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Fall Winter 2002 UBCPress Fr on t c ov er  il lu st ra tio n:  D on  R ei d,  w or ki ng  fo r th e Ca na di an  W ild lif e Se rv ic e,  c lim bs  a  ro ck  fa ce  to  b an d Th ic k- bi lle d m ur re s on  C ob ur g Is la nd , N or th w es t T er rit or ie s.  P ho to  c ou rt es y Ca na di an  W ild lif e Se rv ic e,  P  M in ea u. A Pa ss io n fo r W ild lif e:  A  H is to ry  o f t he  C W S,  p ag e 4.  New in Paper Hobnobbing with a Countess and Other Okanagan Adventures Page 2 Diplomatic Departures Page 8 Ethics and Security in Canadian Foreign Policy Page 8 Preserving What Is Valued Page 9 Planning Canadian Regions Page 12 The Cost of Climate Policy Page 14 Raccoons Page 15 Planning the New Suburbia Page 12 F O R  M O R E  I N F O R M A T I O N  V I S I T  W W W . U B C P R E S S . C A1 Women Filmmakers Refocusing Edited by Jacqueline Levitin, Judith Plessis, and Valerie Raoul What difference does it make today when a woman wields the camera? What is the relationship of the work and experience of women filmmakers now to feminism and feminist theory? Have issues of gen- der in films by women been eclipsed by issues of race and class? How has the situation of women filmmakers changed over the past twenty years? Women Filmmakers: Refocusing is a ground- breaking collection of essays that turns a critical eye on the often-overlooked work of women filmmakers. This wide-ranging volume includes contributions from prominent filmmakers and scholars, such as Helma Sanders Brahms, Deepa Metha, Prathiba Parmar, Margarethe von Trotta, Ann Wheeler, and E. Ann Kaplan. Questions of history and theory, genre, creativity, funding and distribution, national and cultural identity, and class all come to the fore in this unparalleled study of women’s film culture. Equally accessible to non-specialists and researchers alike, this book will have great appeal to filmmakers, film studies faculty and students, film buffs, and those with an interest in women’s studies and cultural studies. Jacqueline Levitin is a filmmaker who teaches in Women's Studies and the School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. Judith Plessis is Director of Language Programmes and Services at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is currently working on a book about Margarethe von Trotta. Valerie Raoul is Professor of French and Director of the Centre for Research in Women’s Studies and Gender Relations at UBC. October 456 pages approx, 6 x 9” 30 b/w photos ISBN 0-7748-0902-7 hardcover, $85.00 Hollywood North The Feature Film Industry in British Columbia Mike Gasher British Columbia is celebrated as Canada’s prin- cipal centre of audiovisual production. Its billion- dollar industry trails behind only California and New York, the most well-established film produc- tion sites on the continent. Prior to the mid-1970s, however, British Columbia had little in the way of film production that could properly be called an industry. This timely book recounts the story of British Columbia's rapid rise from relative obscurity in the film world to its current status as “Hollywood North.” Mike Gasher positions the industry as a model for commercial film production in the twenty-first century – one strongly shaped by a perception of cinema as a medium, not of culture, but of regional industrial development. Addressing the specific economic and geo- graphic factors that contribute to the province’s success, such as the low Canadian dollar and BC’s proximity to Los Angeles, Gasher also considers the broader implications of the increasingly widespread trend towards location service production on national cinema and cultural production. Hollywood North is an important book that brings into focus the tension between globalization and localization in the film industry. It will have great appeal to those with an interest in debates on Canadian national cinema, the notion of cinema as industry, and the highly nuanced relationship between cinema and place. Mike Gasher is a member of the Department of Journal- ism, Concordia University, and co-author of Mass Communications in Canada. August 192 pages approx, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0967-1 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0968-X paper, $24.95 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/FILM Film 2 O R D E R  F R O M  R A I N C O A S T  T E L :  1  8 0 0  6 6 3  5 7 1 4 Now in paperback! In 1891, Alice Barrett moved from Port Dover, Ontario, to the Okanagan Valley to keep house for her brother and uncle. She soon married Harold Parke, a former NWMP officer, and spent the next decade recording her experiences in a series of notebooks sent to her Ontario family. Barrett Parke was an astute observer and an exceptional writer, and her diaries recall a period of profound transformation in a region newly opened to white settlement. The diaries provide valuable insights into work, health, religion, race and gender relations, and women’s lives. Careful editing and additional research put the diaries into their social and historical context, while bio- graphical detail and numerous illustrations enhance the reader’s understanding of this remarkable woman’s life and times. Mrs. Parke’s diaries provide valuable insights into work, health, religion, race, and gender relations, and women’s lives, as well as document her independent spirit and women’s traditional roles. – Documentary Editing Jo Fraser Jones lives in Vernon, BC, and has published articles on regional history. PIONEERS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA SERIES May (hc 2001) 288 pages, 6 x 9” 39 b/w photos, maps ISBN 0-7748-0852-7 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0853-5 paper, $29.95 Hobnobbing with a Countess and Other Okanagan Adventures The Diaries of Alice Barrett Parke, 1891-1900 Edited by Jo Fraser Jones WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORY Undelivered Letters to Hudson’s Bay Company Men on the Northwest Coast of America, 1830-57 Edited by Judith Hudson Beattie and Helen M. Buss In the early nineteenth century, when the Hudson's Bay Company sent men to its furthest posts along the coast of North America's Pacific Northwest, the letters of those who cared for the men fol- lowed them in the Company's supply ships. Sometimes, these letters missed their objects – the men had returned to Britain, or deserted their ships, or died. The Company returned the corres- pondence to its London office and over the years amassed a file of "undelivered letters." Many of these remained sealed for 150 years until they were opened by archivist Judith Hudson Beattie, after the Company archives were moved to Canada. These letters tell the fascinating stories of ordinary people whose lives are rarely recounted in tra- ditional histories. Judith Hudson Beattie and Helen M. Buss, a literary scholar, skilfully introduce us to the lives of the letter writers and their would-be recipients. Their commentaries frame, for con- temporary readers, the words of early nineteenth- century working and middle-class British people as well as letters to voyageurs from Quebec. The stories of their lives – fathers struggling to sup- port a family, widowed mothers yearning to see their sons, bereft sweethearts left behind, and wives raising their children alone – reach out over two centuries to offer rare insight into the varied worlds of men and women in the early nineteenth century, many of whom became settlers in Washington, Oregon, and the new British colony of Vancouver Island. Judith Hudson Beattie is Keeper of the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives in Winnipeg. Manitoba. Helen M. Buss is a member of the Department of English, University of Calgary, and author of Memoirs from Away: A Newfound- land Childhood and Repossessing the World: Reading Memoirs by Contemporary Women. December 488 pages approx, 6 x 9” 35 b/w illustrations, 4 maps ISBN 0-7748-0973-6 hardcover, $85.00 History F O R  M O R E  I N F O R M A T I O N  V I S I T  W W W . U B C P R E S S . C A3 Game in the Garden A Human History of Wildlife in Western Canada to 1940 G.W. Colpitts Frontier and pioneer societies provide numerous unexplored