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The Last Suffragist Standing

The Life and Times of Laura Marshall Jamieson

UBC Press

The Last Suffragist Standing is an unprecedented study of a pioneering Canadian suffragist and politician and an illuminating work on the history of feminism, socialism, internationalism, and activism in Canada.

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One Hundred Years of Struggle

The History of Women and the Vote in Canada

UBC Press

Acclaimed historian Joan Sangster celebrates the 100th anniversary of Canadian women getting the federal vote with a look at the real struggles women faced, depending on their race, class, and location in the nation, in their fight for equality.

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Mothers and Others

The Role of Parenthood in Politics

UBC Press

The first major comparative analysis of the role of parenthood in politics, this book raises important questions about the intersection of gender, parental status, and political life.

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Caring for Children

Social Movements and Public Policy in Canada

UBC Press

Caring for Children interrogates Canadian public policies on the care of children, asking why the burden of care falls so heavily on women as mothers and caregivers, and what social movements are doing to try to redesign the politics of caring for children.

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Shelter in a Storm

Revitalizing Feminism in Neoliberal Ontario

UBC Press

Drawing on the experiences of three YWCA women’s shelters in Ontario, this book exposes the dangers for women that are embedded in government neoliberal policies and reveals how feminism can counteract this pervasive ideology.

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Sex Work

Rethinking the Job, Respecting the Workers

UBC Press

A lucid and unflinching argument for the reframing of the debate on sex work, ending limiting moralistic approaches, and respecting the unique perspectives of workers.

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Gendered News

Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada

UBC Press

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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Stalled

The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments

UBC Press

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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Through Feminist Eyes

Essays on Canadian Women’s History

Athabasca University Press

Through Feminist Eyes gathers in one volume the most incisive and insightful essays written to date by the distinguished Canadian historian Joan Sangster.

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Faith, Politics, and Sexual Diversity in Canada and the United States

UBC Press

While acknowledging differences between Canada and the United States in their political responses to religion and sexual diversity, this volume moves beyond stereotypes to pose larger questions and reveal surprising changes at the intersection of faith-based and LGBT rights claims.

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Parity Democracy

Women's Political Representation in Fifth Republic France

UBC Press

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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Quebec Women and Legislative Representation

By Manon Tremblay; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

This book examines the under-representation of Quebec women in Quebec’s National Assembly and in Canada’s House of Commons and Senate from 1791 to the present.

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Gendering the Nation-State

Canadian and Comparative Perspectives

UBC Press

Gendering the Nation-State explores the gendered dimensions of a fundamental organizational unit in social and political science – the nation-state.

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Sex Workers in the Maritimes Talk Back

UBC Press

Sex workers in three Maritime cities discuss violence and safety, health, politics, and public perception of the trade, portraying the best and the worst facets of their working lives.

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Tales of Two Cities

Women and Municipal Restructuring in London and Toronto

UBC Press

In this thought-provoking book, Sylvia Bashevkin examines the consequences of divergent restructuring experiences in London and Toronto.

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Pro-Family Politics and Fringe Parties in Canada

UBC Press

Pro-Family Politics and Fringe Parties in Canada explores the organizational and ideological nature of political parties that are initially formed to do the work of social movements.

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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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Gendering Government

Feminist Engagement with the State in Australia and Canada

UBC Press

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

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