Feminist Studies

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Painting the Maple

Essays on Race, Gender, and the Construction of Canada

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Gathering insights from numerous fields about the construction of Canada, this provocative volume illuminates the challenges that lie ahead for all Canadians who aspire to create a better future.

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Feminists and Party Politics

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In Feminists and Party Politics, the author examines the effort to bring feminism into the formal political arena through established political parties in Canada and the United States.

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Driven Apart

Women's Employment Equality and Child Care in Canadian Public Policy

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Wired to the World, Chained to the Home

Telework in Daily Life

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Will working from home solve many of society's ills, or create new ghettos? This book analyzes the experiences to look at workload, mobility, work status and gender to understand the implications of telecommuting on employment policies, community planning and daily life patterns.

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Couture and Commerce

The Transatlantic Fashion Trade in the 1950s

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Couture and Commerce investigates how and why 1950s couture fashion was important in its own day.

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Gendering Government

Feminist Engagement with the State in Australia and Canada

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This comparative study examines feminist engagement with a broad range of political institutions in Australia and Canada.

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Taxing Choices

The Intersection of Class, Gender, Parenthood, and the Law

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This fascinating analysis of the controversial Symes case of the 1990s examines how class and gender interests clashed over the tax treatment of childcare.

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Gender and Change in Hong Kong

Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy

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This sophisticated collection of essays provides an innovative analysis of gender relations at the nexus of globalization, Chinese patriarchy, and post-colonialism in Hong Kong.

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Taking Stands

Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

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Goes beyond the dichotomies of “pro” and “anti” environmentalism to tell the stories of the women who seek to maintain resource use in rural places.

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Feminist Activism in the Supreme Court

Legal Mobilization and the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund

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A cogent analysis of legal mobilization as a strategy for social and activist movements.

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