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Women. Feminism

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  • Women's Citizenship and Political Rightsby Dr Sirkku K. Hellsten; Dr Anne Maria Holli; Dr Krassimira Daskalova

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00

    Combining research, theory and practice, pan-European perspectives and the disciplines of human rights, sociology and politics, this book offers a rare insight into the multiplicity of issues surrounding women's equality, citizenship and political rights in transitional Europe and an expanding European Union. From policy-making to civil rights, domestic... more...

  • Intégration de la dimension genre à la lutte contre la pauvreté et objectifs du millénaire pour le développementby Naila Kabeer

    International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 45.00

    Dans cet ouvrage, Naila Kabeer présente un éventail diversifié d'arguments, de constatations et de leçons tirées des publications sur le développement qui aident à expliquer pourquoi l'égalité entre les sexes mérite une attention particulière de la part des responsables des politiques, des praticiens, des chercheurs et d'autres interlocuteurs voués... more...

  • An Introduction to Sociologyby Pamela Abbott; Melissa Tyler; Claire Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    This third edition of this bestselling book confirms the ongoing centrality of feminist perspectives and research to the sociological enterprise, and introduces students to the wide range of feminist contributions in key areas of sociological concern. more...

  • Mainstreaming Informal Employment and Gender in Poverty Reductionby Martha Alter Chen; Joann Vanek; Marilyn Carr

    International Development Research Centre 2004; US$ 25.00

    In this book, the authors highlight the lack of attention to employment, and especially informal employment, in poverty reduction strategies and point to the links between being informally employed, being a woman or a man, and being poor. They do this within the context of major changes relating to economic restructuring and liberalization and map... more...

  • Not My Mother's Sisterby Astrid Henry

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    "No matter how wise a mother's advice is, we listen to our peers." At least that's writer Naomi Wolf's take on the differences between her generation of feminists -- the third wave -- and the feminists who came before her and developed in the late '60s and '70s -- the second wave. In Not My Mother's ... more...

  • The Political Economy of Gender in the Twentieth-Century Caribbeanby Violet Eudine Barriteau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 150.00

    Eudine Barriteau exposes the precarious position of women in twentieth century Caribbean societies through analyzing the operations of gender systems. She reveals the absence of gender justice and equity, and demonstrates that after twenty-five years of policies on women, Caribbean societies still have not confronted the fundamental problem of women's... more...

  • Developing Ecofeminist Theoryby Dr Erika Cudworth

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 107.00

    An original exploration of how the relationship between society and 'nature' is conceptualized, focusing on theories of social exclusion and difference. A comprehensive overview of feminist and environmental theories of society-environment relations, considering the range of theoretical and political influences on such theorizing such as socialist... more...

  • Women in Early Americaby Dorothy A. Mays

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 95.00

    This volume offers details of the lives of early American women and showing how these women adapted to the challenges of daily life in the Colonies. The women of early America were not fighting for equal rights - they were struggling for basic survival. more...

  • The Feminization of Racismby Irene Blea

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 80.00

    Blea provides a synthesis of the women's history of Native Americans, Asians, African Americans, and Latinas, and she examines the similarities and differences among these women. From each she extracts suggestions on ways to promote racial and ethnic tolerance. After examining the backgrounds and experiences of female radicals, Blea looks at indigenous... more...

  • Women and Elective Officeby Sue Thomas; Clyde Wilcox

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 18.99

    Includes coverage of women on the congressional level, women officeholders of color, and analysis of women parliamentarians worldwide. This book offers a comprehensive look at the experiences and influence of women politicians, while considering women's prospects for political leadership in the twenty-first century. more...