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1 edition of Women in Canadian society = found in the catalog.

Women in Canadian society =

Women in Canadian society =

Les femmes et la société canadienne.

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Published by International journal of Canadian studies in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Canada -- Social conditions.,
  • Women"s rights -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFemmes et la société canadienne., International journal of Canadian studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination295 p.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17341676M

    World War I's impact on women's roles in society was immense. Women were conscripted to fill empty jobs left behind by the male servicemen, and as such, they were both idealized as symbols of the home front under attack and viewed with suspicion as their temporary freedom made . About the Book. Macbeth´s fifth novel, Shackles, a pivotal work of early twentieth-century Canadian literature, recounts a vibrant period of first-wave feminism in published in , Shackles revovles around a middle-class Canadian woman, Naomi Lennox, and her search for acceptance and respect as a writer. Besides the protagonist´s struggle for the autonomy in which write.

    Many Tender Ties: Women in Fur-Trade Society, by Sylvia Van Kirk is a well-written, must-read for those interested in the history of the Pacific Northwest and the role women played in the fur trade. Insightful and well-research we can now hear the stories through many voices that Cited by: A limited number of tickets for the (3rd) ABC Women Book Launch and Gala is now available. Click on this link to purchase your tickets. Ticket price includes a copy of the book – Accomplished Black Canadian Women and can be picked up at the launch on Septem We honoured our promise to donate some of the proceeds.

    Dionne Brand is a poet, novelist, essayist, and documentarian. In fact, she is one of Canada's most accomplished poets. Her writing is formal, honest, and passionate, and she experiments with language while exploring her ancestry as a woman of color in Canada. She is also a social activist who speaks out against racism, sexism, and.   Reactions to the Famous Five have varied widely, but the significance of their contribution to the development of women's rights in Canada was underscored in with the dedication of a bronze statue called "Women Are Persons!" by Edmonton artist Barbara Paterson in Ottawa and Calgary (). The Famous 5 Foundation was established in


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Margaret "Maggie" Lowe Benston (–) was a professor of chemistry, computing science, and women's studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She was a respected feminist and labour activist, as well as a founding member of the Vancouver Women's Caucus, inthe Euphoniously Feminist and Non-Performing Quintet inSimon Fraser University's Women Nationality: Canadian.

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