Canadian Woman Studies: An Introductory Reader

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Brenda Cranney, Andrea Medovarski
Inanna Publications & Education, 2006 - Social Science - 663 pages
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 as provides an excellent introduction to feminist thought in Canada. This volume has been revised and updated to to consider some of the changes that we have witnessed in Canada and elsewhere since the publication of the best-selling first edition in 1999. Recognizing the growing significance of Canadian feminist scholarship, this edition aims to situate Canada within a broader, transnational context. Articles consider the regional, urban, rural, linguistic, demographic and ethnic differences within the nation, as well as the ways women in Canada are impacted by various global factors. Sections include: Feminist Perspectives; Herstories; Differences and Identities; Work/Economy; Policy; Violence; Health; Representations; Activism.

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About the author (2006)

Brenda Cranney is the author of Local Environment and Lived Experience: The Mountain Women of Himachal Pradesh.

Andrea Medovarski is in the English Department at York University, Toronto.

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