Constance Backhouse

University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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57 Louis Pasteur Street

Ottawa, K1N 6N5

Canada

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1.

Nineteenth-Century Canadian Prostitution Law: Reflection of a Discriminatory Society

Social History/Histoire sociale 18:36 (1985) 387-423
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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prostitution, sex work, sex trade, nineteenth century, 19th century, history, social history, Canada, Canadian law, criminal law, rehabilitate, pimping, profiteering, women's prison, discrimination, classism, racism, sexism, feminist, feminism, disease

2.

Gender and Race in the Construction of 'Legal Professionalism': Historical Perspectives

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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An Introduction to David Wexler, the Person Behind Therapeutic Jurisprudence

International Journal of Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 1-21, Spring 2016, Ottawa Faculty of Law Working Paper No. 2016-13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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therapeutic jurisprudence, legal history, biography, David Wexler

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Racial Segregation in Canadian Legal History: Viola Desmond's Challenge, Nova Scotia, 1946

Dalhousie Law Journal 17:2 (Fall 1994) 299-362.
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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5.

Sexual Harassment: A Feminist Phrase that Transformed the Workplace

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, 24:2 (2012) 275-300
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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6.

What Is Access to Justice?

Julia Bass, W.A. Bogart and Frederick H. Zemans, eds. Access to Justice for a New Century: The Way Forward (Toronto: Law Society of Upper Canada, 2005) 113-46
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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7.

The Celebrated Abortion Trial of Dr. Emily Stowe, Toronto 1879

Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 8 (1991) 159-87
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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8.

'The Sayer Street Outrage': Gang Rape and Male Law in 19th-Century Toronto

Manitoba Law Journal, Vol. 20, 46-68 (1991)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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9.

The Chilly Climate for Women Judges: Reflections on the Backlash from the Ewanchuk Case

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 15:1 (2003) 167-93
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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10.

White Female Help and Chinese-Canadian Employers: Race, Class, Gender, and Law in the Case of Yee Clun, 1924

Canadian Ethnic Studies XXVI:3 (1994) 34-52.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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11.

Bias in Canadian Law: A Lopsided Precipice

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 10:1 (1998) 170-83.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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’Bitterly Disappointed’ at the Spread of ‘Colour-Bar Tactics’: Viola Desmond's Challenge to Racial Segregation, Nova Scotia, 1946

Nick Larsen and Brian Burtch Law in Society: Canadian Readings (Toronto: Nelson, 2010) at 108-47.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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13.

The Doctrine of Corroboration in Sexual Assault Trials in Early Twentieth-Century Canada and Australia

Queen's Law Journal 26:2 (Spring 2001) 297-338
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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'Race' Definition Run Amuck: 'Slaying the Dragon of Eskimo Status' Before the Supreme Court of Canada, 1939

in Diane Kirkby and Catharine Coleborne eds. Law, history, Colonialism: The Reach of Empire (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001) 65-77
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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15.

The White Women's Labor Laws: Anti-Chinese Racism in Early Twentieth-Century Canada

Law and History Review 14:2 (Fall 1996) 315-68
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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16.

'Pleasing Appearance...Only Adds to the Danger': The 1930 Insanity Hearing of Violet Hypatia Bowyer

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 17:1 (2005) 1-13
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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17.

Canadian Prostitution Law 1839-1972

in Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, Prostitution in Canada (Ottawa, 1984) 7-18.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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18.

Married Women's Property Law in Nineteenth-Century Canada

Law and History Review, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Autumn, 1988), pp. 211-257. Republished in Bettina Bradbury, ed. Canadian Family History: Selected Readings (Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman, 1992) 320-59
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
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19.

A Selected History of Sexual Assault Legislation in Canada, 1892-1983

in C. Lesley Biggs, Susan Gingell & Pamela J. Downe eds. Gendered Intersections: An Introduction to Women’s & Gender Studies 2nd ed. (Winnipeg: Fernwood, 2011) at 293-295.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
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20.

