Women and Public Policy in Canada: Neo-liberalism and After?

Paperback | March 5, 2009

EditorAlexandra Dobrowolsky

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Women and Public Policy in Canada offers a theoretical and topical approach to studying the public policy issues that specifically affect Canadian women. Written by policy experts from across Canada, this contributed text exposes students to various perspectives and a wealth of expertise.Topics such as the environment, healthcare, Aboriginal women, economic policy, anti-violence policy, immigration, and multiculturalism are covered, giving students insight into the most prevalent issues regarding women and public policy in Canada.

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Women and Public Policy in Canada offers a theoretical and topical approach to studying the public policy issues that specifically affect Canadian women. Written by policy experts from across Canada, this contributed text exposes students to various perspectives and a wealth of expertise.Topics such as the environment, healthcare, Abor...

Alexandra Dobrowolsky is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, Saint Mary's University, and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Dalhousie University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 6 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:March 5, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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AcknowledgementsNotes on ContributorsAlexandra Dobrowolsky: Introduction1. Jane Jenson: 'Writing Gender Out: The Continuing Effects of the Social Investment Perspective'2. Rianne Mahon: 'Child Care and Varieties of Liberalism in Canada'3. Martha MacDonald: 'Women and EI in Canada: The First Decade'4. Pat Armstrong: 'Social Cohesion and the Neoliberal Welfare State: The Health care Example'5. Kathleen McNutt and Sara Hawryluk: 'Women and Climate Change Policy: Integrating Gender into the Agenda'6. Isabel Altamirano-Jimenez: 'Neoliberal and Social Investment Re-constructions of Women and Indigeneity'7. Yasmeen Abu-Laban,: 'The Welfare State under Siege? Neoliberalism, Immigration, and Multiculturalism'8. Cheryl Collier: 'Violence against Women or Violence against "People"? Assessing the Impact of Neoliberalism and "Post-neoliberalism" and Anti-violence Policy in Ontario and British Columbia'9. Lois Harder: 'Intimate Relationships and the Canadian State'10. Alexandra Dobrowolsky: 'Charter Champions? Equality Backsliding, the Charter, and Courts: Inconsistencies, Changes, and Challenges'11. Isabella Bakker: ' "Show Us the Money": Tracking Gender Equality Commitments and the "Constraints" of Canadian Budgeting'Index