environment. T h e   a n a l y s i s   o f   C h i n a ?s   c o m p l e x   s o c i a l system,  through  the  experience  of  these students, reveals how hierarchy, reciprocity, compatibility,  and  authority  are  construed and  how  obedient  autonomy  is  fostered  in the  teacher-student  relationship.  Moreover, it  demonstrates  how  this  form  of  autonomy enables individuals to order and control their future careers in a seemingly disorderly and uncertain world. A  masterly  contextualization  of  archeology in  China,  Obedient  Autonomy   shows  how the  discipline  has  accommodated  itself  to a  Chinese  social  structure,  and  uncovers the  moral,  ethical,  political,  and  economic underpinnings  of  that  context.  It  will  be  ac -cessible to students of anthropology even as it  will  provoke  Euro-American  archeologists and  interest  social  theorists  of  science,  phi -losophers, gender theorists, and students of Chinese society.NOW IN PAPERBACKAfter receiving her doctor -ate in Social Anthropology from Harvard University, Erika E.S. Evasdottir  was a Killam post-doctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia. 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Christopher   4 3Brockman, Joan   4 0Brouwer, Ruth Compton   4 1Brute Souls, Happy Beasts, and Evolution    2 9Buck, A.R.   11Buckner, Phillip   3 6Building Health Promotion Capacity    1 5Burden of History, The    2,  4 3Burnett, J. Alexander   3 1 , 4 2Buss, Helen M.   4 4Butler-Jones, David   1 5Butter?ies of British Columbia    4 3Cabinets and First Ministers    1 7Cairns, Alan C.   8 , 4 0Cameron, David R.   4 1Campbell, Claire Elizabeth   3 1Campbell, Wayne   3 0 ,  4 2 , 43Campeau, Georges   1 5Canada and Quebec    4 3Canada and the End of Empire    3 6Canadians Behind Enemy Lines, 1939?1945    4 4Canadian Department of Justice and the Completion of Confederation 1867-78, The    4 0Canadian Natural Resource and Environmental Policy, Second Edition    2 5Care fair    2 3Carr, Mike   2 6Carty, R. Kenneth   4 1Cashore, B.   4 2Castellano, Marlene Brant   3 9CCF Colonialism in Northern Saskatchewan    3 3Ceska, A.   4 3Chappell, Louise   4 3China in World Politics    3 7Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80, The    4 5Chinese Opera    4 5Chunn, Dorothy E.   4 4Citizens    1 8Citizens Plus    8 , 4 0Cohen, Marjorie Grif?n   4 1Cole, Douglas   4 3Collective Insecurity    4 0Colonizing Bodies    4 3Colpitts, George   4 2Coming of the Spirit of Pestilence, The    3 9Communication Technology    1 7Communities, Development, and Sustainability across Canada   27,  4 2Compulsory Compassion    7Conservation Biology Principles for Forested Landscapes    4 2Cook, Tim   4 5Cooper, Barry   4 0Corporate Governance in Global Capital Markets    4 0Cost of Climate Policy, The    4 0Courtney, John C.   1 8Courts and the Colonies, The    1 0Craig, Timothy J.   4 5Cross, William   1 8 , 4 1Cruikshank, Julie   1 , 3 9Cult of Happiness, The    3 8Dale, Ann   2 7 , 4 0 , 4 2Daly, Richard   5Dauvergne, Catherine   1 1Davis, Lynne   3 9Dawson, Michael   3 2Death So Noble    4 4Defending Rights in Russia    1 0Delaney, Douglas E.   3 4Demography in Canada in the Twentieth Century    4 3Despotic Dominion    1 1Dictionary of Natural Resource Management    4 2Docherty, David   1 9Dominion and the Rising Sun, The   3 6Do Glaciers Listen?    