Blog Archives

After the roaring stopped, Sandra Coney

Women I am woman, here me roar, In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much To go back to pretend. ‘Cause I’ve heard it all before And I’ve been down there on the floor, No one’s ever…
Tagged with: ,
Posted in Comment, Essays, Gender

Good keen women, Ginette McDonald

Stroppy Sheilas and Gutsy Girls  Sandra Coney Tandem Press, $24.95, ISBN 1 87717 829 2 In a memorable scene in the 1973 BBC TV drama series Shoulder to Shoulder, an evocation of the suffrage move-ment in Great Britain, Lady Constance’s…
Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Gender, History, Non-fiction, Review, Sociology

Cold comfort, Rae Varcoe

Medical Ethics Alastair Campbell, Max Charlesworth, Grant Gillett and Gareth Jones ISBN 0 19 5583507 Into the Fire Sandra Coney Tandem Press $24.95, ISBN 1 877178 071 Medical Ethics is the updated edition of the 1992 Practical MedicaI Ethics. Because…
Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Health, Non-fiction, Review

What about the suburbs? Alison Gray

Mum’s the Word: The untold story of motherhood in New Zealand Sue Kedgley Random House, $39.95, ISBN 1 86941 292 3 Striking a Balance: New Zealand women talk about career and family Jillian Stewart and Susan Davis Penguin Books, $24.95,…
Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Gender, Non-fiction, Review, Sociology

Making women’s past accessible, Barbara Brookes

Standing in the Sunshine: A history of New Zealand Women Since They Won the Vote Sandra Coney, Penguin Books, $59.95 Women’s history, once a marginal pursuit and still not entirely integrated into the academy, is popular. Each year, and particularly…
Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Gender, History, Non-fiction, Review, Sociology
Search the archive
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages
Filter by Categories
Architecture
Art
Autobiography
Awards
Biography
Byline
Children
Comment
Contents
ebooks
Economics
Editorial
Education
Essays
Extract
Fiction
Gender
Graphic novel
Health
History
Imprints
Language
Lecture
Letters
Letters
Literature
Māori
Media
Memoir
Music
Natural History
Non-fiction
Obituaries
Opinion
Pacific
Photography
Plays
Poem
Poetry
Politics & Law
Psychology
Religion
Review
Science
Short stories
Sociology
Sport
Subscribers only
War
YA Reviewers
Young adults
Recent issues: subscriber-only access

Subscribe to NZ Books to access the issues above

Search by category