Global Feminism: Transnational Women's Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights

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Myra Marx Ferree, Aili Mari Tripp
NYU Press, 01.07.2006. - 325 страница

Increasingly feminists around the world have successfully campaigned for recognition of women's full personhood and empowerment. Global Feminism explores the social and political developments that have energized this movement. Drawn from an international group of scholars and activists, the authors of these original essays assess both the opportunities that transnationalism has created and the tensions it has inadvertently fostered. By focusing on both the local and global struggles of today's feminist activists this important volume reveals much about women's changing rights, treatment and impact in the global world.
Contributors: Melinda Adams, Aida Bagic, Yakin Ertürk, Myra Marx Ferree, Amy G. Mazur, Dorothy E. McBride, Hilkka Pietilä, Tetyana Pudrovska, Margaret Snyder, Sarah Swider, Aili Mari Tripp, Nira Yuval-Davis.


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Globalization and Feminism Opportunities and Obstacles for Activism in the Global Arena
Unlikely Godmother The UN and the Global Womens Movement
The Evolution of Transnational Feminisms Consensus Conflict and New Dynamics
Turkeys Modern Paradoxes Identity Politics Womens Agency and Universal Rights
Working Women of the World Unite? Labor Organizing and Transnational Gender Solidarity among Domestic Workers in Hong Kong
Womens Organizing in PostYugoslav Countries Talking about Donors
Women as Agents for Development Learning from the Experiences of Women in Finland?
Regional Womens Activism African Womens Networks and the African Union
Measuring Feminist Mobilization CrossNational Convergences and Transnational Networks in Western Europe
Transnational Feminist NGOs on the Web Networks and Identities in the Global North and South
HumanWomens Rights and Feminist Transversal Politics
Challenges in Transnational Feminist Mobilization
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Myra Marx Ferree is the Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology and Director of the European Union Center of Excellence at the University of Wisconsin.

Aili Mari Tripp is Professor of Political Science and Gender & Women's Studies and Director of the Center for Research on Gender and Women at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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