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Canadian feminism and the law

the Women"s Legal Education and Action Fund and the pursuit of equality

by Sherene Razack

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Published by Second Story Press in Toronto, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Women"s Legal Education and Action Fund -- History,
    • Sex discrimination against women -- Law and legislation -- Canada,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada,
    • Feminist jurisprudence -- Canada,
    • Public interest law -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-181) and index.

      Statementby Sherene Razack.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKE4399 .R39 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination189 p. ;
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1578490M
      ISBN 100929005198
      LC Control Number91093462
      OCLC/WorldCa23687554

        “The term ‘feminism’ was first used in Europe in the s but few Canadian women active in the first wave would have identified as feminist.” In Canada, the word 'feminism' started popping up in the late 19th century, not long after a mother-and-daughter team set up the country’s first organization calling for women’s suffrage. Title: Canadian Women and the Law Author Name: Zuker, Callwood, Marvin A., June Categories: Women & Feminism, Law & Criminal Studies, Edition: First Edition Publisher: Toronto, Copp Clark Publishing: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Softcover Book Condition: Very Good Condition Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket Size: Octavo (standard book size).

      The National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL) is a non-profit feminist organization that advocated for equal rights for women through the legal system. The group is made of many members across Canada, representing lawyers, students and other legal professional who shared an interest in feminist advocacy. Across Canada women have become increasingly active in political life in groups that reflect feminist thinking and practice. In this collection published in , leading feminist activists and academics describe their organizing and reflect on their successes and topics covered include: feminism and rural women; reorganizing the National Action Committee on the Status of Women.

      Finally, they look at the influence her decisions have had in jurisdictions beyond Canadian borders. As the papers in this collection demonstrate, Justice L'Heureux-Dubé’s work — both on the bench and as a public figure — advanced a feminist analysis of law that served to enhance the quality of life for Canadian women. The Canadian Index - Feminism and Women's Resources can be reached here. The Women's Research Centre in Vancouver can be reached here. Introduction. This page contains information about feminism in Canada, specifically: General Information, Aesthetics, History, Literature, Multiculturalism, Politics, and Religion. Bibliography General Information.


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