avenues of social history. Game in the Garden identifies the imaginative use of wild animals in early western society. In what is now western Canada, humans have long used wildlife in order to survive their surroundings, better understand their natural world, and form aspects of their identity. The shared use of wild animals has helped to de- termine social relations between Native peoples and newcomers. In later settlement periods, controversy about subsistence hunting and campaigns of local conservation associations drew lines between groups in communities, particularly Native peoples, immigrants, farmers, and urban dwellers. In addition to examining grassroots conservation activities, Colpitts identifies early slaughter rituals, icono- graphic traditions, and subsistence strategies that endured well into the interwar years in the twentieth century. Drawing primarily on local and provincial archival sources, he analyzes popular meanings and booster messages discernible in taxidermy work, city nature museums, and promotional photography. Environmental historians, Native studies special- ists, history students, conservationists, nature enthusiasts, and general readers alike will find fascinating how western attitudes to wild animals changed according to subsistence and economic needs and how wildlife helped to determine the social relations among people in western Canada. G.W. Colpitts is a Foreign Service Officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ottawa. October 216 pages approx, 6 x 9” 20 b/w photos, 8 figures ISBN 0-7748-0962-0 hardcover, $75.00 Recently published Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals Rod Preece Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb brings together the most significant statements of sensibility to animals in the history of thought. Each chapter begins with an introduction that explains the significance of the passages, and relates them to each other culturally, historically, and philosophically. Myth, religion, literature, philosophy, and parliamentary debates are all represented in this compendium whose time frame stretches from the early days of recorded human history to the beginning of the twentieth century. This unique book will be welcomed by scholars interested in animal studies and the history of ideas, as well as those with a concern for animal life. Rod Preece is Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University. June 2002 488 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0896-9 hardcover, $85.00 ALSO OF INTEREST Animals and Nature Cultural Myths, Cultural Realities Rod Preece 1999 ISBN 0-7748-0724-5 hardcover, $39.95 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORY History John Fannin’s workshop. Photo credit: BC Archives G-03172 4 O R D E R  F R O M  R A I N C O A S T  T E L :  1  8 0 0  6 6 3  5 7 1 4 A Passion for Wildlife The History of the Canadian Wildlife Service J. Alexander Burnett A Passion for Wildlife chronicles the history of the Canadian Wildlife Service and the evolution of Canadian wildlife policy over its first half century. It presents the exploits and accomplishments of a group of men and women whose dedication to the ideals of science, conservation, and a shared vision of Canada as a country that treasures its natural heritage has earned them the respect of their profession around the world. Drawing on interviews and anecdotes, personal correspondence, and the published record, the book addresses topics as varied as game law enforcement, field biology, habitat conservation, environmental education, toxicology, federal- provincial relations, and international diplomacy. Accessible to anyone interested in nature, it will appeal particularly to wildlife managers, scientists, naturalists, as well as students of biology, wildlife technology, and environmental studies. J. Alexander Burnett is a naturalist and freelance writer who has contributed dozens of popular articles on natural history and wildlife conservation topics to national and regional newspapers and periodicals. December 320 pages approx, 6 x 9” 60 b/w photos ISBN 0-7748-0960-4 hardcover, $85.00 Ron Mackay examines an immature trumpeter swan on the nesting grounds near Grande Prairie, Alberta. Photo credit: CWS WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORY History Recently published Modern Women Modernizing Men The Changing Missions of Three Professional Women in Asia and Africa, 1902-69 Ruth Compton Brouwer During the interwar era, the world of mainstream Protestant missions was in transition. The once-domi- nant paradigm of separate spheres – “women’s work for women” – had lost its saliency, and pro- fessional women often entered work worlds largely peopled by men. Medical missionaries Belle Choné Oliver and Florence Murray and literature specialist Margaret Wrong were three such women. Using these women’s experiences in colonial India, Korea, and sub-Saharan Africa as case studies, Modern Women Modernizing Men explores how professionalism, religion, and feminism came together to enable missionary women to become the colleagues and mentors of Western and non-Western men. The “modern” Christian woman missionary, the author demon- strates, was in fact more an agent of moderniza- tion than an angel of domesticity. This book – a bold exploration of changing gender, professional, and race relations in colonial miss- ionary settings – will be of interest to scholars engaged in gender, women’s, and postcolonial studies, as well as to readers interested in the history of the international missionary movement. Ruth Compton Brouwer is Chair of the Department of History, King’s College, University of Western Ontario. June 2002 256 pages, 6 x 9” 20 photos ISBN 0-7748-0952-3 hardcover, $85.00 The opportunity to experience the natural world with respect and delight should be a precious part of every Canadian’s birthright. Seen in that light, the Canadian Wildlife Service is one of Canada’s most important cultural institutions. The term cultural is used broadly, with reference to the entire fabric of behaviours and values that bind Canadians into a recognizable society. In that sense, CWS has helped us to discover how much our relationship with nature adds to our shared identity. I felt enormously privileged, in the fall of 1996, when Environment Canada invited me to write a 50th anniversary history of the Wildlife Service. Since then, I have met and interviewed more than 120 of the agency’s employees, past and present. Not one left any doubt that a life devoted to the study and protection of wildlife was a life well spent. Driven by a passionate interest in the natural world, members of the CWS family have explored this land, often at considerable personal risk, returning to report on the wonder of what is ours and why it matters. In a country that often deprecates heroism, they are among our unsung heroes. – From the Preface of A Passion for Wildlife F O R  M O R E  I N F O R M A T I O N  V I S I T  W W W . U B C P R E S S . C A5 Recently published Recently published The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy Inquiry and Intrigue John Griffith Armstrong Foreword by J.L. Granatstein The Halifax Explosion of 1917 has never been the subject of a sustained analytical history. Govern- ment archives that contain first-hand accounts of the disaster have never been systematically consulted – until now. This book carefully retraces the events preceding the disaster and the role of the military in its after- math. John Griffith Armstrong’s analysis of the legal manoeuvres, rhetoric, blunders, public contro- versy, and crisis management that ensued reveals, for the first time, the rationale behind the public inquiry findings. His disturbing conclusion is that federal officials knew of potential dangers in the harbour before the explosion, took no corrective action, and kept that information from the public. Reveals a network of implications, accusations, innuendo, and suspicion, all turning a disastrous navigational accident – with its sailors, bit players, victims, politicians, and media hacks – into a graphic benchmark in the Canadian consciousness. – Michael L. Hadley, author of Tin Pots and Pirate Ships: Canadian Naval Forces