Women's Studies

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Selling Sex

Experience, Advocacy, and Research on Sex Work in Canada

UBC Press

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

UBC Press

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

UBC Press

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

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Labour Goes to War

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

UBC Press

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

UBC Press

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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Show of Hands

Northwest Women Artists 1880-2010

Whatcom Museum, Bellingham

Highlighting work in all media by women artists from Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia, this book presents an wide-ranging survey fo the personal and communal stories that inspired the legacy of Pacific Northwest art.

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A Wilder West

Rodeo in Western Canada

UBC Press

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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Women and Knowledge in Mesoamerica

From East L.A. to Anahuac

The University of Arizona Press

Paloma Martinez-Cruz argues that the medicine traditions of Mesoamerican women constitute a hemispheric intellectual lineage that continues to thrive despite the legacy of colonization.

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Feminist Community Research

Case Studies and Methodologies

UBC Press

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

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Feminist Ethics and Social Policy

Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

UBC Press

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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