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Gender Conflicts

New Essays in Women's History

edited by Franca Iacovetta & Mariana Valverde

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In the early 1970s, when women’s history began to claim attention as an emerging discipline in North American universities, it was dominated by a middle-class Anglo-Saxon bias. Today the field is much more diverse, a development reflected in the scope of this volume.  Rather than documenting the experiences of women solely in a framework of gender analysis, its authors recognize the interaction of race, class, and gender as central in shaping women’s lives, and men’s.

These essays represent an exciting breakthrough in women’s studies, expanding the borders of the discipline while breaking down barriers between mainstream and women’s history.

About the Authors

Franca Iacovetta

Franca Iacovetta is a professor of history at the University of Toronto. A feminist, labour, gender, and migration historian, she is the author of several books on Canadian social history.
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Mariana Valverde is Professor at the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto, as well as its former Director from 2007 to 2013. She also holds a courtesy cross-appointment to the Department of Geography and Planning as well as the Faculty of Law. She has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada since 2006.
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