Meredeth Turshen is a Professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. She holds a D. Phil. in comparative politics from the University of Sussex in England. She has written four books: The Political Ecology of Disease in Tanzania (1984), The Politics of Public Health (1989), Privatizing Health Services in Africa (1999), all published by Rutgers University Press, and Women’s Health Movements: A Global Force for Change (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). She has also edited five volumes: Women and Health in Africa (Africa World Press, 1991), Women’s Lives and Public Policy: the International Experience (Greenwood, 1993), What Women Do in Wartime: Gender and Conflict in Africa (Zed Books, 1998; published in French as Ce que font les femmes en temps de guerre: genre et conflit en Afrique, L'Harmattan, 2001), African Women’s Health (Africa World Press, 2000), and The Aftermath: Women in Postconflict Transformation (Zed Books, 2002). She has served as Co-Chair of the Association of Concerned Africa Scholars, as Treasurer of the Committee for Health in Southern Africa, and is a contributing editor of the Review of African Political Economy and on the editorial board of the Journal of Public Health Policy.
African Women: A Political Ecomonyby M. Turshen
This book will present three main themes of African women: African feminism, women and work, and women and politics, to inform readers of the current debates, to encourage new thinking on these issues, and to indicate areas for needed research.
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