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6 edition of Women in Canadian Politics found in the catalog.

Women in Canadian Politics

Toward Equity in Representation (Research Studies, V. 6)

by Kathy Megyery

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Published by Dundurn Pr Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politicians,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Women in politics,
  • Canada

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8547563M
    ISBN 101550021028
    ISBN 109781550021028

      Women are fiction’s life support system – buying 80% of all novels. But as a major new book argues, their love of an emotional truth has been used to trivialise the genre. T . Women's participation in politics matters very much. Yet in Canada, women MPs have been stuck at a level of roughly one-fifth since , and Stephen Harper has fewer women in his government than did Brian Mulroney. Although we may believe women are making progress, their representation in politics seems decidedly stalled.

    This book will appeal to both students and scholars of Canadian politics, history, and gender studies, and is an accessible read for anyone interested in women’s political and social status. RELATED TOPICS: Canadian History, Gender & Sexuality Studies, History, Political Science, Women's Studies. Women, Gender, and Politics A Reader Edited by Mona Lena Krook and Sarah Childs. Comprehensive book on a major topic: women and politics throughout the world; Organization and coverage make it an ideal teaching book for courses on gender and politics; Inclusion of recent cutting edge pieces alongside classic essays makes it fully up to date and.

    Follow Canadian politics, keep up with the hottest political debates, and share your thoughts and opinions on the political news that matters to you. Published in , the book draws on Kunin's political experiences as governor and U.S. ambassador to discuss the need for new leadership in American politics, and how she believes women are capable of stepping up to take up that challenge. The mother of four was first inspired by the s women's movement to become politically active.


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