Gender & Sexuality Studies
The Role of Parenthood in Politics
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.
How Pharmaceutical Funding Changed the Breast Cancer Movement
In this unsettling analysis of the breast cancer movement in Canada, health activist, scholar, award-winning journalist, and cancer survivor Sharon Batt investigates the changing relationship between patient advocacy groups and the pharmaceutical industry, as well as the contentious role of pharma funding.
This perceptive intellectual history of masculinity in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Quebec explores how the concept of manhood shaped French Canadian culture and an emerging Quebec nationalism.
Canadian Volunteer Nurses and the First World War
This Small Army of Women restores a forgotten contingent of nursing volunteers to the historical record, showcasing their dedication amid the carnage of war and their sometimes uneasy relationship with nursing professionals.
The Letters of Jane Rule and Rick Bébout
A Queer Love Story chronicles the poignant, incisive exchanges and intimate friendship that developed between Jane Rule, lesbian novelist and essayist, and Rick Bébout, gay journalist and activist, as they reflected on and participated in the key issues and events that shaped LGBT communities in the ’80s and ’90s.
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