Feminism & Feminist Theory

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A Force Such as the World Has Never Known

Edited by Sharon G. Mijares, Aliaa Rafea, and Nahid Angha

A Force Such as the World Has Never Known: Women Creating Change is a unique collection of narratives from women from all around the globe. These are stories of compassion and bravery, empowered by the vision of a better world for all life. It emphasizes the need to empower ... Read more

All Day I Dream About Sirens

By Domenica Martinello

From Homer to Starbucks, a look at sirens and mermaids and feminism and consumerism. What started as a small sequence of poems about the Starbucks logo grew to monstrous proportions after the poet fell under a siren spell herself. All Day I Dream About Sirens is both an ancient ... Read more

Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being

By Amy Fung

In that moment, I felt closer to whiteness than not. I was completely complicit and didn?t think twice about entering a space that could cover their walls with images of contemporary Indigenous perspectives, but exclude their physical bodies from entering and experiencing. In ... Read more

Black Women Under State

By Idil Abdillahi

The lives and conditions of Black women are inseparable from, and inextricably linked to, all dimensions of social and political life.  Black Women Under State centres on the realities of Black women, both in-process and theory, who are living at the intersections of race, ... Read more

Burqa of Skin

By Nelly Arcan
Translated by Melissa Bull

Burqa of Skin is a dense collection of writings from Nelly Arcan, channelling harrowing disenchantment and indignation. From her very first novel, Putain (Seuil, 2001), Arcan shook the literary landscape with her flamboyant lyricism and her preoccupations with such recurring ... Read more

Burqa of Skin

By Arcan Nelly
Translated by Melissa Bull
Introduction by Nancy Huston

Burqa of Skin is a dense collection of writings channelling harrowing disenchantment and indignation. From her very first novel, Putain (Seuil, 2001), Nelly Arcan shook the literary landscape with her flamboyant lyricism and her preoccupations with such recurring themes as our ... Read more

Canadian Woman Studies

Edited by Nuzhat Amin, Frances Beer, and Kathryn McPherson

Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader is a collection of articles on various themes and topics which are at the forefront of feminist inquiry and research. This best-selling volume is an excellent introduction to the strides women and girls have made in the past twenty ... Read more

Canadian Woman Studies

Edited by Brenda Cranney & Sheila Molloy

Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader, 3rd Revised and Updated Edition, brings together articles on themes and topics at the forefront of feminist inquiry and research. Compiled of articles previously published in one of Canada's oldest feminist journals, Canadian Woman ... Read more

Changing Places

Edited by Valerie Burton & Jean Guthrie

The title of this collection balances Changing Places with Relocation and Empathy because, in each chapter, the authors bring closer the promise of change by reaching out to people who have been dispossessed. In doing so, they reject abstraction, preferring to hear out and come ... Read more

Closer

By Sarah Barmak

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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 half ... Read more