Silent Voices

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Silent Voices offers a unique collection of articles that examine a number of issues concerning the second-class status of women world-wide. Issues of development, work, and media perception are but a few of the topics addressed in light of oppressive social, economic, political, and religious global structures. Will what has been called "A New Decade for Women" change this imbalance of power or will the inequality be perpetuated? These essays offer some much needed insight. ...
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Overview

Silent Voices offers a unique collection of articles that examine a number of issues concerning the second-class status of women world-wide. Issues of development, work, and media perception are but a few of the topics addressed in light of oppressive social, economic, political, and religious global structures. Will what has been called "A New Decade for Women" change this imbalance of power or will the inequality be perpetuated? These essays offer some much needed insight.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819198549
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 4/11/1995
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.84 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Toward a Humanly Decent Theory of Communications for the 21st Century 1
Ch. 2 El Salvadoran Women: Empowerment Through Sustained Economic and Community Development 17
Ch. 3 Women and Development: Research Methodologies for Development Planning 32
Ch. 4 Two Rural Women's Development Organizations in Nigeria: A Look At Organizational Structure 53
Ch. 5 Good Women Don't Drink Beer: The Behavior and Integration of Female Development Volunteers 75
Ch. 6 Bringing Up The Domestic Rear: Nigerian Working Mothers and the Structure of Gender Relations in Family and Society 95
Ch. 7 Sisters in Islam: Effective Against All Odds 117
Ch. 8 The Value of Women's Work in The New World Order 139
Ch. 9 Hispanic Women Politicians: Breaking the Stereotypes 169
Ch. 10 The Role of Women Journalists in Philippine Political Change 177
Ch. 11 Female Foreign News Correspondents from Developing Countries Reporting from Washington, D.C. 199
Ch. 12 The Representation of Women: The News Magazine Cover As An International Cultural Artifact 215
Index 237
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