The Resource "I was the only woman" : women and planning in Canada, Sue Hendler with Julia Markovich

"I was the only woman" : women and planning in Canada, Sue Hendler with Julia Markovich

Label
"I was the only woman" : women and planning in Canada
Title
"I was the only woman"
Title remainder
women and planning in Canada
Statement of responsibility
Sue Hendler with Julia Markovich
Title variation
I was the only woman
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""I was the only woman." These words appear again and again in the stories of women planners working in Canada from the 1940s to the 1970s. Despite their small numbers, women were active in key planning organizations, but their contributions have been largely overlooked. Through archival research and interviews, Sue Hendler tells the stories of women who were active in the Community Planning Association of Canada and the Town Planning Institute of Canada (later called the Canadian Institute of Planners) from the 1940s to the 1970s. They discuss their approaches to and interests in planning and the obstacles they faced, reflecting on their roles within the wider context of the field. This book expands our understanding of what constitutes "planning" and, by extension, who counts as "planners," highlighting the role "non-professionals" played in community planning. This compelling new perspective on Canada's planning history provides an important counter-narrative to the "official" story of the profession. It also illustrates the transformative role that histories can have in disciplines such as planning, challenging us to re-evaluate not only the profession's past but also its role in creating a more inclusive and equitable future"--
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Issued also in electronic format.
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NhCcYBP
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1960-2009
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Hendler, Susan A.
Dewey number
307.1/216097109045
Index
index present
LC call number
HT 169 .C3 H46 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1973-
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Markovich, Julia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Town Planning Institute of Canada
  • Canadian Institute of Planners
  • Community Planning Association of Canada
  • City planning
  • Women city planners
  • Canadian Institute of Planners
  • Community Planning Association of Canada
  • Town Planning Institute of Canada
  • City planning
  • Women city planners
  • Canada
Label
"I was the only woman" : women and planning in Canada, Sue Hendler with Julia Markovich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: An argument about history, planning, and women -- Women, professions, and planning -- Creating and advocating for a profession : a tale of two planning organizations -- Recovering the women of the CPAC and TPIC/CIP -- Women in planning : making a difference -- Conclusion: Imagine
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 260 pages
Isbn
9780774825870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)965746921
  • (OCoLC)ocn965746921
Label
"I was the only woman" : women and planning in Canada, Sue Hendler with Julia Markovich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: An argument about history, planning, and women -- Women, professions, and planning -- Creating and advocating for a profession : a tale of two planning organizations -- Recovering the women of the CPAC and TPIC/CIP -- Women in planning : making a difference -- Conclusion: Imagine
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 260 pages
Isbn
9780774825870
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)965746921
  • (OCoLC)ocn965746921

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