Oppression

Oppression

Health on stage

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rachel Epstein
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Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is about interactive youth theatre that speaks to issues of AIDS, streetlife and choices. Defines Forum Theatre. Shares excerpt interviews with women involved in the creation and performance of two productions.

 


The mother myth: a feminist analysis of post partum depression

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debbie Field
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a feminist analysis of the spectrum of post partum emotional adjustments.  Discusses post partum depression as a metaphor of women's oppression as mothers. Asks crucial questions about the problems that isolated nuclear family parenting poses for women. 


Transforming erotic power

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Marlana Valverde
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Vol 5, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article identifies the connections between the erotic, power, gender and oppression. Addresses the possibility for changing sexual behavior as well as sexual attitudes. 


Black women organize for health

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

This article consists of an interview with one of the founders of the Toronto's Immigrant Women's Centre about the black women's health conference "'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired." 

 

Overcoming the backlash: telling the truth about power, privilege, and oppression: exploring gender-based analysis in the contex

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English
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Online
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Deborah Sinclair
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The Gender Advisory Committee of The Violence Prevention Coordinating Council (Durham Region)
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Durham, ON

Explores the use of gender–neutral language in discourse concerning woman abuse, and in particular how it can not be used to represent all women.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Celebrating diversity, respecting differences

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Camelita McGrath
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Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Women's Policy Office
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
St. John's, NL

Discusses how different stereotypes serve to oppress individuals. Focuses on sexism, racism, heterosexism, ableism, ageism and classism as examples of how oppression occurs. Concludes with a list of community resources that can be used to fight oppression. Handbook aimed at the general public.

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DISC.M54 2000
ISBN 1551461218
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