Deborah Frances-White reassures us that we don't have to be perfect to be a force for meaningful change. Exploring big issues, she explodes the myth of the model activist and offers a realistic path toward changing the world.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
- Auteur:Frances-White, DeborahSommaire:
- Auteur:Clinton, Hillary RodhamSommaire:
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them-women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done. She couldn't have been...
- The book of awesome women writers : medieval mystics, pioneering poets, fierce feminists, and first ladies of literatureAuteur:Anderson, BeccaSommaire:
From the first recorded writer to current bestsellers, Becca Anderson takes us through time and highlights women who have left their mark on the literary world.
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LaRocca reveals her struggle with eating disorders and her sexuality, showing how she emerged as an advocate for gay rights.
- Auteur:Salami, MinnaSommaire:
A collection of thought provoking essays that explore questions central to how we see ourselves, our history, and our world. Salami offers fresh insights on key cultural issues that impact women's lives, including power, beauty, and...
- Auteur:Kluthe, JessicaSommaire:
Between 1870 and 1970, 26 million Italians left their homeland and travelled to places like Canada, Australia and the United States, in search of work. Many of them never returned to Italy. Against this historic backdrop comes the story...
- Auteur:Collier, CarolSommaire:
Following the metaphysical and epistemological threads that have led to our modern conception of the body as a machine, the book explores views of the body in the history of philosophy. Its central thesis is that the Cartesian paradigm...
- Auteur:Glassford, Sarah, Shaw, AmySommaire:
Many women who lived through the Second World War believed it heralded new status and opportunities. But did it? Making the Best of Itexamines how gender and other identities intersected to shape the experiences of female Canadians and...
- Auteur:Gore, ArielSommaire:
Can a woman be smart, empowered, and "happy"? Determined to find out, Ariel Gore began her own study into the feminine history, science, and experience of happiness.
- eGirls, eCitizens Putting Technology, Theory and Policy into Dialogue with Girls’ and Young Women’s VoicesAuteur:Bailey, Jane, Steeves, ValerieSommaire:
eGirls, eCitizens is a landmark work that explores the many forces that shape girls’ and young women’s experiences of privacy, identity, and equality in our digitally networked society. Drawing on the multi-disciplinary expertise of a...
- Auteur:Bydlowska, JowitaSommaire:
Three years after giving up drinking, Jowita Bydlowska found herself throwing back a glass of champagne at a party celebrating the birth of her first child. This marked her immediate, full-blown return to crippling alcoholism. This book...
- Auteur:Lesser, ElizabethSommaire:
Lesser argues that if women's voices had been equally heard and respected throughout history, humankind would have valued stories of caretaking and compassion over vengeance and violence.
- Auteur:Nelson, MaggieSommaire:
Maggie Nelson presents 240 short pieces, all on the color blue, that offer surprising insights into the emotional depths that make us most human.
- Auteur:Nelund, AmandaSommaire:
Women are the fastest growing group of incarcerated people in Canada. A Better Justice?offers a carefully reasoned analysis of alternative, community-based justice programs. Using Winnipeg as a test case, Amanda Nelund reveals the...