House work

House work

Board games: sexist bias at the workers’ compensation board

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Weisberg
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discuses the challenges women claimants experience due to sexism.  Illustrates how The Workers Compensation Act responds to claimants work at home vs outside of the home. Shows how sexist systems work together to create more stress for women post injury in the workplace,  via the medical and the legal systems. 

Hazards in our household

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Harriet Rosenberg
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Vol 5, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses house work and the environmental dangers of home workplace. Dangers of cleaning products. Potential dangers of appliances. 

The politics of artificial light

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Roberta Rivers
Edition: 
Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

 This article addresses our increased dependency on artificial light, specifically fluorescent light. Describes how this increased dependency came to be. identifies how this change in our environment has impacted our bodies and biological rhythms. Explains how artificial light differs from the sun. 

Women's paid and unpaid work: women in Nova Scotia

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Sandra D. McFayden
Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides statistical data looking on Nova Scotia women and paid and unpaid work.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0888718454
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Unpaid work and macroeconomics: new discussions, new tools for action

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English
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Online
Author: 
Isabella Bakker
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the links between unpaid work and the macroeconomy and what the consequences of these links are for policy makers.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.B35 1998
ISBN 0662636074
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Text in English and French on inverted pages. Title on added t.p.: Travail non rénuméré et macroéconomie. : /nouveaux débats, nouveaux outils d'intervention.</p>
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