Resources for Feminist Research

Bilingual scholarly journal publishes double issues per year on feminist theory, research, and activism, bibliographies, book reviews, and abstracts of Canadian feminist journals.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 1/2, Spring/Summer

[Animals & Women: Feminist Theoretical Explorations]
Animals and Women: Feminist Theoretical ExplorationsCarol J. Adams and Josephine Donovan, eds. Durham: Duke University Press, 1995; 361 pp.Reviewed by Heather Eaton Toronto School of Theology University of Toronto Toronto, OntarioCarol Adams and Josephine...
[Change of Plans: Towards a Non-Sexist, Sustainable City]
Change of Plans: Towards a Non - Sexist Sustainable CityMargrit Eichler, ed. Toronto: Garamond Press, 1995; 185 pp.Reviewed by Ann - M. Field Department of Political Science Concordia University Montreal, QuebecChange of Plans is a thought - provoking...
[Changing Methods: Feminists Transforming Practice]
Changing Methods: Feminists Transforming PracticeSandra Burt and Lorraine Code, eds. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 1995; 384 pp.Reviewed by Susan E. Wurtele Departments of Geography and Women's Studies Trent University Peterborough, OntarioThe collection...
[Changing Roles of Women within the Christian Church in Canada]
Changing Roles of Women within the Christian Church in CanadaElizabeth Gillan Muir and Marilyn Fardig Whitely, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.Reviewed by Gail Allan Alberta Global Education Project Edmonton, AlbertaThe lives of women...
[Demanding Accountability (the Global Campaign & Vienna Tribunal for Human Rights)]
Demanding Accountability (The Global Campaign and Vienna Tribunal for Human Rights)Charlotte Bunch and Niamh Reilly New Jersey, USA: The Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rutgers/New York: UNDP/UNIFEM, 1994; 169 pp.Reviewed by E.A. Cebotarev Department...
[Gender Politics in Contemporary Canada]
Gender Politics in Contemporary CanadaFrancois - Pierre Gingras, ed. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1995; 273 pp.Reviewed by Margaret Beattie Departement de service social Universite de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke, QuebecThis book is interesting for its...
[Ideal Surroundings: Domestic Life in a Working-Class Suburb in the 1920s]
Ideal Surroundings: Domestic Life in a Working - Class Suburb in the 1920sSuzanne Morton Toronto, London and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1995; 201 pp.Reviewed by Camilla Cockerton Department of Geography University of Canterbury Christchurch,...
[Invisible: Issues in Women's Occupational Health]
Invisible: Issues in Women's Occupational HealthKaren Messing, Barbara Neis, and Lucie Dumais, eds. Charlottetown: gynergy books, 1995; 401 pp.Reviewed by Elsie J. Taylor Department of Adult Education Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Toronto,...
[Japanese Women: New Feminist Perspectives on the Past, Present & Future]
Japanese Women: New Feminist Perspectives on the Past, Present and FutureKumiko Fujimura - Fanselow and Atsuko Kameda, eds. New York: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1995; 422 pp.Reviewed by Yoko Ueda Center for Japanese Studies...
[Lesbian Parenting: Living with Pride & Prejudice]
Lesbian Parenting: Living with Pride and PrejudiceKatherine Arnup, ed. Charlottetown: gynergy books, 1995; 418 pp.Reviewed by Rachel Epstein Department of Sociology York University North York, OntarioI laughed, I cried, and there wasn't one article in...
[Manufacturing "Bad Mothers": A Critical Perspective on Child Neglect]
Manufacturing "Bad Mothers": A Critical Perspective on Child NeglectKaren J. Swift Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995; 218 pp.Reviewed by Wendy J. Atkin Department of History Carleton University Ottawa, OntarioIn this important new study of the...
[Mother-Work: Women, Child Welfare & the State, 1890-1930]
Mother - Work: Women, Child Welfare and the State, 1890 - 1930Molly Ladd - Taylor Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1994; 211 pp.Reviewed by Norene Pupo School of Social Work Atkinson College York University North York, OntarioThis interesting...
