Marilyn Waring

Marilyn Waring

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Marilyn Waring, CNZM (born on 7 October 1952 in Ngaruawahia) is a New Zealand feminist a politician, an activist for female human rights and environmental issues, an author and an academic, known for her contributions to feminist economics. A member of the conservative New Zealand National Party, she became at 23 the youngest member of the New Zealand Parliament in 1975, for Raglan. In 1978 she became the MP for Waipa, and remained in the House of Representatives until 1984. As a member of Parliament, she served as Chair of the Public Expenditures Committee, Senior Government Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee and member of the Disarmament and Arms Control Committee. Waring precipitated the New Zealand general election, 1984 by threatening to vote for the opposition-sponsored nuclear-free New Zealand legislation, leading Prime Minister Robert Muldoon to call a snap election, stating that Waring's "feminist anti-nuclear stance" threatened his ability to govern.show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136739534
  • 9786136739533