Women's Studies

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Remembering the Samsui Women

Migration and Social Memory in Singapore and China

UBC Press

A study of the Samsui women who migrated from China to Singapore, where they have been commemorated as nation-builders.

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Mixed Race Amnesia

Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality

UBC Press

Mixed Race Amnesia explores how contemporary “progressive” attitudes toward multiraciality actually serve to obscure complex diasporic family histories while reinforcing colonialism.

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French Canadians, Furs, and Indigenous Women in the Making of the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

This book describes how a long generation of founding French Canadians shaped the Pacific Northwest.

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Food Will Win the War

The Politics, Culture, and Science of Food on Canada’s Home Front

UBC Press

A wide-ranging account of how millions of Canadians enlisted to fight on the kitchen front in order to win the war for food.

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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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