Women's Movement

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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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Insurgent Love

Abolition and Domestic Homicide

Domestic homicide is violence that strikes within our most intimate relations. The most common strategy for addressing this kind of transgression relies on policing and prisons. But through … 161 View

No Choice

The 30-Year Fight for Abortion on Prince Edward Island

In 1969, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau passed a law legalizing abortion in Canada. But making abortion legal did not guarantee women access to these services. In many communities around the … 124 View
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Take Back the Fight

Organizing Feminism for the Digital Age

Two decades of neoliberalism have destroyed a structured, pan-regional feminist movement in Canada. As a result, new generations of feminists have come to age without ever seeing the force that … 256 View
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Domestic Homicide and Abolition

From: Insurgent Love

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In the introductory chapter, the author defines key terms that are essential to the text, details the failures of the current carceral approach to family violence, and details how her personal … 24 $2.40 Add
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Introduction

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Bravery and Perseverance 10 $1.00 Add
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Introduction

If Mainstream Feminism Says Everything Can Be Feminist, Is Everything Feminist?

From: Take Back the Fight

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In the Introduction, the author first discusses abortion, both its personal and political aspects. The limitations of feminism to make lives better for racialized, Indigenous, disabled and queer … 12 $1.20 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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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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Butcher

From: Insurgent Love

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This chapter recounts the friendship between the author and a man convicted of killing his partner. 8 $0.80 Add
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Part 1 Life Sanctuary

From: No Choice

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White Supremacy and the First Feminist Waves in Canada

From: Take Back the Fight

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In the first chapter, the author narrates the history of the first feminist movement in Canada until the collapse of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. She focuses on the … 18 $1.80 Add
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Coming of Age in an Age

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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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Neoliberalism and Decentralized Activism

From: Take Back the Fight

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The second chapter, Neoliberalism and Decentralized Activism, provides background on neoliberal economic policy and considers the role of it in the destruction of social movements via the ways it … 20 $2.00 Add
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Part 2 Repatriation

From: No Choice

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Settler Colonialism and Intimate Terrorism

From: Insurgent Love

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In this chapter, Whynacht explores the link between systems of colonialism and domestic homicide. She proceeds to argue that the first formations of coercive control relations in the Americas … 25 $2.50 Add