Feminist Studies

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Justice Bertha Wilson

One Woman’s Difference

Edited by Kim Brooks
UBC Press

This timely, evocative book showcases Bertha Wilson’s contributions to the Canadian legal landscape and explores the issues that this controversial personality grappled with in her life and career.

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Feminized Justice

The Toronto Women’s Court, 1913-34

UBC Press

Drawing on case files and newspapers accounts of women’s confrontations with the law in the Toronto Women’s Police Court, Feminized Justice offers a multifaceted portrait of women, crime, and courts in early twentieth-century Toronto.

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Opening Doors Wider

Women's Political Engagement in Canada

UBC Press

This book asks whether the doors to women’s participation in Canadian public life are more open than in the past and probes how they can be opened further.

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Electing a Diverse Canada

The Representation of Immigrants, Minorities, and Women

UBC Press

Covering eleven cities as well as Canada’s Parliament, this book presents the most extensive analysis to date of the electoral representation of immigrants, minorities, and women in Canada.

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Gendering the Nation-State

Canadian and Comparative Perspectives

UBC Press

Gendering the Nation-State explores the gendered dimensions of a fundamental organizational unit in social and political science -- the nation-state.

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An Officer and a Lady

Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War

UBC Press

Cynthia Toman analyzes how gender, war, and medical technology intersected to create a legitimate role for women in the masculine environment of the military and explores the incongruous expectations placed on military nurses as “officers and ladies.”

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