Gender & the Law

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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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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

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

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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Foreword and Acknowledgments

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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 … 29 $2.90 Add
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Preface

From: Going Public

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Chapter 1

Private Grief

From: Going Public

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Introduction

From: Cruel Arithmetic

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Introduces the Polygamy Reference case in further detail, specifically focusing on the role of women and children’s rights in the case. The sources used throughout the book are also discussed. 5 $0.50 Add
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Listening to the Voices of Niqab-Wearing Women

From: In Your Face

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In this chapter, Bahkt posits that most people in Canada have never actually conversed with a niqab-wearing woman. She attempts to rectify this situation by sharing some perspectives of women who … 32 $3.20 Add
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Whose Child Is This?

“Surrogacy,” Authority, and Responsibility

From: Surrogacy in Canada

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In Chapter 1, Christine Overall, while accepting that the practice of surrogacy may be here to stay, considers the troubling moral issues that arise with respect to women who act as surrogates … 23 $2.30 Add
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“Why We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know” About Canada’s Surrogacy Practices and Outcomes

From: Surrogacy in Canada

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We know very little about the lived experiences of women who act as surrogates, the intended parents, and the children conceived as a result of surrogacy arrangements. Pamela M White, in Chapter … 31 $3.10 Add
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Beginnings

From: Cruel Arithmetic

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Discusses the beginnings of the Polygamy Reference case, including a description of the groups and organizations invovled. Some historical background is given, and the relevant laws are explored … 43 $4.30 Add
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Chapter 2

Public Denial

From: Going Public

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