Women's Studies

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Parity Democracy

Women's Political Representation in Fifth Republic France

UBC Press

Combining interviews and translations of key European and French documents with in-depth analysis, this book illuminates the pros and cons of the gender parity reforms and their effect on women’s political representation in France.

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Women and Property in Urban India

UBC Press

An intimate exploration of the opportunities and constraints faced by low-income women in Ahmedabad, as throughout the Global South, in securing access to landed property.

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Indigenous Women and Feminism

Politics, Activism, Culture

UBC Press

This wide-ranging collection examines the historical roles of Indigenous women, their intellectual and activist work, and the relevance of contemporary literature, art, and performance for an emerging Indigenous feminist project.

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Placing Memory and Remembering Place in Canada

Edited by James Opp and John C. Walsh
UBC Press

A fascinating book that situates local places and local expressions of public memory such as statues, photographs, and oral stories at the centre of identity formation in twentieth-century Canada and beyond.

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Taking Medicine

Women's Healing Work and Colonial Contact in Southern Alberta, 1880-1930

UBC Press

Taking Medicine challenges traditional understandings of colonial medicine by bringing to light the healing work of Aboriginal and settler women in southern Alberta.

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Solidarities Beyond Borders

Transnationalizing Women's Movements

UBC Press

Case studies from North America, Latin America, and Southeast Asia explore the challenges and benefits of building transnational ties among feminists and women’s groups.

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Terrain of Memory

A Japanese Canadian Memorial Project

UBC Press

This book explores how Japanese Canadians living in an isolated mountainous valley in the province of British Columbia worked together to transform the village where they lived for over fifty years from a site of political violence into a space for remembrance.

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The West and Beyond

New Perspectives on an Imagined “Region”

Athabasca University Press

The West and Beyond evaluates and appraises the state of Western Canadian history to chart new directions for the future, and stimulate further interrogations of our past.

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Speaking for a Long Time

Public Space and Social Memory in Vancouver

UBC Press

This vivid account of the creation of three public monuments in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside offers unique insights into the links between power, public space, and social memory and asks us to reconsider the nature and role of civic art.

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The Business of Women

Marriage, Family, and Entrepreneurship in British Columbia, 1901-51

UBC Press

A groundbreaking study of women entrepreneurs in early twentieth-century British Columbia.

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