UBC Press Spring 2017 Trade

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    Series: Sexuality Studies A Queer Love Story The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout Hardcover Marilyn Schuster 9780774835435 $45.00 LITERARY COLLECTIONS May 01, 2017
    In August 1989, Jane Rule – novelist, essayist, and the first widely recognized “public lesbian” in North America – summed up the first eight years of her correspondence with Rick Bébout, journalist and editor with the Toronto-based Body Politic: “It seems to me that what has concerned us is richly human and significantly focused on the concerns of our time and our tribe.”A Queer Love Story presents the first fifteen years of their correspondence. At turns poignant, scintillating, and incisive, their exchanges include ruminations on queer life ... + Read More
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    Health Advocacy, Inc. How Pharmaceutical Funding Changed the Breast Cancer Movement Hardcover Sharon Batt 9780774833844 $39.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Jun 15, 2017
    Health activist, scholar, award-winning journalist, and cancer survivor Sharon Batt investigates the relationship between patient advocacy groups and the pharmaceutical industry as well as the contentious role of pharma funding. Over the past several decades, a gradual reduction in state funding has pressured patient groups into forming private-sector partnerships. This analysis of Canada’s breast cancer movement from 1990 to 2010 shows that the resulting power imbalance undermined the groups’ ability to put patients’ interests ahead of those o... + Read More
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    Everyday Exposure Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley Paperback Sarah Marie Wiebe 9780774832649 $32.95 TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING Apr 01, 2017
    Surrounded by Canada’s densest concentration of chemical manufacturing plants, members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation express concern about a declining male birth rate and high incidences of miscarriage, asthma, cancer, and cardiovascular illness. Everyday Exposure uncovers the systemic injustices they face as they fight for environmental justice. Exploring the problems that conflicting levels of jurisdiction pose for the creation of effective policy, analyzing clashes between Indigenous and scientific knowledge, and documenting the experience... + Read More
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    Series: Indigenous Confluences Unlikely Alliances Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands Paperback Zoltán Grossman 9780295741529 $34.50 SOCIAL SCIENCE Grade (US) from 17 May 19, 2017
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    An Uncertain Ally Turkey Under Erdoáan’s Dictatorship Paperback David L. Phillips 9781412865456 $29.95 HISTORY Feb 28, 2017
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    Muslim Identity in a Turbulent Age Islamic Extremism and Western Islamophobia Paperback Mike Hardy 9781785921520 $27.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Feb 19, 2017
    How can Islam be understood in the context of internal struggles for unity and identity, a rise in anti-Muslim hate crime and continued media portrayals of violence, extremism, warfare and oppression? Looking at Islam as a faith, a whole system with political dimensions and through the lens of Western media, this book sets out to clarify the nature of true Islam and the true nature of Islam.With diverse contributions from Muslims, Christians and individuals with no religious affiliations, this collection of essays respond to the King of Jordan'... + Read More
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    Crafting Secular Ritual A Practical Guide Paperback Jeltje Gordon-Lenox 9781785920882 $24.95 BODY, MIND & SPIRIT Jan 15, 2017
    Answering the call for new rituals in our secular age, this book recognises the essential importance of rituals to the psychological, physical and spiritual health of individuals, families, organisations, and society as a whole. The book examines and explains the history, function and place of emerging rituals in different cultures, as well as providing practical guidance for creating your own secular rituals. The author includes examples, risk factors and checklists for the stages of planning new rituals for life events such as birth, marriage... + Read More
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    Trans Voices Becoming Who You Are Paperback Declan Henry 9781785922404 $17.95 PSYCHOLOGY Jan 19, 2017
    Bronze Winner for the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the category of Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Trans Non-FictionForegrounding the voices of transgender and non-binary people, this honest and insightful book is a compilation of the voices of those who have decided to undergo transition - both male-to-female and female-to-male. Drawing on over one hundred interviews with individuals, the book details the diverse experiences and challenges faced by those who transition, exploring a range of topics such as hormone treatments; reassignment surgeries... + Read More
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    Playing While White Privilege and Power on and off the Field Paperback David J. Leonard 9780295741888 $34.50 SPORTS & RECREATION Grade (US) from 17 Jul 03, 2017
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    Accidental Gravity Residents, Travelers, and the Landscape of Memory Paperback Bernard Quetchenbach 9780870718878 $26.95 NATURE Age (years) from 0 - 99 May 15, 2017
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    Nature’s Allies Eight Conservationists Who Changed Our World Hardcover Larry A. Nielsen 9781610917957 $32.00 NATURE Feb 14, 2017
    It’s easy to feel small and powerless in the face of big environmental challenges. But environmentalism’s greatest change-makers started out living ordinary lives. In Nature’s Allies, Larry Nielsen presents the inspiring stories of eight conservation pioneers who show that through passion and perseverance we can each make a difference. Nielsen’s vivid biographies of John Muir, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, Billy Frank Jr., Ding Darling, Chico Mendes, Wangari Maathai, and Gro Harlem Brundtland are meant to rally a new generation of conservationis... + Read More