1Drees, Laurie Meijer   4 4Dunster, Julian   4 2Dunster, Katherine   4 2Dynamic Balance, A    2 7Eckert, Cameron   3 0 , 4 3Edgington, David   4 1Elections    1 8Ellis, G.   4 3Emerging from the Mist    4 3Esau, Alvin J.   1 0Ethics and Security in Canadian Foreign Policy    4 5Evasdottir, Erika E.S.   3 8Everitt, Joanna   1 9Families, Labour and Love    4 1Faust, John R.   3 7Feather, Joan   1 5Federalism    1 9Feminist Activism in the Supreme Court    1 4Fight or Pay    3 3Filson, Glen C.   3 0Finlay, Finola   2 4First Do No Harm    15First Nations of British Columbia, The    3 9First Nations Education in Canada   3 9First Nations Sacred Sites in Canada?s Courts    5Flath, James A.   3 8Flemming, Roy B.   9Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples    4 3Food Plants of Interior First Peoples    4 3Ford, J.   4 3Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan    4 2Frigates and Foremasts    4 5From UI to EI    1 5Frontier People    3 7Furniss, Elizabeth   2 ,  4 3Galois, Robert   4 4Game in the Garden    4 2Gartner, Rosemary   4 4Gay Male Pornography    1 4Geller, Peter   4Gendering Government    4 3Gender and Change in Hong Kong   4 5Gender in the Legal Profession    4 0Geography of British Columbia    4 2Getty, Ian L.   3 9Gidengil, Elisabeth   1 8Globalization and Well-Being    4 0Global Goes Local    4 5Good Government? Good Citizens?   8Governing Ourselves?    2 1Granatstein, J.L.   3 4Granoff, Phyllis   4 5Green Economy, The    4 2Groot, Cornelis   4 2Guppy, C.   4 3Gurstein, Penny   4 1Gutenberg in Shanghai    3 6Gwyn, Julian   4 5Haida Monumental Art    3 9Halpin, Marjorie M.   3 9Hankivsky, Olena   2 3Hansen, Mette Halskov   3 7Harris, R. Cole   4 4Harrison, Scott   4 2Hart, Michael   4 4Harty, Siobh?n   2 0Hawker, Ronald W.   4 4Heiress vs the Establishment, The   16Helliwell, John F.   4 0Hessing, Melody   2 5 ,  3 1Hidden Agendas    4 0Hinde, John   4 4History of Domestic Space, A    4 3Hoberg, G.   42Holding the Line    1 2Hometown Horizons    3 5Howard, Richard   1 5Howlett, Michael   2 5 ,  4 2Hughes, Nancy   3 0 , 4 3Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation    1 1Hunters and Bureaucrats    3 9Huron-Wendat    3If I Had a Hammer    2 4Images in Asian Religions    4 5Imagining Difference    2Indian Association of Alberta, The   4 4Indicator Plants of Coastal British Columbia    4 3Indigenous Cultures in an Interconnected World    4 0Insiders and Outsiders    2 1Integrity Gap, The    4 0Intensive Agriculture and Sustainability   3 0Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts    7International Environmental Law and Asian Values    2 5Introduction to Forestry Economics    4 2In Defence of Multinational Citizenship    2 0In Search of Sustainability    4 2In the Long Run We?re All Dead   4 1Irwin, Rosalind   4 5Issenman, Betty Kobayashi   3 9Iwai, Yoshiya   4 2Jaccard, Mark   4 0Jacobs, Michael   4 2James, Ross   3 0Japan?s Emergence as a Modern State    4 4AUTHOR / TITLE INDEX  AUTHOR / TITLE INDEX  474747Japan at the Millennium    4 1Jeffrey, Leslie Ann   4 1Johnson, Rebecca   