Marilyse Hamelin

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Motherhood, The Mother of All Sexism

A Plea for Parental Equality

Quebec spoils its families, according to some, with those “long” parental leaves—a full year for mothers (Imagine!)—well-subsidized childcare and more. Marilyse Hamelin … 180 View
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Foreword and a Letter

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A Foreword and a Letter from the author entitled "Building on Quebec’s Experience in Parental Equality" for the English translation’s readers. 10 $1.00 Add
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Introduction

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An introduction by the author that outlines the goals of and context for this book. 13 $1.30 Add
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Motherhood and the Job Market

The Dominion of Discrimination

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This chapter begins to outline the systemic discrimination, wage loss, and job insecurity that women/mothers face in Quebec and beyond, drawing on multiple examples. It critiques the Quebec … 21 $2.10 Add
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Why are Mothers Still the Default Parent?

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This chapter highlights and critiques the outdated social constructions and everyday sexism that continue to constrain mothers and fathers. It looks at the many challenges of parenthood typically … 33 $3.30 Add
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Involved Dads

Obstacles and Prejudice

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This chapter explores the expectations and social constructions that constrain and shame involved fathers. I discusses barriers to fathers taking paternity leave, the established perceived role … 28 $2.80 Add
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Sharing Parental Leave– A Radical Step?

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Quebec is a trailblazer in North America when it comes to paternity leave, borrowing from a tried-and-true template popular in Scandinavian nations; however, fathers in Quebec are more hesitant … 30 $3.00 Add
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Are Generation Y/Millennial Parents More Equal?

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This chapter looks at current gender roles and divisions of domestic/parental labour and asks whether we are on a good path towards equality. The author tries to get to the root of inequality for … 12 $1.20 Add
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Conclusion

Necessary Changes

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The conclusion reiterates the need to strive towards better parental and gender equality in Quebec, reiterating key arguments and touching briefly on valuable topics/angles that the book did not … 18 $1.80 Add