Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Book Launch this week - Prue Hyman
Hopes Dashed? The Economics of Gender Inequality - By Prue Hyman
Prue Hyman’s BWB text on gender inequality will be launched in just two days, on 16 March. When 5.30 for 6.00pm Thursday 16 March
Where Vic Books Pipitea Rutherford House, 27 Lambton Quay Wellington
Speakers Prue Hyman Erin Polaczuk, National Secretary, Public Service Association.
What has really happened to New Zealand women’s economic and social status in recent years? In 1994 Prue Hyman published Women and Economics, an overview of the status of women in the New Zealand economy. Much has changed since then – but how much? Has the promise of equality been fulfilled in the labour market? Is unpaid domestic work being given the recognition it deserves? In this BWB Text, Hyman surveys the mixed record of the past two decades, revealing that the work of feminism is not over yet