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In Times Like These
In Times Like These
By Nellie McClung
Introduction by Veronica Strong-Boag

Nellie McClung's fourth book, In Times Like These, written in 1915, survives as a classic formulation of a feminist position. With hard-hitting rhetoric it demands women's rights as a logical extension of traditional views of female moral superiority and maternal responsibility.

Published May 2017
The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada, Second Edition
The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada, Second Edition
By M. Ann Hall

In the second edition of this groundbreaking social history, M. Ann Hall begins with an important new chapter on Aboriginal women and early sport and ends with a new chapter tying today's trends and issues in Canadian women's sport to their origins in the past.

Published May 2016
Activism and Social Change: Lessons for Community Organizing, Second Edition
Activism and Social Change: Lessons for Community Organizing, Second Edition
By Eric Shragge
Drawing on over thirty years of experience in community development practice, Eric Shragge offers a unique historical perspective on activism, linking various forms of local organizing to the broader goal of fundamental social change.
Published May 2013
Feminisms Matter: Debates, Theories, Activism
Feminisms Matter: Debates, Theories, Activism
By Victoria L. Bromley
Feminisms Matter confronts the major reasons people offer for not being feminists by breaking apart stereotypes of feminists, unraveling myths about women's history, and challenging assumptions about feminists and feminisms.
Published Oct 2012
Rural Women's Health:
Rural Women's Health:
Edited by Beverly D. Leipert, Belinda Leach, and Wilfreda E. Thurston

Rural Women’s Health  presents a national perspective on the nature of women’s health while respecting internal and regional diversity, as well as viewpoints from international scholarship.

Published Sep 2012
Flaming Souls: Homosexuality, Homophobia, and Social Change in Barbados
Flaming Souls: Homosexuality, Homophobia, and Social Change in Barbados
By David A.B. Murray

Illustrating the influence of both Euro-American and regional gender and sexual politics on sexual diversity in Barbados, Flaming Souls makes an important contribution to queer studies and the anthropology of sexualities.

Published Apr 2012
Troubled Masculinities: Reimagining Urban Men
Troubled Masculinities: Reimagining Urban Men
Edited by Ken Moffatt

Troubled Masculinities is an important contribution to the growing field of masculinity studies and a valuable assessment of the nature of gender in a modern Canadian urban setting. The collected essays will appeal to a wide audience, from social scientists and artists to activists and general readers.

Published Dec 2011
Artistic Impressions: Figure Skating, Masculinity, and the Limits of Sport
Artistic Impressions: Figure Skating, Masculinity, and the Limits of Sport
By Mary Louise Adams

Uncovering the little known history of skating, Artistic Impressions shows how ideas about sport, gender, and sexuality have combined to limit the forms of physical expression available to men.

Published Feb 2011
Violence Against Women: Myths, Facts, Controversies
Violence Against Women: Myths, Facts, Controversies
By Walter S. DeKeseredy
In Violence Against Women, award-winning author Walter S. DeKeseredy offers a passionate but well-documented sociological overview of a sobering problem.
Published Feb 2011
Queering Bathrooms: Gender, Sexuality, and the Hygienic Imagination
Queering Bathrooms: Gender, Sexuality, and the Hygienic Imagination
Sheila L. Cavanagh

In Queering Bathrooms, Sheila L. Cavanagh explores how public toilets demarcate the masculine and the feminine and condition ideas of gender and sexuality.

Published Oct 2010