Gender Violence in the Mass Media
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
This book is a collection of letters by racial minority and Aboriginal women about their lives in Canada.