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

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

by Myra Marx Ferree, Aili Mari Tripp
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814727352

ISBN-13: 9780814727355

Pub. Date: 07/01/2006

Publisher: New York University Press

Since the U.N.'s World Conference on Women in Mexico City in 1975, feminists around the world have campaigned with increasing success for recognition of women's full personhood and empowerment. Global Feminism explores the social and political developments that have energized this movement.

Overview

Since the U.N.'s World Conference on Women in Mexico City in 1975, feminists around the world have campaigned with increasing success for recognition of women's full personhood and empowerment. Global Feminism explores the social and political developments that have energized this movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814727355
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2006
Pages:
325
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents


Preface
Part I
1 Globalization and Feminism: Opportunities and Obstacles for Activism in the Global Arena
Myra Marx Ferree
2 Unlikely Godmother: The UN and the Global Women’s Movement
Margaret Snyder
3 The Evolution of Transnational Feminisms: Consensus, Con?ict, and New Dynamics
Aili Mari Tripp
Part II
4 Turkey’s Modern Paradoxes: Identity Politics, Women’s Agency, and Universal Rights
Yakin Ertürk
5 Working Women of the World Unite? Labor Organizing and Transnational Gender Solidarity among Domestic Workers in Hong Kong
Sarah Swider
6 Women’s Organizing in Post-Yugoslav Countries: Talking about “Donors”
Aida Bagi´c
7 Women as Agents for Development: Learning from the Experiences of Women in Finland?
Hilkka Pietilä
Part III
8 Regional Women’s Activism: African Women’s Networks and the African Union
Melinda Adams
9 Measuring Feminist Mobilization: Cross-National Convergences and
Transnational Networks in Western Europe
Dorothy E. McBride and Amy G. Mazur
10 Transnational Feminist NGOs on the Web: Networks and Identities in the Global North and South
Myra Marx Ferree and Tetyana Pudrovska
Part IV
11 Human/Women’s Rights and Feminist Transversal Politics
Nira Yuval-Davis
12 Challenges in Transnational Feminist Mobilization
Aili Mari Tripp
About the Contributors
Index

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