Women's Studies

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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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Electing a Diverse Canada

The Representation of Immigrants, Minorities, and Women

UBC Press

Covering eleven cities as well as Canada’s Parliament, this book presents the most extensive analysis to date of the electoral representation of immigrants, minorities, and women in Canada.

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Opening Doors Wider

Women's Political Engagement in Canada

UBC Press

This book asks whether the doors to women’s participation in Canadian public life are more open than in the past and probes how they can be opened further.

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Feminized Justice

The Toronto Women’s Court, 1913-34

UBC Press

Drawing on case files and newspapers accounts of women’s confrontations with the law in the Toronto Women’s Police Court, Feminized Justice offers a multifaceted portrait of women, crime, and courts in early twentieth-century Toronto.

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Justice Bertha Wilson

One Woman’s Difference

Edited by Kim Brooks
UBC Press

This timely, evocative book showcases Bertha Wilson’s contributions to the Canadian legal landscape and explores the issues that this controversial personality grappled with in her life and career.

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The Canadian War on Queers

National Security as Sexual Regulation

UBC Press

The Canadian War on Queers shows how the Canadian state used the ideology of national security to wage war on gays and lesbians.

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Sapphistries

A Global History of Love between Women

UBC Press

From the ancient poet Sappho to tombois in contemporary Indonesia, Sapphistries tells the stories of women throughout history who have desired, loved, and had sex with other women, capturing the multitude of ways that diverse societies have shaped female same-sex sexuality across time and place.

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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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Sex and the Revitalized City

Gender, Condominium Development, and Urban Citizenship

UBC Press

By examining urban revitalization in Toronto from the perspective of women, this book reveals the neoliberal agenda that lies beneath the rhetoric of condo ownership.

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