Women's Studies

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Feminists and Party Politics

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In Feminists and Party Politics, the author examines the effort to bring feminism into the formal political arena through established political parties in Canada and the United States.

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Driven Apart

Women's Employment Equality and Child Care in Canadian Public Policy

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Hobnobbing with a Countess and Other Okanagan Adventures

The Diaries of Alice Barrett Parke, 1891-1900

Edited by Jo Fraser Jones
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In 1891, Alice Barrett moved from Port Dover, Ontario, to the Okanagan Valley. Few women’s diaries have survived from that time, and Barrett Parke recalls a period of profound transformation in a region newly opened to white settlement.

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Gender in the Legal Profession

Fitting or Breaking the Mould

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A thoughtful analysis of the causes and implications of the gendered structure of the legal profession in Canada and elsewhere.

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Canada and the Beijing Conference on Women

Governmental Politics and NGO Participation

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An examination of how Canada’s policies for the Fourth World Conference on Women were formulated.

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Gendering Government

Feminist Engagement with the State in Australia and Canada

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

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Sex and Borders

Gender, National Identity and Prostitution Policy in Thailand

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A compelling exploration of the complex relationship between Thai national identity and prostitution and gender.

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Women and the White Man's God

Gender and Race in the Canadian Mission Field

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Based on diaries, letters, and mission correspondence, this is the first comprehensive examination of women’s roles in Anglican missions that were active in northern British Columbia, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories between 1860 and 1940.

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Modern Women Modernizing Men

The Changing Missions of Three Professional Women in Asia and Africa, 1902-69

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Explores how professionalism, religion, and feminism came together to enable missionary women to become the colleagues and mentors of Western and non-Western men.

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Taxing Choices

The Intersection of Class, Gender, Parenthood, and the Law

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This fascinating analysis of the controversial Symes case of the 1990s examines how class and gender interests clashed over the tax treatment of childcare.

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