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The University, Women's Studies, and Rural Women: Some Thoughts on Feminist Pedagogy and Rural Outreach (1999)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1999 - Vol. 13, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses her views on Canadian universities as “man-centred…, a breeding ground not of humanism, but of masculine privilege.” Also discussed are women's studies and rural outreach programs.

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2004-09-09

Interview: Heather Menzies - Technology in Women's Lives (1987)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1987 - Vol. 5, No. 3

This is an interview with Heather Menzies, an Ottawa-based writer and sometime film-maker whose books include Women and the Chip and Computers on the Job.

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2004-09-08

Mother Wit (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

This paper provides a review of the transcripts of the CCLOW research proposal, "Women's Learning and Women's Work" .

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2004-08-27

The International Adult Education Movement and Women's Exploitation in the Sex Trade Industry-A Call To Action (1990)

Women's Education des femmes, June 1990 - Vol. 8, No. 1

In this article, the authors discuss the problem of women in labour migration and tourist-related sexual exploitation.

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2004-08-24

Grounding Our Beliefs on Women and the Economy (1999)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1999 - Vol. 13, No. 1

This article examines the tactic of working with community women to develop "grounding assumptions" about women and their place in the economy, which can be used to develop action strategies suitable to their needs.

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2004-08-23

An Important Centennial (1984)

Women's Education des femmes, Aug. 1984 - Vol. 3, No. 1

In this article, the author discusses celebrations and events which took place to recognize the academic year of 1984 -1985, marking the hundredth anniversary of the admission of women to the University of Toronto as well as at least one of its sister institutions, McGill University in Montreal. The name given to these celebrations was Women in Toronto or WIT.

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2004-08-17

The Impact of the National Training Act on Women (1983)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1983 - Vol. 2, No. 1

This article describes a Colloquium on the Impact of the National Training Program on Women, sponsored by CCLOW in Toronto, June 18, 1983. Following the Colloquium, several major recommendations made to the Minister of Employment and Immigration, including affirmative action and improved accesses for part-time education.

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2004-08-17

"I Would Emphasize the Joy of Science": An Interview with Ursula Franklin (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

This interview is conducted by Jan Clarke, guest editor of this issue of Women's Education des femmes. She interviewed Ursula Franklin, who is well known for her interest in the social impact of technology.

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2004-08-17

Grounding Our Assumptions on Women and the Economy (1988)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1988 - Vol. 6, No. 4

This article examines “grounding assumptions” developed by the Women's Research Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, concerning women's work and its contribution to the economy. These grounding assumptions are statements used in discussion groups, as the basis for talks and workshops, and for helping other groups to develop their own grounding assumptions to reflect their particular community

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2004-08-17

From One Who Works with Crones (1993)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1992-93 - Vol. 10, No. 1

Discrimination against older women is an educational form of violence in our society. Its ultimate end rationalizes the erasure of women's individual and collective presence, energy and empowerment which often grow and develop as women age. In an ageist and patriarchal society, aging in women is not just considered "ugly," but an outright disease.

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2004-08-03

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