and German Sea Raiders. John Griffith Armstrong is a retired career officer who taught history at the Royal Military College of Canada. STUDIES IN CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY SERIES PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM 2002 256 pages, 6 x 9” 20 photos ISSN 1499-6251 ISBN 0-7748-0890-X hardcover, $39.95 Avoiding Armageddon Canadian Military Strategy and Nuclear Weapons, 1950-63 Andrew Richter The advent of nuclear weapons in the 1940s brought enormous changes to doctrines regarding the use of force in resolving disputes. American strategists have been widely credited with most of these; Canadians, most have assumed, did not conduct their own strategic analysis. Avoiding Armageddon soundly debunks this notion. Andrew Richter draws on previously classified government records and reveals that Canadian defence officials did come to independent stra- tegic understandings of the most critical issues of the nuclear age. Canadian appreciation of deterrence, arms control, and strategic stability differed conceptually from the US models. Similarly, Canadian thinking on the controversial issues of air defence and the domestic acquisition of nuclear weapons was primarily influenced by decidedly Canadian interests. Avoiding Armageddon is both timely and valuable. Drawing on hitherto classified documents, it adds to our knowledge and understanding about a historical period, generating a re-evaluation of thinking about Canadian defence and foreign policy. – James Fergusson, Deputy Director, Centre for Defence and Security Studies, University of Manitoba Andrew Richter is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Windsor. STUDIES IN CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY SERIES PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM June 2002 256 pages, 6 x 9” ISSN 1499-6251 ISBN 0-7748-0888-8 hardcover, $85.00 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORY History Recently published Women and the White Man’s God Gender and Race in the Canadian Mission Field Myra Rutherdale Between 1860 and 1940, Anglican missionaries were very active in northern British Columbia, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories. To date, histories of this mission work have largely focused on men, while the activities of women – either as missionary wives or as missionaries in their own right – have been seen as peripheral at best, if not completely overlooked. Based on diaries, letters, and mission correspon- dence, Women and the White Man’s God examines women’s roles in northern domestic missions. The status of women in the Anglican Church, gender relations in the mission field, and encounters be- tween Aboriginals and missionaries are carefully scrutinized. Arguing that the mission encounter challenged colonial hierarchies, Myra Rutherdale expands our understanding of colonization at the intersection of gender, race, and religion. Myra Rutherdale teaches in the Department of History, University of British Columbia. June 2002 220 pages, 6 x 9” 20 photos ISBN 0-7748-0904-3 hardcover, $85.00 6 O R D E R  F R O M  R A I N C O A S T  T E L :  1  8 0 0  6 6 3  5 7 1 4 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/HISTORY ´ •    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ECONOMICS History   •   Economics Recently published A Trading Nation Canadian Trade Policy from Colonialism to Globalization Michael Hart A Trading Nation, Michael Hart’s brilliantly crafted overview and analysis of the historical foundations of modern Canadian trade policy, is the first sur- vey to address the history of Canadian commer- cial policy in over fifty years. Hart skilfully guides readers through more than three centuries of Canadian trade history. His engaging narrative explains how Canadians have largely come to accept that a country that derives much of its wealth from international commerce has much to gain from an open, well- ordered international economy. Close attention to trade and related economic policy choices, he argues, is crucial if Canada intends to adapt to the challenges of the new globalized economy. This book is a tour de force, written and organized with great clarity, elegance, and insight, and is destined to become the standard reference work on the history of Canadian trade policy. – Michael J. Trebilcock, co-author of The Regulation of International Trade Michael Hart is Simon Reisman Chair in Trade Policy, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University. CANADA AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SERIES 2002 560 pages, 6 x 9” illustrated ISBN 0-7748-0894-2 hardcover, $85.00 Globalization and Well-Being John Helliwell This book addresses and contrasts several key aspects of Canada’s past and future. It first sets the stage by reviewing the latest evidence on the extent to which globalization has altered the scope and salience of nation states. It then deals with the implications for domestic policies, and finally with international policies. Throughout this concise and elegant book, John Helliwell emphasizes well-being as an explicit focus for research and for public policies. He concludes that there is ample scope for countries like Canada to have independent national and inter- national policies, and considers a number of current policy options. Globalization and Well-Being surveys a broad range of empirical work, but is not technical in its treatment so is accessible to a general audience. John Helliwell is one of the best writers in the economic professions. His arguments are logical and coherent and eminently accessible to other academics and social scientists, and those generally interested in Canadian affairs ... Helliwell has done an admirable job of presenting both the positive and normative case for the importance of a nation state. – Richard Harris, Telus Professor Economics, Simon Fraser University John Helliwell is Professor of Economics, University of British Columbia. August 88 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0992-2 hardcover, $40.00 Parties Long Estranged Canada and Australia in the Twentieth Century Edited by Margaret MacMillan and Francine McKenzie This book brings together recent and original work to illuminate comparisons and contrasts between two former colonies of the British Empire. The contributors include some of the top names in history and political science in Canada and Australia. They cover the entire twentieth century and examine different aspects of Cana- dian-Australian relations, including trade, civil aviation, military, constitutional, imperial, and diplomatic relations. The comparisons include Aboriginal rights, nation-building, middle powers, and attitudes towards the Empire. This timely volume is well situated in the field of comparative studies, a new and growing area of study. It will be of interest to students and scholars of foreign affairs, the British Common- wealth and its dismantling, constitutional history, and international relations. CONTENTS NATION BUILDING – Sibling rivalry: Australia, and Canada from the Boer War to the Great War / Margaret MacMillan – Coming of Age: Independence and Foreign Policy in Canada and Australia, 1931-1945 / Francine McKenzie – The Australian and Canadian Colonization of Indigenous Peoples and the Movement Towards a New Relationship / Peter Russell RIVALS, ALLIES, AND MODELS – Australia and Canada in the World of International Commercial Aviation / David MacKenzie – “She Should Have Thought of Herself First”: Canada and Military Aid to Australia, 1939-1945 / Galen Perras – In the Wake of Canada: Australia’s Middle Power Diplomacy and the Attempt to Join the Atomic Special Relationship, 1943-1957 / Wayne Reynolds – Relations in the World of Intelligence: Gouzenko and Petrov Compared / Frank Cain – Diplomacy in “Easy Chairs”: Casey, Pearson and Aus- tralian-Canadian relations, 1951-1957 / Christopher Waters – The Limits of Like-Mindedness: Australia, Canada, and Multilateral Trade / Ann Capling and Kim Richard Nossal – Keeping in Touch: Patterns of Networking in the Canada-Australia Diplomatic Relationship / Andrew Cooper Margaret MacMillan is Provost of Trinity College and Francine