Reclaiming Body Territory
CRIAW paper No. 25 by Si Transken is an academic and experiential documentation of the reclaiming of her body after more than a decade of sexual and physical assault by her father and subsequent 15 years of recovery. Includes an examination of the male-centred and profit-oriented world that makes sustained abuse possible and recovery difficult.
Repositioning feminism & education: perspectives on
educating for social change
This book by Janice Jipson, Petra Munro, Susan Victor, Karen Froude Jones and Gretchen Freed-Rowland chronicles their collaborative efforts to take up the work of transformation without reinscribing systems of domination. The struggle with the concept of imposition provides a site for exploring the complex relationship between power, knowledge and teacher identity. $59.95 (US) hardcover, $19.95 (US) paperback, 296 pp.
From Blackboards to Keyboards: the fragile link between
women's education and employment / Final Report: women and global economic
From Blackboards to Keyboards ($12)
Making Change: Raising awareness about violence against women
as a barrier to women's education
This series of two booklets (Violence: a barrier to your
learning, An Educator's Guide to Creating Safe Learning) and three fact
sheets (Colleges & Universities: taking action against violence, When
Women Talk About Violence What Should I Say?, You Can Make a Difference:
practical suggestions for high school educators)
Educational Campaign to Combat Date and Acquaintance
These kits, produced to combat date and acquaintance rape on college and university campuses, include a manual for educators and administrators, an educator's guide, annotated bibliography, audio-visual resource list, community resource list, button, decal, pamphlets for female and male students and posters. $40 (all inclusive). Some components available separately.
Uncommon Knowledge: A critical guide to contraception and
This booklet is a set of fact sheets that describe and analyze, within a feminist framework, technologies and methods that inhibit or promote fertility including Depo Provera, Norplant, IUDs, IVF, RU486, etc. The analysis is derived from both northern and southern women's experiences and the information is intended for use by professional health care workers and the women they serve. $10 ($8 for ten or more). 85 pp.
Their Lives and Times: Women in Newfoundland and
Edited by Carmelita McGrath, Barbara Neis, and Marilyn Porter, this anthology captures the experiences of women in Newfoundland and Labrador from the 19th century fishery to reproductive choice in the 1990s.
Rural Women, Literacy and Participation in Economic
This working paper by Justine Foxall examines how the training proposed in labour adjustment policies does not favor vulnerable groups such as rural women or those whose literacy is inadequate for new job requirements. It looks at the situation of rural women in eastern Ontario, how they already contribute to the revitalization of rural economies, and the additional support that would help them expand their literacy abilities.