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Women and the Vote in Quebec

To Be Equals in Our Own Country chronicles the bitter struggle for women’s suffrage in Quebec, the last province to grant Canadian women this fundamental human right.

Women Premiers in Canada’s Provinces and Territories

Do women do politics differently? By assessing the legacies of eleven women premiers, this groundbreaking volume answers a question that has been debated around the world since women first demanded the right to vote and hold public office.

Women and the Vote in the Prairie Provinces

Canadian Masculinities across Time and Place

Stories of Incarceration and Resistance from Canada’s Most Notorious Prison

Filled with stories of pain, regret, and resistance, this chilling account of how four women survived their time at Kingston Penitentiary stands as an indictment of the idea that prisons and punishment are society’s answer to crime.

Dykey Ghosts, Feminist Monsters, and Other Lesbian Hauntings

Exploring the making and experience of a lesbian feminist haunted house, this book reframes and reclaims queer feminist histories with humour, provocation, and theoretical sophistication.

Contributions from Critical Social Science

The History of Women and the Vote in Canada

Acclaimed historian Joan Sangster celebrates the 100th anniversary of Canadian women getting the federal vote with a look at the real struggles women faced, depending on their race, class, and location in the nation, in their fight for equality.

The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout

A Queer Love Story chronicles the poignant, incisive exchanges and intimate friendship that developed between Jane Rule, lesbian novelist and essayist, and Rick Bébout, gay journalist and activist, as they reflected on and participated in the key issues and events that shaped LGBT communities in the ’80s and ’90s.

Media Art Meets Law in Ontario’s Censor Wars

The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson

The Last Suffragist Standing is an unprecedented study of a pioneering Canadian suffragist and politician and an illuminating work on the history of feminism, socialism, internationalism, and activism in Canada.

Identity and Image Making in Canadian Politics

Girlhood, Empire, and Internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s

Affect and the Politics of Heterosexuality

Reconsidering Radical Feminism investigates the legacy of feminist debates about the politics of heterosexuality, examining how we become invested in arguments that position us as feminists – and as gendered subjects.

Sex Work Regulation, Agency, and Resistance

Red Light Labour, the first book to examine sex work policy and advocacy since Canada v. Bedford, showcases the perspectives of sex workers and activists and deepens our understanding of sex work as labour.

Critical Theory, New Materialisms, and Technologies of Embodiment

Citizenship, Conjugal Relationships, and Canadian Immigration Policy

A Family Matter investigates the implications for immigrants and refugees of the Canadian government’s definition of what constitutes “family.”

Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

This powerful book investigates the relationship between the oversimplification of gender in representations of Cree law and its effect on perceptions of Indigenous women as legal agents and citizens.

History, Politics, and Reproductive Justice after Morgentaler

A History of an International Feminist Movement, 1972–77
By Louise Toupin Translated by Käthe Roth

This is the first-ever international history of the divisive and influential feminist movement, Wages for Housework.

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