McKenzie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, both at the University of Toronto. December 320 pages approx, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0975-2 hardcover, $85.00 F O R  M O R E  I N F O R M A T I O N  V I S I T  W W W . U B C P R E S S . C A7 Agenda-Setting Dynamics in Canada Stuart N. Soroka Why do public issues like the environment rise and fall in importance over time? To what extent can the trends in salience be explained by real- world factors? To what degree are they the product of interactions between media content, public opinion, and policymaking? This book surveys the development of eight issues in Canada over a decade – AIDS, crime, debt/ deficit, the environment, inflation, national unity, taxes, and unemployment – to explore why information about certain issues and not others is made available to the public in a democracy. Agenda-Setting Dynamics in Canada offers one of the first empirical analyses of the interaction of the media, the public, and policy-makers in Canada and, more generally, makes a contribu- tion to the study of political communications and policymaking that are important well beyond the Canadian context. In the vast literature on agenda setting, this book is destined to become one of the top five publications. It will be a “must read” for anyone involved in this line of research, or for general readers interested in the formation of public opinion and public policy. – Maxwell McCombs, Jesse H. Jones Centennial Chair in Communication, University of Texas at Austin Stuart N. Soroka is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. September 160 pages approx, 6 x 9” 14 figures, 21 tables ISBN 0-7748-0958-2 hardcover, $75.00 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICS Political Science Liberalism, Nationalism, Citizenship Essays on the Problem of Political Community Ronald Beiner Liberals believe that the purpose of politics is to guarantee that individuals do not face unfair impediments in pursuing the lives they choose for themselves. Nationalists believe that the purpose of politics is to ensure that a people's sense of authentic nationhood wins full expres- sion in powers of collective sovereignty or self- rule. Both of these forms of political commit- ment yield world-transforming political philoso- phies, but do either of these visions do ade- quate justice to a philosophically robust ideal of shared citizenship and civic membership? In Liberalism, Nationalism, Citizenship, Ronald Beiner engages critically with a wide range of important political thinkers and current debates in light of the Aristotelean idea that shared citi- zenship is an essential human calling. Virtually every aspect of contemporary political experi- ence – globalization, international migration, secessionist movements, the politics of multi- culturalism – pose urgent challenges to modern citizenship. Beiner's work on the philosophy of citizenship is essential reading not just for students of politics and political philosophy, but for all those who rightly sense that these kinds of recent challenges demand an ambitious rethinking of the nature of political community. A clearly written book, full of incisive insights, and a welcome contribution to the debate. Beiner argues for a political community that is inclusive of all citizens and aims toward developing a collective good; this is a vision that is all too quickly lost in the arguments of nationalists, multiculturalists, and liberals. – Jeffrey Spinner-Halev, author of The Boundaries of Citizenship: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in the Liberal State Ronald Beiner is Graduate Director and Associate Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto. November 256 pages approx, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0987-6 hardcover, $80.00 Gendering Government Feminist Engagement with the State in Australia and Canada Louise Chappell Feminists, like other political actors, cannot avoid the state. Whether they want equal pay, anti-domes- tic violence laws, refugee or childcare centres, they must engage with state institutions. What determines the nature and extent of this involvement? Why are some feminists more willing to engage with some institutions, while others are not? Gendering Government seeks to answer these questions through a comparison of feminist engagement with political institutions in Australia and Canada. Chappell considers what effect political institutions have had on shaping feminist claims, and in turn, to what extent these claims shape the nature of these institutions. She adds a new dimension to our understanding of the re- lationship between gender interests and govern- ment, showing how the interaction is dynamic and mutually defining. She further extends existing comparative studies in the field of women and politics by examining the full range of such institutions, including the electoral, parliamentary, legal/constitutional, and bureaucratic arenas. Gendering Government skilfully compares the parliamentary and federal systems in Australia and Canada, making a significant contribution to the field. It is directed to a wide audience, including readers who are interested in feminist studies, comparative analysis, political science, and political theory. – Elizabeth Van Acker, School of Politics and Public Policy, Griffith University, Australia An ambitious and significant piece of scholarship ... It is written in a lively and engaging fashion, and will make a valuable contribution to the field of political science and to feminist scholarship. – Katherine Teghtsoonian, Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria Louise Chappell is a lecturer at the School of Economics and Political Science, University of Sydney, Australia. November 224 pages approx, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0965-5 hardcover, $80.00 8 O R D E R  F R O M  R A I N C O A S T  T E L :  1  8 0 0  6 6 3  5 7 1 4 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/POLITICS Recently published Street Protests and Fantasy Parks Globalization, Culture, and the State Edited by David R. Cameron and Janice Gross Stein The speed and intensity of global integration have provoked serious debate about the human impact of globalization and deep concern about the ca- pacity of the state to provide social justice. This book focuses on two dimensions of globalization: the cultural and social realities of global connec- tion and the uneasily shifting role of the state. These essays examine a series of compelling case studies – the entertainment industry, citizen- ship, social activism, and wired communication – to assess the choices states have and the con- sequences of those choices for culture and society. Finally, an intelligent and lucid treatment of an issue that is emerging to be one of the underlying chal- lenges of globalization. While we usually see the new globalization in the context of discussions of finance, democratization, and human security, this vitally important book zeroes in on culture and society. We are given a whole new perspective that reverses the usual order of things: society and culture are at the dynamic centre of this work – not the economy. – Ann Medina, Past Chair of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television David R. Cameron is Assistant Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto. Janice Gross Stein is Director, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto. 2002 192 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0880-2 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0881-0 paper, $24.95 Political Science Now in paperback! Diplomatic Departures The Conservative Era in Canadian Foreign Policy Edited by Nelson Michaud and Kim Richard Nossal This is the first major scholarly examination of foreign policy during the Mulroney Conservative era. The collection explores and analyzes the many departures from traditional Canadian statecraft that took place during this period: free trade with the US, a continentalized energy policy, initiatives over the environment and the Arctic, the withdrawal of Canadian forces from Europe, and the transforma- tion of peacekeeping into peacemaking. A pleasure to report that the Michaud-Nossal