Women’s Press is Canada’s oldest English language feminist publisher. For over forty years, Women’s Press has played an integral role in the proliferation of high-quality Canadian writing in the fields of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies.
Sex Change, Social ChangeSex Change, Social Change: Reflections on Identity, Institutions, and Imperialism provides readers with an authoritative introduction to contemporary transsexual politics in Canadian and Québécois contexts. Through different case studies relating to the law, human rights, health care, and prostitution, Dr. Namaste expoes readers to the complex issues involved in how transsexual politics and feminism interrelate. Written in accessible language, and including interviews, essays, and political speeches, Sex Change, Social Change will appeal to academics and to activists in the community, as we...
Queerly CanadianIn this remarkable and comprehensive anthology, many of Canada's leading sexuality studies scholars examine the fundamental role that sexuality has played--and continues to play--in the building of our nation, and in our national narratives, myths, and anxieties about Canadian identity.Covering both historical and contemporary perspectives on law and criminal justice, organizing and resistance, health and medicine, labour, education, marriage and family, sport, popular and youth culture, and visual media, these essays also integrate marginalities such as race, class, and gender. This massiv...
Gender and Women's Studies in CanadaWith essays from some of the most influential contemporary feminist writers, such as Jessica Valenti, bell hooks, Afua Cooper, Gloria Steinem, and Kim Anderson, and covering topics as diverse as women with disabilities, transgender rights, abortion, ageism, and Tyra Banks, this collection goes beyond the Canadian context to form an ideal introductory-level textbook for the contemporary gender studies classroom.Reflecting the intersectional nature of feminist thought today, these essays incorproate voices from across multiple marginalities, discussing gender, race, class, Aboriginality, abil...
Women and HIV Prevention in CanadaWomen and HIV Prevention in Canada is a comprehensive collection of original readings that examine the impact of HIV/AIDS on women in Canada. It takes as its point of departure the lessons from the past two decades of HIV prevention efforts with an eye to advancing research, policy, and programmatic responses in a collaborative, multidisciplinary manner. The book includes contributions from academics, researchersof topics, including the epidemiology of women and HIV/AIDS in Canada, enhanced surveillance specific to women, pregnancy and fertility issues, housing as a determinant of health, H...
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