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Title Democratization and women's grassroots movements / edited by Jill M. Bystydzienski and Joti Sekhon
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 397 pages)
Contents Grassroots social action and empowerment in India : the case of Action India Women's Program / Joti Sekhon -- Re-inheriting women in decolonizing Hong Kong / Irene Lik Kay Tong -- Democracy at the margins : NGOs and women's "unofficial" political participation in Singapore / Meredith L. Weiss -- Exchanging participation for promises : mobilization of women in Eritrea / Susan Leisure -- Democratization through adult popular education : a reflection on the resilience of women from Kwa-Ndebele, South Africa / Khanya Rajuili and Ione Burke -- Self-identity as a form of democratization : the Syrian experience / Nimat Hafez Barazangi -- Women's grassroots movements and democratization in Egypt / Nawal H. Ammar and Leila S. Lababidy -- Women and grassroots democracy in El Salvador : the case of Comunidad Segundo Montes / Elizabeth Cagan -- Feminist organizations and grassroots democracy in Honduras / Charles McKelvey -- New roads to resistance : Polish feminists in the transition to democracy / Judy Root Aulette -- From the ground up : women's organizations and democratization in Russia / Jane F. Berthusen Gottlick -- Building democratic bridges over Belgian political bastions : the work of the VOK-Women's Consultation Committee / Alison E. Woodward and Rita Mulier -- Women's participation in grassroots initiatives in Ireland / Christopher Dale -- Sexual assault and the Canadian state : participatory democracy struggles within a liberal democracy / Alicja Muszynski -- Empowerment and disempowerment of women in Central Appalachia, U.S.A. / Nelda K. Pearson -- Women in agriculture : action for more democratic Australian farm politics / Ruth Liepins
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Democratization.
Social movements.
Women social reformers.
Women -- Political activity.
Form Electronic book
Author Bystydzienski, Jill M., 1949-
Sekhon, Joti.
ISBN 0253028140 (electronic bk.)
9780253028143 (electronic bk.)
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