Advocacy And Lobbying For Policy Change In Zimbabwe: Women’s Lobbying For A Gender-sensitive Constitution

Summary this article describes a lobbying campaign by women in zimbabwe to ensure gender sensitivity in a new constitution—a campaign being conducted in very difficult circumstances. The description of this campaign is a further illustration of how rights set out in international agreements can be applied in domestic public policy processes. While the ultimate goal…

Resources and Challenges of Charitable Human Service Organizations in New Brunswick

INTRODUCTION Charitable organizations have a long history in Canada, as in the United States, of caring for disadvantaged populations. During the post-World War II period of the construction of the Canadian welfare state (1945–1975), the contribution of these organizations to the general welfare of the population continued but was overshadowed by state interventionism, which meant…

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Telling Tales: Living the Effects of Public Policy By Sheila Neysmith, Kate Bezanson, and Anne O’Connell Published by Fernwood Publishing, 2005, 232 pp. CAD $24.95 REVIEWED BY LEA CARAGATA Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University Sheila Neysmith, Kate Bezanson, and Anne O’Connell have accomplished two rather remarkable goals in their book Telling…