During The Interwar Period, Quebec Was A Strongly Patriarchal Society, Where Men In The Church, Politics, And Medicine, Maintained A Traditional Norm Of Social And Sexual Standards That Women Were Expected To Abide By Some Women In The Media And Religious Communities Were Complicit With This Vision, Upholding The Ideal As The Norm And Tending To Those Deviants Who Failed To Meet Society S Expectations By Examining The Underside Of A Staid And Repressive Society, Andr E L Vesque Reveals An Alternate And Accurate History Of Women And Sexual Politics In Early Twentieth Century Quebec Women, Mainly Of The Working Class, Left Traces In The Historical Record Of Their Transgressions From The Norm, Including The Rejection Of Motherhood E.g., Abortion, Abandonment, Infanticide , Pregnancy And Birth Outside Of Marriage, And Prostitution Professor L Vesque Concludes, They Were Deviant, But Only In Relation To A Norm Upheld To Stave Off A Modernism That Threatened To Swallow Up A Quebec Based On Long Established Social And Sexual Roles.
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- Making and Breaking the Rules (Oxford) (Canadian Social History Series)
- Andrée Lévesque
- 13 August 2017 Andrée Lévesque