Feminism

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Anti-Racist Feminism

Critical Race and Gender Studies

This collection adds to our understanding and critical engagement of how gendered and racially minoritized bodies can and do negotiate their identities and politics across several historical … ; 190 View

Being Heard

The Experiences of Young Women in Prostitution

Being Heard examines, from their own perspectives and experiences, the lives of young women sexually exploited through prostitution. Putting their voices in the centre of its analysis, the book … ; 135 View

Beyond the Periphery of the Skin

Rethinking, Remaking, and Reclaiming the Body in Contemporary Capitalism

More than ever, “the body” is today at the center of radical and institutional politics. Feminist, antiracist, trans, ecological movements–all look at the body in its manifold … 161 View

Closer

Notes from the Orgasmic Frontier of Female Sexuality

We think of the modern woman as sexually liberated –- if anything, we’re told we’re oversexed. Yet a striking number of women are dissatisfied with their sex lives. Over … 169 View

F-Bomb

Dispatches from the War on Feminism

From pop icons to working mothers, women are abandoning feminism in unprecedented numbers. Even scarier, they are also leading the charge to send it to its grave. Across North America, women head … 280 View

Feminist City

A Field Guide

Leslie Kern wants your city to be feminist. An intrepid feminist geographer, Kern combines memoir, theory, pop culture, and geography in this collection of essays that invites the reader to think … 216 View

From Suffragette to Homesteader

Exploring British and Canadian Colonial Histories and Women's Politics Through Memoir

From Suffragette to Homesteader opens a unique window into the past. Central to this book is a powerful memoir written in 1952 by Ethel Marie Sentance as an anniversary present for her husband, … 203 View

Hard to Do

The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up

From Jane Austen to Taylor Swift, Hard to Do breaks down the surprising politics of romantic love and its dissolution. Whatever the underlying motives – love, money, or mere masochism … 146 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

Making Space For Indigenous Feminism

The majority of scholarly and activist opinion by and about Aboriginal women claims that feminism is irrelevant for them. Yet, there is also an articulate, theoretically informed and activist … 254 View

Motherhood, The Mother of All Sexism

A Plea for Parental Equality

Quebec spoils its families, according to some, with those “long” parental leaves—a full year for mothers (Imagine!)—well-subsidized childcare and more. Marilyse Hamelin … 180 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

No More Nice Girls

Gender, Power, and Why It’s Time to Stop Playing by the Rules

A groundbreaking, insightful book about women and power from award-winning journalist Lauren McKeon, which shows how women are disrupting the standard (very male) vision of power, ditching … 384 View
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Patriarchy of the Wage

Notes on Marx, Gender, and Feminism

At a time when socialism is entering a historic crisis and we are witnessing a worldwide expansion of capitalist relations, a feminist rethinking of Marx’s work is vitally important. In … 144 View
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Rooms

Women, Writing, Woolf

From LAMBDA Literary Award winner Sina Queyras, Rooms offers a peek into the defining spaces a young queer writer moved through as they found their way from a life of chaos to a life of the mind … 176 View