Katie O'Connor

Katie O'Connor is a graduate of Carleton University's political science program, where she specialized in international relations. She joined rabble.ca in late 2008 as a contributor to the book lounge. She has a keen interest in current and international affairs, as well as human rights issues. Katie also has a love of journalism and independent media.

Katie O'Connor
Book Review
May 7, 2010
Radical Homemakers

Radical homemakers on the rebound

Katie O'Connor
Imagine a world where well educated men and women choose to reject the high stress, consumerist corporate world in favour of tending to kith and kin. Shannon Hayes introduces the "radical homemakers."
Book Review
Oct 22, 2009

The ties that bind

Katie O'Connor
Polyamory, open adoption, mixed marriage, househusbandry, single motherhood -- 18 authors tackle what it means to be a family in the 21st century.
Book Review
May 7, 2009

Cutting the crap

Katie O'Connor
Rhetoric for radicals sets out guidelines for the ardent activist -- establishing the need for clearer communication in achieving social change.
Book Review
Dec 11, 2008

Breaking free

Katie O'Connor
In a world dominated by waif-like women and the need for more, Cleavage is a refreshing compilation of stories about strong, young women who yearn to break away from arbitrary beauty ideals.
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