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The same difference, Alison Laurie

Feminist Thought in Aotearoa New Zealand, Connections and Differences ed Rosemary du Plessis and Lynne Alice Oxford University Press, $39.95, ISBN 0 19 558356 6 “Feminist scholarship is founded on contestation of  hat counts as knowledge and what knowledge counts”,…
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Twenty-five women spanning two generations, Rosemary du Plessis

Minding Children: Managing Men: Conflict and Compromise in the Lives of Postwar Pakeha Women Helen May, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1992, $34.95 Did Pakeha women after the Second World War happily retreat into their home – tying on their aprons,…
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Changing women’s lives, Rosemary du Plessis

Springs in My Heels: Stories About Women and Change Alison Gray, Bridget Williams Books, Wellington, 1991, $27.95 Ladies a Plate: Change and Continuity in the Lives of New Zealand Women Julie Park (ed), Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1991, $29.95 Both…
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