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Garner, Karen, 1956-
Shaping a global women's agenda : women's NGOs and global governance, 1925-85 / Karen Garner
Alternate Title women's NGOs and global governance, 1925-85
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, c2010
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 3rd Floor  HQ1236 .G37 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description xiii, 310 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The First World War and its aftermath -- Working for disarmament and peace -- The peace is threatened -- Fascism, Communism and war -- Second World War activism and service -- Forging a role at the United Nations -- Allied post-war reconstruction projects -- The Cold War -- Transforming the global development agenda -- International Women's Year -- Taking the world's 'women' seriously -- Concluding the UN Decade for Women
Note Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, Karen Garner documents international women's history through the lens of the Western-led international organisations that defined and dominated women's involvement in global politics from 1925-1985

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