Feminist Studies

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Parity Democracy

Women's Political Representation in Fifth Republic France

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Combining interviews and translations of key European and French documents with in-depth analysis, this book illuminates the pros and cons of the gender parity reforms and their effect on women’s political representation in France.

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Keeping the Nation's House

Domestic Management and the Making of Modern China

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Explores the vision and aspirations of elite Chinese women – home economists – who believed that the birth of modern China should begin in the home.

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Age, Gender, and Work

Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

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A unique examination of how age and gender inform the workplace and its culture in the new knowledge-based economy.

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Feminist Ethics and Social Policy

Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

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This volume addresses the theoretical and practical relationships among the feminization of migrant labour, the ethics of care, and social policy in the new global economy.

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Feminist Community Research

Case Studies and Methodologies

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Researchers from multiple disciplines discuss the potential and the challenges of feminist community research.

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Troubling Sex

Towards a Legal Theory of Sexual Integrity

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Focusing on the Supreme Court of Canada, Craig attempts to overcome the constraints of theoretical frameworks and disciplinary boundaries by pursuing a more inclusive theory of law and sexuality.

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Labour Goes to War

The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45

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This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.

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Stalled

The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments

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This book analyzes the representation of women in elected and appointed office in Canada to explain why gender parity remains elusive.

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Sporting Gender

Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-45

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This book explores the casting of China’s earliest female Olympians as celebrities within the context of a national crisis, born of internal conflicts and external attack by Japan.

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Gendered News

Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada

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An examination of the gender differences in media coverage of politicians in Canada, and the barriers this poses to gender equality in political representation.

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