Women and Social Change
Feminist Activism in Canada
edited by Jeri Dawn Wine and Janice L. Ristock
In this collection, leading feminist activists and academics describe their organizing and reflect on their successes and failures.
Across Canada women have become increasingly active in political life in groups that reflect feminist thinking and practice. In this collection published in 1991, leading feminist activists and academics describe their organizing and reflect on their successes and failures.
The topics covered include: feminism and rural women; reorganizing the National Action Committee on the Status of Women; organizing in a small community; the Ontario farm women's movement; changing the Indian act; feminist academics and community activists working together.
Women and Social Change also includes analytic chapters which discuss issues relating to women's organizations and the Canadian political process.
About the Authors
Jeri Dawn Wine
Janice L. Ristock
Family Violence: A Canadian IntroductionFamily Violence is an unparalleled aid to understanding the nature and dimensions of this burgeoning social problem.$24.95, Paperback
Half-BreedMaria Campbell's biography is a classic, vital account of a young Métis woman's struggle to come to terms with the joys, sorrows, loves and tragedies of her northern Saskatchewan childhood.$14.95, Paperback
The Indomitable Lady DoctorsA fascinating and inspiring account of the courage, heroism, and dedication of Canada's pioneer women doctors.$19.95, Paperback
Women and Work
This completely revised and rewritten edition of Women and Work provides an up-to-date analysis of the issue of workplace inequality.$19.95, Paperback