Latin American Women: Compared Figures
Published by the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales of Chile, this publication offers compared data on the situation of women in 19 countries of Central and South America. It documents both the progress women have made and the deep inequalities that persist compared to men, and between women within countries and regions.
Workplace Harassment Action Guide for Women
This guide is easy to read and offers information to women who are, or fear, being harassed whether they work in a restaurant, school, private home, hospital or office, etc. Taken from real life experiences, the guide outlines where to go, who to talk to, and the options available under criminal law, labour law and human rights legislation and includes an Ontario-wide list of resources and agencies. Currently available free of charge from WIAC.
Gendered Education: Sociological reflections on women,
teaching and feminism
This book by Sandra Acker looks at the invisibilities and inequities in the sociology of education, the careers of female teachers and the experiences of female academics. Acker examines the development of the sociology of women's education and assesses the contributions of feminist research and theory to educational enquiry. $26.50, 198 pp.
Gender In/forms Curriculum: From Enrichment to
Edited by Jane Gaskell and John Willinsky, this book looks at issues of gender equity in education theory and curriculum and the inherently gendered nature of knowledge. Contributors include Annette Henry, Mary Bryson and Suzanne de Castell, Kathleen Rockhill and Patricia Tomic, Arlene McLaren, Jane Roland Martin, etc. $26.50, 298 pp.
Survival Skills for Women: A Manual for Facilitators
The 1995 edition of this manual includes modules on Building Self Esteem, Stress Management, and Assertiveness Training; additional modules will include Personal Safety, Gender Communications, Intercultural Communication, and Developing Leadership Skills. $75.
The Resource Directory of Disabled Student Services at
Canadian Universities and Colleges
Published by the National Education Association for Disabled Students in 1993. $20 (members), $30 (non-members).
Strategies for the Year 2000: A woman's handbook
Deborah Steinstra and Barbara Roberts detail the terms of the two international agreements Canada signed during the UN Decade for Women, assess the progress of provincial, territorial and federal governments and provide a how-to manual on evaluating the progress made by various governments in implementing women's equality obligations incurred by the agreements. $11.95 + $2.50 shipping & handling + 7% GST.
Women Matter: Gender, Development and Policy
Researched and written by Martha Muzychka and motivated by an analysis of how the cod moratorium has affected women, this paper defines gender analysis and feminist perspectives, gives detailed examples of the difference a gender perspective brings to current issues, and offers a model for the practical application of a gender and feminist analysis.
1995 Resource Handbook
This handbook lists available services such as assessment, education, counselling, treatment, and health, legal, vocational social and recreational assistance. A valuable tool for parents, persons with learning disabilities, professionals, and community workers. $25 (members), $30 (non-members) + $3 postage & handling + 7% GST on total.
Young Women Talk Dis/Ability
Aimed at girls and young women between the ages of 12 and 22, this publication covers school, employment, violence, dating, appearance, and includes personal profiles and picture stories addressing issues facing young women with disabilities.