Women's Studies

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Parity Democracy

Women's Political Representation in Fifth Republic France

UBC Press

Combining interviews and translations of key European and French documents with in-depth analysis, this book illuminates the pros and cons of the gender parity reforms and their effect on women’s political representation in France.

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Being Again of One Mind

Oneida Women and the Struggle for Decolonization

UBC Press

By combining the narratives of Oneida women with a critical reading of feminist literature on nationalism, this book reveals that some Indigenous women view nationalism in the form of decolonization as a way to restore balance and well-being to their own lives and communities.

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Retail Nation

Department Stores and the Making of Modern Canada

UBC Press

Retail Nation traces Canada’s modern consumer culture back to an era when department stores not only ruled, but defined, the nation’s shopping scene.

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Keeping the Nation's House

Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China

UBC Press

Explores the vision and aspirations of elite Chinese women – home economists – who believed that the birth of modern China should begin in the home.

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A Life in Balance?

Reopening the Family-Work Debate

UBC Press

This volume brings together feminist scholars from multiple disciplines to challenge the notion that work and family are two distinct areas of life in need of balance.

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Health Inequities in Canada

Intersectional Frameworks and Practices

Edited by Olena Hankivsky
UBC Press

Highlights the potential of intersectionality as a research paradigm for the health sciences.

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Wife to Widow

Lives, Laws, and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Montreal

UBC Press

The diversity of women’s lives as wives then as widows negotiating the law, patriarchy, family relationships, and the economy in 19th-century Montreal come alive in this first major study of widows in Canada.

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Age, Gender, and Work

Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

UBC Press

A unique examination of how age and gender inform the workplace and its culture in the new knowledge-based economy.

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Feminist Ethics and Social Policy

Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

UBC Press

This volume addresses the theoretical and practical relationships among the feminization of migrant labour, the ethics of care, and social policy in the new global economy.

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Feminist Community Research

Case Studies and Methodologies

UBC Press

Researchers from multiple disciplines discuss the potential and the challenges of feminist community research.

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