collection is not only timely but comprehensible, with generally well written essays assigned to important topics. Readers will come away vastly better informed about the twists and turns – and continuities – of Canadian foreign policy in the 1980s – what it was, how it was made, and where it fits. – Robert Bothwell, International Journal Nelson Michaud teaches at École nationale d’administration publique, Université du Québec. Kim RIchard Nossal is head of the Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University. CANADA AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SERIES May (hc 2001) 226 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0864-0 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0865-9 paper, $29.95 Now in paperback! Ethics and Security in Canadian Foreign Policy Edited by Rosalind Irwin This book is an analysis of the ever-evolving nexus of ethics, security, and international relations. Organized thematically, the chapters include theoretical and policy-relevant commen- taries on Canadian nuclear policy, democratiza- tion, human rights, economic security and development, the environment, peacekeeping, and humanitarian intervention. Particular concepts – soft power, moral vision, good governance, middle powermanship, humane internationalism, and niche diplomacy – are examined with reference to their implications for Canadian foreign policymaking. A useful and important addition to courses on Canadian foreign policy, particularly in that it raises issues surrounding ethics and security as a foreign policy objective. – Claire Turenne Sjolander, Department of Political Science, University of Ottawa The work is highly relevant to current discourse on the evolving concept of security and makes a genuine contribution to the underlying theoretical discussion ... It will appeal to a wide audience, and because of its broad range of selected issue areas, will serve as a very useful textbook for courses on Canadian foreign policy. – Harald von Riekhoff, Department of Political Science, Carleton University Rosalind Irwin teaches in the Department of Political Science, York University. CANADA AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SERIES May (hc 2001) 304 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0862-4 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0863-2 paper, $27.95 F O R  M O R E  I N F O R M A T I O N  V I S I T  W W W . U B C P R E S S . C A9 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES Tales of Ghosts Conflicting Meaning and First Nations Art in British Columbia 1922-61 Ronald W. Hawker The years between 1922 and 1961, often referred to as the “Dark Ages of Northwest Coast art,” have largely been ignored by art historians, and dismissed as a period of artistic decline. Tales of Ghosts compellingly reclaims this era, arguing that it was instead a critical period during which the art played an important role in public discourses on the status of First Nations people in Canadian society. Hawker’s insightful examination focuses on the complex functions that Northwest Coast objects, such as the ubiquitous totem pole, played during the period. He demonstrates how these objects asserted the integrity and meaningfulness of First Nations identities, while simultaneously resisting the intent and effects of assimilation enforced by the Canadian government’s denial of land claims, its ban of the potlatch, and its support of assimi- lationist education. Those with an interest in First Nations and Canadian history and art history, anthropology, museology, and post-colonial studies will be delighted by the publication of this major contri- bution to their fields. Ronald W. Hawker is coordinator of the Heritage Management Program at the American University of Sharjah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. October 256 pages, approx, 6 x 9” 45 b/w photos, 1 map, 2 line drawings ISBN 0-7748-0954-X hardcover, $85.00 Photo credit: Canadian Museum of Civilization Native Studies Preserving What Is Valued Museums, Conservation, and First Nations Miriam Clavir Now in paperback! Preserving What Is Valued explores the concept of preserving heritage. It presents the conserva- tion profession’s code of ethics and discusses four significant contexts embedded in museum conservation practice: science, professional- ization, museum practice, and the relationship between museums and First Nations peoples. Museum practice regarding handling and preservation of objects has been largely taken as a given, and it can be difficult to see how these activities are politicized. Miriam Clavir argues that museum practices are historically grounded and represent values that are not necessarily held by the originators of the objects. She first focuses on conservation and explains the principles and methods con- servators practise. She then discusses First Nations people's perspectives on preservation, quoting extensively from interviews done throughout British Columbia, and comparing the BC situation with that in New Zealand. Miriam Clavir is Senior Conservator, Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia. August (hc 2002) 320 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0860-8 hardcover, $95.00 ISBN 0-7748-0861-6 paper, $29.95 10 O R D E R  F R O M  R A I N C O A S T  T E L :  1  8 0 0  6 6 3  5 7 1 4 Taxing Choices The Intersection of Class, Gender, Parenthood, and the Law Rebecca Johnson In the early 1990s, lawyer Beth Symes brought an equality challenge against the Canadian Income Tax Act, arguing that her child care costs were a business expense. The case ignited public controversy. Was Symes disadvantaged on the basis of gender, or unfairly privileged on the basis of class? This book seeks answers to those questions through close attention to the Symes case, where class and gender interests clashed over the tax treatment of child care. It looks at the history of legislative and litigative struggles, the dynamics of courtroom discourse, and the influence of broad social debates about children and the public/ private divide. It reveals how frequently the rhetoric of choice, responsibility, and selfishness is invoked in response to women's attempts to place issues of child care on the public agenda. Taxing Choices will interest all those who seek to use the law as a tool of social justice, but are troubled by the perils posed by competing interests and conflicts involving race, class, gender, and ability. This book makes a huge contribution to the field of socio-legal studies. The scholarship is first rate, and the author has applied complex theories in a manner that is extremely accessible. It is a “great read,” it tells a fascinating story, and should interest anyone attentive to issues of fairness, justice, and how these issues play out in the courts. – Claire Young, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, and author of Women, Tax and Social Programs Rebecca Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria LAW AND SOCIETY SERIES September 256 pages approx, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0956-6 hardcover, $80.00 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATIVESTUDIES   •    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW Recently published Recently published Making Native Space Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia Cole Harris This elegantly written and insightful book provides a geographical history of the Indian reserve in British Columbia. Cole Harris analyzes the impact of reserves on Native lives and livelihoods and considers how, in light of this, the Native land question might begin to be resolved. The account begins in the early nineteenth-century British Empire and then follows Native land policy – and Native resistance to it – in British Columbia from the Douglas treaties in the early 1850s to the formal transfer of reserves to the Dominion in 1938. Making Native Space clarifies and informs the current debate on the Native land question. It presents the most comprehensive account available of perhaps the most critical mapping of space ever undertaken in BC – the drawing of the lines that separated the tiny plots of land reserved for Native people from the rest. Cole Harris is Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of British Columbia, and the author or editor of many books about BC and Canada. 