Women in Politics

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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
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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

The Time Has Come

Why Men Must Join the Gender Equality Revolution

In the vein of Tim Wise’s White Like Me, The Time Has Come —by co-founder of the White Ribbon campaign Michael Kaufman — offers a scholarly grounded and forthright look at why and how men must … 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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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

From: Alexa!

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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

From: 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

From: Alexa!

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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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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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Wages against Housework

1975

From: Revolution at Point Zero

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The essays in part 1 of the book explore the theoretical foundations of the politicization of housework. These essays explore the wages against housework movement, the transactional nature of … 8 $0.80 Add
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Why Me? Why You?

Part 1. Who Gets to Lead?

From: Women Winning Office

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In <Why Me? Why You? Nash explores the the challenges surrounding turning ones’ activism and passion into concrete change. The chapter explores why ambition, competition and … 6 $0.60 Add
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Coming of Age in an Age

From: Alexa!

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Starting with her childhood foray into ballet and its effect on her outlook and discipline, this chapter continues to chronicle Alexa’s educational pursuits. Includes her study in the field … 34 $3.40 Add
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Men’s Lives in a Male Dominated World

From: The Time Has Come

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In the third chapter, Kaufman reflects on the impacts of living in a male dominated world has had on himself and other men. He examines the long history and theory surrounding how male-dominated … 27 $3.24 Add
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Why Sexuality is Work

1975

From: Revolution at Point Zero

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The essays in part 1 of the book explore the theoretical foundations of the politicization of housework. These essays explore the wages against housework movement, the transactional nature of … 5 $0.50 Add
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Women at the Table-Space Invaders

Part 1. Who Gets to Lead?

From: Women Winning Office

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In Women at the Table-Space Invaders Nash explores the many ways women can lead. She examines what leading can look like, how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed leadership, and how new … 7 $0.70 Add