Women and the Canadian State/Les femmes et l'Etat canadien

Women and the Canadian State/Les femmes et l'Etat canadien

by Caroline Andrew, Sandra Rodgers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773514236

ISBN-13: 9780773514232

Pub. Date: 12/16/1996

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press

A collection of essays commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the release of the Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, Women and the Canadian State is a critical assessment of how the Canadian state has operated towards and responded to the concerns of women.  See more details below

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A collection of essays commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the release of the Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, Women and the Canadian State is a critical assessment of how the Canadian state has operated towards and responded to the concerns of women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773514232
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
12/16/1996
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Reminiscences and Reflections on the Twentieth Anniversary of the Commission's Report3
2The Canadian Government and the Commission's Report12
3State Initiatives: Impetus and Effects27
4Do State Initiatives Make a Difference?52
5Patriarchy and Paternalism: The Legacy of the Canadian State for First Nations Women64
6The Canadian State and Indian Women: The Struggle for Sex Equality Under the Indian Act79
7Indian Women, Sex Equality, and the Charter89
8Families and Family Law104
9Feminist Interventions and State Policy110
10Pay Equity in Manitoba116
11Pay Equity: Not Just a Matter of Money122
12Pay Equity in Quebec138
13Les services feministes - de l'antietatisme a l'integration subsidiaire145
14Considering the Impact of the Battered Women's Movement on the State: The Example of Manitoba155
15Inuit Women and Violence180
16Reminiscences of the Commission Chair185
17The Machinery of Women's Policy: Implementing the RCSW197
18Institutional Structure as Change Agent: An Analysis of the Ontario Women's Directorate220
19Structures institutionnelles en condition feminine - le cas du Conseil du statut de la femme du Quebec228
20Disappearing Women: Racial-Minority Women in Human Rights Cases241
21The Entire Woman: Immigrant and Visible-Minority Women262
22Les femmes et l'Etat - questions de sante reproductive268
23L'Etat et les groupes de femmes: un partenariat pour le meilleur ... ou pour le pire?279
24Competing Representations: The Politics of Abortion in Canada291
25Les femmes et l'Etat canadien306
Notes317

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