Feminist theory

Feminist theory

Breaking with tradition

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rachel Epstein
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Vol 14, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article focuses on how lesbians who are choosing to co-parent in couples are defining and living out their parenting. Shares stories of lesbian couples experiences of pregnancy, birth and parenting. How research can be useful. 


In whose interest?

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Sunera Thobani
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Vol 12, No.3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the impact of new reproductive technologies on women of colour. Calls on the white feminist movement to integrate anti-racism as an integral and vital part of feminism. 

 

 

The wisdom of menopause

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Janine O’Leary Cobb
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Vol 11, No.4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the myths, misconceptions and current research about menopause. Presents an overview of current research on some of the most frequently discussed and important questions women ask about menopause. 


 


The mother myth: a feminist analysis of post partum depression

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debbie Field
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a feminist analysis of the spectrum of post partum emotional adjustments.  Discusses post partum depression as a metaphor of women's oppression as mothers. Asks crucial questions about the problems that isolated nuclear family parenting poses for women. 


Through women’s eyes: the case for a feminist epidemiology

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Patricia Kaufert
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Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article calls for a woman-centered approach within medical research. Identifies why a feminist epidemiology is necessary. Defines feminist epidemiology. 

Don’t blame mother

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Susan Penfold
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Vol 7, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an edited version of a speech given by Susan Penfold at the University of Toronto's Rosenstadt Lectureship in community medicine on December 5 1985. Presents historical data around the origins of mother blaming.  

Silence means dissent

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Andrea Dworkin
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Vol 5, No. 3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares a speech by Andrea Dworkin at The Symposium On Media Violence and Pornography. Calls for a feminist movement against pornography which she argues is a grassroots movement against male supremacy. 

 

 


Violence and feminist strategy

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Varda Burstyn
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Vol 5, No. 3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the ways in which feminist approaches to theorizing and strategizing about violence has shifted over the years. Focus on violence and health. 

The case against depo provera

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Janis Sarra
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vol 3, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses depo provera. Highlights the controversy of discriminatory and unsafe research methods, discusses the drug industry, potential health effects on women, racist practices. 

Women’s health in Canada: critical theory, policy and practice

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English
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Marina Morrow
Olena Hankivsky
Colleen Varcoe (Eds.)
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University of Toronto Press
Publication Date: 
2007
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

A resource for teaching and understanding women’s health in Canada. Brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars and practitioners from economics, anthropology, sociology, nursing, political studies, women’s studies, and psychology.

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Cloth ISBN 978-0-8020-3939-2
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