Public Policy for Women: The State, Income Security and Labour Market Issues is a collection of essays from leading feminist academics, and social activists. It pays particular attention to the relationship between the welfare state and vulnerable populations of women, while making substantial contributions to current public policy debates in Canada.
Come to the Vancouver launch of the text.
Vancouver area text contributors are:
- Lee Lakeman on Prostitution
- Shauna Butterwick on Welfare Reform
- Margot Young on The Guaranteed Annual Income
- Penny Gurstein and Silvia Vilches on Lone Mothers in Extreme Poverty
- Margaret Manery and Arlene McLaren on Pensions for Women
- Olena Hankivsky on Gender Mainstreaming
Please RSVP by April 24: Thi Vu (firstname.lastname@example.org /604-801-5121 ext. 230)
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