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Author University, Shirin M. Rai Manchester Metropolitan

Title Women And The State : International Perspectives
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013


Description 1 online resource (191 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Women and the State in the Third World: Some Issues for Debate; Chapter 2 Should Women Give Up on the State? -- The African Experience; Chapter 3 Stages of Growth? -- Women Dealing with the State and Each Other in Peru; Chapter 4 State-Building in the Absence of State Structures: Palestinian Women in the Occupied Territories and Shi'i Women in Lebanon; Chapter 5 En-Gendering the Nation-State: Women, Patriarchy and Politics in Algeria
Chapter 6 Democratization, Feminism and the State in Chile: The Establishment of SERNAMChapter 7 Dis/Organizing Gender: Women Development Agents in State and NGO Poverty-Reduction Programmes in Bangladesh; Chapter 8 Working from Within: Women and the State in the Development of the Courtyard Economy in Rural China; Chapter 9 Women, Migration and the State; Notes on Contributors; Index
Summary Offering a wide-ranging selection of case studies, this book evaluates women's political, social and economic involvement in Third World countries. It explores both specific experiences of women as well as common themes such as identity, empowerment and the conflict between tradition and modernity
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Subject Feminism -- Developing countries
Women -- Government policy -- Developing countries
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Women -- Government policy
Developing countries
Form Electronic book
Author Geraldine Lievesley Warwick University
ISBN 9781135345945