Rule Of Thumb

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  • Rule Of Thumb

  • Artist: Peg Campbell
  • Year: 1977
  • Duration: 30:00
  • Country: Canada
  • Until 1897 common law practice in the U.S. allowed a husband the right to beat his wife, provided he used a switch no bigger than his thumb . Despite now amended laws, society still condones men's physical dominance over women.
    A personal story, plus information from Vancouver transient house.

  • Accession #: 615
  • Distribution Status: In Library Only
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