Women's Studies

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Shaping the Public Good

Women Making History in the Pacific Northwest

Oregon State University Press

Shaping the Public Good restores a missing piece of Pacific Northwest history by demonstrating the part that women—“the famous, the forgotten, and all the women in between”—have always played in establishing their families and building communities.

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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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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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