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"Defining Moments for Women as Lawyers: Reflections on Numerical Gender Equality.".

In particular, this comment explains how the 1980s represented the first decade in which the numbers of women in law rapidly increased and how this demographic change fuelled expectations that increasing numbers of women practitioners would 'make a difference' to the practice of law. In reflecting on the experiences of women lawyers in the two decades since the Journal first appeared, however, the comment suggests a need to re-imagine how women in law can "make the difference" (Journal Abstract).

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Special Issue: Defining Moments, vol. 17, no. 1 (2005), pp. 15-25.
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Author:Mossman, Mary Jane
Publication:Resources for Feminist Research
Article Type:Brief article
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Date:Sep 22, 2007
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