2002 392 pages, 6 x 9” 53 maps and line drawings ISBN 0-7748-0900-0 hardcover, $85.00 The Indian Association of Alberta A History of Political Action Laurie Meijer Drees The history of indigenous political action in Canada is long, hard-fought, and under-told. By the mid-1900s, Native peoples across western Canada were actively involved in their own political unions in a drive to be heard outside their own, often isolated, reserve communities. In Alberta, the Indian Association of Alberta (IAA) represented the interests of Alberta’s reserve communities. Perhaps best known for its role in spearheading the protest against the 1969 White Paper produced by the Department of Indian Affairs, the IAA, founded in 1939, allowed Native peoples access to politics at the provincial level. Its rich history reveals much about First Nations’ perspectives on the place of Indian peoples in Canada before the emergence of civil rights movements and large-scale federal funding of Native organizations. Laurie Meijer Drees teaches in the First Nations Studies Department at Malaspina University College. 2002 270 pages, 6 x 9” 15 photos, 2 maps ISBN 0-7748-0876-4 hardcover, $85.00 Native Studies   •   Law F O R  M O R E  I N F O R M A T I O N  V I S I T  W W W . U B C P R E S S . C A11 The Canadian Yearbook of International Law/ Annuaire canadien de droit international Volume/Tome XXXIX 2001 Edited by Donald M. McRae Published annually since 1963, The Canadian Yearbook of International Law presents an authoritative survey of important issues in international law, particularly where these are relevant to Canada. Each volume also contains book reviews, two sections on Canadian practice in international law, a digest of important Canadian cases in public international law, and book reviews. Donald M. McRae is a Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa. December 320 pages, approx, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0991-4 hardcover, $145.00 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/LAW ALSO OF INTEREST Gender in the Legal Profession Fitting or Breaking the Mould Joan Brockman 2001 ISBN 0-7748-0834-9 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0835-7 paper, $29.95 LAW AND SOCIETY SERIES Law Personal Relationships of Dependence and Interdependence in Law Edited by the Law Commission of Canada This collection explores the intersection of inter- dependency and the law, and contemplates some of the key issues at stake in the way the law inter- prets and addresses human relationships. Part of a series that questions fundamental concepts of law, this book looks at the legal concepts that have framed these relationships: contract, fiduciary duty, the “duty to act fairly,” the impartiality of decisionmakers, and privi- leged communication. Many of these obscure the element of interdependency. The authors argue that interdependency is a fruitful critical – and human – framework by which to re-evaluate some of our traditional legal concepts. A subtle, shaded approach to law and subjectivity. It facilitates an analysis capable of recognizing the client as not only an active party but also, often, a more equal party in legal relations than generally supposed in the various literatures. – Anne McGillivray, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria The Law Commission of Canada is an independent federal law reform agency that advises Parliament on how to improve and modernize Canada’s laws. LEGAL DIMENSIONS SERIES PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE LAW COMMISSION OF CANADA 2002 160 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0884-5 hardcover, $85.00 Recently published Regulating Lives Historical Essays on the State, Society, the Individual, and the Law Edited by John McLaren, Robert Menzies, and Dorothy Chunn This book examines Canadian experiences of social control, moral regulation, and govern- mentality during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Informed by the wealth of theoretical and historical writings that have recently emerged on these subjects, the con- tributors explore diverse state, social, legal, and human encounters with the regulation of lives in British Columbia and Canadian history. The criminalization of incest, racial-ethnic dimensions of alcohol regulation, public health initiatives around venereal disease, and the seizure and indoctrination of Doukhobor children, among other issues, are examined in these nine original essays. This collection will interest scholars, researchers, practitioners, and students of a wide range of contexts including law, history, sociology, criminology, women’s studies, Native studies, social work, and political science. CONTRIBUTORS John McLaren, Robert Menzies, Dorothy E. Chunn, Jay Nelson, Gerry Ferguson, Mimi Ajzenstadt, Robert Adamoski, Renisa Mawani, and Michaela Freund John McLaren is Lansdowne Professor of Law, University of Victoria. Robert Menzies and Dorothy Chunn are both Professors of Criminology, Simon Fraser University. LAW AND SOCIETY SERIES June 2002 340 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0886-1 hardcover, $85.00 Recently published 12 O R D E R  F R O M  R A I N C O A S T  T E L :  1  8 0 0  6 6 3  5 7 1 4 Now in paperback! Planning Canadian Regions Gerald Hodge and Ira M. Robinson This is the first book to consolidate the history, evolution, current practice, and future prospects for regional planning in Canada. The authors identify the intellectual and conceptual founda- tions of regional planning and review the history and main modes of planning for rural regions, economic development regions, resource development regions, and metropolitan and city- regions. Two senior scholars have written an illuminating work on the origins, concepts, scope, practice, and poten- tial of regional planning in Canada. Its coverage is truly national, and its spirit, appropriately, is universal, critical, and exploratory. – Len Gertler, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, School of Planning, University of Waterloo Gerald Hodge is former Director, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Queen’s University. Ira M. Robinson is Emeritus Professor of Urban Planning, University of Calgary. August (hc 2001) 470 pages, 6 x 9” figures, maps, tables ISBN 0-7748-0850-0 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0851-9 paperback, $39.95 ALSO OF INTEREST Wired to the World, Chained to the Home Telework in Daily Life Penny Gurstein 2001 ISBN 0-7748-0846-2 hardcover, $75.00 ISBN 0-7748-0847-0 paper, $27.95 Thanks to telecommunications breakthroughs, almost half of all jobs in North America and Europe could today be performed away from a traditional office. Millions of office workers are already working from home, and while some appreciate the flexibility of home-based telework, others find that they are bound to their employers by an “electronic leash.” This book explores the “co-workplace” – a new type of neighbourhood-based facility offering the benefits of remote work while maintaining boundaries between workplace and home. Borrowing from the experience of cooperative artists’ studios, business incubators, and the corner copy shop, the new co-workplace would be planned by the people who would really use it. It would be close to home with access to such amenities as meeting rooms, childcare, food services, and recreation facilities. It would combine the infrastruc- ture of a good corporate office with the healthy convenience of walking to work. In The Co-Work- place, Laura Johnson draws lessons from spaces used collaboratively by software developers, artists, lawyers, and other professionals. This book tackles one of the central policy and planning issues of our time and, as such, will be vital reading for those in urban planning, com- munications, work and leisure studies, and women's studies. An innovative book by a recognized expert in the field. The specific models and examples bring the material alive and make it accessible to a broad audience. Moreover, given the rapid rise in home-based work, this book will be