Global Empowerment of Women: Responses to Globalization and Politicized Religions
The empowerment of women is a broadly endorsed strategy for solving a host of difficult problems, from child poverty to gender violence to international development. The seventeen international scholars in this multi-disciplinary volume offer thoughtful critiques of the notion of empowerment based on their studies in twenty countries in all regions of the world. The comparative introduction places concepts of empowerment in the context of models of the market and of community, showing how contradictions in these models as they are enacted on the ground provide both spaces and constraints for women. The chapters consider opportunities for women in the context of globalization, resurgent nationalism and politicized religion, cultures of masculinity, and the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa. They show how initiatives at national or global levels are transformed by local cultures and power structures, and demonstrate the fruitfulness of tensions between universal values of human rights and contextualized understandings. This landmark, multi-disciplinary collection of original studies by distinguished international feminist scholars will be an essential addition to the fields of Political Science, Women’s Studies, Economics, Sociology, International Development, and Environmental Studies.
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Women, Activism and Social Change Edited by Maja Mikula 12. The Gender of Democracy Citizenship and Gendered Subjectivity Maro Pantelidou Maloutas 13.
... 8 Constructing the Female Muslim Citizen: Law as a Site of Struggle for Inclusion and Exclusion TITIA LOENEN 9 Shari'ah Activism in Nigeria Under Hudud ...
Many of the group have also established careers as activists on behalf of women's and gender issues. Scholars' Statement The implementation of neoliberal ...
Empowerment has been a critical concept for the international women's movement, underscoring the effectiveness of women's activism in changing the world.
Restoring to collective memory women's victimization, activism, and resistance can be the basis for new forms of democratic development and gender justice.
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Sexual Violence Against Women and the Experience of Truth
Rape Trauma and Meaning
What Have Boys
Religion Violence and Womens
The Criminalization of Youth
Feminists the Catholic Church and
Law as a Site of Struggle
Shariah Activism in Nigeria Under Hudud
Gender and EU Accession
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