Women Resist Globalization : Mobilizing for Livelihood and Rights

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Women Resist Globalization : Mobilizing for Livelihood and Rights

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 224 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781856498777
  • DDC分類 305.42

基本説明

An inspiring global review of women's activism for social and economic justice and human rights.

Full Description

Globalization has intensified the pressures on poor women. They have resisted in both the North and the South in movements that are exclusively female and in others where women play a significant part.

This book brings together scholars and organizers to record and analyze women's grassroots activism in two key areas: claims to livelihood and human rights. Through cases ranging from the British miners' strike to making gender central to the Guatemalan peace process, the book documents activists challenging the boundaries of prevailing assumptions of work, environment, reproduction, community, democracy and indeed politics. It contributes to the ongoing debate about the scope of women's movements, while demonstrating how women's activism around needs and rights is a crucial element in the global struggle for equality and justice.

Essential reading for students and academics in women's studies, development, politics, sociology, geography and labour studies - as well as for activists everywhere.

Contents

1. Introduction - Sheila Rowbotham and Stephanie Linkogle
2. Facets of Emancipation: Women in Movement from the Eighteenth Century to the Present - Sheila Rowbotham
3. Uncommon Women and the Common Good: Women and Environmental Protest - Temma Kaplan
4. Women Community and British Miners' Strike of 1984-85 - Meg Allen
5. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Women's Self-Mobilization to Overcome Poverty in Uganda - Sylvia Tamale
6. Adithi - Creating Economic and Social Alternatives - Viji Srinivasan
7. New Roots for Rights: Women's Responses to Population and Development Policies - Navtej Purewal
8. Nicaraguan Women in the Age of Globalization - Stephanie Linkogle
9. Sexual Politics in Indonesia: From Soeharno's Old Order to Soeharto's New Order - Saskia E Wieringa
10. Creating Alternative Spaces: Black Women in Resistance - Pragna Patel of Southall Black Sisters interviewed by Paminder Parbha
11. Individual and Community Rights Advocacy Forum: Campaigning for Women's Rights in Papua New Guinea - Orovu Seope
12. Guatemala: Implementation of the Gender Demands Included in the Peace Accords and Lessons Learned - Clara Jimeno