Women's Movement

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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

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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Introduction

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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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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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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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Feminism in the Digital Era

From: Take Back the Fight

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The third chapter, Feminism in the Digital Era, looks at how digital technologies have shaped feminism, via having new ways to organize. It also considers the weaknesses of such platforms in the … 16 $1.60 Add
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Social Movement Organizations as a Vehicle for Change

From: Take Back the Fight

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Chapter four, Social Movement Organizations as a Vehicle for Change, first unpacks what movement organizations are, looking at the campaign for maternity leave as a case study, and then … 18 $1.80 Add
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Debating and Re-Debating What Is Feminism

From: Take Back the Fight

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Debating and Re-Debating What is Feminism, chapter five, articulates the importance of holding debates, and the need for a location for hosting debates. She asserts that debate skills are … 22 $2.20 Add
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"The courts have turned women into slaves for the men of this world"

Irene Murdoch's Quest for Justice

From: Property on Trial

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Examination of a 1973 Supreme Court of Canada decision on marital property rights from the perspective of the wife’s lawyer and in the context of a feminist movement for law reform. ; ; 34 $3.40 Add
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Disseminating Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Era

From: Take Back the Fight

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Disseminating Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Era, chapter six, argues for the importance of and need for locations for sharing feminist knowledge and debate, and for developing activist … 22 $2.20 Add
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Ad Hoc Organizing in the Digital Age

From: Take Back the Fight

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Chapter seven, Ad Hoc Organizing in the Digital Age, looks at the relationship between ad hoc organizing and collective organizing using the SlutWalk Phenomenon as an example of ad hoc organizing … 22 $2.20 Add
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Because We’re Worth It Too!

From: Not Just a Pretty Face

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Teens and activists take on state legislators, Governor Schwarzenegger and largest worldwide supplier of nail products. 14 $1.40 Add
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Accountable Leadership

From: Take Back the Fight

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In chapter eight, Accountable Leadership, the importance of leaders in the feminist movement and the importance of accountability in leadership is considered. The author emphasizes the … 16 $1.60 Add