an important contribution to both policy and academic debates. – Pat Armstrong, author of Theorizing Women’s Work Laura C. Johnson is a consultant and teaches at the School of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Waterloo. November 160 pages approx, 6 x 9” approx 15 b/w photos and line drawings ISBN 0-7748-0969-8 hardcover, $75.00 The Co-Workplace Teleworking in the Neighbourhood Laura C. Johnson Planning the New Suburbia Flexibility by Design Avi Friedman This book challenges established planning conventions and proposes a new and flexible approach to the planning and ongoing evolution of communities in North America. Friedman argues that there is an alternative to suburban sprawl and that new planning processes are required that can encompass both existing and new communities. Planning the New Suburbia is an important book on a subject that is home to the majority of North American citizens ... Friedman’s concept for the flexible suburb is an important contribution to the fields of urban planning and architecture, community design, and real estate development. – David Gordon, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Queen’s University Avi Friedman is Associate Professor, School of Architecture, McGill University. August (hc 2001) 224 pages, 8 x 10” 53 b/w photos, 120 drawings ISBN 0-7748-0858-6 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0859-4 paperback, $29.95 Now in paperback! WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/PLANNING Planning F O R  M O R E  I N F O R M A T I O N  V I S I T  W W W . U B C P R E S S . C A13 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ANTHROPOLOGY   •    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/EDUCATION´   •    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/FORESTRY No Place to Learn Why Universities Aren’t Working Tom Pocklington and Allan Tupper Arguing that too much emphasis is placed on absurdly specialized research and too little on teaching, No Place to Learn contends that students seeking higher education in Canada are drastically short-changed. In clear, non-technical language, the book explains the current structure of the Canadian university and outlines several practical reforms that, if implemented, would greatly improve it. If you’ve never known what deans do, what tenure is, and what professors do when they’re not teaching, No Place to Learn is a must-read: an eye-opening introduction that raises serious questions about the state of higher education in this country. A thoughtful, skeptical view of Canadian universities. Because the authors are devoted to their mission, they are careful not to scorch the earth; but they deliver the kind of tough criticism that Canadian (and US) universities need to hear. It should be required reading, especially for its compelling argument that student teaching remains the core of the contract between university and society. – Donald Kennedy, President Emeritus of Stanford University, and author of Academic Duty Tom Pocklington and Allan Tupper have both been members of the Department of Political Science, University of Alberta. 2002 224 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0878-0 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0879-9 paper, $24.95 Recently published Anthropology   •   Education   •   Forestry Being a Tourist Finding Meaning in Pleasure Travel Julia D. Harrison What is meaningful about the experience of travelling abroad? What feeds the impulse to explore new horizons? In Being a Tourist, Harrison analyzes her conversations with a large group of upper-middle-class travellers. Why, she asks, do these people invest their resources – financial, emotional, psychological, and physical – in this activity? Harrison suggests that they are fuelled by several desires, including a search for intima- cy and connection, an expression of personal aesthetic, an exploration of the understanding of “home,” and a sensemaking strategy for a globa- lized world. She also reflects on the moral and political complexities of the travels of these people. Being a Tourist draws on a wide range of social theory, going beyond current debates of authen- ticity and consumption. Engagingly and thought- fully written, it will be required reading for those in anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, and, more generally, for anyone interested in tourism studies and travel writing. Being a Tourist will undoubtedly come to figure as a benchmark study in the anthropology of tourism – a book to which all subsequent studies will want to refer. Finally, a study of tourism from the tourists' point of view! – David Howes, editor of Cross-Cultural Consumption: Global Markets, Local Realities Julia D. Harrison, formerly a museum curator,  is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Trent University. November 288 pages approx, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0977-9 hardcover, $85.00 Recently published Forestry and the Forest Industry in Japan Edited by Yoshiya Iwai In recent years, Japan, like many other forest- dependent nations, has been facing difficult times: forest self-sufficiency is low; unplanted areas after harvesting are increasing; and forest industries and companies are losing international competitiveness in the global market. Such challenges are not unique to Japan but are relevant – and all too familiar – to forest industry stakeholders around the world. This book, representing the work of distinguished Japanese scholars, is the first comprehensive English- language overview of forestry, forest manage- ment, and the forest products industry in Japan. Chapters address the biological and physical evolution of the forest, forest-dependent indus- tries, the social impact of changes in forest utilization, current trends in the forest estate, and the relationship between urban population and rural forest land. Yoshiya Iwai is Professor in the Division of Forest Science, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Japan. June 2002 320 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0882-9 hardcover, $85.00 14 O R D E R  F R O M  R A I N C O A S T  T E L :  1  8 0 0  6 6 3  5 7 1 4 Recently publishedNow in paperback! Recently published WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ENVIRONMENT Restoration of the Great Lakes Promises, Practices, and Performances Mark Sproule-Jones The Great Lakes of North America are one of the world’s most important natural resources. The source of vast quantities of fish, shipping lanes, hydroelectric energy, and usable water, they are also increasingly the site of severe environmental degradation and resource contamination. This study analyzes how well governments and other stakeholders are addressing this critical problem. Using original findings from surveys, interviews, and other documents, Mark Sproule-Jones looks at how various levels of government are attempt- ing to restore the environment in the Great Lakes. He examines successes and failures and identi- fies the kinds of institutions that promote sound decisionmaking, concluding that bureaucracies charged with constructing these institutions often overlook key design principles. This analysis, which clearly demonstrates the need for new rules and institutions to address environmental pollution in the Great Lakes, should be required reading for policymakers, politicians, businesspeople, and environmentalists. Mark Sproule-Jones is Professor of Political Science, McMaster University. 