Gender Studies

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?And Neither Have I Wings to Fly":

By Thelma Wheatley

The shocking true story of the institutionalization and abuse of children and adults with intellectual and physical handicaps in Canada's oldest provincial institution in Orillia, Ontario. Daisy Lumsden and her family were such victims, along with over ten thousand children, ... Read more

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

Arresting Hope

Edited by Ruth Ellwood Martin, Mo Korchinski, and Lynn Fels

Arresting Hope reminds us that prisons are not only places of punishment, marginalization, and trauma, but that they can also be places of hope, blessing even, where people with difficult lived experiences can begin to compose stories full of healing, anticipation, communication, ... 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 Andrea Medovarski & Brenda Cranney

Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader, 2nd edition, brings together articles on themes and topics at the forefront of feminist inquiry and research. Compiled of articles previously published in CWS/cf, it offers a unique and historical perspective of feminism as well ... 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

Conflict Is Not Abuse

By Sarah Schulman

Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Non-Fiction winner

From intimate relationships to global politics, Sarah Schulman observes a continuum: that inflated accusations of harm are used to avoid accountability. Illuminating the difference between Conflict and Abuse, Schulman directly addresses ... Read more

Confronting the Cuts

Edited by Luciana Ricciutelli, June Larkin, and Eimear O'Neill

Confronting the Cuts: A Sourcebook for Women in Ontario examines the impacts of the 1990s' dramatic spending cuts on women and their families across the province, as well as explores some of the ways women and women's organizations have responded to the challenges presented ... Read more

Corridor Talk

Edited by Rachel Berman

Corridor Talk contains contributions from feminist scholars from across Canada from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds. When the anthropologist Paul Rainbow coined the term, 'corridor talk,' he used it to refer to information that was relegated to side chats with colleagues, ... Read more