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Utilizing assets from women's heritage, women's experiences, and significant social concept, Dr. Lenskyj situates tales - her personal and that of her mom - in the broader Australian socio-cultural context from 1900 to 1960. She offers the heritage for her mother's narrative, starting in 1832 whilst her grandfather arrived in Sydney, Australia, as a convict. She then examines her personal event as a working-class baby attending a personal institution within the Nineteen Fifties. relocating to Toronto, the tale maintains by way of documenting the interventions of moms serious about school-community activism within the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies. Reflecting on her reviews on account that 1986 as an overtly lesbian professor on the Ontario Institute for experiences in schooling, college of Toronto, Dr. Lenskyj encompasses a serious research of lesbian and homosexual activism aimed toward academic swap, and of advancements in feminist pedagogy within the final 20 years.

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