Women and politics around the world : a comparative history and survey /

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Imprint:Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, c2009.
Description:2 v. (xxxii, 657, I-45 p.) : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Subject:Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women's rights -- Cross-cultural studies.
Feminism -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Political activity.
Women's rights.
Cross-cultural studies.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7780967
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Other authors / contributors:Gelb, Joyce, 1940-
Palley, Marian Lief, 1939-
ISBN:9781851099887 (alk. paper)
1851099883 (alk. paper)
9781851099894 (e-book)
1851099891 (e-book)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • v.1. Issues
  • Some theoretical perspectives on women in the modern world / Claire E. Rasmussen
  • Women and globalization / Candace C. Archer
  • Political development and women's status around the world / Farida Jalazai
  • Economic development and women / Ranjeeta Basu
  • Education for women in comparative perspective / Candice D. Ortbals
  • Candidate gender quotas / Mona Lena Krook
  • Sexual rights as human rights : resituating feminist analysis of sexual violence in wartime / Jennifer Gaboury
  • Carrying the world on her back : reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, and women's rights
  • Breast-feeding practices, policies, and politics in a global context / Karen M. Kedrowski, Michael E. Lipscomb
  • Political pathways to child care policy : the role of gender in state-building / Kristin A. Goss, Shauna L. Shames
  • Violence against women / S. Laurel Weldon
  • Trafficking and the international market in women and girls / Amy Risley
  • Women and microfinance / Susan R. Jones
  • v. 2. Country profiles
  • Argentina's women : don't cry for us / Magda Hinojosa
  • State-society nexus and gender : Armenian women in postcommunist context / Anna Ohanyan
  • Australian women : repertoires of change / Gwen Gray, Marian Sawer
  • Women and politics in Canada : more image than substance / Alexandra Dobrowolsky
  • Chinese women : a social context analysis for understanding gender equality in China / Zhongxin Sun
  • Women in Danish politics : challenges to the notion of gender equality / Christina Fiig
  • Women in El Salvador : continuing to struggle / Irina Carlota Silber, Jocelyn Viterna
  • German women and the quest for gender equality / Nicole Richardt
  • India's women : problems, prospects, and progress / Tinaz Pavri
  • Japanese women : in pursuit of gender equality / Sherry L. Martin
  • A mosaic of women's lives in Mexico / Linda S. Stevenson
  • The Middle East and North Africa : social change and women's rights / Valentine M. Moghadam
  • From mobilization to organization : women in Mozambique / Jennifer Leigh Disney
  • From pioneers to players : women in the Netherlands / Monique Leyenaar
  • Beauty troubles : gender and difference in Nigeria's developing democracy / Rita Kiki Edozie
  • Russian women : seeking a place in Russian society / Carol Nechemias
  • Women in Spain : many goals still to be reached / Celia Valiente
  • Women in Swedish politics : an irreversible model of gender equality? / Lenita Freidenvall
  • Women in Switzerland : from backwardness to uneven progress / Gesine Fuchs
  • Women in Taiwan : the opportunities and limits of socioeconomic and political change for women's empowerment / Cal Clark and Janet Clark
  • Thailand : approaches to the gender paradox / Elin Bjarnega╠Őrd
  • Women in the United States / Sarah E. Brewer.