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Women and politics [sound recording] : an ANU Convocation luncheon address given on 22 July 1982 by Marian Sawer ; introduced by Senator Susan Ryan
Bib ID 1943785
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Sawer, Marian, 1946-, Speaker
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use from the Australian National University. 
Description 1982 
1 sound cassette (ca. 90 min.) : analog, mono. 
Series

Convocation lectures (Australian National University)

Summary

Sawer talks about how far women have come in Australian politics; problems faced by women; stereotyping; the ALP's aim of proportional representation for women; problems faced by a women MPs in obtaining a suitable portfolio. She then answers questions from the audience regarding attitudes of male politicians; importance of affirmative action progress in Australia; value of radical feminists in Parliament and the role of women MPs.

Notes

User cassette copy only.

Recorded on 22 July 1982 at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

Digital master; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection;

Subjects Sawer, Marian, - 1946-  |  Australian National University. - School of Politics and International Relations - Professional staff.  |  College teachers - Australian Capital Territory.  |  Feminists - Australia - Political activity.  |  Women - Political activity - Australia - History - 20th century.  |  Speeches, addresses, etc.
Occupation Academics.
Other authors/contributors Ryan, Susan, 1942-, Speaker  |  Australian National University

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