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    Ice Bear The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon Paperback Michael Engelhard 9780295999227 $33.95 NATURE Grade (US) from 17 Dec 01, 2016
    Prime Arctic predator and nomad of the sea ice and tundra, the polar bear endures as a source of wonder, terror, and fascination. Humans have seen it as spirit guide and fanged enemy, as trade good and moral metaphor, as food source and symbol of ecological crisis. Eight thousand years of artifacts attest to its charisma, and to the fraught relationships between our two species. In the White Bear, we acknowledge the magic of wildness: it is both genuinely itself and a screen for our imagination.Ice Bear traces and illuminates this intertwined h... + Read More
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    Up Here The North at the Center of the World Hardcover Julie Decker 9780295999081 $50.00 PHOTOGRAPHY Grade (US) from 17 Oct 15, 2016
    The North is a complex place that is beautiful, moody, and anything but untouched. The Arctic, part of the international North that is pivotal to the world because of climate change, is no longer a frontier of the past. The same interest in the North that preoccupied artists and explorers of the Romantic era has returned greater than ever, but rather than merely depicting its grandeur, today?s artists, scientists, and explorers question the future of the landscape.Up Here connects art, science, and environment at a time when unprecedented clima... + Read More
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    Mars The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet Hardcover Alfred S. McEwen 9780816532568 $85.00 SCIENCE May 16, 2017
    Mars: The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet provides a stunning keepsake of one of humanity’s greatest accomplishments in space travel. HiRISE is the most powerful camera ever sent to another planet, showing us Mars in astonishing detail. Featuring an outstanding and never-before-published collection of HiRISE high-resolution color images with explanatory captions in twenty-four languages, this book is an entirely unique volume, produced from an active NASA mission. With tantalizing and artistic glimpses at actively eroding slopes, impact crate... + Read More
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    No One Eats Alone Food as a Social Enterprise Hardcover Michael S. Carolan 9781610918046 $32.00 SOCIAL SCIENCE Jun 13, 2017
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    Natural Defense Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health Hardcover Emily Monosson 9781610917186 $32.00 SOCIAL SCIENCE Jun 13, 2017
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    I Can Beat Obesity! Finding the Motivation, Confidence and Skills to Lose Weight and Avoid Relapse Paperback Nicola Davies 9781785921537 $24.95 HEALTH & FITNESS Mar 21, 2017
    I Can Beat Obesity! is not just about losing weight. It is about changing your psychological mindset and finding the drive and strength to improve your health. Having recovered from disordered eating herself, Nicola Davies recognises that beating obesity is not about fad diets and yo-yoing weight, but about your psychological motivation, confidence and skills to both lose weight and prevent relapse in the long term.The workbook style exercises will help you to develop key self-help tools for overcoming obesity. Focussing on building your emotio... + Read More
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    All Birds Have Anxiety Hardcover Kathy Hoopmann 9781785921827 $17.95 SELF-HELP Age (years) from 6 - 99 Mar 21, 2017
    Life as a bird can be stressful! From worrying about airplanes, windows, and getting enough worms to eat, it is clear that birds can be anxious beings. Through a light-touch, quizzical depiction of bird behaviour, All Birds Have Anxiety uses colourful images and astute explanations to explore with gentle humour what it means to live with anxiety day-to-day, and how to begin to deal with it.Following the style of the best-selling All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD, wonderful colour photographs express the complex and difficul... + Read More
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    We’re All Mad Here The No-Nonsense Guide to Living with Social Anxiety Paperback Claire Eastham 9781785920820 $24.95 SELF-HELP Jan 15, 2017
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    The Intriguing Life and Ignominious Death of Maurice Benyovszky Paperback Andy Drummond 9781412865432 $34.50 HISTORY May 15, 2017
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    Series: Our Lives: Diary, Memoir, and Letters Series My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell Paperback Arthur Bear Chief 9781771991759 $19.95 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Jan 01, 2017
    In a series of chronological vignettes, Arthur Bear Chief depicts the punishment, cruelty, abuse, and injustice that he endured at Old Sun Residential School and then later relived in the traumatic process of retelling his story at an examination for discovery in connection with a lawsuit brought against the federal government. Late in life, he returned to Gleichen, Alberta on the Siksika nation—to the home left to him by his mother—and it was there that he began to reconnect with Blackfoot language and culture. Although the terrific adversity ... + Read More
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    My Life, by Louis Kenoyer Reminiscences of a Grand Ronde Reservation Childhood Paperback Henry Zenk 9780870718830 $34.50 SOCIAL SCIENCE Jun 01, 2017
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    Freefall into Fiction Finding Form Paperback Barbara Turner-Vesselago 9781785921728 $19.95 LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES Jan 15, 2017
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    Writing without a Parachute The Art of Freefall Paperback Barbara Turner-Vesselago 9781785921711 $19.95 LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES Feb 15, 2017
