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When Citizens Choose to Reform SMP: the British Columbia Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform

R. Kenneth Carty, André Blais, and Patrick Fournier

in To Keep or To Change First Past The Post?: The Politics of Electoral Reform

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199539390
eISBN:
9780191715761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539390.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter provides an account of what happens when ordinary citizens are given an opportunity to examine the workings of first past the post electoral systems and consider an alternative. The ... More


Gender, Network Capital, Social Capital, and Political Capital: The Consequences of Personal Network Diversity for Environmentalists in British Columbia 1

D. B. Tindall and Jeffrey J. Cormier

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0123
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter studies the complicated relationship between gender, political participation, and social capital. It considers the role of gender in structuring the availability and accessibility of ... More


Polygamy, Monogamy, and Marriage Justice

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines a variety of principled factors that help to distinguish plural marriage from same-sex marriage as a matter of both justice and constitutional principle. It also reviews the ... More


From blasting powder to tomato pickles: Patient work at the provincial mental hospitals in British Columbia, Canada, 1885–1920

Kathryn McKay

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how Medical Superintendents produced and manipulated information published in the Annual Reports to promote the efficacy of patient labour as either a therapeutic regime or one ... More


Toward a Historical Ecology of Pinniped and Sea Otter Hunting Traditions on the Coast of Southern British Columbia

Iain McKechnie and Rebecca J. Wigen

in Human Impacts on Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters: Integrating Archaeology and Ecology in the Northeast Pacific

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267268
eISBN:
9780520948976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267268.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Marine mammals (pinnipeds, cetaceans, and sea otters) have been important to the First Nations people in coastal British Columbia for millennia, but their archaeological distribution is poorly known. ... More


The Creation of the Dominion of Canada, 1860–1901

Phillip Buckner

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the historical background related to the creation of the Dominion of Canada during the period from 1860 to 1901. During this period the scattered British North American colonies ... More


HIA of policy in Canada

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter outlines past and present developments of health impact assessment (HIA) at the policy level in Canada. The examples cover the unsuccessful attempt to institutionalize HIA at cabinet ... More


Scots in early twentieth-century British Columbia: class, race and gender

Michael E. Vance

in Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096174
eISBN:
9781781708736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

During the first half of the twentieth century, many travellers remarked that of all the Canadian provinces British Columbia appeared to be the most “British.” This perception was reinforced by the ... More


Gender, Generations and Social Class: The Fairbridge Society and British Child Migration to Canada, 1930–1960

Patrick A. Dunae

in Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236764.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the activity of the Fairbridge Society, whose principal function was child migration. The Fairbridge Society grew out of an organisation known as the Society for the ... More


An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Douglas E. Ross

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book is about how displacement associated with long-distance population movements and the relationships migrants maintain with both home and host societies shape their consumer habits and the ... More


“Transcript of Summer 1945 and 1946 Notes Based on Trips to the Outer Shores, West Coast of Vancouver Island, Queen Charlotte Islands, and So On”

Katharine A. Rodger

in Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By 1945, Edward F. Ricketts had begun what he expected to be the third volume in his North American Pacific trilogy, a study of the outer shores of British Columbia that would complete an ecological ... More


Don and Lion Islands: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives

Douglas E. Ross

in An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the history and historical archaeology of Don and Lion Islands. It includes historical summaries of Chinese and Japanese migration in Canada and the British Columbia salmon ... More


Emily Carr and the legacy of Commonwealth modernism

Leah Modigliani

in Engendering an avant-garde: The unsettled lansdcapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526101198
eISBN:
9781526135957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101198.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the importance of landscape painting in the formation of early twentieth-century Canadian national identity, in particular the Theosophical aspirations and quest for the genius ... More


Ecotypic variation affects the conservation of North American badgers endangered along their northern range extent

Richard D. Weir, Trevor A. Kinley, Richard W. Klafki, and Clayton D. Apps

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter is based on ecological information on 82 radio-tagged badgers (39 F, 43 M) among three study populations in British Columbia, Canada between 1996 and 2010, data that were collected to ... More


Chinese and Japanese Migration in Context

Douglas E. Ross

in An Archaeology of Asian Transnationalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044583
eISBN:
9780813046150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044583.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter establishes a detailed historical context for interpreting archaeological data from Don and Lion Islands and other diasporic Asian communities. It provides information on traditional and ... More


Self-Interest, Sacrifice, and Climate Change: (Re-)Framing the British Columbia Carbon Tax

Shane Gunster

in The Environmental Politics of Sacrifice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014366
eISBN:
9780262289603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014366.003.0076
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The pricing of carbon emissions is considered to be an effective instrument to curb greenhouse gas emissions. This chapter focuses on carbon tax that consists of an additional cost levied on energy ... More


Seeking Asylum: Human Smuggling and Bureaucracy at the Border

Alison Mountz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665372
eISBN:
9781452946405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665372.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In July 1999, Canadian authorities intercepted four boats off the coast of British Columbia carrying nearly six hundred Chinese citizens who were being smuggled into Canada. Government officials held ... More


Native-lived Colonialism and the Agency of Life Projects: A View from the Northwest Coast

Jeff Oliver

in Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines Native-lived colonialism by focusing on the variable nature of different modalities of power as well as a more complex understanding of agency. After reviewing prominent ideas ... More


Retroactive Diplomas and the Value of Education

Karen M. Inouye (ed.)

in The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804795746
eISBN:
9781503600560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795746.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Five examines the value of a college degree, taking as its focus the recipients of retroactive diplomas awarded to Nikkei who were wrongly forced from high schools and institutions of higher ... More


Powder and Rouge: Theaters in British Columbia

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter shifts our focus to the thriving community of Cantonese opera theaters in Canada, from as early as the late nineteenth century. Despite anti-Chinese initiatives growing toward the end of ... More


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