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African Women: A Political Ecomony

African Women: A Political Ecomony

by 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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230106758
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
11/26/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
217
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

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.

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