Women's Studies

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Indigenous Encounters with Neoliberalism

Place, Women, and the Environment in Canada and Mexico

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A cross-comparison of gender and indigeneity in the neoliberal contexts of Canada and Mexico.

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Selling Sex

Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada

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A diverse and comprehensive dialogue between sex workers, advocates, and researchers that looks at sex work in a new way.

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Standing Up with G̲a'ax̱sta'las

Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom

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A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.

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Academic Careers and the Gender Gap

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An analysis of the institutional, academic, family, and personal contributors to the academic gender gap in liberal-state universities.

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Feminist Community Research

Case Studies and Methodologies

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Researchers from multiple disciplines discuss the potential and the challenges of feminist community research.

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Labour Goes to War

The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45

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This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.

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A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service

Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War

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This multidisciplinary collection fills a gap in First World War scholarship, revealing the diversity and richness of women’s and girls’ wartime experiences in Canada and Newfoundland.

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A Wilder West

Rodeo in Western Canada

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Challenging the well-worn images of rodeo as a white man’s sport, A Wilder West shows how rodeo brought together Aboriginal and settler men and women into relationships of competition and camaraderie, forging new identities and communities in the process.

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Feminist Ethics and Social Policy

Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

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This volume addresses the theoretical and practical relationships among the feminization of migrant labour, the ethics of care, and social policy in the new global economy.

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Age, Gender, and Work

Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

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A unique examination of how age and gender inform the workplace and its culture in the new knowledge-based economy.

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