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
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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

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

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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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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Stampede

Misogyny, White Supremacy and Settler Colonialism

Kimberly A. Williams wants the annual Calgary Stampede to change its ways. An intrepid feminist scholar with a wry sense of humour, Williams deftly weaves theory, history, pop culture and … 232 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

The Fourth World

An Indigenous Perspective on Feminism and Aboriginal Women's Activism

This book is not about feminism. Rather, feminism is the basis of the discussion, an example of how understanding oppression must consider a number of barriers. Euro-Canadian feminists rarely … 103 View

The Mean Girl Motive

Negotiating Power and Femininity

Prior to the 1980s, girls were completely excluded from research on childhood aggression, presumably because their ‘sugar and spice and everything nice’ made them averse to … 96 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