Government and Politics

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Kelly, James B. 2024. Constraining the Court: Judicial Power and Policy Implementation in the Charter Era. University of British Columbia Press.

Reynolds, Jim. 2024. Canada and Colonialism: An Unfinished History. University of British Columbia Press.

Rayment, Erica. 2024. What Women Represent: The Impact of Women in Parliaments. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Cline, Eric. 2024. Squandered: Canada’s Potash Legacy. University of Regina Press.

Biro, Peter L., ed. 2024. The Notwithstanding Clause and the Canadian Charter: Rights, Reforms, and Controversies. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Lucas, Jack. 2024. Ideology in Canadian Municipal Politics. University of Toronto Press.

Hamel, Pierre, ed. 2024. Politics of the Periphery: Governing Global Suburbia. University of Toronto Press.

Tusikov, Natasha, and Blayne Haggart. 2023. The New Knowledge: Information, Data and the Remaking of Global Power. Rowman & Littlefield.

MacKenzie, David. 2023. King and Chaos: The 1935 Canadian Geneeral Election. Turning Point Elections. University of British Columbia Press.

Miller, Bruce Granville. 2022. Witness to the Human Rights Tribunals: How the System Fails Indigenous Peoples. University of British Columbia Press.

Courtney, John C. 2022. Revival and Change: The 1957 and 1958 Diefenbaker Elections. Turning Point Elections. University of British Columbia Press.

Flanagan, Tom. 2022. Pivot or Pirouette? The 1993 Canadian General Election. Turning Point Elections. University of British Columbia Press.

Morefield, Jeanne. 2022. Unsettling the World: Edward Said and Political Theory. Rowman & Littlefield.

Livingston, Alexander, ed. 2022. James Tully: To Think and Act Differently. Routledge.

Malleck, Dan. 2022. Liquor and the Liberal State: Drink and Order before Prohibition. University of British Columbia Press.

Foster, Karen R., and Jennifer Jarman. 2022. The Right to be Rural. University of Alberta Press.

Gallagher, Kathleen, with Andrew Kushnir. 2021. Hope in a Collapsing World: Youth, Theatre, and Listening as a Political Alternative.  Includes Towards Youth: A Play on Radical Hope. University of Toronto Press.

Bisaillon, Laura. 2021. Screening Out: HIV Testing and the Canadian Immigration Experience. University of British Columbia  Press.

Strong-Boag, Veronica. 2021. A Liberal-Labour Lady: The Times and Life of Mary Ellen Spear Smith. University of British Columbia Press.

Seasons, Mark. 2021. Evaluating Urban and Regional Plans. University of British Columbia Press.

Haggart, Blayne, Natasha Tusikov and Jan Aart Scholte, eds. 2021. Power and Authority in Internet Governance: Return of the State?   Routledge.

Hubert, Ollivier, and François Furstenberg, eds. 2021. Entangling the Quebec Act: Transnational Meanings, Contexts, and Legacies in North America and the British Empire. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Dutil, Patrice, ed. 2020. The Unexpected Louis St-Laurent: Politics and Policies for Modern Canada. University of British Columbia Press.

Livers, Keith. 2020. Conspiracy Culture: Post-Soviet Paranoia and the Russian Imagination.  University of Toronto Press.

Carter, Sarah. 2020. Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice: Women and the Vote in the Prairie Provinces. University of British Columbia Press.

Campbell, Lara. 2020. A Great Revolutionary Wave: Women and the Vote in British Columbia. University of British Columbia Press.

Mathen, Carissima, and Michael Plaxton. 2020. The Tenth Justice: Judicial Appointments, Marc Nadon, and the Supreme Court Act Reference.  Landmark Cases in Canadian Law. University of British Columbia Press.

Bashevkin, Sylvia, ed. 2019. Doing Politics Differently?: Women Premiers in Canada's Provinces and Territories. University of British Columbia Press.

McGrane, David, John D. Whyte, Roy Romanow, and Russell Isinger, eds. 2019. Back to Blakeney: Revitalizing the Democratic State. University of Regina Press.

Blais, André, and Jean-François Daoust. 2019. The Motivation to Vote: Explaining Electoral Participation. University of British Columbia Press.

Tremblay, Manon, ed. 2019. Queering Representation: LGBTQ People and Electoral Politics in Canada. University of British Columbia Press.

