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Fitness, fertility and femininity: Making meaning in the tying of tubes: A feminist discourse analysis of women's sterilization
As a contraceptive technology, women’s sterilization is a medical event that is uniquely situated in relation to the dominant discursive link between women and reproduction. Intended as a contraceptive option that permanently ...
More than just 'notorious': critical considerations of gender in the early history of Kingston Penitentiary
For centuries, scholarship in the area of punishment, prisons and corrections has been generated by a number of different disciplines. It is difficult to argue the fact that there has been a bias in this literature toward ...
Sexual Scripts and Structured Action: Exploring Gendered Language in Cases of Female Sexual Offending
Few research studies have examined female sexual offending. Furthermore, most of what we know about sexual offending is based on male perpetrators. Our conceptions of female criminals who act outside their designated sexual ...
Using General Strain Theory to Understand Drug and Alcohol Use in Canada: An Examination of how Strain, its Conditioning Variables and Gender are Interrelated
This thesis uses the Canadian Drugs and Alcohol survey conducted in 1994 by Statistics Canada to explore how Agnew’s (1992, 2001, 2006) general strain theory can help to understand drug and alcohol use in Canada. Agnew ...