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Fw: Latest information about the June 9 workshop at Carleton University, Ottawa, on "New Directions in the Welfare State"
> NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE WELFARE STATE:
> CHALLENGES FOR WOMEN
> organized by
> THE JOINT CHAIR IN WOMEN`S STUDIES
> at Carleton University
> Room 2017, Dunton Tower
> June 9, 2000
> 12:15 - 17:00
> 12:15 - 12:30 - Coffee and welcome
> 12:30 - 12:45 - Introductory Remarks: Ann Porter, Joint Chair in
> Women's Studies, for Carleton University and the University of Ottawa
> 12: 45 - 2:30 - RESTRUCTURING, WOMEN'S POVERTY AND RESPONSES OF
> THE WOMEN'S MOVEMENT
> Chair/Discussant: Caroline Andrew (University of Ottawa)
> 1) Katherine Scott, Senior Policy Associate, Canadian Council on
> Social Development, "Women and Poverty in Canada"
> 2) Wendy McKeen, Carleton University - "Poverty Discourse and
> Feminist Agency in the 1990s Social Policy Debate: Whither the
> Feminist Voice?"
> 3) Denyse Cote, Universite du Quebec a Hull-UQAH, Social Work,
> "Women in Quebec and the Social Economy"
> 2:30 - 2:45 - Coffee Break
> 2:45 - 4:30 - RECENT DIRECTIONS IN STATE POLICIES: IMPLICATIONS
> FOR WOMEN
> 1) Susan Phillips and Rianne Mahon (Carleton University, Public
> Administration) "Dual-Earner Families Caught in a Liberal Welfare
> Regime? The Politics of Child Care Policy in Canada"
> 2) Frances Woolley (Carleton University, Economics), "The Case for
> Universal Child Benefits"
> 3) Michele Kerisit (University of Ottawa, School of Social Work),
> "A Gender Analysis of Immigration Policy: The Case of Women
> Sponsored by their Spouse."
> 4:30 - 5:00 - Refreshments
> For information: Please call 520-6644
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