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Women resist globalization : mobilizing for livelihood and rights

Author: Sheila Rowbotham; Stephanie Linkogle
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholars and organizers record and analyse women's grassroots activism in two key areas: claims to livelihood and human rights. [back cover].
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women resist globalization.
London ; New York : Zed Books, 2001
(OCoLC)646953508
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Rowbotham; Stephanie Linkogle
ISBN: 185649876X 9781856498760 1856498778 9781856498777
OCLC Number: 47282844
Description: ix, 206 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Facets of emancipation: women in movement from the eighteenth century to the present / Sheila Rowbotham --
Uncommon women and the common good: women and environmental protest / Temma Kaplan --
Women, "community" and the british miners' strike of 1984-1985 / Meg Allen --
Between a rock and a hard place: women's self-mobilization to overcome poverty in Uganda / Sylvia Tamale --
Adithi: creating economic and social alternatives / Viji Srinivasan --
New roots for rights: women's responses to population and development policies / Navtej K. Purewal --
Nicaraguan women in the age of globalization / Stephanie Linkogle --
Sexual politics in Indonesia: from Soekarno's old order to Soeharto's new order / Saskia E. Wieringa --
Creating alternative spaces: black women in resistance / Pragna Patel, Paminder Parbha --
Individual and community rights advocacy forum: campaigning for women's rights in Papua New Guinea / Orovu Sepoe --
Implementation of the gender demands included in the Guatemala peace accords: Lessons Learned / Clara Jimeno.
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Rowbotham and Stephanie Linkogle.
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Globalization has intensified pressures on poor women, and they have resisted in both the North and the South in movements that are either exclusively female or significantly female. This book  Read more...

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