2002 140 pages, 6 x 9” figures, maps ISBN 0-7748-0870-5 hardcover, $75.00 Environment The Cost of Climate Policy Mark Jaccard, John Nyboer, and Bryn Sadownik Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a major environmental challenge facing Canada and the world, yet we know little about how to do this, what it will cost, what it means on a personal, business, and community level, and what policy response we should expect from our govern- ments. The Cost of Climate Policy is a compre- hensive look at these pressing issues. Using the Kyoto commitment as their focal point, the authors estimate the costs of greenhouse gas emission reduction in Canada. Sectoral and regional costs are presented in terms of their impact on energy prices, technology options, and lifestyle choices. Causes of cost uncertainty, such as rates of technological change, are identified and explored. The book concludes with concrete proposals for overcoming the constraints of environmental policymaking and the high initial costs of action. Mark Jaccard is Associate Professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University. He is also Director of the Energy and Materials Research Group. John Nyboer is Research Director of the Energy and Materials Research Group and Executive Director of the Canadian Industrial Energy Efficiency Data and Analysis Centre. Bryn Sadownik is a research associate in the Energy and Material Research Group. SUSTAINABILITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT SERIES June 2002 288 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0950-7 hardcover, $85.00 ISBN 0-7748-0951-5 paperback, $29.95 Anatomy of a Conflict Identity, Knowledge, and Emotion in Old-Growth Forests Terre Satterfield Anatomy of a Conflict explores the cultural aspects of the fierce dispute between activist loggers and environmentalists over the fate of Oregon’s temperate rain forest. Centred on the practice of old-growth logging and the survival of the northern spotted owl, the conflict has led to the torching of ranger stations, the spiking of trees, logging truck blockades, and countless demonstrations and arrests. Satterfield shows how the debate about the forest is, at its core, a debate about the cultural make- up of the Pacific Northwest. To talk about forests is to talk about culture, whether the discussion is about scientific explanations of conifer forests, activists’ grassroots status and their emotional attachment to land, or the implications of past people’s land use for future forest management. An engaging ethnographic study, this book emphasizes the historical roots and contempo- rary emergence of identity movements as a means for challenging cultural patterns. It makes a significant contribution to culture- and identity- driven theories of human action in the context of social movements and environmental studies. Terre Satterfield is a research scientist with Decision Research in Oregon; she also teaches in the Resource Management and Environmental Studies graduate program, University of British Columbia. June 2002 224 pages, 6 x 9” illustrated ISBN 0-7748-0892-6 cloth, $85.00 F O R  M O R E  I N F O R M A T I O N  V I S I T  W W W . U B C P R E S S . C A15 Sex and Borders Gender, National Identity, and Prostitution Policy in Thailand Leslie Ann Jeffrey Prostitution in Thailand has been the subject of media sensationalism for decades. Bangkok’s brothels have become international icons of “third world” women’s exploitation in the global sex trade. Recently, however, sex workers have begun to demand not pity, but rights as workers in the global economy. This book explores how Thai national identity in such an economy is linked to prostitution and gender. Jeffrey asserts that certain images of “The Prostitute” have silenced discourses of prostitution as work, while fostering the idea of the peasant woman as the embodiment of national culture. This idea, coupled with a will to shape the modern state through the behaviour of middle-class men, has been a main concern of Thai prostitution policy. Gender, Jeffrey argues, has become the mecha- nism through which states respond to the contradic- tory pressures of globalization and nation-building. This is an important and original study of gendered processes in postcolonial nationalisms and nation- building. Clearly and accessibly written, it will be of substantial interest to scholars and teachers of postcolonial history, anthropology, public policy, and feminist studies. – Mary Beth Mills, author of Thai Women in the Global Labor Force: Consuming Desires, Contested Selves Leslie Ann Jeffrey teaches Political Science in the Department of History and Politics, University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus. 2002 224 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0872-1 hardcover, $80.00 Recently published Global Goes Local Popular Culture in Asia Edited by Timothy J. Craig and Richard King Cheap mechanical and satellite transmissions have made a predominantly North American culture available to a global audience. Does this mean that rock ’n’ roll, soap opera reruns, and professional wrestling will destroy Asian traditions and leave Asian nations to produce nothing but imitations of a shallow, hedonistic alien culture? Far from it! In Global Goes Local, international scholars from a variety of disciplinary perspectives examine different forms of popular culture in Asia. Covering topics from pop music in Korea to TV commercials in Malaysia, this collection shows how imported cultural forms can be invested with fresh meaning and transformed by local artists to result in new forms of assertion and resistance that also meet the needs of their particular audiences. Global Goes Local addresses significant ques- tions being considered by scholars of popular culture and offers case studies of how culture suffers, survives, or prospers in Asian communi- ties in an age of global communication. An important pathfinder in international popular culture studies ... superbly organized and written for the mutual enjoyment of academic devotees and fans of Asian popular culture. – John Lent, editor of the International Journal of Comic Art and Asian Cinema Timothy J. Craig is Associate Professor, Faculty of Business, University of Victoria. Richard King is Chair of the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Victoria. 2002 320 pages, 6 x 9” ISBN 0-7748-0874-8 hardcover, $85.00 WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/ASIAN STUDIES     •    WWW.UBCPRESS.CA/NATURALHISTORY Recently published Asian Studies   •   Natural History Now in paperback! Raccoons A Natural History Samuel I. Zeveloff The name “raccoon” is drawn from the Algonquin term arakun and roughly translates to “he who scratches with his hands.” Anyone who has found a raccoon rummaging around in a once securely closed trash container can attest to how skillful raccoons are with their front paws. In fact, they have four times as many sensory receptors in their forepaw skin as they do in their hindpaws – a ratio similar to that of human hands and feet. This is one of the many facts about these complex mammals that Samuel Zeveloff reveals using an accessible writing style that is sure to satisfy both the curious camper and the ardent naturalist. Raccoons presents detailed information on raccoon evolution, physical characteristics, social behavior, habitats, food habits, reproduc- tion, and conservation, as well as their relation- ship with humans and many other topics. The section on distribution and subspecies focuses on the raccoon’s current range expansion, and the material on their cultural significance demon- strates this mammal’s unique status in different North American cultures. Samuel I. Zeveloff is author of Mammals of the Intermountain West (1988). He is Department Chair and Professor of Zoology at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. COPUBLISHED WITH THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE 2002 240 pages, 6 x 9” 38 b/w illustrations ISBN 0-7748-0964-7 paperback, $29.95 Canadian rights only Recently Released Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb Page 3 Modern Women Modernizing Men Page 4 Women and the White Man’s God Page 5 The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy Page 5 Avoiding Armageddon Page 5 A Trading Nation Page 6 Street Protests and Fantasy Parks Page 8 Making Native Space Page 10 The Indian Association of Alberta Page 10 Regulating Lives Page 11 Personal Relationships of Dependence and Interdependence in Law Page 11 No Place to Learn Page 13 Anatomy of a Conflict Page 14 Restoration of the Great Lakes Page 14 Sex and Borders Page 15 Global Goes Local Page 15 The University of British Columbia 2029 West Mall Vancouver BC Canada V6T 1Z2 www.ubcpress.ca AWARD WINNERS No Place to Run C.P. Stacey Award Butterflies of British Columbia Alcuin Society competition for book design. 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