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Women's rights : a global view

Author: Lynn Walter
Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, ©2001.
Series: World view of social issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cross-cutural, historical and contemporary exploration of women's rights, issues and activism, via 15 case studies of various nations. They examine the history, public perceptions, contemporary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women's rights.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
(OCoLC)654714694
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Walter
ISBN: 031330890X 9780313308901
OCLC Number: 43599103
Description: xxviii, 257 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Argentina: the long road to women's rights / Marysa Navarro --
Bolivia: women's rights, the International Women's Convention, and state compliance / Gratzia Villarroel Smeall --
China: first the problem of rights and law / Sharon K. Hom --
Cuba: the search for women's rights in private and public life / Araceli Alonso --
Denmark: women's rights and women's welfare / Lynn Walter --
Egypt: multiple perspectives on women's rights / Bahira Sherif --
The European Union / Madeleine Shea --
India: women's movements from nationalism to sustainable development / Manisha Desai --
Iran: emerging feminist voices / Ziba Mir-Hosseini --
Israel: the myth of gender equality / Chava Frankfort-Nachmias --
Japan: democracy in a Confucian-based society / Linda White --
Nigeria: women building on the past / Victoria B. Tashjian --
Ojibwe: women of the western Great Lakes / Lisa M. Poupart --
United States: "The great work before us" / Cheryl Toronto Kalny --
Zimbabwe: women's rights and African custom / Sita Ranchod-Nilsson.
Series Title: World view of social issues.
Responsibility: edited by Lynn Walter.

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