Women's Studies

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Social Policy and the Ethic of Care

UBC Press

Over the last twenty years, the feminist ethic of care has had a significant impact on the study of ethics and political philosophy. Hankivsky develops the concept of a publicly viable ethic of care, and applies it to several Canadian social policy issues.

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The Heiress vs the Establishment

Mrs. Campbell's Campaign for Legal Justice

UBC Press

A rare first-person account of Canada’s early twentieth century legal system, this books retells the Mrs. Campbell fourteen-year-battle with the Ontario legal establishment to claim her mother’s estate.

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If I Had a Hammer

Retraining That Really Works

UBC Press

This book is about poor women, many of them single mothers, Aboriginal, or both, who have defied the odds to become apprenticing carpenters.

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This Elusive Land

Women and the Canadian Environment

UBC Press

This multidisciplinary anthology discusses the ways in which women integrate the social and biophysical settings of their lives, featuring a range of contexts and issues in which gender mediates, inspires, and informs a sense of belonging to and in this land.

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Contact Zones

Aboriginal and Settler Women in Canada's Colonial Past

UBC Press

This provocative book examines how women were uniquely positioned at the axis of the colonial encounter – the so-called “contact zone” – between Aboriginals and newcomers.

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