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    Series: Camino del Sol Long Stories Cut Short Fictions from the Borderlands Paperback Frederick Luis Aldama 9780816533978 $22.95 FICTION Feb 07, 2017
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    Series: Camino del Sol All They Will Call You Hardcover Tim Z. Hernandez 9780816534845 $29.95 FICTION Jan 28, 2017
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    The Golden Vanity Paperback Isabel Paterson 9781412863421 $27.95 FICTION Dec 31, 2016
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    Sulky, Rowdy, Rude Why Kids Really Act Out and What to Do about It Paperback Tina Wiman 9781785922138 $19.95 FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Feb 21, 2017
    Children can go through difficult phases - this is a natural part of growing up. Conflicts and arguments are nothing exceptional, but rather a part of everyday family life. The authors of this practical and imaginative book show how parents can create consistent and effective structures, methods and responses, so that children can learn for themselves how to practise self-control and cooperation in a secure environment where they both belong and have autonomy.Based on years of experience working with children, including those with special needs... + Read More
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    Who Are You? The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity Hardcover Brook Pessin-Whedbee 9781785927287 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8 Jan 17, 2017
    What do you like? How do you feel? Who are you?This brightly illustrated children's book provides a straightforward introduction to gender for anyone aged 5-8. It presents clear and direct language for understanding and talking about how we experience gender: our bodies, our expression and our identity. An interactive three-layered wheel included in the book is a simple, yet powerful, tool to clearly demonstrate the difference between our body, how we express ourselves through our clothes and hobbies, and our gender identity. Ideal for use in t... + Read More
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    Series: Can I tell you about...? Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals Paperback C.J. Atkinson 9781785921056 $15.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 12 Jan 19, 2017
    Meet Kit - a 12 year old undergoing medical transition - as he talks about gender and the different ways it can be explored. He explains what it is like to transition and how his friends, family and teachers can help through talking, listening and being proactive. With illustrations throughout, this is an ideal way to start conversations about gender diversity in the classroom or at home and suitable for those working in professional services and settings. The book also includes a useful list of recommended reading, organisations and websites f... + Read More
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    Minnie and Max are OK Hardcover Chris Calland 9781785922336 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7 Jun 18, 2017
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    Okay Kevin A Story to Help Children Discover How Everyone Learns Differently Hardcover James Dillon 9781785927324 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8 May 15, 2017
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    Ollie and the Magic Workshop Hardcover Alison Knowles 9781785922411 $17.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 7 - 11 Mar 20, 2016
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    Go Yogi! Everyday Yoga Asanas for Children Hardcover Emma Hughes 9781848193413 $17.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7 Mar 21, 2017
    Can you touch your toes? Or balance on one leg? Learn to calm your body and put your mind at ease alongside Flo the cat and Mack the monkey as they show you the different yoga poses. Known as asanas, these postures are fun to do on your own, at school or with family, and will help your body feel better and relax your mind!Yoga is a fun practice that offers an abundance of physical and mental benefits to all ages. Children especially find it useful to learn basic poses, which will help them through times of worry, anxiety, chaos and technology o... + Read More
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    Starving the Exam Stress Gremlin A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Managing Exam Stress for Young People Paperback Kate Collins-Donnelly 9781849056984 $21.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10 - 16 Dec 21, 2017
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    Turning Point 1917 The British Empire at War Hardcover Douglas E. Delaney 9780774833998 $39.95 HISTORY Feb 15, 2017
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    Series: Studies in Canadian Military History Zombie Army The Canadian Army and Conscription in the Second World War Paperback Daniel Byers 9780774830522 $34.95 HISTORY Jan 17, 2017
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    Series: Communication, Strategy, and Politics Brand Command Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message Control Paperback Alex Marland 9780774832045 $32.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Feb 15, 2017
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    Mixed Blessings Indigenous Encounters with Christianity in Canada Paperback Tolly Bradford 9780774829403 $29.95 RELIGION Jan 17, 2017
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    Seattle Walks Discovering History and Nature in the City Paperback David B. Williams 9780295741284 $20.95 HISTORY Grade (US) from 17 Mar 01, 2017
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    God-Curious Exploring Eternal Questions Paperback Stephen Cherry 9781785921995 $17.95 RELIGION Age (years) from 16 Mar 21, 2017
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    Series: OPEL: Open Paths to Enriched Learning Interrogating Motherhood Paperback Lynda R. Ross 9781771991438 $27.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Feb 01, 2017
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    Series: Mingling Voices Series Spark of Light Short Stories by Women Writers of Odisha Paperback Valerie Henitiuk 9781771991674 $27.95 LITERARY COLLECTIONS Dec 15, 2016

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