The Resource Violence against indigenous women : literature, activism, resistance, Allison Hargreaves, (ebook)

Violence against indigenous women : literature, activism, resistance, Allison Hargreaves, (ebook)

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Violence against indigenous women : literature, activism, resistance
Title
Violence against indigenous women
Title remainder
literature, activism, resistance
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Allison Hargreaves
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Language
eng
Summary
Violence against Indigenous women in Canada is an ongoing crisis, with roots deep in the nation's colonial history. Despite numerous policies and programs developed to address the issue, Indigenous women continue to be targeted for violence at disproportionate rates. What insights can literature contribute where dominant anti-violence initiatives have failed? Centring the voices of contemporary Indigenous women writers, this book argues for the important role that literature and storytelling can play in response to gendered colonial violence. Indigenous communities have been organizing against violence since newcomers first arrived, but the cases of missing and murdered women have only recently garnered broad public attention. Violence Against Indigenous Women joins the conversation by analyzing the socially interventionist work of Indigenous women poets, playwrights, filmmakers, and fiction-writers. Organized as a series of case studies that pair literary interventions with recent sites of activism and policy-critique, the book puts literature in dialogue with anti-violence debate to illuminate new pathways toward action. With the advent of provincial and national inquiries into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, a larger public conversation is now underway. Indigenous women's literature is a critical site of knowledge-making and critique. Violence Against Indigenous Women provides a foundation for reading this literature in the context of Indigenous feminist scholarship and activism and the ongoing intellectual history of Indigenous women's resistance
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Midwest
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1981-
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Hargreaves, Allison
Dewey number
C810.9/928708997071
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Indigenous studies series
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  • Canadian literature
  • Canadian literature
  • Canadian literature
  • Storytelling
  • Violence in literature
  • Indians in literature
  • Indian women
  • Indian women activists
  • Feminism
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Violence against indigenous women : literature, activism, resistance, Allison Hargreaves, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781771122504
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12147321
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remote
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12147321
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Violence against indigenous women : literature, activism, resistance, Allison Hargreaves, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781771122504
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12147321
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12147321
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MWT12147321
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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