Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War
Cynthia Toman analyzes how gender, war, and medical technology intersected to create a legitimate role for women in the masculine environment of the military and explores the incongruous expectations placed on military nurses as “officers and ladies.”
The Representation of Immigrants, Minorities, and Women
Covering eleven cities as well as Canada’s Parliament, this book presents the most extensive analysis to date of the electoral representation of immigrants, minorities, and women in Canada.
The Toronto Women’s Court, 1913-34
Drawing on case files and newspapers accounts of women’s confrontations with the law in the Toronto Women’s Police Court, Feminized Justice offers a multifaceted portrait of women, crime, and courts in early twentieth-century Toronto.
Transnationalizing Women's Movements
Case studies from North America, Latin America, and Southeast Asia explore the challenges and benefits of building transnational ties among feminists and women’s groups.
Politics, Activism, Culture
This wide-ranging collection examines the historical roles of Indigenous women, their intellectual and activist work, and the relevance of contemporary literature, art, and performance for an emerging Indigenous feminist project.
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