• Colonialism and First Nations Women in Canada
    PART I: The Authors Voice In the article Colonialism and First Nations Women in Canada by Winona Stevenson, the author explains the struggle First Nations women had keeping their culture alive. Upon arriving in America the Europeans suffocated the natives with their rationalisation of female subju
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  • Thai Women Movement
    Introduction From the past until now, conservative Thai culture has transformed little by little. Transformation of Thai culture is caused by two components; the first is the development that Thailand has in itself. The second component is the influences from other countries. At present one of the
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  • Dual Citizenship in Canada
    Dual Citizenship in Canada Karen and Ross have been married for six years. During these years, each has had to make decisions concerning their careers to accommodate each other. Two companies have now confronted Ross with a career opportunity, those being California Energy Systems and Petrolia
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  • Union and Women
    UNIONS, COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND LABOUR MARKET OUTCOMES FOR CANADIAN WORKING WOMEN: PAST GAINS AND FUTURE CHALLENGES by Andrew Jackson, Senior Economist, Canadian Labour Congress and Grant Schellenberg, Assistant Director, Canadian Council on Social Development I INTRODUCTION: UNIONS, LOW
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  • Changing Economic Role of Women
    "I do not want to be the angel of any home; I want for myself what I want for other women, absolute equality. After that is secured, then men and women can take turns at being angels." - Agnes Macphail The 20th century has been a period of rapid and far-reaching change for many women
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  • Women in Western Society
    WOMEN IN WESTERN SOCIETY Since the beginning of mankind women have been dominated by men. They were to obey and serve man. Their main role in society was to bear children, take care of the household and to be loyal and faithful to their husbands. They were to remain subjects to males. Many viewed
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  • Women at Work
    Women at Work Throughout the 20th century women have had to fight harder to get ahead in the male owned workplace. With obstacles such as discrimination, lower wages, and the lack of management positions how are women competing with men? Are women accepting the treatment from society or is this t
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  • Propaganda Posters and Canadian Women in World War I
    “Won’t you help and send a man to enlist today?” This was one of the most typical tasks thrown at Canadian women during World War I, which was to ask them to give permissions to their sons and husbands to go to war. Apart from propaganda posters inspiring Canadian women to help recruit more
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  • The Hippie Movement That Arose from Vast Political Changes
    The Hippie Movement That Arose From Vast Political Changes Massive black rebellions, constant strikes, gigantic anti-war demonstrations, draft resistance, Cuba, Vietnam, Algeria, a cultural revolution of seven hundred million Chinese, occupations, red power, the rising of women, disobedience and sa
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  • Irish Immigration to Canada
    Irish Immigration to Canada The Irish began immigrating to North America in the 1820s, when the lack of jobs and poverty forced them to seek better opportunities elsewhere after the end of the major European wars. When the Europeans could finally stop depending on the Irish for food during war
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  • Is Pornography Degrading Towards Women and Should It Be Banned
    Should Pornography Be Banned Because It Is Degrading to Women? Women Studies Josh Brown Pornography and the social implication of women in pornography is a controversial issue. Its publication, production, distribution and use are criticized by its opponents as, among other things, exploitive
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  • Trafficking in Women
    Trafficking in women is clearly a both a human rights and a development issue. Apart from the human, social and economic costs of the sex industry, the spread of venereal diseases and HIV/AIDS, prostitution deprives women of the opportunity to pursue education and to achieve their full potential.
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  • Racial and Ethnic Discrimination in Canada
    "You know the world is off tilt when the best rapper is a white guy (Eminem), the best golfer is a black guy (Tiger Woods), the tallest basketball player is Chinese (Yao Ming, 7'6") and Germany doesn't want to go to war (in Iraq)". Charles Barkley stated in a 2003 interview, pointing out various mi
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  • Roles of Important Women During the Civil War
    Women played an important role during the American Civil War but it wasn't until 100 years afterwards that they received recognition. Even today history books skip over the important roles women had during the Civil War. Wives, mothers, daughters, and grandmothers impacted the War both at home and o
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  • Domestic Violence Against Women
    Introduction Violence in the home is a subject of increasingly public concern. According to Davis in the Encyclopedia of Social Work, "The most affected victims, physically and psychologically, are women, including single and married women and women separated or divorced from their partners" (Da
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  • American Temperance Movement
    The desire to control alcohol consumption, or advocate temperance, has been a goal of humanity throughout countless periods of history. Many countries have had organized temperance movements, including Australia, Canada, Britain, Denmark, Poland, and of course, the United States. The American temp
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  • Canada 1919-1939
    Canada between the Wars 1919-1939 I. The British Commonwealth of Nations- The period between the wars brought: Culmination of Canada's growth to independent nationhood within the British Commonwealth. Prime Minister Borden - Included in the Imperial War Cabinet in London. He piloted- the domin
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  • Re-Licensing of Nuclear Facilities in Canada:
    Abstract Relatively few social scientists have studied citizen protest groups concerned with civilian nuclear power, and the relationship between political conflict over risk and regulation of the nuclear industry. Drawing from social movement research, the paper argues that anti-nuclear protests c
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  • Labor and Women
    I. THE EARLY YEARS The history of trade union go back into the early history of America. When the Pilgrims arrived at Plymouth Rock in 1620, they had with them three craftsmen. Unions of carpenters, cabinet makers and cobblers formed along the Atlantic seaboard. Workers played a bigt
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  • Women. Crime & Justice
    In "Historical Perspectives: From Witch Hunts to PMS," the chapter of her book "Unruly Women," Karlene Faith (1993) dwelt upon the ‘images of women' within historical paradigm from witch-hunts to PMS. The scholar based her analysis on the histories of white Anglo-Saxon women from England and Canada
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