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Title Women and politics worldwide / edited by Barbara J. Nelson and Najma Chowdhury
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [1994]
©1994

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Description xi, 818 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
Contents Redefining Politics: Patterns of Women's Political Engagement from a Global Perspective / Najma Chowdhury, Barbara J. Nelson, Kathryn A. Carver, Nancy J. Johnson and Paula L. O'Loughlin -- Research Design and Practice: Methodological Issues in Feminist Comparative Politics Research / Najma Chowdhury, Barbara J. Nelson, Nancy J. Johnson and Paula L. O'Loughlin -- Global Research on Women's Political Engagement: The History of the Women and Politics Worldwide Project / Najma Chowdhury, Nancy J. Johnson, Barbara J. Nelson and Paula L. O'Loughlin -- Measuring Women's Status, Portraying Women's Lives: Problems in Collecting Data on Women's Experiences / Barbara J. Nelson, Kathryn A. Carver, Paula L. O'Loughlin and Whitney Thompson -- From Family Ties to Political Action: Women's Experiences in Argentina / Maria Del Carmen Feijoo -- Locked Out or Locked In? Women and Politics in Australia / Marian Sawer -- Bangladesh: Gender Issues and Politics in a Patriarchy / Najma Chowdhury
The Rules of the Political Game: Feminism and Politics in Great Britain / Joni Lovenduski -- Women Confronting Party Politics in Greece / Ann R. Cacoullos -- The Underdeveloped Political Potential of Women in Hong Kong / Fanny M. Cheung, Shirley Po-San Wan and Olivia Chi-Kie Wan -- Hungarian Women's Political Participation in the Transition to Democracy / Katalin Koncz -- Women's Political Engagement in India: Some Critical Issues / Hem Lata Swarup, Niroi Sinha, Chitra Ghosh and Pam Rajput -- Women and Politics in Israel / Daphna Sharfman -- The U.N. Convention on Eliminating Discrimination Against Women and the Status of Women in Japan / Nutta Yoko, Yamaguchi Mitsuko and Kubo Kimiko -- Man-Made Political Machinery in Kenya: Political Space for Women? / Maria Nzomo and Kathleen Staudt -- Women's Political Engagement and Participation in the Republic of Korea / Bong-Scuk Sohn -- The Struggle for Life, or Pulling Off the Mask of Infamy / Eli Bartra
Women and Politics: Gender Relations in Bolivian Political Organizations and Labor Unions / Gloria Ardaya Salinas -- Women in the Struggle for Democracy and Equal Rights in Brazil / Fanny Tabak -- Building a Political Voice: Women's Participation and Policy Influence in Canada / Sylvia Bashevkin -- Women's Life in New China / Yue Daiyun and Li Jin -- With Patience and Without Blood: The Political Struggles of Costa Rican Women / Mirta Gonzalez-Suarez -- Revolutionizing Women, Family, and Power / Jean Stubbs -- Women's Issues in Czechoslovakia in the Communist and Postcommunist Periods / Sharon L. Wolchik -- The Paradoxes of State Feminism in Egypt / Mervat E. Hatem -- The Same or Different? An Unending Dilemma for French Women / Jane Jenson and Mariette Sineau -- Women and Politics: The New Federal Republic of Germany / Christiane Lemke -- Women and the Evolution of a Ghanaian Political Synthesis / Kamene Okonjo
Women in Morocco: Gender Issues and Politics / Aicha Afifi and Rajae Msefer -- Political Participation of Women in Nepal / Meena Acharya -- Political Participation of Women: The Netherlands / Monique Leijenaar and Kees Niemoller -- Reversing the Marginalization of the Invisible and Silent Majority: Women in Politics in Nigeria / Kamene Okonjo -- The State and Women: A Troubled Relationship in Norway / Janneke Van Der Ros -- Women's Participation in the Palestine Liberation Organization / Amal Kawar -- Rhetoric, Reality, and a Dilemma: Women and Politics in Papua New Guinea / Eileen Wormald -- Between Confusion and the Law: Women and Politics in Peru / Virginia Vargas and Victoria Villanueva -- Philippine Feminism in Historical Perspective / Belinda A. Aquino -- Polish Women as the Object and Subject of Politics During and After the Communist Period / Renata Siemienska -- At the Crossroads: Colonialism and Feminism in Puerto Rico / Yamila Azize-Vargas
Women in Politics Under Apartheid: A Challenge to the New South Africa / Barbara Klugman -- Women's Political Engagement in Spain / Maria Teresa Gallego Mendez -- The Women's Movement, Displaced Women, and Rural Women in Sudan / Magda M. El-Sanousi and Nafisa Ahmed El-Amin -- Direct Democracy and Women's Suffrage: Antagonism in Switzerland / Regula Stampeli -- Turkish Women as Agents of Social Change in a Pluralist Democracy / Nermin Abadan-Unat and Oya Tokgoz -- Soviet Women and Politics: On the Brink of Change / Olga A. Voronina -- Many Voices But Few Vehicles: The Consequences for Women of Weak Political Infrastructure in the United States / Barbara J. Nelson and Kathryn A. Carver -- Uruguay: A Recent History of a Subject with a History of Its Own / Graciela Sapriza -- Appendix: Selected Information from the Country Charts
Summary This is the first book to analyse the complexities of women's political participation on a cross-national scale and from a feminist perspective. Surveying forty-three countries, chosen to represent a variety of political systems, regions, and levels of ecomic development, questions of women's status, power, means, and methods of reform, are addressed on a global scale. Includes chapters on the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia(former), Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Rebpublic of(South Korea), Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, The Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Turkey, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics(former), United States, Uruguay
Analysis Politics Participation of Women
Australia overseas comparisons
Feminism
Political participation
Political systems
Sex discrimination
Women in politics
Womens movement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Women -- Political activity -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Political activity.
Women's rights -- Cross-cultural studies.
Author Nelson, Barbara J., 1949-
Nelson, Barbara J., 1949-
Caudhurī, Nājamā, 1942-
LC no. 93028668
ISBN 0300054076 cloth alkaline paper
0300054084 paper alkaline paper
9780300054071 cloth alkaline paper
9780300054088 paper alkaline paper