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Women's rights : a global view

Author: Lynn Walter
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Series: World view of social issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Are women fighting over the same issues and for the same rights all around the world? What are the gains that have been made for women in different cultures over the past 200 years? Students will find answers to these and similar questions in this unique resource of fifteen case studies exploring the problems surrounding the fight for women's rights in different countries, ranging from Argentina to Zimbabwe. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Women's rights.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001
(DLC) 00027632
(OCoLC)43599103
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Walter
ISBN: 9780313097058 0313097054
OCLC Number: 654714694
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 257 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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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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