Gender, Globalization, And Democratization / Edition 1

Gender, Globalization, And Democratization / Edition 1

by Rita Mae Kelly, Jane Bayes, Brigitte Young, Mary (Eds.) Hawkesworth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742509788

ISBN-13: 9780742509788

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Women's voices and experiences from around the world are brought to bear upon issues of globalization and democratization in this volume of strikingly original and diverse essays. From the Comfort Women of Japan to the Mexican maquiladoras, from the debt burdened nations of Africa to the 'new settler societies' of Oceania, the impact of globalizing forces and

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Women's voices and experiences from around the world are brought to bear upon issues of globalization and democratization in this volume of strikingly original and diverse essays. From the Comfort Women of Japan to the Mexican maquiladoras, from the debt burdened nations of Africa to the 'new settler societies' of Oceania, the impact of globalizing forces and uneven democratization yields gender dislocations everywhere. This volume charts these trends with original research, first-hand interviews and surveys, and fresh theoretical perspectives. Gender regime change may be built on the understandings begun here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742509788
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Globalization, Democratization, and Gender Regimes Chapter 2 Gender, Globalization and Democratization: Some Lessons from Oceania Chapter 3 Globalization and Gender: A European Perspective Chapter 4 Gender and Social Implications of Globalization: An African Perspective Chapter 5 Mexico/ U. S. Migration and Gender Relations: The Guanajuatense Community in Mexico and the United States Chapter 6 Globalization and Asian Indian Immigrant Women in the United States Chapter 7 Income Control and Hosehold Work-Sharing Chapter 8 Japan and the Global Sex Industry Chapter 9 Political Spaces, Gender, and NAFTA Chapter 10 Democratization and Gender Politics in South Korea Chapter 11 Transforming Governance Agendas: Insights from Grassroots Initiatives in Local Governments in Two Districts of India Chapter 12 Engendering the Japanese "Double Standard" Patriarchal Democracy: The Case of the "Comfort Women" and Military Sexual Slavery Chapter 13 Democratization: Reflections on Gendered Dislocations in the Public Sphere Chapter 14 References

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