Feminism & Feminist Theory

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Heavy Flow

By Amanda Laird

Finalist for the 2020 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in Nonfiction

What do you know about your menstrual cycle?

Your menstrual cycle is your fifth vital sign — a barometer of health and wellness that is as telling as your pulse or blood pressure. Yet most of us see our periods as ... Read more

Motherhood, The Mother of All Sexism

Translated by Arielle Aaronson
By Marilyse Hamelin
Foreword by Toula Drimonis

Quebec spoils its families, according to some, with those “long” parental leaves—a full year for mothers—well-subsidized childcare, and more. Marilyse Hamelin challenges that restrictive view. But she adds that although progress has been made compared to other places ... Read more

Notes From a Feminist Killjoy

By Erin Wunker

Winner of the Atlantic Book Awards 2017 Margaret and John Savage First Book Award
Winner of the East Coast Literary Awards 2017 Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award
Finalist for the 2017 Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing
Erin Wunker is a feminist killjoy, and she thinks ... Read more

Practicing Feminist Mothering

By Fiona Joy Green

Practicing Feminist Mothering explores the realities of feminist mothering for both mothers and their children. It scrutinizes the discourse of motherhood by examining the material spaces that feminist mothers create to struggle with patriarchy. The book is based on in-depth ... Read more

Screwed

By Lili Boisvert
Translated by Arielle Aaronson

When it comes to sex and desire, women are screwed.

In film, on the page, in fashion, and in everyday life, women’s desire is routinely shown as subordinate to men’s — when it isn’t suppressed altogether. Lili Boisvert argues that there is one dominant principle behind ... Read more

Still Living the Edges

Edited by Diane Driedger

Still Living the Edges: A Disabled Women's Reader is a follow up to Diane Driedger's 2010 anthology, Living the Edges: A Disabled Women's Reader. Ten years after the publication of the first book, the lives of women with disabilities have not changed much, as disabled women ... Read more

Sweet Nothing

By Carmela Circelli

Sweet Nothing is an eco-feminist, spiritual and philosophical lament against the increasing speed and fragmentation of modern life. It draws parallels between some of the central ideas of existential phenomenology, psychoanalysis and neo-pagan spirituality, in order to make ... Read more

The Legacy of Mothers

Edited by Erella Shadmi

The many powerful voices of the international contributors to this anthology argue that motherhood may be the foundation of alternative human logic, a new socio-political order, a new value system, and a way of liberating mothers themselves. This book does not present a utopia ... Read more

The Maternal Roots of the Gift Economy

By Genevieve Vaughan

The idea of a free gift economy has become important in the movement for alternative economics, however the connection with women and especially with mothers has not been widely understood. The conference "The Maternal Roots of the Gift Economy," held in Rome in 2015, brought ... Read more

Through The Mill

By Gail Cuthbert Brandt

Girls and women played an important role in the industrialization of Canada—particularly in the cotton textile industry concentrated in Quebec. Until the end of World War I, they accounted for more than half of the workers who toiled in the province’s cotton mills. Contrary ... Read more