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Gender, power, and representations of Cree law

Author: Emily Snyder
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on the insights of Indigenous feminist legal theory, Emily Snyder examines representations of Cree law and gender in books, videos, graphic novels, educational websites, online lectures, and a video game. Although these resources promote the revitalization of Cree law and the principle of miyo-wîcêhtowin (good relations), Snyder argues that they do not capture the complexities of gendered power relations.  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Snyder, Emily, 1981-
Gender, power, and representations of Cree law.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2018
(CaOONL)20189000082
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Snyder
ISBN: 9780774835688 0774835680 9780774835695 0774835699 9780774835701 0774835702 9780774835718 0774835710 9780774835725 0774835729
OCLC Number: 1029860392
Description: ix, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Frameworks --
2. Representations --
3. Absences --
4. Roles --
5. Complexities --
6. Troublemakers --
Conclusion --
Appendix: Data analysis guide.
Responsibility: Emily Snyder.

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This powerful book investigates the relationship between the oversimplification of gender in representations of Cree law and its effect on perceptions of Indigenous women as legal agents and citizens.

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