This factsheet provides a critical reexamination of the first wave feminist movement in Canada, with a focus on racism in the fight for the right to vote, drug legislation and eugenics.
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Carstairs, Catherine. "Deporting 'Ah Sin' to Save the White Race: Moral Panic, Racialization and the Extension of Canadian Drug Laws in the 1920s." Canadian Bulletin of Medical History/Bulletin Canadien d'Histoire De La Medecine 16, no. 1 (1999): 65-88.
Sitara, Georgia. “Racism, anxieties about the “race”: Situating first wave feminism (1880-1930) in its historical context.” HSTR 329B: Race, Racism and Ethnicity in Canada Since 1900. Class lecture at the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, February 22, 2021.
The Sterilization of Leilani Muir. Directed by Glynis Whiting. National Film Board of Canada, 1996. https://www-nfb-ca.ezproxy.library.uvic.ca/film/sterilization_of_leilani_muir
Valverde, Mariana. "Racial Purity, Sexual Purity, and Immigration Policy." The Age of Light, Soap and Water: Moral Reform in English Canada, 1885-1925. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008: 104-128. https://coursematerials.library.uvic.ca/ares/ares.dll?Action=10&Type=10&Value=182904