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Women's movements in the global era : the power of local feminisms / Amrita Basu, editor
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  HQ1155 .W686 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Feminism -- History -- 21st century
Women -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Physical Description xii, 495 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-476) and index
Contents South African feminisms: a coming of age? / Elaine Salo -- Ramagwana Rakajeka: opportunities and challenges of the Zimbabwean women's movement / Shereen Essof -- The women's movement in Pakistan: challenges and achievements / Farida Shaheed -- Feminist deliberative politics in India / Kalpana Kannabiran -- The Chinese womens movement in the context of globalization / Naihua Zhang and Ping-Chun Hsiung -- Polish feminism between the local and the global: a task of translation / Elzbieta Matynia -- Russian women's activism: two steps forward, one step back / Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom -- Contemporary feminisms in Brazil: achievements, shortcomings, and challenges / Cecilia M. B. Sardenberg and Ana Alice Alcantara Costa -- Seeking rights from the left: gender and sexuality in Latin America / Elisabeth Jay Friedman -- Toward a culturally situated women's rights agenda: reflections from Mexico / Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo -- The demobilization of a Palestinian women's movement: from empowered active militants to powerless and stateles "citizens" / Islah Jad -- The women's movement and feminism in Iran: a glocal perspective / Nayereh Tohidi -- Intersecting oppressions: rethinking women's movements in the United States / Julie Ajinkya
Alternate Author Basu, Amrita, 1953-

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