WOMEN IN CANADA: A STATISTICAL REPORT
Published by the Min. of Supply and Serv: Cda., March 1985; prepared by Stats. Cda.; 119 pp.; available in French; $25.00 ($30.00 Cdn. Funds, other countries). The report describes statistically the major aspects of women's lives, including their family status, education, health and work experience, indicating where significant changes have occurred (1970-1982).
ONE IN EVERY FIVE:
Published and prepared by Stats. Cda. and Sec. of State, 1985; 63 pp.; available in French. The findings are grouped into two sections. The first, "A Portrait of the Adult Learner," presents demographic and social-economic data about adult learners in 1983. The second, "Adult Education Courses taken in 1983," looks at the courses these people pursued. In 1983 about 19% of the population aged 17 or over took an adult education course. Women led men in numbers, but men tended to concentrate more upon direct career-development courses.
PORNOGRAPHIC OF POPULAR
ADULT HOME VIDEO
By Barbara Strachan with the Dept. of Recreation, Univ. of Waterloo; $2.00. This study centers on the issue of pornography in the home video industry and is available from Barbara Strachan, 6100 de la Loire, Anjou, Quebec, H1K 3L6.
LETTERS TO MARCIA
By Enid Lee; published by Cross-Cultural Communication Centre, 965 Bloor Street W., Toronto, Ont., M6E 3P9; $9.00. A teacher's guide to antiracist education.
ADULT EDUCATION AND THE UNEMPLOYED
By Colin Kirkwood and Sally Griffiths (eds.); published by the Workers' Educat'l Assoc; ±4.50. A collection of articles describing the design and implementation of a negotiated curriculum for unemployed adults. Includes approaches to teaching, methods of changing the workers' initial motivations for learning, and strategies on overcoming writing blocks.
TEACHING AND LEARNING:
Published by TV Ontario, Office of Development Research, Winter 1985; compiled by Donna Sharon and Audrey Mahler; 72 pp. Studies are summarized under four headings: the effects or changes produced by the classroom computer, evaluations of computer technology programs such as LOGO or BASIC, the use of computers by disabled or gifted students, and in school use of computers in information management.
STRONG WOMEN, STRONG
Both of these resources are available from The Participatory Research Group, #303 - 229 College St., Toronto, Ont., M5T lR4. $4.00 each, plus postage (discounts for 5 or more copies). Strong Women. Strong Unions is based on speeches presented to Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU) conventions by Madeleine Parent, Linda Briskin, Joan Kuyek and Judy Darcy. This book addresses the issue of how to organize and develop the will women need to gain control over our jobs and our lives. Co-published with CEIU. Short Circuit addresses the issues raised by automation and its impact on women's work, and outlines important steps for protecting our jobs and our health.
A Journal for Island Women; Vol. 4, No.2: $1.50; March-April 1985. A special youth issue on young women in Prince Edward Island. Lively, comprehensive and well illustrated. It provides an interesting and heartening look at women in that delightful province. P.O.B. 233, Charlottetown, PEl, CIA 7K4; (902) 894-8027.
THE CANADIAN DIRECTORY TO FOUNDATIONS
The Canadian Centre for Philanthropy announces the sixth edition (completely revised and updated) of this guide to the 700 foundations controlling over $1.5 billion in capital assets to support Canadian charitable organizations. $58.32 in Ontario and $54.50 outside Ont. (prices incl. tax and postage, and are less for Associates). Write: POB 116, Concord, Ont. L4K 1B2.