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Women's studies subject guide

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  • Canadian Periodical Index (CPI-Q): newspapers, magazines, journals.
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  • To find CANADIAN LAWS & COURT CASES, see our guide: Law & Justice: Canada

  • TIP: In Google, you can add the string to your search terms to limit your results to Canadian governmental web sites if you are looking for government documents.

WSDB 290 - Historical Perspectives (Prof. Lamoureux)

WSDB 291 - Contemporary Concerns (Prof. Antonopoulos)


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Find Resources:Anti-Black & Systemic Racism

Whether you are interested in an intersectional approach to Women's Studies OR simply looking for material to help you learn more about anti-black racism, systemic racism, or police violence, check out this guide.


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