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.

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