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  • Computer-Aided Translation Technologyby Lynne Bowker

    University of Ottawa Press 2002; US$ 12.99

    Lynne Bowker introduces the world of technology to the world of translation in this unique book, the first of its kind. Bowker reveals the role of technology in translation and how to use this ever developing tool. more...

  • Hockey and Philosophyby Normand Baillargeon; Christian Boissinot

    University of Ottawa Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Does hockey provide a better understanding of the differences between Canadian and Québécois nationalisms? Is there a fundamental relationship between the hockey arena and the political arena? What have we lost as a society in abolishing the tie game? Are salaries in the NHL really that outrageous? Is hockey more art than sport? Should hockey players... more...

  • The Ivory Thoughtby Gerald Lynch; Shoshannah Ganz; Josephene Kealey

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 19.99

    If one poet can be said to be the Canadian poet, that poet is Al Purdy (1918?2000). Numerous eminent scholars and writers have attested to this pre-eminent status. George Bowering described him as ?the world?s most Canadian poet? (1970), while Sam Solecki titled his book-length study of Purdy The Last Canadian Poet (1999). In The Ivory Thought:... more...

  • The Wrong Worldby Bertram Brooker; Gregory Betts

    University of Ottawa Press 2010; US$ 11.99

    Bertram Brooker won the country's first Governor General's Award for literature in 1936 for his novel Think of the Earth , and his explosive, experimental paintings hang in every major gallery in the country. He was Canada's first multidisciplinary avantgardist, successfully experimenting in literature, visual arts, film, and theatre. Brooker brought... more...

  • Defending a Contested Idealby Luc Juillet; Ken Rasmussen

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    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, through a system administered by an independent agency: the Public Service Commission of Canada. This history, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Commission,... more...

  • Confronting Discrimination and Inequality in Chinaby Errol P. Mendes; Sakunthala Srighanthan

    University of Ottawa Press 2009; US$ 14.99

    Confronting Discrimination and Inequality in China focuses on the most challenging areas of discrimination and inequality in China, including discrimination faced by HIV/AIDS afflicted individuals, rural populations, migrant workers, women, people with disabilities, and ethnic minorities. The Canadian contributors offer rich regional, national,... more...

  • Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of Historyby Réal Fillion

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of History provides a strikingly original reading of key texts in the philosophy of history by Kant, Hegel, and Marx, as well as strong arguments for why these texts are still relevant to understanding history today. Réal Fillion offers a critical exposition of the theses of these three authors on the dynamics... more...

  • Aboriginal Canada Revisitedby Kerstin Knopf

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 22.99

    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 cultural position of Canada?s Aboriginal peoples. While lauding improvements made in the past decades, the contributors draw attention to the systemic problems that continue... more...

  • The Priesthood of Scienceby William Leiss

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 11.99

    The global political situation is increasingly volatile, and Hera and her sisters are sealed off from the rest of the world in southern Nevada. She is still tormented by her parents? decision to genetically modify the brains of their twelve daughters?and by her own agreement to allow a similar procedure to be used on a much larger group of human... more...

  • Deep Cultural Diversityby Gilles Paquet

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    Political commentator and public policy analyst Gilles Paquet examines the benefits and drawbacks of Canada's multiculturalism policy. He rejects the current policy which perpetuates difference and articulates a model for Canadian transculturalism, a more fluid understanding of multiculturalism based on the philosophy of cosmopolitanism which would... more...