The Resource My life as a dame : the personal and political writings of Christina McCall, edited by Stephen Clarkson ; foreword by Eleanor Wachtel, (electronic resource)

My life as a dame : the personal and political writings of Christina McCall, edited by Stephen Clarkson ; foreword by Eleanor Wachtel, (electronic resource)

Label
My life as a dame : the personal and political writings of Christina McCall
Title
My life as a dame
Title remainder
the personal and political writings of Christina McCall
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen Clarkson ; foreword by Eleanor Wachtel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Considered by many to be the best political writer of her generation, Governor General's Award-winning author and journalist Christina McCall was a pioneer for women in journalism and one of the most brilliant minds of her time. For the first time ever, McCall's finest articles and essays have been collected in one definitive volume, alongside never-before-published excerpts from her unfinished memoirs. Covering topics from the Alberta oil boom to the rise of divorce rates to in-depth profiles of Canada's political establishment, the collection showcases the best of McCall's analyses of Canadi
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
QE2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-2005
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCall, Christina
Dewey number
971.064
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F1034.3.M315
LC item number
A3 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCall, Christina
  • Feminists
  • Journalists
  • Feminists -- Canada -- Biography
  • Literature
  • Education
  • Canada
Label
My life as a dame : the personal and political writings of Christina McCall, edited by Stephen Clarkson ; foreword by Eleanor Wachtel, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D40C8FFF-ADDF-45C8-8520-1EC104C6B1C5
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Foreword by Eleanor Wachtel -- 1 Introduction -- Part I The Journalist's Journey -- 1 My Life as a Dame: Chapter 1 -- 2 My Life as a Dame: Chapter 2 -- 3 The Prospector in the Pink Penthouse. -- 4 The New Machismo -- 5 Mag Cult: The Opiate of the Faddists -- 6 Lapping It Up -- Part II Canadian Society : The Low and the High -- 7 Springhill: The Town That Won't Give Up -- 8 The New Power in the New West -- 9 The Long Ordeal of William Wilder -- 10 Canadian Cities: Let's Cherish Their Safety While We May -- 11 Politics and Pornography: The Yonge Street Cleanup -- 12 Requiem for the High Life -- 13 Cathedral of Chic -- Part III Feminist in Arms -- 14 Strong Women Who Could Endure -- 15 Some Awkward Truths the Royal Commission Missed -- 16 Down with Alimony -- 17 The Split Syndrome -- 18 In Ottawa, Women Are Either Babes or Blobs -- 19 Women and Political Power: What's Holding Us Back? -- Part IV The Drama of Politics -- 20 The Unlikely Gladiators: Pearson and Diefenbaker Remembered -- 21 The End of an Era -- 22 What Was Important About the Gordon Commission -- 23 How Mel Watkins Brought Socialism to the ndp -- 24 Growing Up Reluctantly -- 25 The 10 Percent Solution: Canada's Colonial Neurosis -- 26 The Unquiet American -- 27 De Gaulle's Gaffe Was a Pivotal Point for Canada -- 28 Learning French Is No Longer a Courtesy in Ottawa -- 29 Ten Years: From the Quiet Revolution to the Apprehended Insurrection -- 30 Bridging the Great Canadian Divide -- 31 Our Heroes on the Russian Front -- 32 The Exotic Mindscape of Pierre Trudeau -- 33 Bowing Out: John Turner's Resignation -- 34 Jim Coutts and the Politics of Manipulation -- Endpiece -- 35 What Won't Appear in My Next Paradise
Control code
ocn632165344
Extent
1 online resource (369 p. : ill.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780887849091
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)632165344
Label
My life as a dame : the personal and political writings of Christina McCall, edited by Stephen Clarkson ; foreword by Eleanor Wachtel, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D40C8FFF-ADDF-45C8-8520-1EC104C6B1C5
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Foreword by Eleanor Wachtel -- 1 Introduction -- Part I The Journalist's Journey -- 1 My Life as a Dame: Chapter 1 -- 2 My Life as a Dame: Chapter 2 -- 3 The Prospector in the Pink Penthouse. -- 4 The New Machismo -- 5 Mag Cult: The Opiate of the Faddists -- 6 Lapping It Up -- Part II Canadian Society : The Low and the High -- 7 Springhill: The Town That Won't Give Up -- 8 The New Power in the New West -- 9 The Long Ordeal of William Wilder -- 10 Canadian Cities: Let's Cherish Their Safety While We May -- 11 Politics and Pornography: The Yonge Street Cleanup -- 12 Requiem for the High Life -- 13 Cathedral of Chic -- Part III Feminist in Arms -- 14 Strong Women Who Could Endure -- 15 Some Awkward Truths the Royal Commission Missed -- 16 Down with Alimony -- 17 The Split Syndrome -- 18 In Ottawa, Women Are Either Babes or Blobs -- 19 Women and Political Power: What's Holding Us Back? -- Part IV The Drama of Politics -- 20 The Unlikely Gladiators: Pearson and Diefenbaker Remembered -- 21 The End of an Era -- 22 What Was Important About the Gordon Commission -- 23 How Mel Watkins Brought Socialism to the ndp -- 24 Growing Up Reluctantly -- 25 The 10 Percent Solution: Canada's Colonial Neurosis -- 26 The Unquiet American -- 27 De Gaulle's Gaffe Was a Pivotal Point for Canada -- 28 Learning French Is No Longer a Courtesy in Ottawa -- 29 Ten Years: From the Quiet Revolution to the Apprehended Insurrection -- 30 Bridging the Great Canadian Divide -- 31 Our Heroes on the Russian Front -- 32 The Exotic Mindscape of Pierre Trudeau -- 33 Bowing Out: John Turner's Resignation -- 34 Jim Coutts and the Politics of Manipulation -- Endpiece -- 35 What Won't Appear in My Next Paradise
Control code
ocn632165344
Extent
1 online resource (369 p. : ill.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780887849091
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)632165344

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