[Music & Women: The Story of Women in Their Relation to Music. 2nd Ed]
Music and Women: The Story of Women in their Relation to MusicSophie Drinker Preface by Elizabeth Wood; Afterword by Ruth A. Solie New York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1995 (1948)Reviewed by Charlene A. Morton Department of History...
[Our Own Agendas: Autobiographical Essays by Women Associated with McGill University]
Our Own Agendas: Autobiographical Essays by Women Associated with McGill UniversityMargaret Gillett and Ann Beer, eds. Montreal & Kingston: McGill University Press, 1995; 291 pp. andThe Journal Project: Dialogues and Conversations Inside Women's...
[Pythagoras' Trousers: God, Physics & the Gender Wars]
Pythagoras' Trousers: God, Physics and the Gender WarsMargaret Wertheim Toronto: Random House, 1995; 279 pp.Reviewed by Tara Hillis Department of Philosophy York University Toronto, OntarioMight the under - representation of women in scientific disciplines...
[The Elusive Agenda: Mainstreaming Women in Development]
The Elusive Agenda: Mainstreaming Women in Development Rounaq Jahan Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey: Zed Books Ltd. 1995; 144pp.Reviewed by Melissa White Department of Adult Education Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Toronto, OntarioIn The Elusive...
[The Feminist Challenge to the Canadian Left, 1900-1918]
The Feminist Challenge to the Canadian Left: 1900 - 1918Janice Newton Montreal: McGill Queen's University Press, 1995; 252 pp.Reviewed by Ester Reiter Social Science/Women's Studies Atkinson College York University North York, OntarioThe connection between...
[The Gender Question in Education: Theory, Pedagogy & Politics]
The Gender Question in Education: Theory, Pedagogy, and PoliticsAnn Diller, Barbara Houston, Kathryn PaulyMorgan and Maryann Ayim, eds.Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1996; 249 pp.Reviewed by Tara Goldstein Department of Curriculum Ontario Institute...
[The Journal Project: Dialogues & Conversations Inside Women's Studies]
Our Own Agendas: Autobiographical Essays by Women Associated with McGill UniversityMargaret Gillett and Ann Beer, eds. Montreal & Kingston: McGill University Press, 1995; 291 pp. andThe Journal Project: Dialogues and Conversations Inside Women's...
[The Rising Song of African American Women]
The Rising Song of African American WomenBarbara Omolade New York and London: Routledge, 1994.Reviewed by Linda Carty Sociology Department University of Michigan Flint, MichiganBarbara Omolade presents a well researched and very detailed analysis of...
[Thunder in My Soul: A Mohawk Woman Speaks]
Thunder in My Soul: A Mohawk Woman SpeaksPatricia Monture - Angus, Foreword by Mary Ellen Turpel Halifax: Fernwood Publishing 1995; 273 pp.Reviewed by Suzanne M. Stiegelbauer Department of Curriculum, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education University...
[Women Challenging Unions: Feminism, Democracy & Militancy]
Women Challenging Unions: Feminism, Democracy and MilitancyLinda Briskin and Patricia McDermott, eds. Toronto/Buffalo/London: University of Toronto Press, 1993.Reviewed by Julie Guard York University/University of Toronto Toronto, OntarioThis anthology...
[Women & Leadership in Canadian Education]
Women and Leadership in Canadian EducationCecilia Reynolds and Beth Young, eds. Calgary: Detselig Enterprises, 1995; 253 pp.Reviewed by Nina Bascia Department of Theory and Policy Studies Ontario Institute for Studies in Education University of Toronto...
[Women's Rights, Human Rights: International Feminist Perspectives]
Women's Rights, Human Rights: International Feminist PerspectivesJulie Peters and Andrea Wolper, eds. London/New York: Routledge, 1995; 372 pp.Reviewed by Helle - Mai Lenk Department of Adult Education Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Toronto,...
[Women Workers & Technological Change in Europe in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries]
Women Workers and Technological Change in Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth CenturiesGertjan de Groot and Marlou Schrover, eds. London: Taylor & Francis, 1995; 206 pp.Reviewed by Mary - Jo Nadeau Graduate Programme in Sociology York University...