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Sweeping the Earth: Women Taking Action for a Healthy Planet
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Sweeping the Earth: Women Taking Action for a Healthy Planet

By Wyman, Miriam

Charlottetown, Nova Scotia, Canada: Gynergy Books/Ragweed Pr, 1999. Book. Very Good. Paperback. Clean nicely bound copy. Unmarked pages, light bump to top corner. Secure boxed packaging! makes a large and long-overdue contribution to our knowledge of how human-generated pollutants are affecting our health, our bodies and ourselves. Woven in among the science are the stories of women as activists, not only in Canada, but globally. We should feel the rising tide of anger at losing so many of our mothers ans sisters and daughters to the 'downside' of the Industrial Revolution. d3.

$18.00

Women's Power and Social Revolution: Fertility Transition in the West Indies

By Handwerker, W. Penn

Thousand Oaks, California, U.S.A.: Sage Pubns, 1989. Book. Good. Paperback. 254 pp. Clean nicely bound copy. very small amount of highlighting./notarion (couple pages) only else very good! Makes an excellent reading copy and priced accordingly. In this provocative volume, Handwerker advances the thesis that the key factor in revolutionary social change accompanying industrialization is the change in women's power relationships with their family. The author draws upon ethnographic, demographic and survey research on Barbados where industrial revolution and the transition from high to low fertility rates has occured quickly and recently. He compares his West Indian data with cases from the modern Third World and from England's own industrial revolution. d3.

$18.00

Voicing Our stories/Remaking Our Lives
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Voicing Our stories/Remaking Our Lives

By Grassroots Women's Collective Edited

Toronto: Second Story Press, 1999. Book. Very Good. Paperback. Clean, tightly bound unmarked copy. Pages fresh and bright. Securely packaged! This book demonstrates the resilience and courage that women possess to pull through adverse situations and turn their lives around. The twelve contributors in this collection write their life accounts for the first time. They are Native women, immigrant and working-class women, wives, mothers and war refugees. Their stories speak out about sexual and physical abuse, workplace harassment, alcoholism, eating disorders, emotional breakdowns, racism and poverty." d3.

$18.00

Small Appliance Repairs

By Newnham, Robert W.

Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A.: Mcgraw-Hill, 1979. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Second Edition. Clean solid copy, unmarked pages, only light edgewear. ."Theory consists of step by step easy to comprehend descriptions written in simple, logical language and clear concise illustrations of examples, most of them in two colours.".Illustrated with diagrams and index. 152 pgs. j4.

$18.00