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Participation and Protest : Women and Politics in a Global World

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780195159233

ISBN10:
0195159233
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
9/29/2006
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

Preface ix
PART I WOMEN IMPACTING POLITICS
1(104)
Women and Institutional Politics
5(37)
Women and Voting
7(4)
The Expansion of Suffrage
7(1)
Women's Political Participation
8(3)
Paths and Barriers to Political Office
11(10)
The Impact of Female Legislators, Bureaucrats, and Executives
21(10)
Women in Legislatures, Parliaments, and Cabinets
21(8)
Women as Executives
29(2)
Advancing Women's Equality
31(2)
Conclusion
33(1)
Notes
34(8)
Women and Noninstitutional Politics
42(30)
Defining Social Movements, Interest Groups, and Women's Movements
44(3)
Why Do Women's Movements and Organizations Form?
47(3)
Why Do Women Join Women's Movements and Organizations?
50(2)
Strategies and Tactics
52(6)
The Impact of Women's Movements
58(4)
The Rise of Extremist Nationalist and Religious Fundamentalist Movements
62(5)
Conclusion
67(1)
Notes
68(4)
Women and Revolutionary Movements
72(33)
Defining Revolutions
74(2)
Why Do Women Join Revolutionary Movements?
76(11)
Marxist Revolutionary Movements
78(2)
Liberal/Democratization Movements
80(3)
Religious Fundamentalist Movements
83(4)
Revolutionary Strategies and Tactics
87(4)
The Revolution's Impact on Women
91(8)
Political Impact
92(2)
Economic Impact
94(2)
Social Impact
96(3)
Conclusion
99(1)
Notes
100(5)
PART II GENDERING PUBLIC POLICY
105(114)
The Politics of Gender Equality
110(35)
The Debate over Equal Employment Policies
112(3)
Policy Areas
115(22)
Equal Pay
117(6)
Equality in Hiring, Promotion, and Firing
123(6)
Sexual Harassment
129(6)
Retirement Income
135(2)
Advancing Women's Equality
137(2)
Conclusion
139(1)
Notes
139(6)
The Politics of Gender Difference
145(40)
The Debate over Reconciliation Policies
147(3)
Policy Areas
150(27)
Maternity, Parental, Paternity, and Family Leaves
150(2)
Family Allowances
152(13)
Early Childhood Education and Care
165(12)
Advancing Women's Equality
177(2)
Conclusion
179(1)
Notes
180(5)
The Politics of Privacy
185(34)
The Debate over Reproductive Rights
187(7)
Ireland
194(6)
The United States
200(6)
The Netherlands
206(3)
General Themes
209(3)
Advancing Women's Equality
212(1)
Conclusion
213(1)
Notes
214(5)
PART III PARTICIPATION AND PROTEST IN THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY
219(72)
Gender, Development, and International Organizations
224(12)
The Evolution of International Norms, Law, and Policy
225(1)
International Norms and Law
226(8)
Designing Policy: Development Conferences, Programs, and Research
229(4)
Conclusion
233(1)
Notes
234(2)
Women and the Global Economy
236(12)
Women and Economic Development
237(6)
Women in Industry and Service
238(1)
Women in the Shadow Economy
239(2)
Women in Agriculture
241(1)
Women's Unpaid Work
241(2)
Women and Economic Crisis
243(1)
Advancing Women's Equality
244(1)
Conclusion
245(1)
Notes
246(2)
Women and Health
248(10)
The Status of Women's Health
248(5)
Women and Reproductive Health
249(2)
The Problem of Boy Preference
251(1)
Women and HIV
252(1)
Advancing Women's Equality
253(3)
Conclusion
256(1)
Notes
256(2)
Women and Education
258(10)
The Status of Women and Education
258(4)
Advancing Women's Equality
262(3)
Conclusion
265(1)
Notes
265(3)
Women, Sexual Violence, and War
268(12)
The Intent of Sexual Violence
269(2)
Incidents of Sexual Violence
271(4)
The Former Yugoslavia
271(1)
The Congo
272(1)
Sierra Leone
273(1)
Tanzania
274(1)
The Impact of Sexual Violence on Women
275(1)
Addressing Sexual Violence Against Women
276(2)
Conclusion
278(1)
Notes
278(2)
Women and Physical Autonomy
280(11)
Female Genital Cutting
281(2)
Virginity Tests
283(1)
Women's Bodies as Whipping Posts
284(2)
Addressing Women's Physical Autonomy
286(2)
Conclusion
288(1)
Notes
288(3)
Bibliography 291(19)
Index 310


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