Women

A woman is an adult female human. The term woman may also refer to a girl (a female child or adolescent). The plural women is sometimes used for female humans regardless of age, as in phrases such as "women's rights." Typically, a woman has two X chromosomes and is capable of pregnancy and giving birth from puberty until menopause. Female anatomy, as distinguished from male anatomy, includes the fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus, vulva, breasts, Skene's glands, and Bartholin's glands. The adult female pelvis is wider than the male's, the hips are generally broader, and women have significantly less facial and …

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MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Vice Admiral Sir Humphrey Thomas Walwyn (1879–1957) was the British-appointed governor of Newfoundland from 1936 to 1946 – a period of remarkable change that would culminate in Newfoundland’s union with …

Patriotic Association (“Patriotic Association of the Women of Newfoundland”) ymca Young Men’s Christian Association estry unit sent to work in the United Kingdom. Women went overseas both as nurses and as members of its letterhead the “Patriotic Association of the Women of Newfoundland” and with headquarters in the Hearn volunteer effort was made on behalf of visiting men and women in uni- form, hospitality being provided at the


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

Interactive documentary emerged rapidly from a constellation of changing technologies and practices to much excitement, yet its history is short and its future uncertain. In the mid-2010s Canada was a …

Studio 33 close working relationship of the two women, Simard and Witten, hired months apart and tasked


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

The word "pharmacopoeia" has come to have many meanings, although it is commonly understood to be a book describing approved compositions and standards for drugs. In 1813 the Royal College …

drug regulation, and empires Introduction 12 Free Women in the Pampasintroduction Medicines, Trade, and knowledge of women in an urban communi- ty in the us state of Georgia.53 Mexican migrant women used medic- European mainstream practice, she notes that ‘most women … whose cures were eventually adopted and pub- lished


CHB: Coach House Books · 18 June 2024 English

WINNER OF A 2023 PEN TRANSLATES AWARD This punk-like blend of Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives and Samanta Schweblin’s Fever Dream heralds an exciting new voice in international fiction Living …

the time, which made it so that young men and women were forced to choose between three options. Namely —VIII. You’ve got to fuck a great many women / beautiful women / […] / drink more and more beer / […] been tainted as ‘public women,’ as opposed to ‘private women,’ who are ‘good women.’ If you think about – and been turned off. G had slept with other women who were waxed before her, so his reaction didn’t mind right then. G pointed out there were other women after her (including his current girlfriend) whom


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

The revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685 led to over 200,000 Huguenots fleeing France. Bryan Banks directs our attention to four authors who advocated for the Huguenots’ right …

bodies, children removed from their families, women fleeing persecution across arid landscapes, men held violence more explicit than in the case of Huguenot women. Jeanne de Lartigue (1692?–1770) was a French Cal- whether uninten- tional, in the case of the enslaved women she studies, or intentionally silenced, as I suggest open to Calvinist women in the Désert or the diaspora. For especially those women who turned toward gendered-political interpretations to show that mystical women exercised “an authoritative position within their


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

foreign investors for large-scale agricultural projects, displacing and disrupting rural communities. Women are especially disadvantaged by the global land grab: they are less likely to inherit, control, or

and state. | LCSH: Land use—Planning. | LCSH: Women in agriculture. Classification: LCC HD1251 .C65 Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women CFS Committee on World Food Security CSIPM Civil Programme WHO World Health Organization WID Women in Development WLAC Women’s Legal Aid ClinicGENDER subsistence farming, and the gathering of fuel fall to women in many parts of the world. Gender relations also customary practices around the world often mean that women access land and resources only through their relations


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Myths and stereotypes surrounding seafarers in the Age of Sail persist to this day. Sailors were celebrated for their courage, strength, and skill, yet condemned for militancy, vice, and fecklessness. …

culturally coded as male activities. Even when women first started working at sea in large numbers, well masculinity against which the rest of humanity – men, women, and children alike – are measured, and measure reference to others. The obvious comparison is with women, but arguably most men in the past took for granted gendered difference from, and assumed superiority to, women. Their more pressing concern was how they compared sexuality involving attraction be- tween men and women, and stigmatising same-sex relations. All of our


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Complemented by over 150 rarely seen illustrations, Needle Work moves from coast to coast and across more than one hundred years to provide a key chapter in the history of …

Reception in Canada, 1870–1930 David Monteyne Women at the Helm How Jean Sutherland Boggs, Hsio-yen to trace over thirty images, including two of women sailors, from his available designs. Shortly after lum- berjacks, members of fraternal organizations, women of all ages, Scottish High- landers, English settlers repertoire of hearts, religious motifs, scrolls, women, flowers, animals, ships, and flags were not just to tattoo from her husband, reflecting how early women artists in Canada working in more conventional


UCP: University of Calgary Press · 15 June 2024 English

Since the first edition of this popular text was published in 1984, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms has transformed the role of the courts in Canadian politics. Addressing current …

Questionnaire 4.6 Justice Bertha Wilson, “Will Women Judges Really Make a Difference?” 4.7 Key Terms Large scale arrests were made of young men and women, by whom the publications mentioned were being held


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

While scholarship on refugee migration tends to center on the Global North, most refugees actually reside in the Global South. This book shifts the focus, revealing how governments in the …

to mention my support system of the wonderful women who inspire me with their grit and passion every


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