RESOURCES/RESSOURCES


Organizations

Women Learning to Cope
66 Gerrard Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1G6
416-925-2476
An educational support group that offers a program for women between 25 and 60 interested in self development and personal growth, focusing on assertiveness and stress management. Contact them for further information or educational materials.

Calls for Submissions

Bulletin of the International
Congress of University
Adult Education

Notice for activities, reportage on work and events, and exchange of information, opinion and contacts are welcome submissions to the Bulletin. Items must be in English and reach the editor one month prior to publication dates of March and September. For guidelines,information or submissions write to Editor W.John Morgan at Department of Adult Education, Cherry Tree Buildings, University Park, Nottingham, England, NG7 2RD.

Resources for Feminist
Research“The Politics of
Reproduction”

This special issue celebrates the work of Mary O'Brien. Work exploring and debating O'Brien's philosophy of birth and critique of dominant Western intellectual traditions, or work that critiques ideologies of reproduction in non-Western philosophy and theory, is invited. Other topics might be: women and mothering in social and political thought; feminist epistemology and ethics; current or historical case studies on reproduction or ideologies of reproduction; and issues around the new reproductive technologies. Submissions should not exceed 3,000 words and must be received by February 1, 1989. Contact:
Somer Brodribb,
Guest Editor, RFR,
Ontario Institute for
Studies in Education, 252
Bloor Street West, Toronto,
Ontario, M5S 1 V6,
416-923-6641, ex.2278.

Grants/Scholarships

Mount Saint Vincent University
Women in Science Scholarship

In honour of Dr.Lillian Wainwright, the university has established a scholarship of $15,000 to be awarded yearly to a woman entrance student with a serious interest in science. Dr.Wainwright has served at Mount Saint Vincent for 31 years and was named professor emeritus of biology upon her retirement this summer. For more information write:
Development
Office, Mount Saint Vincent
University, Halifax, N.S., B3M
2J6, 902-443-4450, ex.433.

Books & Publications

Breaking the Silence
P .O.Box 4857
Station E
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5J1
$2.00 per issue

Breaking the Silence has released two special issues on The Changing Family, March and June, 1988. These themeissues explore the problems and limits of the traditional family structure and present re-examinations of the family in more positive forms.

Matrix, the story of
Women in Dialogue

The Spider Press Collective Women's Resource Society
285 Prideaux Street
Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 2N2
$5.00 + $2.00 shipping

This is an account of how Nanaimo women developed a cooperative consensus model in response to the Forward Looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women. It is a “how-to” book that includesresearch reports, photographs, news stories, and organizational models.

Nonsexist Research
Methods

by Margrit Eichler
Allen.& Unwin Inc.
Winchester Place
Winchester, MA 01890
183 pages, $10.60

Dr. Eichler, a professor of sociology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, has written a practical approach to identifying, eliminating and preventing sexistbias in social science research. Three derivative sources of bias are discussed: sex appropriateness, feminism and sexual dichotomies. The book also provides a chapter on guidelines for non-sexist research.



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