Women's Studies

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Modern Women Modernizing Men

The Changing Missions of Three Professional Women in Asia and Africa, 1902-69

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Explores how professionalism, religion, and feminism came together to enable missionary women to become the colleagues and mentors of Western and non-Western men.

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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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Training the Excluded for Work

Access and Equity for Women, Immigrants, First Nations, Youth, and People with Low Income

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In an attempt to redress social inequities in the workplace, the authors examine various kinds of training programs and recommend specific policy initiatives to improve access to these programs.

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The Co-Workplace

Teleworking in the Neighbourhood

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Borrowing from the experience of cooperative artists' studios, business incubators, and the corner copy shop, this book explains why office infrastructure can be important for productivity as well as the quality of work life.

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Masculinities without Men?

Female Masculinity in Twentieth-Century Fictions

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This work explores how the construction of gender was thrown into crisis during the twentieth century, opening a permanent rupture in the gender system, destabilizing masculinity as an unstable category.

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Taking Stands

Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

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Goes beyond the dichotomies of “pro” and “anti” environmentalism to tell the stories of the women who seek to maintain resource use in rural places.

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