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Women and political representation in Canada

Andrew, Caroline.

Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press c1998

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  • Title:
    Women and political representation in Canada
  • Author: Andrew, Caroline.; Tremblay, Manon.
  • Publisher: Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press
  • Creation Date: c1998
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (370 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Subjects: Women -- Political activity -- Canada; Women's rights -- Canada
  • Description: This collection of essays explores the often antagonistic relationship between women and political life in Canada. While women make up little over half of the total population in Canada, they are in many ways conspicuous by their absence from the Canadian political scene.
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references.
  • Contents: Table of Contents; Introduction; PART ONE: HOW THE STATE ORGANIZES THE INTERESTS OF WOMEN; Chapter 1: Restructuring and the Politics of Marginalization; Chapter 2: A Critical Look at State Discourse on ""Violence against Women"": Some Implications for Feminist Politics and Women's Citizenship; Chapter 3: Employment Equality Strategies and Their Representation in the Political Process in Canada, 1970-1994; PART TWO: STRATEGIES OF WOMEN'S ENTRY INTO POLITICS: ARE THEY STRATEGIES OF TRANSFORMATION?; Chapter 4: The Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women: Possibilities and Limitations
    Chapter 5: ""More Women"": The RCSW and Political Representation, 1970PART THREE: WOMEN'S ENTRY INTO FORMAL POLITICS-THE SPHERE OF ELECTORAL POLITICS; Chapter 6: Affirmative Action and Women's Representation in the Ontario New Democratic Party; Chapter 7: The Canadian Women's Movement and Political Parties, 1970-1993; Chapter 8: Entry to the Commons: Parties, Recruitment, and the Election of Women in 1993; Chapter 9: Who's Represented? Gender and Diversity in the Alberta Legislature; PART FOUR: WOMEN'S POLITICS
    Chapter 10: Representation and the Struggle for Women's Equality: Issues for Feminist PracticeChapter 11: Problematizing Ethnicity and ""Race"" in Feminist Scholarship on Women and Politics; Chapter 12: Locating Women's Politics; About the Contributors
  • OCLC Number: 181843529
  • Identifier: ISBN0-7766-1744-3