Women's Studies

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A Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia

The Recollections of Susan Allison

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The Struggle for Social Justice in British Columbia

Helena Gutteridge, the Unknown Reformer

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Natural Women, Cultured Men

A Feminist Perspective on Sociological Theory

UBC Press

This book examines the work of the classical social theorists -- Durkheim, Weber, Marx, Engels and Freud -- from a feminist perspective.

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The Domestic Assault of Women

Psychological and Criminal Justice Perspectives

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Argues that only by understanding the psychology of both the aggressors and the victims of wife assault can we generate informed social and criminal justice policy.

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A Heart at Leisure from Itself

Caroline Macdonald of Japan

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This book throws light on Japanese-Canadian relations in the first few decades of this century.

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Creating Historical Memory

English-Canadian Women and the Work of History

UBC Press

This engaging collection of essays seeks to create an awareness of the contributions made by women to history and the historical profession from 1870 to 1970 in English Canada.

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Gamblers and Dreamers

Women, Men, and Community in the Klondike

UBC Press

Gamblers and Dreamers tackles some of the myths about the history of the North in the era of the gold rush.

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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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The Mountain Is Moving

Japanese Women's Lives

UBC Press

The Mountain Is Moving describes postwar Japanese society and the roles that women are expected to play within it.

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Telling Tales

Essays in Western Women's History

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Telling Tales both challenges founding myths of the region and inspires rethinking of how we tell the story of western Canadian colonization and settlement.

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