A Feminist Remedy for Sexual Assault: A Quest for Answers

Sexual Assault Law, Practice, and Activism in a Post Jane Doe Era, pp. 725-739, Elizabeth Sheehy, ed., University of Ottawa Press, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 May 2013
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University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Clara Brett Martin: Canadian Heroine or Not?

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 5:2 (1992) 263-79 and 351-4
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Clara Brett Martin: Canadian Heroine or Not?

Canadian Journal of Women & the Law, Vol. 5, Issue 2, p. 263, 1992
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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22.

Revisiting the Arthurs Report Twenty Years Later

Canadian Journal of Law and Society 18:1 (2003) 33-44
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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23.

Prosecution of Abortions Under Canadian Law, 1900-1950

in Jim Phillips, Tina Loo and Susan Lewthwaite eds. Crime and Criminal Justice: Essays in the History of Canadian Law, Volume V (Toronto: The Osgoode Society, 1994) 252-92
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
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University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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abortion, pregnancy, procure, 1900, 1950, history, historical, mother, class, criminal, crime, prosecution, miscarriage, murder, medical, cause of death, RCMP, classism, sexism, feminism, feminist, Backhouse

24.

'I Was Unable to Identify with Topsy' - Carrie M. Best's Struggle Against Racial Segregation in Nova Scotia, 1942

Atlantis 22:2 (Spring 1998) 16-26.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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25.

Pure Patriarchy: Nineteenth-Century Canadian Marriage

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 31, 1986, 264-312
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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1800s, nineteenth, 19th, century, history, historical, marriage, divorce, Canada, Canadian, family law, marital, breakdown, companionate model, patriarchal, patriarchy, husband, wife, rhetoric, equality, spouses

26.

Desperate Women and Compassionate Courts: Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century Canada

University of Toronto Law Journal 34 (1984) 447-478
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Canada, Canadian, legal, law, mother, history, historical, infanticide, contraception, pregnancy, conceal, birth, child, burden of proof, Toronto, feminist, feminism, murder, manslaughter, homicide, criminal, crime, code, abortion, Toronto, Ontario, courts, judges, police, prosecution

27.

'To Open the Way for Others of My Sex': Clara Brett Martin's Career as Canada's First Woman Lawyer

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 1 (1985) 1-41
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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28.

The Tort of Seduction: Fathers and Daughters in Nineteenth-Century Canada

Dalhousie Law Journal 10 (1986) 45-80
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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29.

Gretta Wong Grant: Canada's First Chinese-Canadian Female Lawyer

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. 15, pp. 3-46, 1996
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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30.

'Don't You Bully Me - Justice I Want If There is Justice to Be Had': The Rape of Mary Ann Burton, London, Ontario, 1907

Jonathan Swainger and Constance Backhouse eds. People and Place: Historical Influences on Legal Culture (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2003) 60-94
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 May 2013
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University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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31.

Sexual Assault and Disability: Saskatchewan, 1942

in Mona Gleason, Adele Perry and Tamara Myers eds. Rethinking Canada 6th ed. (Don Mills, Ont.: Oxford University Press, 2010) at 214-39
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
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University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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32.

'Your Conscience Will Be Your Own Punishment': The Racially Motivated Murder of Gus Ninham, London, Ontario, 1902

in G. Blaine Baker and Jim Phillips, eds. Essays in the History of Canadian Law in Honour of R.C.B. Risk (Toronto: The Osgoode Society, 1999) 61-114.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Jun 2013
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University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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33.

Nineteenth Century Judicial Attitudes Toward Child Custody, Rape and Prostitution

Sheilah L. Martin and Kathleen E. Mahoney, eds., Equality and Judicial Neutrality (Toronto: Carswell, 1987) 271-281
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 May 2013
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University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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34.

