Feminist Studies

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Our Chemical Selves

Gender, Toxics, and Environmental Health

UBC Press

This collection provides a critical, interdisciplinary analysis of how everyday exposures to common chemicals are adversely affecting the health of Canadians and reveals the connections between social inequity, environmental risks, and the gendered division of health burdens in Canada.

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Defending Battered Women on Trial

Lessons from the Transcripts

UBC Press

Drawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don’t “just leave” and the serious barriers to achieving acquittal.

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Feminist History in Canada

New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and Nation

UBC Press

This new collection of original research demonstrates the continued relevance of the feminist history project in Canada.

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Pinay on the Prairies

Filipino Women and Transnational Identities

UBC Press

An investigation into the experiences of Filipino women in Canada’s Prairie provinces, which reveals much about their understanding of transnational identities, feminism, migration, diaspora, and the rubric of multiculturalism.

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Gendered News

Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada

UBC Press

An examination of the gender differences in media coverage of politicians in Canada, and the barriers this poses to gender equality in political representation.

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Sporting Gender

Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-45

UBC Press

This book explores the casting of China’s earliest female Olympians as celebrities within the context of a national crisis, born of internal conflicts and external attack by Japan.

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