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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.

Men, Masculinity, and the Indian Act reverses conventional thinking to argue that the sexism directed at women within the act in fact undermines the well-being of all Indigenous people, proposing that Indigenous nationhood cannot be realized or reinvigorated until this broader injustice is understood.

Women and the Vote in the Prairie Provinces

This long-overdue account of the suffrage campaigns in the first region to grant women the vote in Canada shatters cherished myths about how the West was won.

Canadian Masculinities across Time and Place

The first published collection devoted entirely to historical studies of Canadian masculinity, Making Men, Making History pushes the boundaries of what it has meant to be a man in Canada.

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

Almost four decades after the discovery of HIV/AIDS, Thinking Differently about HIV/AIDS: Contributions from Critical Social Science demonstrates the essential role of critical social science in helping us understand the complexity of the epidemic and develop appropriate solutions.

The History of Women and the Vote in Canada

On the eve of celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in Canada comes a timely reassessment of everything Canadians thought they knew about the history of women, the vote, and democracy in our nation.

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

This fascinating account of Ontario’s 1980s’ censor wars shows that when art intersects with law, artists have the power to transform the law, and the law, in turn, can influence the concept of art.

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

Taking an original approach to the study of gender and political communication, this book examines how politicians, journalists, and citizens deploy intersecting notions of gender, sexuality, race, age, and class in Canadian politics.

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

By analyzing how the Girl Guide movement sought to maintain social stability in England, Canada, and India during the 1920s and 1930s, this book reveals the ways in which girls and young women understood, reworked, and sometimes challenged the expectations placed on them by the world’s largest voluntary organization for girls.

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

Harnessing the strengths of social theory and new materialisms, this book advances a new critical theory of masculinity.

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

Assembling Unity traces the history of pan-Indigenous unity in British Columbia through political negotiations, gendered activism, and the balance and exercise of power.

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

This volume highlights abortion experiences in the post-Morgentaler era and links new approaches to abortion history and research to the growing movement for reproductive justice.

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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