×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Women's Lives and Public Policy: The International Experience
     

Women's Lives and Public Policy: The International Experience

by Briavel Holcomb, Meredeth Turshen
 

See All Formats & Editions

This book considers the impact of public policy on various aspects of women's lives, including sex and birth, marriage and death, work and child rearing, and women's responses to those policies. Written by scholars who have lived on five continents, the work spans the First and Third Worlds, with several chapters providing case illustrations from Latin America, Asia,

Overview

This book considers the impact of public policy on various aspects of women's lives, including sex and birth, marriage and death, work and child rearing, and women's responses to those policies. Written by scholars who have lived on five continents, the work spans the First and Third Worlds, with several chapters providing case illustrations from Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Interdisciplinary in scope, the volume includes the fields of economics, politics, planning, and literature. The work is divided into two sections, with chapters in the first part considering the impact of economic and demographic policies on women and those in the second part considering policies relating to women's interpersonal relationships. Urban culture is considered in an epilogue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275945237
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/30/1993
Series:
Contributions in Women's Studies Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

MEREDETH TURSHEN is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Community Health at Rutgers University. Her most recent book is Women and Health in Africa (1991).

BRIAVEL HOLCOMB is Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Community Health at Rutgers University.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews