Compelled to Act TABLE OF CONTENTS

Ch. 1—At Home and Abroad: Canadian Suffrage at the Crossroads of International Suffrage Movements

Ch. 2—From Kitchen Tables to Formal Organization: Indigenous Women’s Social and Political Activism in Saskatchewan to 1980

Ch. 3—“In the Forefront of the Affair”: Women and the Crowsnest Pass Strike of 1912

Ch. 4—Peace Activists and Public Health in Alberta: The Voice of Women against Chemical Weapons

Ch. 5—Violet McNaughton’s Influence on the Western Producer

Ch. 6—“Ann Nisei” and “Sue Sada”: Negotiating Race, Gender, and Family in the Nikkei Press of North America

Ch. 7—Mindel Cherniak Sheps and the Politics of Socialized Medicine in 1940s Saskatchewan

Ch. 8—Labour Progressive? Political Opportunist? Betrayer?: Necessary Contradictions in the Early Life of Ethel Wilson in Postwar Alberta

Ch. 9—Activists in the “Bible Belt”: Conservatism, Religion, and Recognizing Reproductive Rights in 1970s Southern Alberta

Ch. 10—Reproductive Self-Determination and the Persistence of “Family Values” in Alberta from the 1960s to the 1990s

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