Anti-Semitism and the Law in Quebec City: The Plamondon Case, 1910-15

Daniel W. Hamilton and Alfred L. Brophy, (eds.) Transformations in American Legal History - Law, Ideology, and Methods; Essays in Honor of Morton J. Horwitz (Cambridge: Harvard Law School, 2010) at 303-305.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
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35.

Bell v Flaming Steer Steak House Tavern: Canada's First Sexual Harassment Decision

University of Western Ontario Law Review (1981), Volume 19, No. 1
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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36.

'Race,' Gender and Nation in History and Law

Law, History, Colonialism: The Reach of Empire, pp. 277-300, Diane Kirkby and Catharine Coleborne eds., Manchester University Press, 2001
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse, Ann Curthoys, Ian Duncanson and Ann Parsonson
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, The University of Sydney, La Trobe Law School and University of Canterbury
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A Comparative Study of Canadian and American Rape Law

Canada-US Law Journal, 7, 173-213 (1984)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse and Lorna Schoenroth
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and Aird & Berlis LLP
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Canadian, American, Canada, United States, Rape, sexual assault, law, legal, comparative, corroboration, resistance, use of force, consent, non-consent, sex, evidence, history, intercourse, definition, crime, criminal, code, complainant, stair-casing, staircase, staircasing

38.

Women and the Law in Nineteenth-Century Canada

Canadian Legal History Working Paper Series (University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law, 1991)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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39.

The Shining Sixpence: Women's Worth in Canadian Law at the End of the Victorian Era

Manitoba Law Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1-2, 1996
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Remembering Favourite Feminist Legal Scholarship

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Volume 17, Number 1, 2005, pp. 243-270
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2013
Constance Backhouse, Doris Buss, Rosemary Cairns Way and Daphne Gilbert
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, Carleton University - Department of Law, University of Ottawa - Common Law Section and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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41.

Justice Bertha Wilson and the Politics of Feminism

41 Supreme Court Law Review (2d) 33-52.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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42.

The 'Approved' Common Law Degree

Canadian Legal Education Annual Review, pp. 141-149, Carswell, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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43.

The Fleck Strike: A Case Study in the Need for First Contract Arbitration

Osgoode Hall Law Journal 18 (1980) 495-553.
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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44.

History Will Judge

in T. Brettel Dawson, ed. Women, Law and Social Change 5th ed. (Concord, ON: Captus Press, 2009) 24-27.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
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University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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45.

The Changing Landscape of Canadian Legal Education

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. 20, No. 25, 2001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 29 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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46.

Skewering the Credibility of Women: A Reappraisal of Corroboration in Australian Legal History

University of Western Australia Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2000, 79-107
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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47.

The Mother Factor in Australian Child Custody Law 1900-1950

Australian Journal of Legal History 6: 1 & 2 (2000) 51-111.
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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48.

A Revolution in Numbers: Ontario Feminist Lawyers in the Formative Years 1970s-1990s

Constance Backhouse and W. Wesley Pue eds. Essays in the History of the Canadian Legal Profession (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2009) 265-94
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
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Physicians, Abortions and the Law in Twentieth-Century Ontario

Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 10 (1993) 229-49.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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50.

The Chilly Climate for Faculty Women at Western: Postscript to the Backhouse Report

Breaking Anonymity: The Chilly Climate for Women Faculty, pp. 96-132, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1995
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 May 2013
Constance Backhouse, Roma Harris, Gillian Michell and Alison Wylie
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section, Independent, Independent and Independent
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51.

Labour Unions and Anti-Combines Policy

Osgoode Hall Law Journal 14 (1976) 113-160
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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52.

Reflections on Feminist Activism within Two Distinct Universities: Timing and Location for Transformational Activities

Resources for Feminist Research/Documentation sur la Recherche Féministe 29:1 & 2 (2002) 117-24
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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Breaking, anonymity, York, stories, Backhouse, professor, academia, gender, sex, feminist, feminism, equality, equity, employment, hiring, discrimination, discriminatory, practices, administration, academic, academy, intersectional, history, historical, speech, education, university, oppression

53.

