Women's Studies

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Defending Battered Women on Trial

Lessons from the Transcripts

UBC Press

Drawing on trial transcripts, this book tells the stories of ten battered women who killed their male partners and one who did not, revealing why women don’t “just leave” and the serious barriers to achieving acquittal.

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Feminist History in Canada

New Essays on Women, Gender, Work, and Nation

UBC Press

This new collection of original research demonstrates the continued relevance of the feminist history project in Canada.

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Pinay on the Prairies

Filipino Women and Transnational Identities

UBC Press

An investigation into the experiences of Filipino women in Canada’s Prairie provinces, which reveals much about their understanding of transnational identities, feminism, migration, diaspora, and the rubric of multiculturalism.

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Xwelíqwiya

The Life of a Stó:lo Matriarch

Athabasca University Press

Here the story of a B.C. First Nations woman, whose people were for many years both silent and silenced, is carefully recorded.

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Sex Work

Rethinking the Job, Respecting the Workers

UBC Press

A lucid and unflinching argument for the reframing of the debate on sex work, ending limiting moralistic approaches, and respecting the unique perspectives of workers.

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Gendered News

Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada

UBC Press

An examination of the gender differences in media coverage of politicians in Canada, and the barriers this poses to gender equality in political representation.

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