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Women, internal colonization and indigenous peoples
Katie Pickles

Hawkins has suggested that the pressure for the changes came from senior officials in Canada, including the deputy minister for immigration, who saw that Canada could not operate effectively within the United Nations or in a multi-racial Commonwealth ‘with the millstone of a racially discriminatory immigration policy around her neck’. 10 In keeping with tradition, the IODE responded to the new

in Female imperialism and national identity
Daughters of the Empire, mothers in their own homes, 1929–45
Katie Pickles

the women of all the united nations, so goes the toast, without their courage we should be lost. 25 Canada’s contribution was put in a context of loyalty to Britain and to the allies of Britain and Canada. It was not enough for women to feel the horrors of war; they must also work for victory. The vital input of women’s voluntary work was

in Female imperialism and national identity
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Sabine Clarke

alongside American and United Nations technical assistance programmes. Little work considers the interchanges that occurred between different governments and institutions with development ambitions. 12 Not only, then, does the concept of development have a history that pre-dates the Second World War, the period between 1940 and 1965 saw a more complex array of imperial, trans-imperial and international formations orientated towards development than many accounts describe. 13 This book moves from an investigation of the Colonial Office vision of Caribbean industrial

in Science at the end of empire
Harold Moody and the League of Coloured Peoples
David Killingray

later, the eighth annual conference of the League adopted a ‘Charter for Coloured Peoples’, urging on ‘the Governments of the United Nations’ legislative measures to end racial discrimination and proposing ‘that the indigenous peoples of all dependent territories shall have immediately a majority on all law-making bodies, and shall be granted full self-government at the earliest possible opportunity

in West Indian intellectuals in Britain
Defending Cold War Canada
Katie Pickles

stated in Echoes : HERE IS THE TRUTH: – Ever since 1945 the free West has been endeavouring to outlaw the atom bomb for purposes of war and to reduce progressively all other armaments in the only practicable and indeed possible way, that is by international agreement under the United Nations with impartial

in Female imperialism and national identity