Gender Violence in the Mass Media
Health Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 1B5
(613) 941-8930 Fax

This report was prepared for the Family Violence Prevention Division of Health Canada. Because the media speak to so many aspects of life regulation, the writing and research on media are both extensive and specialized. The purpose of this review is to bring together some disparate elements and encourage a more global view of gender and gendered violence in mass media.

Singing in the NIGHT: the complete poems of Beatrice Ferneyhough
The Estate of Bernice Ferneyhough c/o
Rankin Associates
195 Alexander Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1N8
(613) 232-1505
(613) 232-1886 Fax

The poems collected in this book are an expression of the life and thoughts of Beatrice Ferneyhough. Ferneyhough is well known in Canada as a militant fighter for justice and peace. Proceeds from the sales of Singing in the Night will go to the Voice of Women, one of Canada's oldest peace organizations, of which Beatrice Ferneyhough is a founding member.

Claiming Women's Lives: History and Contemporary Studies
Pat Staton with Paula Bourne
Green Dragon Press
135 George St. S., #902
Toronto, Ontario
M5A 4E8
(416) 360-6006

A comprehensive 388 page resource, designed to help teachers create gender equitable curriculum. $75; schoolboards can inquire about discounts. Write to Green Dragon Press for their catalogue on educational and feminist resources.

Changing Women, Changing History: A Bibliography of the History of Women in Canada
compiled by Diana Pedersen
Green Dragon Press
see above

This new "user-friendly" resource as been designed with the needs of undergraduate students in mind but it should also be of interest to teachers, graduate students and researchers in the field. $15.00

Working for Dignity: The Employment Standards Act
The Moment
947 Queen Street E.
Toronto, Ontario M4M 1J9
(416) 469-1123
(416) 469-3579 Fax

The November 1993 issue of The Moment looks at the Employment Standards Act to spell out the most basic rights of the majority of workers in Canada.

Women in Cross-Cultural Transitions
Phi Delta Kappa International
P .0. Box 789
Bloomington, IN
USA 47402-0789
(812) 339-1156
(812) 339-0018 (Fax)

This book offers readers perspectives on how women adjust to cultural change, the struggles they face in coming to a new culture, and how those challenges affect their lives and the lives of their families. $24.00.

No Safe Bed: Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth in Residential Services
Carol-Anne O'Brien, Robb Travers, Laurie Bell
Central Toronto Youth Services Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth Program
65 Wellesley Street East, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1G7
(416) 924-2100

This study of youth residential services in Toronto draws on the voices and experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual youth, and provides the first detailed picture of the current situation for these young people in residential services for youth. It is based upon in-depth interviews with youth, frontline workers and managers from youth residential services. $15.00

Women, Feminism and Development
Huguette Dagenais and Denise Piché (eds)
McGill-Queen's University Press
c/o University of Toronto Press
Order Department
5201 Dufferin Street
Downsview, Ontario M3H 5T8

This book illustrates the significance and relevance of the work carried on within a feminist perspective, with a particular focus on the contribution of Canadian researchers and activists. $55.00 (cloth), $24.95 (paper).

Towards Training Equity: Putting Training Policies to Work for Women
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
95 Foundry Street, Suite 207
Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 5H7
(516) 853-1088
(516) 858-2990 (Fax)

This brief assesses how government policy addresses the training needs of women, identifies problems and needs of women in training in New Brunswick and recommends principles and measures for action to various New Brunswick departments as well as the former federal department of Employment and Immigration.

Sharing Our Experience
Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
110 O'Connor Street, 9th Floor, Sta. "B"
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R5
(613) 992-4975
(613) 992-1715 (Fax)

This book is a collection of letters by racial minority and Aboriginal women about their lives in Canada.

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