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Author Freeman, Barbara M., 1947-
Title Beyond bylines : media workers and women's rights in Canada / Barbara M. Freeman.
Imprint copyright 2011.
Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2011]

Author Freeman, Barbara M., 1947-
Series Film and media studies series
Film + media studies.
Subject Women's rights -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Women's rights -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Women journalists -- Canada -- History -- 20th century.
Women journalists -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.
Feminism and mass media -- Canada -- History.
Women in the mass media industry -- Canada -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 328 pages :) : illustrations, portraits.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-320) and index.
Contents "A more beautiful, more perfect lily" : Agnes Maule Machar, Women's Sphere and Canada's magazine, 1870s-1890s -- Laced in and let down : Toronto journalists write about fashion and health in the daily press, 1890-1900 -- Suffragist and peace advocate : Francis Marion Beynon, the Grain growers' guide and the politics of the First World War -- "We were ONLY WOMEN" : Elizabeth Long, equality feminism and CBC Radio, 1938-1956 -- "My body belongs to me, not the government" : Anne Roberts, Kathryn Keate and the Abortion Caravan Publicity Campaign of 1970 -- Collective visions : lesbian identity and sexualtiy in femisist periodicals, 1979-1994 -- "When a woman speaks" : aboriginal women and their rights in Alanis Obomsawin's documentaries, 1975-2007 -- Conclusion.
Summary Explores the ways in which several of Canada's women journalists, broadcasters, and other media workers reached well beyond the glory of their personal by-lines to advocate for the controversial women's rights of their eras.
ISBN 9781554583133 (e-book)
9781554582693 (hc)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613809995
OCLC # 1036272077
Additional Format Print version: 9786613809995

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