Minds of our own
44,99 $

Minds of our own



Minds of our own


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Résumé

This book of personal essays by over forty women and men who founded women’s studies in Canada and Québec explores feminist activism on campus in the pivotal decade of 1966-76. The essays document the emergence of women’s studies as a new way of understanding women, men, and society, and they challenge some current preconceptions about “second wave” feminist academics.

The contributors explain how the intellectual and political revolution begun by small groups of academics—often young, untenured women—at universities across Canada contributed to social progress and profoundly affected the way we think, speak, behave, understand equality, and conceptualize the academy and an academic career. A contextualizing essay documents the social, economic, political, and educational climate of the time, and a concluding chapter highlights the essays’ recurring themes and assesses the intellectual and social transformation that their authors helped set in motion.

The essays document the appalling sexism and racism some women encounter in seeking admission to doctoral studies, in hiring, in pay, and in establishing the legitimacy of feminist perspectives in the academy. They reveal sources of resistance, too, not only from colleagues and administrators but from family members and from within the self. In so doing they provide inspiring examples of sisterly support and lifelong friendship.


Détails
Titre
Minds of our own
Prix
44,99 $
Sujet
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Français/French
Nombre de pages
414
Date de publication
2008-05-29
ISBN
9781554581238
Code Interne
2387429
Numéro de produit
2387429
Format numérique
pdf
Disponibilité
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Protection
Signature digitale (watermarking)
Entrepôt Numérique
DEMARQUE
Taille du fichier
2.79 Moctets

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