Women and Political Representation in Canada

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Caroline Andrew, Manon Tremblay
University of Ottawa Press, 1998 - 372 páginas
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.
 

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Introduction
5
HOW THE STATE ORGANIZES THE INTERESTS OF WOMEN
17
STRATEGIES OF WOMENS ENTRY INTO POLITICS ARE THEY STRATEGIES OF TRANSFORMATION?
113
WOMENS ENTRY INTO FORMAL POLITICSTHE SPHERE OF ELECTORAL POLITICS
169
WOMENS POLITICS
291
About the Contributors
369
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Página 26 - The state' as a category of abstraction that is too aggregative, too unitary, and too unspecific to be of much use in addressing the disaggregated, diverse and specific (or local) sites that must be of most pressing concern to feminists.
Página 35 - Introduction." Women and Canadian Public Policy, ed. Janine Brodie. Toronto: Harcourt, Brace, 1996, pp. 1-28. . Politics on the Margins: Restructuring and the Canadian Women 's Movement. Halifax: Fernwood, 1995. -. "Shifting the Boundaries: Gender and the Politics of Restructuring.

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Caroline Andrew is a professor in the School of Political Studies and the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa.

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