Family & Childhood Studies

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Taxing Choices

The Intersection of Class, Gender, Parenthood, and the Law

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This fascinating analysis of the controversial Symes case of the 1990s examines how class and gender interests clashed over the tax treatment of childcare.

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Gender in the Legal Profession

Fitting or Breaking the Mould

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A thoughtful analysis of the causes and implications of the gendered structure of the legal profession in Canada and elsewhere.

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Families, Labour and Love

Family Diversity in a Changing World

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A sociological analysis of family life in three 'settler' societies: Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

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Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada

Past, Present, and Future

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Larry Prochner and Nina Howe reflect the variation within the field by bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts to address key issues in the field.

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The Domestic Assault of Women

Psychological and Criminal Justice Perspectives

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Argues that only by understanding the psychology of both the aggressors and the victims of wife assault can we generate informed social and criminal justice policy.

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Natural Women, Cultured Men

A Feminist Perspective on Sociological Theory

UBC Press

This book examines the work of the classical social theorists -- Durkheim, Weber, Marx, Engels and Freud -- from a feminist perspective.

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