Discrimination

Discrimination

Making family child care work: strategies for improving the working conditions of family childcare providers

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English
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Author: 
Rachel Cox
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines licensed providers of child daycare services who work from their homes in three provinces, and provides a legal analysis of their entitlement to benefits such as employment insurance and pension and labour law protection.

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EMPL.C69 2005
ISBN 0662381041
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Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: Pour en faire un véritable emploi, des stratégies pour améliorer les conditions de travail des responsables de service de garde en milieu familial.

Challenge the assumptions

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English
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Liz Panighel (ed.)
Betty Durst (ed.)
Publisher: 
Tiny Giant/The Students Commission
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at how assumptions about race, a woman's place, sexuality, relationships, physical ability, equality and others, held by the dominant culture, restrict young women's lives.

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TEEN.D46 1998

Women at the margins: neglect, punishment, and resistance

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English
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Paper
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Josefina Figueira-McDonough (ed.)
Rosemary C. Sarri (ed.)
Publisher: 
The Haworth Press
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Binghamton, NY

Addresses the barriers that isolate marginalized women from the mainstream, strip them from citizenship and render them expendable.

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ISBN 0560239727
POVR.W66 2002
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Privatization, law, and the challenge to feminism

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English
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Paper
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Brenda Cossman (ed.)
Judy Fudge (ed.)
Publisher: 
University of Toronto Press Inc.
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the role of law in privatization projects across policy areas ranging from fiscal and labour policy through family, welfare, and immigration law.

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FEMN.P75 2002
ISBN 0802085091
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Includes bibliographical references.

Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Brian D. Smedley (ed.)
Adrienne Y. Stith (ed.)
Alan R. Nelson (ed.)
Publisher: 
The National Academies Press
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Explores how persons of colour experience the health care environment. Examines how disparities in treatment may arise in health care systems and looks at aspects of the clinical encounter that may contribute to such disparities. Highlights the potential of cross-cultural education to improve provider-patient communication and offers a detailed look at how to integrate cross-cultural learning within the health professions.

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DIS.U54 2003
ISBN 030908265X
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The cost of homophobia: literature review of the economic impact of homophobia on Canada

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English
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Author: 
Christopher Banks
Publisher: 
Gay and Lesbian Health Services of Saskatoon
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Saskatoon, SK

Review research related to the negative results of homophobia on gays, lesbians and bisexuals (GLB), and the economic impact of such negative effects.

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GLBT.B36 2001

Human rights: women with disabilities

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English
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Online
Author: 
Women’s Human Rights Net
Publisher: 
DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Describes human rights issues that women with disabilities face. Discusses different types of discrimination in the context of disabled people in general and women more specifically. Highlights the role of the United Nations and other human rights organizations that are involved in the fight to eliminate discrimination for disabled persons.

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Women with disabilities & parenting

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English
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Online
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DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publisher: 
DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Discusses issues that women who have disabilities and are or want to be parents have including: societal attitudes, pregnancy counseling, pregnancy and birth support services, pregnancy and birth information, and difficulty accessing transportation.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Obstacles to equality: the double discrimination of women with disabilities: overview article

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English
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Online
Author: 
Rannveig Traustadottir
Publisher: 
DisAbled Women's Network Ontario
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Examines the lives of women with disabilities and explores the effects of the double discrimination of gender and disability they face. Demonstrates how women with disabilities have been neglected by both the disability field and the feminist movement.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Does oppression of francophone women exist?

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Ghislaine Sirois
Publisher: 
Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON
ISBN/ISSN: 
DISC.S57 1999
ISBN 0968120911
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