Women and Political Representation in Canada
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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Página 27 - Parliament, visits of school inspectors, are all statements. They define, in great detail, acceptable forms and images of social activity and individual and collective identity; they regulate, in empirically specifiable ways, much - very much, by the twentieth century - of social life. Indeed, in this sense 'the State
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.