Women Challenging the Constitution: New Evidence

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 7:00 pm, Nova Scotia Archives

Dr. Louise Carbert 

Abstract:
This article is more political than legal. Using the approaches identified by feminist institutionalism, it focuses on the interactions between the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women (CACSW) and the Canadian government during the constitutional crisis of 1980-1981. How did the gendered institutions of the federal government facilitate a narrative that, finally, was harmful to the women’s movement in Canada? Full paper posted at http://journals.msvu.ca/index.php/atlantis/article/view/3343

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