Women and the Politics of Place

Women and the Politics of Place

by Wendy Harcourt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565492080

ISBN-13: 9781565492080

Pub. Date: 09/28/2005

Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.

"This book analyzes the mobilization of women's economic and social justice movements by challenging traditional views"--Provided by publisher.  See more details below

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"This book analyzes the mobilization of women's economic and social justice movements by challenging traditional views"--Provided by publisher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565492080
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : practices of difference : introducing Women and the politics of place1
1Bodies in places, places in bodies20
2The body politic in global development discourse : a women and the politics of place perspective32
3Transforming passion, politics, and pain : in dialogue with Fatma Alloo48
4The politics of place and women's rights in Pakistan : in dialogue with Khawar Mumtaz59
5Political landscapes and ecologies of Zambrana-Chacuey : the legacy of Mama Tingo72
6Domesticating the neoliberal city : invisible genders and the politics of place86
7Women and the defense of place in Colombian black movement struggles100
8Women displaced : democracy, development, and identity in India : in dialogue with Smitu Kothari115
9Building community economies : women and the politics of place103
10Place-based politics and the meaning of diverse economies for women and young people in rural Finland158
11Place-based globalism : locating women in the alternative globalization movement174
12Zapitista women : place-based struggles and the search for autonomy190
13Out of the shadows : listening to place-based narratives of Palestinian women206
14Still challenging 'place' : sex, money, and agency in women's migrations221
15Politics of place in multilevel games : are Arab women acting or reacting?234
Afterword : the politics of place, the place of politics : some forward-looking reflections248

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