4 0Johnston, William   4 5Jordan, Pamela A.   1 0Journey to the Ice Age    4 4Kahane, David   7Kelm, Mary-Ellen   4 3Kendall, Christopher N.   1 4Kernerman, Gerald   2 0 , 2 1Kershaw, Paul   2 3Keshen, Jeffrey A.   4 5Killer Whales    4 3Kimmins, Hamish   4 2King, Richard   4 5Klinka, Karel   4 3Klondike Stampede, The    4 4Kluckner, Michael   3 2Kornberg, Judith F.   3 7Krajina, V.J.   4 3Kramar, Kirsten Johnson   1 6Lahache, Louise   3 9Lary, Diana   4 5Lawrence, Bonita   4Law and Risk    1 3Law Commission of Canada   1 3 ,  4 0Laycock, David   2 2Lee, Eliza Wing-Yee   4 5Lee, Eugene   4 0Legislatures    1 9Levitin, Jacqueline   4 1Lewis, Timothy   4 1Liberalism, Nationalism, Citizenship    4 1Life Lived Like a Story    1 ,  3 9Limiting Arbitrary Power    9Little, Margaret Hillyard   2 4Longitude and Empire    3 5Lovrick, Peter   4 5Lussier, Antoine S.   3 9MacDonald, George F.   3 9MacKenzie, Chris   2 2MacKinnon, Stephen   4 5MacLaren, Roy   4 4MacMillan, Margaret   4 4Madsen, Chris   4 4Making Native Space    4 4Manfredi, Christopher P.   1 4Margolis, Leo   4 2Markey, Sean   2 7Masculinities without Men?    4 1Matson, R.G.   43Maxim, Paul S.   3 9McAllister, Mary Louise   2 1McGhee, Robert   3 9McGillivray, Brett   4 2McKee, Christopher   6McKenzie, Francine   4 4McLaren, John   1 1 ,  4 4McLean, Scott   1 5McMillan, Alan D.   3 9Meehan, John D.   3 6Mehta, Michael D.   2 6Meligrana, John   2 1Menzies, Robert   4 4Methods of Environmental Impact Assessment    4 2Mgbeoji, Ikechi   4 0Miljan, Lydia   4 0Misplaced Distrust    4 1Modern Women Modernizing Men   4 1Montpetit, ?ric   4 1Morley, Patricia   4 1Morris, Peter   4 2Morton, Desmond   3 3Mountain Is Moving, The    4 1Muckle, Robert J.   3 9Multicultural Nationalism    2 0Murdering Holiness    4 4Murphy, Michael   2 0Mushkat, Roda   2 5Musqueam Reference Grammar   3 9Nadasdy, Paul   3 9Nadeau, Richard   1 8Negotiated Memory    2Nevitte, Neil   1 8New Perspectives on the Public-Private Divide    1 3 ,  4 0Ng, Wing Chung   4 5Nicol, Heather N.   1 21985 Paci?c Salmon Treaty, The   2 8Nixon, Wendy   3 0 , 4 3Noble, Jean Bobby   4 1Norman, Herbert E.   4 4Northern Exposures    4Not the Slightest Chance    4 5No Place to Run    4 5Nyboer, John   4 0Obedient Autonomy    3 8Objects of Concern    4 5Onyx, Jenny   2 7Oriental Question, The    3 7,  4 5Ormsby, Margaret A.   4 4Our Box Was Full    5Outline of Classical Chinese Grammar    4 5Paci?c Salmon Life Histories    4 2Paddling to Where I Stand    3Parties Long Estranged    4 4Passion for Wildlife, A    3 1 , 42Pearse, Peter H.   4 2People?s Dream, A    4 0People and Place    4 0Pepper in Our Eyes    4 0Perl, Anthony   4 0Perras, Galen   4 5Personal Relationships of Dependence and Interdependence in Law    1 3 ,  4 0Phillips, Jim   4 4Pierce, John   2 7 ,  4 2Pilgrims, Patrons, and Place    4 5Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia, A    4 4Plant Technology of First Peoples of British Columbia    4 3Plessis, Judith   4 1Political Parties    1 8Politics of Resentment, The    2 2 , 41Pratt, Anna   1 2Preece, Rod   2 9 ,  4 2 ,  4 3Pro-Family Politics and Fringe Parties in Canada    2 2Prometheus Wired    1 7Pue, W. 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