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From left to right : maternalism and women's political activism in postwar Canada

Author: Brian T Thorn
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In From Left to Right, Brian Thorn explores what motivated Canadian women to become politically engaged in the 1940s and '50s. Although women in these decades are often depicted as being trapped in the suburbs, they joined diverse political parties, including the CCF, Social Credit, and the Communist Party of Canada. Thorn argues, controversially, that while women on the "left" and "right" had different goals,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Thorn, Brian T. (Brian Thomas), 1976-
From left to right.
(CaOONL)20169012093
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian T Thorn
ISBN: 9780774832106 077483210X 9780774832113 0774832118
OCLC Number: 943564255
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 243 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
1 Women No Longer Need Fear Want or Illness: Women on the Left --
2 Ladies, Let Us Hold High the Banner of Social Credit! Women on the Right --
3 Peace Is the Concern of Every Mother: Communist and Social Democratic Women's Anti-War Activism --
4 Traveling Bags for Their Trip to Russia: Social Credit Women Campaign for Peace --
5 The Well-Being of the Home Depends on the Well-Being of the Union: Women-Only Organizations --
6 Healthy Activity and Worthwhile Ideas: Confronting Juvenile Delinquency --
Conclusion --
Appendix: Brief Biographies.
Responsibility: Brian T. Thorn.
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