Gender & the Law

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Abortion to Abolition

Reproductive Health and Justice in Canada

The history of abortion decriminalization and critical advocacy efforts to improve access in Canada deserve to be better known. Ordinary people persevered to make Canada the most progressive … 176 View

Cruel Arithmetic

Inside the Case Against Polygamy

For thirty years, lawyers, pundits, professors, and politicians had said that section 293 of the Criminal Code of Canada—the criminal prohibition of polygamy—was unconstitutional, a … 402 View
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Fertility

40 Years of Change

In Fertility: 40 Years of Change, lawyer and author Maureen McTeer explores key medical, research, and legal developments in assisted human reproduction since the birth of the first IVF baby in … 276 View
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Going Public

A Survivor's Journey From Grief to Action

It took Julie Macfarlane a lifetime to say the words out loud—the words that finally broke the calm and traveled farther than she could have imagined. In this clear-eyed account, she … 228 View
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In Your Face

Law, Justice, and Niqab-Wearing Women in Canada

This book explores the experiences of a group of women in Canada who are small in numbers yet have garnered much legal, political, and social attention in recent years. Muslim women who cover … 266 View

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

Surrogacy in Canada

Critical Perspectives in Law and Policy

This book brings together a range of critical perspectives on the governance of surrogacy in Canada. The chapters offer insight into how to address the challenges of regulating surrogacy (in … ; ; 327 View

The Dictionary of Homophobia

A Global History of Gay & Lesbian Experience

Based on the work of seventy researchers in fifteen countries, The Dictionary of Homophobia is a mammoth, encyclopedic book that documents the history of homosexuality, and various … 496 View
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Beyond Abortion

From: Abortion to Abolition

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This chapter introduces the history of and context surrounding abortion in Canada as well as explores how prison abolition is connected to reproductive justice. The author talks about her own … 10 $1.00 Add
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Foreword and a Letter

From: Motherhood, The Mother of All Sexism

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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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Foreword and Acknowledgments

From: Cruel Arithmetic

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Introduces the Polygamy Reference case, and is written by Andrew Coyne. 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction

Meet Your Neighbours

From: In Your Face

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In the introduction, the author outlines the reasons why some women choose to wear the niqab, and the flagrant disregard for these women’s basic dignity and human rights. 17 $1.70 Add
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Regulatory Pasts and Futures

From: Surrogacy in Canada

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This introduction outlines the complex issues involved in regulating surrogacy in Canada. The authors introduce a range of critical perspectives on the governance of surrogacy in Canada, with a … ; ; 28 $2.80 Add
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Introduction & Prologue

The Story Begins

From: Fertility

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In the Introduction & Prologue author Maureen McTeer explains how the premise of the book is about the origins, current status, and future direction of assisted human reproduction. She ties … 6 $0.60 Add
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Preface

From: Going Public

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In vitro Fertilization

Part One — IVF: The Beginning of a Modern Human Reproduction Revolution

From: Fertility

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In In vitro Fertilization McTeer explains and examines the creation and first use of in vitro fertilization or IVF in humans. The chapter explains what in vitro entails, its original uses for … 11 $1.10 Add