Now Australia's Biggest Toy Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed


Product Details

Table of Contents

Foreword - Women, Power, Politics: Surveying the Canadian Landscape / Sylvia Bashevkin Introduction: The Road to Gender Parity / Manon Tremblay, Jane Arscott, and Linda Trimble 1 Truly More Accessible to Women than the Legislature? Women in Municipal Politics / Manon Tremblay and Anne Mevellec 2 The Alberta Advantage? Women in Alberta Politics / Brenda O'Neill 3 When Numerical Gains Are Not Enough: Women in British Columbia Politics / Jocelyne Praud 4 Complacency and Gender Silence: Women in Manitoba Politics / Shannon Sampert 5 A Province at the Back of the Pack: Women in New Brunswick Politics / Joanna Everitt 6 A Laggard No More? Women in Newfoundland and Labrador Politics / Amanda Bittner and Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant 7 Electoral Breakthrough: Women in Nova Scotia Politics / Louise Carbert and Naomi Black 8 Breaking the Holding Pattern? Women in Ontario Politics / Tracey Raney 9 Getting Women's Names on the Ballot: Women in Prince Edward Island Politics / John Crossley 10 Hitting a Glass Ceiling? Women in Quebec Politics / Manon Tremblay 11 A Prairie Plateau: Women in Saskatchewan Politics / Loleen Berdahl 12 In the Presence of Northern Aboriginal Women? Women in Territorial Politics / Graham White 13 Slow to Change: Women in the House of Commons / Lisa Young 14 "Way Past That Era Now?" Women in the Canadian Senate / Stephanie Mullen, with the collaboration of Manon Tremblay and Linda Trimble Conclusion: A Few More Women / Linda Trimble, Manon Tremblay, and Jane Arscott Index

Promotional Information

Comprehensive analysis of why gender parity for women in political office has been stalled.

About the Author

Linda Trimble is a professor in the Political Science Department at the University of Alberta. Jane Arscott is an associate professor in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Athabasca University. Manon Tremblay is a professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. Contributors: Sylvia Bashevkin, Loleen Berdahl, Amanda Bittner, Naomi Black, Louise Carbert, John Crossley, Joanna Everitt, Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant, Anne Mevellec, Stephanie Mullen, Brenda O'Neill, Jocelyne Praud, Tracey Raney, Shannon Sampert, Graham White, Lisa Young


This book is a must-read for people interested in Canadian history, gender, and electoral politics in Canada. I cannot say enough about Stalled: The Representation of Women in Canadian Govenrments, which includes chapters written by well-known scholars, features a strong cross-section of expertise in Canadian political science, covers virtually every province and territory, and contains the different constituent groups within a Canadian context ... Well written and appropriate for lay and academic audiences, Stalled is the perfect addition to classes in gender and politics, to upperdivision courses in comparative politics focused on the status of 'women and politics, and to Canadian history courses. -- Janni Aragon * BC Studies, Spring 2015 *

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Stalled: The Representation of Women in Canadian Governments on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top