Heitlinger, Alena 1950-

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HEITLINGER, Alena 1950-


PERSONAL: Born August 31, 1950, in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic); daughter of Ota and Hana Heitlinger; married David R. Morrison (a university professor), February 17, 1978; children: Daniel, Michael. Education: University of Kent at Canterbury, B.A. (sociology, with honors), 1971; University of Leicester, Ph.D. (sociology), 1978. Politics: "Feminist." Religion: "Agnostic." Hobbies and other interests: Reading, hiking.

ADDRESSES: Home—54 Auburn St., Unit 8, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9H 2G2. Offıce—Department of Sociology, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8; fax: 705-748-1213. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, began as assistant professor, became professor of sociology, 1975—.

AWARDS, HONORS: Distinguished research award, Trent University, 2000.


WRITINGS:


Women and State Socialism, Macmillan Press (New York, NY), 1979.

Reproduction, Medicine, and the Socialist State, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1987.

Women's Equality, Demography, and Public Policies, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1993.

(With S. Trnka) Young Women of Prague, Macmillan Press (New York, NY), 1998.

(Editor) Emigré Feminism, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1999.


WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on the formation of Czech/Slovak Jewish identity of the post-Holocaust/postwar generation.