Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)

Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (ACEWH)

The legal system and its impact on women's health: a largely uninvestigated terrain

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Olena Hankivsky
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Considers the potential and limitations of the legal system in women's struggle for social justice. The argument put forward in the paper is that though rarely taken into account when examining women's health, the legal system is a key determinant of women's health.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

Measuring genuine progress

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Ronald Colman
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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Discusses need for better and more accurate measures of progress, as the Gross National Product (GNP) does not distinguish economic activities that bring benefit from those that cause harm.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999."

Organizational approaches to building gender equity

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
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Ricky Stuart
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Presents new concepts and strategies currently being applied in a number of organizations to build gender equity.

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MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

Sexual health services and education for adolescents: options for Nova Scotia

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publisher: 
Moving Towards Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Summarizes the findings of a research project on sexual activity, sexual health policies and services, and options for addressing sexual health among young women in Nova Scotia.

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MCEWH TEEN.M68 2001

Shaping women's health research: scope and methodologies

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Marika Morris
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines power and perspective in feminist participatory action research, and presents best cases and gender analysis tools for women's health research.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

The social determinants of health: equity across the lifespan

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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Agnieszka Kosny
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Examines the social determinants of health and what they mean specifically to the health of women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

Social justice and women's health: a Canadian perspective

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Olena Hankivsky
Publisher: 
Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Explores gender disparities in health status and interactions with the health care system.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999." // Includes bibliographical references.

Will the Canadian government's commitment to use a gender-based analysis result in public policies reflecting the diversity of w

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Author: 
Wendy Williams
Publisher: 
Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Describes where gender equity and gender-based analysis strategies come from and discusses where they might be going.

ISBN/ISSN: 
MCEWH GEND.M37 1999
Notes: 
Chapter in "Made to Measure: Designing Research, Policy and Action Approaches to Eliminate Gender Inequity, National Symposium, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 3-6 1999."

Final payments: socioeconomic costs of palliative home caregiving

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Olena Hankivsky
Georgia Livadiotakis
Renée Cormier
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyzes gender differences, differences between formal and informal caregivers, and regional (British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia) and diagnosis-related differences between male and female palliative caregivers.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Guidelines for examining women, work and caring in the new millennium

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Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Womens' Health (ACEWH)
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Author: 
Pat Armstrong
Hugh Armstrong
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Analyses the forces, structure and relationships that construct women as carers and undervalue care work.

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ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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