Contarani, Gasparo, Filippo Sabetti, ed., and Amanda Murphy, trans. 2019. The Republic of Venice: De magistratibus et republica Venetorum. University of Toronto Press.

Bégin, Monique. 2018. Ladies, Upstairs! My Life in Politics and After. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Tremblay, Manon. 2018. 100 Questions on Women and Electoral PoliticsMcGill-Queen’s University Press.

Marland, Alex, Thierry Giasson, and Andrea Lawlor, eds. 2018. Political Elites in Canada: Power and Influence in Instantaneous Times. University of British Columbia Press.

Harris, Richard, and Ute Lehrer, eds. 2018. The Suburban Land Question: A Global Survey. University of Toronto Press.

Touhy, Carolyn. 2018. Remaking Policy: Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform. University of Toronto Press.

Sangster, Joan. 2017. One Hundred Years of Struggle: The History of Women and the Vote in Canada. University of British Columbia Press.

Klodawsky, Fran, Janet Siltanen, and Caroline Andrew. 2017. Toward Equity and Inclusion in Canadian Cities: Lessons from Critical Praxis-Oriented Research. McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Hindmarch, Suzanne, Michael Orsini, and Marilou Gagnon. 2017. Seeing Red: HIV/AIDS and Public Policy in Canada. University of Toronto Press.

Keil, Roger. 2017. Suburban Planet: Making the World Urban from the Outside In. Polity Press. 

Savoie, Donald J. 2017. Looking for Bootstraps: Economic Development in the Maritimes.  Nimbus Publishing Ltd. 

Batt, Sharon. 2017. Health Advocacy Inc.: How Pharmaceutical Funding Changed the Breast Cancer Movement. University of British Columbia Press.

Monaghan, Jeffrey. 2017. Security Aid: Canada and the Development Regime of Security. University of Toronto Press.

Aroney, Nicholas Theodore, and John Kincaid, eds. 2017. Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists? Forum of Federations. University of Toronto Press.

Hendler, Sue, with Julia Markovich. 2017. “I Was the Only Woman”: Women and Planning in Canada. University of British Columbia Press.

Quinlan, Andrea. 2017. The Technoscientific Witness of Rape: Contentious Histories of Law, Feminism, and Forensic Science. University of Toronto Press.

Keil, Roger, Pierre Hamel, Julie-Anne Boudreau, and Stefan Kipfer, eds. 2016. Governing Cities through Regions: Canadian and European Perspectives. Wilfrid Laurier University Press.

Tusikov, Natasha. 2016. Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the InternetUniversity of California Press.

Adkin, Laurie E., ed. 2016. First World Petro-Politics: The Political Ecology and Governance of Alberta. University of Toronto Press.

Polzer, Jessica, and Elaine Power, eds. 2016. Neoliberal Governance and Health: Duties, Risks, and VulnerabilitiesMcGill Queen’s-University Press.

Kelly, Christine, and Michael Orsini, eds. 2016. Mobilizing Metaphor: Art, Culture, and Disability Activism in Canada. University of British Columbia Press.

Lexchin, Joel. 2016. Private Profits versus Public Policy: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Canadian StateUniversity of Toronto Press.

Harder, Lois, and Steve Patten, eds. 2016. Patriation and Its Consequences: Constitution Making in Canada. University of British Columbia Press.

Leeson, Howard. 2015. Grant Notley: The Social Conscience of Alberta. 2nd ed. University of Alberta Press.

Kelly, Christine. 2015. Disability Politics and Care: The Challenge of Direct Funding. University of British Columbia Press.

Hamel, Pierre, and Roger, Keil, eds. 2015. Suburban Governance: A Global View. University of Toronto Press. 

Gibson, Dale. 2015. Law, Life, and Government at Red River, Volume 1McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Evans, Paul. 2014. Engaging China: Myth, Aspiration, and Strategy in Canadian Policy from Trudeau to HarperUniversity of Toronto Press.

Ismael, Shereen. 2006. Child Poverty and the Canadian Welfare State: From Entitlement to Charity. University of Alberta Press.

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Alberta Workers’ Compensation Board. 2008 with updates through 2024. Workers' Compensation Board Policies and Information Manual.  To download a PDF of the index, go to Alberta Workers' Compensation Board.

Alberta Government. Workplace Health and Safety.  2009 with updates through 2024. Occupational Health and Safety Code Explanation Guide