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Our Spring Catalogue is HereWith over thirty years of experience in publishing established and emerging scholars in Canada and abroad, Canadian Scholars and Women's Press is excited to share with you our latest and most-anticipated titles this spring! Request a hard copy of our catalogue today!
New in Sociology
Body Studies in CanadaThis edited volume delves into a variety of timely topics including postcolonial “othering” of the body; social discourses around healthy and un-healthy bodies; intersections of aging, gender, race, class, and size; the fitness industries’ promotion of the “ideal” body; the gendering of bodywork symbols and expressions in carceral environments; and self-awareness of “the body” in social and digital media.
New in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
TransNarrativesFilling a gap in literature and fulfilling the need for trans-focused work, TransNarratives is an interdisciplinary collection featuring narratives of transgender experiences, providing a sourcebook of a range of trans perspectives, writing styles, and trans methodological fields of applicability.
Take Care: An Update from Canadian Scholars & Women's PressAs we continue to find ourselves in extraordinary circumstances, Canadian Scholars and Women’s Press would like to acknowledge the changes and disruptions the academic community is currently coping with. We would first like to emphasize that we are committed to protecting the health and safety of our staff as well as the instructors and authors that make up our community during this uncertain time.