Feminist Issues: Race, Class and Sexuality, 6th edition

  • Nancy Mandell
  • Jennifer Johnson

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Overview

Feminist Issues positions women’s issues at the forefront of Canadian concerns.  Authors explore the range and diversity of contemporary feminist perspectives as seen through the lens of race, class, sexuality, disability, and poverty. Each chapter addresses questions and social problems that have received little attention in Canadian writing.


Feminist Issues is a contributed text, which addresses feminist and women's issues in Canada. The editors, Nancy Mandell and Jennifer Johnson, have excellent and well-regarded reputations in the area of women's and gender studies. The contributors for the new edition have addressed developing issues in the study of feminist theory as it applies to gender, sexuality, race, and class.

Table of contents

Chapter 1 

Theorizing Women’s Oppression and Social Change: Liberal, Socialist, Radical, and Postmodern Feminisms 

Shana L. Calixte, Jennifer L. Johnson, and J. Maki Motapanyane


Chapter 2 

Race, Indigeneity, and Feminism 

Carmela Murdocca


Chapter 3 

Transnational Feminism 

Corinne L. Mason


Chapter 4 

Stitch the Bitch

Katie Warfield and Fiona Whittington-Walsh


Chapter 5 

Constructing Gender, Regulating Sexuality

Susanne Luhmann


Chapter 6 

Through the Mirror of Beauty Culture

Carla Rice


Chapter 7 

Men, Masculinities, and Feminism

Christopher J. Greig and Barbara A. Pollard


Chapter 8 

Violence Against Women in Canada

Katherine M. J. McKenna


Chapter 9 

Challenging Old Age: Women’s Next Revolution

Nancy Mandell and Ann Duffy


Chapter 10 

Mothers’ Maintenance of Families through Market and Family Care Relations

Amber Gazso


Chapter 11 

Women and Education

Michelle Webber


Chapter 12 

Health As a Feminist Issue

Carrie Bourassa with contributions from Mel Bendig,

Eric Oleson, Cassie Ozog

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Published by Pearson Canada (January 1st 2016) - Copyright © 2017