Inequality in Canada: A Reader on the Intersections of Gender, Race, and Class

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EditorValerie Zawilski

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This collection of twenty-three carefully selected readings focuses on the ways in which inequality grows where issues of gender, race, and class collide. Written by Canadian experts in their respective fields, this text examines inequality in the family, education, health, justice, labour,and global spheres.

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This collection of twenty-three carefully selected readings focuses on the ways in which inequality grows where issues of gender, race, and class collide. Written by Canadian experts in their respective fields, this text examines inequality in the family, education, health, justice, labour,and global spheres.

Valerie Zawilski is associate professor in the Department of Sociology at King's University College, Western University. She specializes in political sociology, social movements, terrorism studies, and inequality. Prior to her current position, she was a visiting professor in the Royal Military Academy in Brussels, Belgium. She has al...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:440 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.59 inPublished:October 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part One: Introduction1. George Sefa Dei: The Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender in the Anti-Racism Discourse2. Daiva K. Stasiulis: Feminist Intersectional TheorizingPart Two: Inequality and Family3. Colleen Reid and Robin A. LeDrew: The Burden of Being "Employable": Underpaid and Unpaid Work and Women's Health (NEW)4. Valerie Preston, Ann Kim, Samantha Hudyma, Nancy Mandell, Meg Luxton, and Julia Hemphill: Gender, Race, and Immigration: Aging and Economic Security in Canada (NEW)5. Jana Grekul: Sterilization in Alberta, 1928-1972: Gender MattersPart Three: Inequality and Education6. Bernard Schissel and Terry Wotherspoon: The Legacy of Residential Schools7. Henry M. Codjoe: Fighting a "Public Enemy" of Black Academic Achievement: The Persistence of Racism and the Schooling Experience of Black Students in Canada8. Goli Rezai-Rashti: The Persistence of Colonial Discourse: Race, Gender, and Muslim Students in Canadian Schools9. Njoki Nathani Wane: African Women and Canadian History: Demanding Our Place in the CurriculumPart Four: Inequality and Health10. Kari Krogh: Redefining Home Care for Women with Disabilities: A Call for Citizenship11. Marian MacKinnon and Laura Lee Howard: Affirming Immigrant Women's Health: Building Inclusive Health Policy12. Carla Rice: Becoming "The Fat Girl": Acquisition of an Unfit Identity13. Evelyn Nakano Glenn: Yearning for Lightness: Transnational Circuits in the Marketing and Consumption of Skin LightenersPart Five: Inequality and Social Justice14. Ann Duffy and Nancy Mandell: The Growth of Poverty and Social Inequality: Losing Faith in Social Justice15. Patricia A. Monture-Angus: Lessons in Decolonization: Aboriginal Overrepresentation in Canadian Criminal Justice16. Jennifer J. Nelson: The Space of Africville: Creating, Regulating, and Remembering the Urban "Slum"17. Sarah Hunt: Decolonizing Sex Work: Developing an Intersectional Indigenous Approach (NEW)18. Anna Korteweg: The Sharia Debate in Ontario: Gender, Islam, and Representations of Muslim Women's Agency19. Wangari Esther Tharao and Linda Cornwell: Feminist Leadership and Female Genital Mutilation in Canada: A Community Health Centre's Advocacy and FGM Eradication EffortsPart Six: Canada and Global Inequality20. Nira Yuval-Davis: The Politics of Belonging: Framing the Questions (NEW)21. Sedef Arat-Koc: Whose Social Reproduction? Transnational Motherhood and Challenges to Feminist Political Economy22. Helen Jefferson Lenskyj: In the Pool, on the Ice: Contested Terrain (NEW)23. Deborah Barndt: Fruits of Injustice: Women in the Post-NAFTA Food System