Women's Studies

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Consuming Modernity

Gendered Behaviour and Consumerism before the Baby Boom

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Placing Canada in an international context, this book explores the intersections of gender, modernity, and consumerism from 1919 to 1945.

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Sporting Gender

Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-45

UBC Press

This book explores the casting of China’s earliest female Olympians as celebrities within the context of a national crisis, born of internal conflicts and external attack by Japan.

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Living Indigenous Leadership

Native Narratives on Building Strong Communities

UBC Press

Native women share their knowledge and insights about leadership at the community level.

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Stalled

The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments

UBC Press

This book analyzes the representation of women in elected and appointed office in Canada to explain why gender parity remains elusive.

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Indigenous Encounters with Neoliberalism

Place, Women, and the Environment in Canada and Mexico

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A cross-comparison of gender and indigeneity in the neoliberal contexts of Canada and Mexico.

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Selling Sex

Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada

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A diverse and comprehensive dialogue between sex workers, advocates, and researchers that looks at sex work in a new way.

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