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Women. Feminism

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  • L'inégalité Des Sexes Et La Révolution De L'information En Afriqueby Eva M. Rathgeber

    International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 30.00

    Unanimement dans le monde, on reconnaît l'information comme la cheville ouvrière du développement durable et équitable. En Afrique cependant, plus particulièrement pour les femmes vivant en milieu rural, l'accès à l'information est limité. Les nouvelles technologies de l'information et des télécommunications (TIC), axées pour la plupart sur Internet,... more...

  • Gender, Generation and Poverty: Exploring the ?Feminisation of Poverty? in Africa, Asia and Latin Americaby S. Chant

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    The 'feminisation of poverty' is viewed as a global trend, and of particular concern in developing regions. Yet although popularisation of the term may have raised women's visibility in development discourses and gone some way to 'en-gender' policies for poverty reduction, the construct is only weakly substantiated. This work covers this topic. more...

  • Fields of Protestby Raka Ray

    University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 60.00

    The women?s movement in India has a long and rich history in which millions of women live, work, and struggle to survive in order to remake their family, home, and social lives. Using an innovative and comparative perspective, Ray offers a unique look at Indian activist women and adds a new dimension to the study of women?s movements on a global level. more...

  • Playing With Fireby Sangtin Writers; Richa Nagar

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Seven voices contribute to this rare glimpse of the work being done on the front lines of the fight for social change in India. Playing with Fire is written in the collective voice of women employed by a large NGO as activists in their communities and is based on diaries, interviews, and conversations among them. Together their personal stories reveal... more...

  • Women in Asiaby Louise Edwards; Mina Roces

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 31.81

    A comprehensive coverage of all the major Asian countries by experts in the field. more...

  • Feminine Feministsby Giovanna Miceli Jeffries

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 57.00

    What does it mean to be a woman today in Italy, a country with the lowest birthrate in the world and the heaviest maternal stereotype? Does being a feminist exclude practices of cultural femininity? These questions are at the center of this volume, which looks at how feminism and femininity are embedded in a broad spectrum of Italian cultural practices. more...

  • Sisterhood, Interruptedby Deborah Siegel; Jennifer Baumgardner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 14.99

    Chronicling the battles that have shaped conceptions of feminism, this book illuminates how younger women are reliving, often without realizing it, the battles of the past. It argues that younger women are not abandoning the movement but reinventing it. more...

  • Women, Power and Resistanceby Tess Cosslett; Alison Easton; Penny Summerfield

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 46.00

    Serving as an introductory book on Women's Studies, this work is divided into interdisciplinary sections covering key aspects and major debates, centering on main areas: The Social Organization of Gender Relations; and the Cultural Representation of Women Gender and Social Identity. more...

  • Sex Work on the Streetsby Neil P. McKeganey; Marina Barnard

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 46.00

    How and why do people sell and buy sex? This book presents a study on street prostitution. Topics covered include the women's negotiations with clients, HIV, drug use and violence. It describes the impact of working as a prostitute on women's home life. It is for students and researchers in sociology, social policy, and women's studies. more...

  • Poison Womanby Christine Marran

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50

    Based on the lives and crimes of no less than twenty real women, dokufu (poison women) narratives emerged as a powerful presence in Japan during the 1870s. In Poison Woman, Christine L. Marran investigates this powerful icon, its shifting meanings, and its influence on defining womens sexuality and place in Japan. more...