Women's Studies

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Equality Deferred

Sex Discrimination and British Columbia’s Human Rights State, 1953-84

UBC Press

A history of human rights law in Canada, with a focus on sex discrimination in British Columbia.

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Written as I Remember It

Teachings (Ɂəms tɑɁɑw) from the Life of a Sliammon Elder

UBC Press

This extraordinary book not only offers a rare glimpse into the life of a Coast Salish woman and the teachings of the Sliammon people, it also offers a fruitful model for collaborative research and life-history writing.

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Contingent Maps

Rethinking Western Women's History and the North American West

The University of Arizona Press
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Defending Battered Women on Trial

Lessons from the Transcripts

UBC Press

Drawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don’t “just leave” and the serious barriers to achieving acquittal.

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Feminist History in Canada

New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and Nation

UBC Press

This new collection of original research demonstrates the continued relevance of the feminist history project in Canada.

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Pinay on the Prairies

Filipino Women and Transnational Identities

UBC Press

An investigation into the experiences of Filipino women in Canada’s Prairie provinces, which reveals much about their understanding of transnational identities, feminism, migration, diaspora, and the rubric of multiculturalism.

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