The Hill Times recognizes ASPP-funded books in Top 100 list

Monday, December 17, 2012

Last week, the Hill Times published its list of Top 100 Best Political, Government, Public Policy and Canadian History Books in 2012. Of the 100 books on the list, 23 are ASPP-funded books, including two which were selected in the Editors’ 25 Picks (a full list of ASPP-funded books included in the Top 100 list is available below). Congratulations to all the ASPP authors and publishers whose books were included in the Hill Times’ Top 100!

The Awards to Scholarly Publications Prize supports the publication and translation of scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences. Up to 180 publication subsidies and five translation subsidies are awarded each year. To date, the ASPP has supported the publication of over 6,000 books.

The Hill Times’ Top 100 list also included Doug Saunders’ latest book, The Myth of the Muslim Tide: Do Immigrants Threaten the West? Saunders will be speaking at Congress 2013 on the lives and circumstances of Muslim immigrants in the West as part of our Big Thinking lecture series.

ASPP-funded books in Hill Times’ Top 100 (Editors’ 25 Picks bolded):

  • Access to Medicines as a Human Right: Implications for Pharmaceutical Industry Responsibility, edited by Lisa Forman and Jillian Clare Kohler, University of Toronto Press
  • A Two-Edged Sword: The Navy As An Instrument of Canadian Foreign Policy, by Nicholas Tracy, McGill- Queen’s University Press
  • Canada Looks South: In Search of an Americas Policy, edited by Peter McKenna, University of Toronto Press
  • Code Politics: Campaigns and Cultures on the Canadian Prairies, by Jared J. Wesley, University of British Columbia Press
  • Constituency Influence in Parliament: Countering the Centre, by Kelly Blidook, University of British Columbia Press
  • Empire’s Ally: Canada and the War in Afghanistan, edited by Jerome Klassen and Greg Albo, University of Toronto Press
  • Feminist Ethics and Social Policy: Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care, edited by Rianne Mahon and Fiona Robinson, University of British Columbia Press
  • Give Me Shelter: The Failure of Canada’s Cold War Civil Defence, by Andrew Burtch, University of British Columbia Press
  • Grassroots Liberals: Organizing for Local and National Politics, by Royce Koop, University of British Columbia Press
  • In Search of R.B. Bennett, P.B. Waite, McGill-Queen’s University Press
  • Inside the NDP War Room: Competing for Credibility in a Federal Election, by James S. McLean, McGill- Queen’s University Press
  • No Easy Fix: Global Responses to Internal Wars and Crimes Against Humanity, by Patricia Marchak, McGill-Queen’s University Press
  • North America in Question: Regional Integration in an Era of Economic Turbulence, edited by Jeffrey Ayres and Laura Macdonald, University of Toronto Press
  • Our War on Ourselves: Rethinking Science, Technology, and Economic Growth, by Willem H. Vanderburg, University of Toronto Press
  • Phoenix: The Life of Norman Bethune, by Roderick Stewart and Sharon Stewart, McGill-Queen’s University Press  - (2012 Canada Prize in the Humanities Finalist)
  • Political Marketing in Canada, edited by Alex Marland, Thierry Giasson, and Jennifer Lees-Marshment, University of British Columbia Press
  • Rooted Cosmopolitan: Canada and the World, edited by Will Kymlicka and Kathryn Walker, University of British Columbia Press
  • Secret Service: Political Policing in Canada, From the Fenians to Fortress America, by Reg Whitaker, Gregory S. Kealey, and Andrew Parnaby, University of Toronto Press
  • Social Conservatives and Party Politics in Canada and the United States, by James Farney, University of Toronto Press
  • So Near Yet So Far: The Public and Hidden Worlds of Canada-U.S. Relations, by Geoffrey Hale, University of British Columbia Press
  • Struggling For Effectiveness: CIDA and Canadian Foreign Aid, edited by Stephen Brown, McGill-Queen’s University Press
  • The Canadian Election Studies: Assessing Four Decades of Influence, edited by Antoine Bilodeau, Mebs Kanji, and Thomas J. Scotto, University of Toronto Press
  • Why Canada Cares: Human Rights and Foreign Policy in Theory and Practice, by Andrew Lui, McGill- Queen’s University Press




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