Women & Gender

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Alexa!

Changing the Face of Canadian Politics

Alexa McDonough’s impact on Canadian politics cannot be measured solely by election victories or seat tallies. As the first female leader of a mainstream Canadian political party, she … 288 View

Nerve

Lessons on Leadership from Two Women Who Went First

Candid and insightful perspectives on the dilemmas and opportunities women confront as they take on leadership positions. Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera had vastly different career paths on … ; 320 View

Revolution at Point Zero

Housework, Reproduction, and Feminist Struggle

Written between 1974 and 2012, Revolution at Point Zero collects forty years of research and theorizing on the nature of housework, social reproduction, and women’s struggles on this … 265 View

Stolen Motherhood

Surrogacy and Made-to-Order Children

Neither marginal nor secret, contracting surrogate mothers is growing rapidly and is regarded as socially progressive. Yet the “process” is vitiated from the get go, i.e., … 194 View

The Time Has Come

Why Men Must Join the Gender Equality Revolution

In the vein of Tim Wise’s White Like Me and Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In, The Time Has Come —by co-founder of the White Ribbon campaign Michael Kaufman — offers a … 274 View
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Women Winning Office

An Activist's Guide to Getting Elected

When Peggy Nash first decided to run for elected office, she had no idea where to start, who to contact, or what the rules were. For those who are underrepresented in political life, politics can … 282 View
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Forward

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Foreword by the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, 19th Prime Minister of Canada. 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The introduction looks at legality in Quebec and Canada and establishes some vocabulary definitions. 24 $2.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Revolution at Point Zero

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The introduction includes the prefaces to the 2012 and 2020 editions as well as the author providing background on herself and her work. 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction: This Book is for You

From: Women Winning Office

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In the Introduction author Peggy Nash explains the premise of the book as a handbook and resource for women looking to become involved in politics and run for office. 3 $0.30 Add
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Prologue

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A brief look at Alexa’s entry into the political fray and the women who inspired, supported, and pushed her to make such a difficult decision. Also a glimpse of the relationship and history … 6 $0.60 Add
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The Time Has Come

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In the first chapter, Kaufman opens with his own reflection on his own experiences and what brought him into the Gender Equality Movement. He then provides a brief history of the larger feminist … 23 $2.76 Add
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Before

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Delving into Alexa’s past by looking at the history of her parents. From the tumultuous relationship of her maternal grandparents to her paternal grandfather’s involvement in the … 24 $2.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Nerve

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The authors introduce the experiences of female leaders in Canada and the United States. They also summarize their careers in senior leadership positions and Canadian post-secondary institutions. ; 4 $0.40 Add
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Listening to the Voices of Women

From: The Time Has Come

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In the second chapter, Kaufman uses the voices of women and their stories and experiences of living in a man’s world to better understand how issues such as male authority, male privilege, … 13 $1.56 Add
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Surrogacy’s Emergence, Development, and International Expansion

From: Stolen Motherhood

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The author begins by examining the social, cultural, and economic factors that underpin surrogacy, claiming that it is essential to examine it in today’s context while identifying the … 32 $3.20 Add