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The Resource Canadian women & the struggle for equality, Lorna R. Marsden

Canadian women & the struggle for equality, Lorna R. Marsden

Label
Canadian women & the struggle for equality
Title
Canadian women & the struggle for equality
Statement of responsibility
Lorna R. Marsden
Title variation
Canadian women and the struggle for equality
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"What range of possibilities might appear on the horizon to a young woman today as she contemplates her future compared to those envisioned by a young woman 150 years ago? And how would her daily life be different? The degree of change in women's lives in Canada over the last 150 years is staggering, and much is the result of the fight for greater equality. How did this change take place? Establishing equality as a fact of daily life has been a protracted struggle, and one that remains far from finished. Over the last century and a half since Confederation, this struggle has taken on a unique character in Canada, given our country's peculiar circumstances. Lorna R. Marsden, sociologist and activist-who has herself been involved in the action-chronicles the circumstances, the people, and the social changes that have characterized women's journey down the long road toward equality. Her account considers changes brought about by such forces as war, immigration, and public health, as well as other complex historical changes, such as legal evolution and employment opportunities. This fascinating book is full of insight, little known facts (for example, many women could vote as early as 1791 in some parts of Canada), and an understanding of the complex ways that a society like Canada can and does change. It also reminds us that there is still a distance to go in the journey toward equality."--Publisher's website
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marsden, Lorna R.
Dewey number
305.40971
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1453
LC item number
.M377 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Equality
  • Women's rights
  • Femmes
  • Égalité (Sociologie)
  • Femmes
Label
Canadian women & the struggle for equality, Lorna R. Marsden
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The road to gender equality since 1867"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [262]-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The setting and the purpose -- Women struggle with the law: the law struggles with women -- Women, war, and social change in Canada -- Demographics change women's lives -- How women changed Canada -- Making a living: a perpetual frontier for women -- The continuation: patterns of change
Control code
759029863
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9780195430493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)759029863
Label
Canadian women & the struggle for equality, Lorna R. Marsden
Publication
Note
"The road to gender equality since 1867"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [262]-278) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The setting and the purpose -- Women struggle with the law: the law struggles with women -- Women, war, and social change in Canada -- Demographics change women's lives -- How women changed Canada -- Making a living: a perpetual frontier for women -- The continuation: patterns of change
Control code
759029863
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 290 pages
Isbn
9780195430493
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)759029863

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