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Badass Womxn in the Pacific Northwest
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This zine is a collection of biographies and portraits of badass womxn in the Pacific Northwest. Undergraduate students collaborated to create this resource that fuses multilingual poetry, art, and writing to celebrate and honor some of the strongest people you might not have heard of.

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Gender studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
University of Washington Libraries
Author:
UWB Zine Queenz
Date Added:
09/14/2020
Citoyennes
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Ce livre propose les portraits de 31 femmes de différents pays et de différentes époques qui ont un point commun : elles se sont engagées à un moment de leur vie pour transformer la société dans laquelle elles vivaient, dans l’espoir de la rendre plus vivable, plus juste, plus équitable, plus libre.

Subject:
Gender studies
Geography
Sociology
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Science et Bien Commun
Author:
Collectif d'écriture sous la direction de Florence Piron
Date Added:
10/23/2020
Consent and Sexual Violence: Training and Facilitation Guide
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A workshop and facilitation guide to support B.C. post-secondary institutions to prevent and respond to sexual violence and misconduct. Consent & Sexual Violence is a 90 minute workshop for all members of the campus community: students, faculty, administrators, and staff. This training explores different understandings of consent, including the legal definition. Learners have the opportunity to develop skills related to asking for and giving consent in all relationships as well as discuss strategies for creating a “culture of consent” in campus communities. (The slide deck that accompanies this resource can be downloaded from the Introduction).

Subject:
Gender studies
Social service
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
British Columbia/Yukon Open Authoring Platform
Author:
Sexual Violence Training Development Team
Date Added:
04/12/2021
Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities: Case Studies
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“Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities: Case Studies” is a freely accessible eCampus Ontario Pressbook containing case studies of immigrant women experiencing domestic violence to be used as educational materials. The book highlights the complexity of domestic violence cases in immigrant communities and the different legal processes that these women encounter in seeking justice and the challenges they face in relation to re-establishing their own lives and the lives of their children. The book contains questions for reflection; a description of legal processes involved in DV cases, and a glossary of the terms used throughout the case studies.

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Cultural studies
Gender studies
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
eCampusOntario
Author:
Archana Medhekar
Bethany Osborne
Ferzana Chaze
Purnima George
Date Added:
04/09/2021
Femmes savantes, femmes de science
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Ce livre propose une série de brefs portraits de femmes qui ont contribué de manière significative au patrimoine scientifique de l’humanité dans toutes les sciences, incluant les sciences sociales et humaines, ou qui, oeuvrant en science, ont contribué au bien commun grâce à un engagement social, politique ou éthique remarquable (ou les trois).

Subject:
Gender studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
eCampusOntario
Author:
Collectif d'écriture sous la direction de Florence Piron and Piron
Florence et al.
Date Added:
03/10/2020
Gender and Sexualities: An Inquiry
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Gender and Sexualities: An Inquiry was created to accompany UNST 231 Sophomore Inquiry: Gender and Sexualities at Portland State University. Several of the articles mentioned within this text are only accessible to students, faculty and staff at Portland State University.

Subject:
Gender studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Portland State University
Provider Set:
PDXOpen
Author:
Jason Gary Damron; Vicki Reitenauer
Date Added:
12/01/2014
Global Women's Issues: Women in the World Today, extended version
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Global WomenÂ’s Issues and the Beijing Platform for Action. This book is based on the 12 critical areas of concern identified at the Beijing Conference: 1 The persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women 2 Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to education and training 3 Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to health care and related services 4 Violence against women 5 The effects of armed or other kinds of conflict on women, including those living under foreign occupation 6 Inequality in economic structures and policies, in all forms of productive activities and in access to resources 7 Inequality between men and women in the sharing of power and decision- making at all levels 8 Insufficient mechanisms at all levels to promote the advancement of women 9 Lack of respect for and inadequate promotion and protection of the human rights of women 10 Stereotyping of women and inequality in womenÂ’s access to and participation in all communication systems, especially in the media 11 Gender inequalities in the management of natural resources and in the safeguarding of the environment 12 Persistent discrimination against and violation of the rights of the girl child

Subject:
Gender studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
BCcampus
Provider Set:
BCcampus Faculty Reviewed Open Textbooks
Author:
United States Department of State Bureau of International Information Programs
Date Added:
12/15/2014
Global Women's Issues: Women in the World Today, extended version
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We cannot solve global challenges unless women participate fully in efforts to find solutions. Female participation in the private sector is a crucial economic driver for societies worldwide. Economic security benefits every facet of a woman’s life, with positive effects on the health, education and vitality of families. Learn about women who are changing their societies for the better. This extended version of Global Women’s Issues: Women in the World Today includes, for each chapter, a summary, key words, multiple choice questions, discussion questions, essay questions, and a list of additional resources.

Subject:
Gender studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
eCampusOntario
Author:
Bureau of International Information Programs
United States Department of State
Date Added:
03/09/2020
HUM210 Introduction to Women and Gender Studies
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The overall goal of the content selected for the creation of this book is to:Broaden understanding and awareness of Women and Gender studies in the Humanities produced within the cultural and historical contexts of social groups throughout the world drawing upon such fields as art, literature, religion, philosophy, and music.

Subject:
Gender studies
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
VIVA Open Publishing
Author:
BS
Deborah Holt
MA
Date Added:
02/17/2021
Persistence is Resistance: Celebrating 50 Years of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies
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Persistence is Resistance is a collection celebrating 50 years of Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies. Contributors are a diverse group of scholars, from undergraduate students to faculty emeritus, representing twenty-two institutions. Essays cover GWSS’s history, praxis, and implementation. The book also includes artwork by GWSS undergraduates and alumni, and their answers to “why GWSS?” Persistence is Resistance is ideal for the classroom because the essays are short, jargon light, and inspire feminist inquiry, activism, and pride.

Subject:
Gender studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
University of Washington Libraries
Author:
Julie Shayne
Nicole Carter
Date Added:
05/10/2021