Women's Studies

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True Roots

What Quitting Hair Dye Taught Me about Health and Beauty

Island Press

A journalist concerned with the risks of hair dye learns to embrace gray hair and better health.

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Doing Politics Differently?

Women Premiers in Canada’s Provinces and Territories

UBC Press

Do women do politics differently? By assessing the legacies of eleven women premiers, this groundbreaking volume answers a question that has been debated around the world since women first demanded the right to vote and hold public office.

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To Be Equals in Our Own Country

Women and the Vote in Quebec

UBC Press

To Be Equals in Our Own Country chronicles the bitter struggle for women’s suffrage in Quebec, the last province to grant Canadian women this fundamental human right.

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Assembling Unity

Indigenous Politics, Gender, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

UBC Press

Assembling Unity traces the history of pan-Indigenous unity in British Columbia through political negotiations, gendered activism, and the balance and exercise of power.

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The Female Precariat

Gender and Contingency in the Professional Work Force

Universitas Press

An insightful volume that addresses gender disparities in pay, professional support, and job security in both the higher education work force and the work force in the newer digital economy.

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Four Unruly Women

Stories of Incarceration and Resistance from Canada’s Most Notorious Prison

UBC Press

Filled with stories of pain, regret, and resistance, this chilling account of how four women survived their time at Kingston Penitentiary stands as an indictment of the idea that prisons and punishment are society’s answer to crime.

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