Public policy

Public policy

Institute for Women's Policy Research

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English

Forms a public policy research organization dedicated to informing and stimulating the debate on public policy issues of critical importance to women and their families in the United States. Focuses on issues of poverty and welfare, employment and earnings, work and family issues, the economic and social aspects of health and safety, and women's civic and political participation.

Primary Telephone: 
202-785-5100
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
iwpr@iwpr.org
Fax Number: 
202-833-4362
Street Address: 
301 1200 - 18 St NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20036
Country: 
USA
Internal Notes : 
Moved to new address on 22 January 2010

Models for action: making research work for women

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jean Sinzdak
Publisher: 
Institute for Women's Policy Research
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Washington, DC

Provides information and resources as a way of helping state-based advocates, researchers, and policymakers to use "The Status of Women in the States" reports to further their policy agendas by drawing attention to the issues critical to the status of women in their states.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMR.S56

The construction of disability and risk in genetic counselling discourse

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
The Roeher Institute
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Assesses the ways in which the conceptions of disability and risk affect women's well-being, their decision-making process during pregnancy, and public awareness about people with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896989691
NNEWH DISA.B87 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Resources for research and action: a policy handbook: strategies for effecting change in public policy

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Print
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English
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Paper
Author: 
Salli Abbott
Jennifer Birch-Jones
Lorraine McKay
Danette Steele
Publisher: 
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW)
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a 'how-to' working document for leaders interested in developing provincial and/or municipal policies on women and girls in sport and physical activity. Dddresses advocacy and lobbying as well as policy writing, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation with special reference to the major issues facing females in sport and physical activity. Also includes case studies.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ADVO.A23 1991
ISBN 0919653618

Women's movements and state feminism: integrating diversity into public policy

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English
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Online
Author: 
L. Pauline Rankin
Jill Vickers
Ann-Marie Field
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the relationship between women's movements and state feminism in order to explore the opportunities and constraints for integrating diversity questions into public policy making.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
FEMN.R36 2001
ISBN 0662657756
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Les mouvements de femmes et le féminisme d'État.</p>

Steps toward a credible and inclusive public policy process: women in public policy project

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Anne Webb
Georgia MacNeil
Peggy Mahon
Stephanie Hunter
Publisher: 
Women in Public Policy Project & Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents an assessment tool intended to help identify the elements that need to be in place or be recognized for community-based equality seeking groups, researchers and governments to work together on public policy development, implementation and reform. Provides an overview of what women involved with community-based equality seeking groups are looking for when they speak of community invovlement in public policy development, implementation and reform.

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Available online.
ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH WOMR.W44 2000
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Lessons from the field: policy makers and gender-based analysis tools in Canada

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English
Owning Org: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Erin Skinner
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (MCEWH)
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Studies the development and uptake of the federal government's policy to conduct gender-based analysis on all its policies and legislation.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GEND.M37 1998
Policy Discussion Series Paper No. 3
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

A quick guide to... gender mainstreaming in public service

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English
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Paper
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Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Presents an abridged version of "Gender Mainstreaming in Public Service: A Reference Manual for Governments and Other Stakeholders," presenting the main points of that document in an accessible way.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.A65 1999
ISBN 0850925975

Gender mainstreaming in the public service: a reference manual for governements and other stakeholders

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English
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Paper
Publisher: 
Commonwealth Secretariat
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides guidelines for mainstreaming gender in the public service of national governments.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
GEND.G46 1999
ISBN 0850925967

Healthy public policy development - science, art, or chance? Conference proceedings

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English
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Paper
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Saskatchewan Provincial Health Council
Publisher: 
Prairie Region Health Promotion Research Centre
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Contains the text of keynote addresses, summaries of the case studies examined, and a synopsis of the panel, small group and plenary discussions through which participants debated the issues and generated insights into ways of improving the chances of public policies being formulated and implemented that have a positive impact on health.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAP.H43 1996
ISBN 0888803508
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