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Telling our stories: feminist debates and the use of oral history
Abstract This paper examines some of the current methodological and theoretical debates encountered by feminist historians utilising oral history, with illustrations from oral history research onExpand
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Making a Fur Coat: Women, the Labouring Body, and Working-Class History
  • J. Sangster
  • Sociology
  • International Review of Social History
  • 1 August 2007
This article historicizes the making of a fur coat in post-1940 Canada, exploring the social relationships and forms of labour that made the fur coat possible: skinning, sewing, and selling. FocusingExpand
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Feminism, co-optation and the problems of amnesia: a response to Nancy Fraser
Understanding the past and present possibilities of linking feminist and anti-capitalist politics is critical to understanding the conditions under which subordination comes to be challenged. In theExpand
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Invoking Experience as Evidence
This paper uses the hundreds of private letters that women sent to the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in 1968–9 to explore women's changing interpretations of paid work in the twenty-fiveExpand
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Transforming Labour: Women and Work in Post-War Canada
Table of Contents Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1: Representations and Realities: The Shifting Boundaries of Women's Work Chapter 2: Gender, Ethnicity, and Immigrant Women in Postwar-Canada:Expand
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Criminalizing the Colonized: Ontario Native Women Confront the Criminal Justice System, 1920–60
This article examines the roots of Aboriginal women’s overincarceration in twentieth-century Ontario, arguing that this ‘tragedy of recent vintage’ became especially apparent during and immediatelyExpand
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