MAKING UP THE STATE, Women in 20th-Century Atlantic Canada

By: Guildford, Janet, and Suzanne Morton (editors)

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A collection of articles showing "how women helped 'make up' the modern state in Atlantic Canada." Contributors include Sharon Myers ("The Apocrypha of Minnie McGee: The Murderous Mother and the Multi-Vocal State in 20th-Century Prince Edward Island"), Shannon M. Risk ("The Magnitude of My Services: Minnie Bell Adney and the Women of Woodstock"), Sharon M. H. MacDonald ("A Passionate Voice for Equality, Justice, and Peace: Nova Scotia's Mary Russell Chesley"), Margaret Conrad ("Forgotten Firsts: Female Politicians in the Atlantic Provinces in the 20th Century"), Barry Cahill Legislated Privilege or Common-Law Right? Provincial State Intervention and the First Women Lawyers in Nova Scotia"), Shirley Tillotson ("Relations of Extraction: Taxes and Women's Citizenship in the Maritimes, 1910-49"), Sasha Mullally ("Between Community and State: Practising Public Health in Cape Breton, 1938-48"), Heidi MacDonald ("Maritime Women, the Great Depression, and the Dominion-Provincial Youth Training Program, 1937-39"), Suzanne Morton ("The End Man is a Woman: Women, Fisheries and the Canadian State in the 20th Century"), James L. Kenny ("Women and the Modernizing State: The Case of Northeast New Brunswick, 1964-72"), Gail Campbell ("Are we going to do the most important things?, Muriel McQueen Fergusson, Feminist Identities, and the Royal Commission on the Status of Women"), Lisa Perley-Dutcher and Stephen Dutcher ("At Home But Not at Peace: The Impact of Bill C-31 on Women and Children of the Tobique First Nation"), Linda Kealey ("A Bitter Pill to Swallow: New Brunswick Nurses, Professional Identity, and Collective Bargaining, 1991-92"), and Janet Guildford ("Persistence on the Periphery: Advisory Councils on the Status of Women in Atlantic Canada to 2000"). 326 pages (including endnotes, contributors. An unread copy, internally tight and clean. (C/WH)

Title: MAKING UP THE STATE, Women in 20th-Century Atlantic Canada

Author Name: Guildford, Janet, and Suzanne Morton (editors)

Categories: History, Non-fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Fredericton, Acadiensis Press: 2010

ISBN Number: 0919107214

ISBN Number 13: 9780919107212

Binding: Stiff Card Wraps

Book Condition: Fine

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 018024

Keywords: 9780919107212, NOISBN, women, Atlantic Canada, New Brunswick, taxation, Great Depression, Minnie McGee, Prince Edward Island, P.E.I., Nova Scotia, Mary Russell Chesley, politics, equality, politicians, Cape Breton, Stephen Dutcher, Lisa Perley-Dutcher, Tobique First Nation, Woodstock, Minnie Bell Adney