A Historical Perspective: Reflections on the Western Employment Equity Award

Breaking Anonymity: The Chilly Climate for Women Faculty, pp. 61-95, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1995
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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employment, equity, university, education, women, employment equity award, history, discrimination, workplace, institutional, policy, administration, representation, equality, historical, Backhouse

54.

Women Faculty at the University of Western Ontario: Reflections on the Employment Equity Award

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 4:1 (1990) 36-65.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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women, faculty, professors, female, university, academia, Ontario, Western, Canada, equality, equity, employment, employer, work, workplace, discrimination, hiring, discriminatory, practices, administration, sexism, tenure, benefits, history, Backhouse

55.

Epilogue: The Remarkable Response to the Release of the Chilly Climate Report

Breaking Anonymity: The Chilly Climate for Women Faculty, pp. 133-158, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1995
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 May 2013
Gillian Michell and Constance Backhouse
Independent and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
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employment, equity, equality, women, faculty, university, institution, discrimination, Ontario, Canada, Western, administration, Backhouse, women, college, student, community

56.

Nineteenth-Century Canadian Rape Law 1800-1892

in David H. Flaherty, ed. Essays in the History of Canadian Law v.1 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981) 212-248.
Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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Canada, Canadian, law, legal, rape, sex, assault, women, feminist, feminism, history, historical, court, legislature, status, crime, criminal, intercourse, code, sexism, gender, role, consent, spouse, men, sexual

57.

Shifting Patterns in Nineteenth-Century Canadian Custody Law

in David H. Flaherty, ed. Essays in the History of Canadian Law v.1 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981) 212-248.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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history, historical, Canada, Canadian, law, custody, family, paternal, mother, women, gender, role, sex, childhood, welfare, rights, abuse, neglect, father, nineteenth, century, 1800, feminist, feminism

58.

Legal Discrimination Against the Chinese in Canada: The Historical Framework

in David Dyzenhaus and Mayo Moran eds. Calling Power to Account: Law, Reparations, and the Chinese Canadian Head Tax Case (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005) 24-59.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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Canada, Canadian, law, legal, history, historical, biography, biographical, Chinese, Lem Wong, immigrant, immigration, newcomer, discrimination, settlement, Head Tax, racism, race, racist, oppression, oppressive, barrier, social, economic, labour, labor

59.

‘Her Protests Were Unavailing’: Australian Legal Understandings of Rape, Consent and Sexuality in the ‘Roaring Twenties’

Journal of Australian Studies n.64 (2000) 14-33
Posted: 04 Jun 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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sexuality, roaring twenties, Australia, legal, law, Australian, rape, sexual, sex, assault, crime, criminal, history, historical, biography, biographical, consent, implied, sexuality, feminist, feminism, Backhouse, liberal, gender, trial, appeal

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Attentat à la dignité du Parlement: Viol dans l'enceinte de la Chambre des communes, Ottawa 1929 (Rape in the House of Commons: The Prosecution of Louis Auger, Ottawa, 1929)

Ottawa Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2002
Posted: 30 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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viol, aggression, sexuelle, Canada, linguistique, sexe, classe, histoire, Chambre des communes, Louis, Auger, femmes, député, fédéral, francophone, anglophone, politiques, droit, droits, law, rape, House, Commons, feminism, féminisme, classism, racism, sex, criminel, criminal, séduction, seduction

61.

Involuntary Motherhood: Abortion, Birth Control and the Law in Nineteenth-Century Canada

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. 3, 1983, 61-130
Posted: 11 May 2013
Constance Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section

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Backhouse, nineteenth, 19th, century, historical, history, abortion, birth control, reproductive, women, feminism, woman, physician, sex, gender, Criminal Code, criminal, law, legislation, infanticide, pregnancy, pregnancies