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Gender  free pdf With 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 incorporate voices from across multiple marginalities, discussing gender, race, class, Aboriginality, ability, age, sexuality, and weight. A unique combination of scholarly articles, news clips, fact sheets, blog posts, poetry, short fiction, and personal narratives keep the collection engaging and varied. Editors Margaret Hobbs and Carla Rice have compiled a comprehensive introduction to the past, present, and future of gender and women's studies in Canada. Features: * includes feminist theory and scholarship stemming from multiple disciplines such as sociology, psychology, Indigenous studies, cultural studies, health studies, Canadian studies, political economy, and anthropology * provides a strong foundation in the history of the field, while also offering fresh perspectives that point toward the future direction of this meaningful area of inquiry * contains rich pedagogy, including critical thinking questions, statistics, and activist insights

About Margaret Hobbs

Margaret Hobbs is Associate Professor in the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at Trent University. Carla Rice is Canada Research Chair in Care, Gender, and Relationships and an Associate Professor at the University of Guelph.

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Author : Margaret Hobbs
Publisher : Women's Press of Canada
Data Published : 01 May 2013
ISBN : 0889614849
EAN : 9780889614840
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 760 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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