Billson, Janet Mancini (2006) Shifting gender regimes: the complexities of domestic violence among Canada’s Inuit, Etudes/Inuit/Studies 30(1): 69-88
This article examines how the Canadian government’s enforced resettlement of Inuit peoples in the 1960’s caused a shift in gendered power balances. The author argues that this alteration to gender regimes is directly related to northern communities having the highest domestic violence rates in Canada (p. 70). The data are from interviews conducted with Inuit in Pangnirtung between 1988-2001.
In the 1960s and