University of Ottawa Press

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Aboriginal Canada Revisited

Exploring a variety of topics—including health, politics, education, art, literature, media, and film— Aboriginal Canada Revisited draws a portrait of the current political and … 437 View

Accounting for Culture

Thinking Through Cultural Citizenship

Many scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers in the cultural sector argue that Canadian cultural policy is at a crossroads: that the environment for cultural policy-making has evolved … ; ; 286 View

Borderlands

Comparing Border Security in North America and Europe

Border security has been high on public-policy agendas in Europe and North America since the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York City and on the headquarters of the … 393 View

Caring and Curing

Historical Perspectives on Women and Healing in Canada

This collection of essays takes the reader from the early 19th century struggle between female midwives and male physicians right up to the late 20th century emergence of professionally trained … ; 231 View

Colonial Systems of Control

Criminal Justice in Nigeria

A pioneering book on prisons in West Africa, Colonial Systems of Control: Criminal Justice in Nigeria is the first comprehensive presentation of life inside a West African prison. Chapters by … 535 View

Cyberidentities

Canadian and European Presence in Cyberspace

This innovative study explores diverse aspects of Canadian and European identity on the information highway and reaches beyond technical issues to confront and explore communication, culture and … 220 View

Defending a Contested Ideal

Merit and the Public Service Commission, 1908–2008

In 1908, after decades of struggling with a public administration undermined by systemic patronage, the Canadian parliament decided that public servants would be selected on the basis of merit, … 265 View

From Subjects to Citizens

A Hundred Years of Citizenship in Australia and Canada

Australia and Canada are both lively, multicultural societies with British constitutional traditions. Historically, they have faced similar challenges in defining and sustaining citizenship that … ; 328 View

God and Argument – Dieu et l’argumentation philosophique

Given the challenge of anti-realism, anti-foundationalism, and post-modernism, is rational argument concerning religious belief still possible? This collection provides a broad range of … 277 View

Interpreters as Diplomats

A Diplomatic History of the Role of Interpreters in World Politics

This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have functioned throughout … 209 View

Language Testing Reconsidered

Language Testing Reconsidered provides a critical update on major issues that have engaged the field of language testing since its inception. Anyone who is working in, studying or teaching … ; ; ; ; 180 View

Lexicography, Terminology, and Translation

Text-based Studies in Honour of Ingrid Meyer

This volume in honour of Ingrid Meyer is a tribute to her work in the interrelated fields of lexicography, terminology and translation. One key thing shared by these fields is that they all deal … 252 View

Managing Diversity

Practices of Citizenship

Australia, Canada, and Ireland are all engaged in questions of multiculturalism and in the politics of recognition and reconciliation, the opportunities and pressures of geographic regionalism, … 225 View

Myths We Live By

Colin Grant challenges the popular use of "myth" as a dismissive designation of the superstitions and falsehoods of "other" cultures. The author maintains that myths occupy a … 195 View

Roman Ingarden’s Ontology and Aesthetics

A leading Polish philosopher of the 20th century, Roman Ingarden is principally renowned in Western culture for his work in aesthetics and the theory of literature. Jeff Mitscherling … 246 View

Russia and the North

Russia holds more Arctic territory than any other state, yet unlike other Arctic states it does not have a unified strategy identifying economic and political aims for the North. Russia’s … 232 View