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作者 Fingard, Judith
書名 Mothers of the Municipality : Women, Work, and Social Policy in Post-1945 Halifax
出版項 Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2005
國際標準書號 9781442627468 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
版本 2nd ed
說明 1 online resource (353 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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系列 Heritage
附註 Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Women's Organizations: The Heart and Soul of Women's Activism -- The End of the Poor Law: Public Welfare Reform in Nova Scotia before the Canada Assistance Plan -- Democracy, Dollars, and the Children's Aid Society: The Eclipse of Gwendolen Lantz -- Managing the Unmarried Mother 'Problem': Halifax Maternity Homes -- The 'Right Kind' of Single Mothers: Nova Scotia's Regulation of Women on Social Assistance, 1956-1977 -- From Infant Homes to Daycare: Child Care in Halifax -- Black Women at Work: Race, Family, and Community in Greater Halifax -- 'Home Nursing Has Continued to Present Problems ...' The St John Ambulance Home Nursing Program in Nova Scotia -- 'A Grandly Subversive Time': The Halifax Branch of the Voice of Women in the 1960s -- A Fragile Independence: The Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women -- Contributors -- Illustration Credits -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z -- Illustrations
Mothers of the Municipality explores women's activism and the provision of services at the community level. If the adage "think globally; act locally" has any application in modern history, it is with the women who fought many of the battles in the larger war for social justice
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Fingard, Judith Mothers of the Municipality : Women, Work, and Social Policy in Post-1945 Halifax Toronto : University of Toronto Press,c2005 9780802086938
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Alt Author Guildford, Janet
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