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The Battered Women’s Movement in Canada: The Progression from Social Welfare

This 7 page paper considers the roots and development of the battered women’s movement in Canada, with a specific look at history of the movement in the British Poor Laws and the progression of protectionary measures in Canada since the turn of the century. Essentially, the battered women’s movement is linked both to the development of social welfare and the introduction of modern feminism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

File: MH11_MHbatter.wps

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