Women's Studies

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Sex Work

Rethinking the Job, Respecting the Workers

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A lucid and unflinching argument for the reframing of the debate on sex work, ending limiting moralistic approaches, and respecting the unique perspectives of workers.

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Gendered News

Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada

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An examination of the gender differences in media coverage of politicians in Canada, and the barriers this poses to gender equality in political representation.

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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

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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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Stalled

The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments

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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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