Women in Politics

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Still Hopeful

Lessons from a Lifetime of Activism

“Canada’s best-known voice of dissent.” — CBC In this timely book, Barlow counters the prevailing atmosphere of pessimism that surrounds us and offers lessons of hope that … 240 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

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In the Introduction, author and activist Maude Barlow reflects on her 40-year career in social justice and what motivates her to continue the fight: hope. Barlow explains the motivation behind … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction: This Book is for You

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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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Give Hope a Chance

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In Chapter One, Barlow stresses how– as we come out of a global pandemic and face many more crises on the horizon– we need to remain hopeful. In this chapter Barlow argues for staying … 42 $4.20 Add
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Why Me? Why You?

Part 1. Who Gets to Lead?

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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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The Rising of the Women

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In Chapter Two Barlow reflects on the three interrelated but distinct stages of her own social justice journey from first working within the women’s movement with Canada, the international … 33 $3.30 Add
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Women at the Table-Space Invaders

Part 1. Who Gets to Lead?

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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
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Challenging Corporate Rule

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In Chapter Three Barlow discusses the importance of challenging authority– all authority. The chapter discusses topics including institutional power, networks and political structures, … 50 $5.00 Add
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Power Protects Itself

Part 1. Who Gets to Lead?

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In Power Protects Itself Nash explores some of the many barriers women face when entering politics. A few of the barriers examined in the chapter include systemic biases, Westminster … 6 $0.60 Add
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The Fight for Water Justice

From: Still Hopeful

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In Chapter Four Barlow focuses on the fight for water justice and her own activism. The chapter focuses on topics such as the commercialization of Canadian water, the North American Free Trade … 41 $4.10 Add
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When Change is Your Only Option

Part 2. You are Formidable: Your Superpower

From: Women Winning Office

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In When Change is Your Only Option Nash provides a brief history of her own life and how she first became involved in activism and labour politics. Nash describes her time working with the … 8 $0.80 Add
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Activism in Movements or Electoral Politics, or Both

Part 2. You are Formidable: Your Superpower

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In Activism in Movements or Electoral Politics, or Both Nash discusses the need for progressive politicians in office to bring in social, economic, environmental, and political justice into … 9 $0.90 Add
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The Next Steps to Take

From: Still Hopeful

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In Chapter Five Barlow examines alternative approaches to the current framing of global commerce and business, which is dominated by the narratives of neoliberalism and corporate interests. She … 54 $5.40 Add
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Afterword

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In the Afterword Barlow reflects on the process of making this book. The chapter discusses topics including reflections on the exploitation of natural resources for profit, violence and … 3 $0.30 Add
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When Is Your Time?

Part 3. Beginning Your Campaign

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In When Is Your Time? Nash explores the issues with waiting for the ‘right time’ to run for office. This chapter primarily focuses on advice for women running for office. 11 $1.10 Add