Women's Roles And Statuses The World Over

Women's Roles And Statuses The World Over

by Stephanie Hepburn, Rita J. Simon, Rita Simon
     
 

Women's Roles and Statuses the World Over stands alone in the unique contribution it makes to the field of women's rights. Based solely on statistics and empirical data as opposed to opinion, authors Stephanie Hepburn and Rita Simon have crafted an important contribution to the study of women in society by comparing women's position in society within 26 nations

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Women's Roles and Statuses the World Over stands alone in the unique contribution it makes to the field of women's rights. Based solely on statistics and empirical data as opposed to opinion, authors Stephanie Hepburn and Rita Simon have crafted an important contribution to the study of women in society by comparing women's position in society within 26 nations throughout the world.

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Judith Kleinfeld
An indispensable reference for scholars interested in the variation in women's well-being around the world. An enormous amount of research is organized in an accessible format with a valuable comparative synthesis.
CHOICE
The compilation of these statistics into a succinct, straightforward, and useable format is a godsend to readers, saving them from an exhaustive and cumbersome search process. Modest in length yet full of detail...this unique reference resource is of value for social science research. Essential.
William L. O'Neill
In this extremely useful and readable book Simon and Hepburn have amassed a wealth of information that all who are interested in women's issues will find to be indispensable.
Choice
The compilation of these statistics into a succinct, straightforward, and useable format is a godsend to readers, saving them from an exhaustive and cumbersome search process. Modest in length yet full of detail...this unique reference resource is of value for social science research. Essential.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739113578
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
02/23/2007
Series:
Global Perspectives on Social Issues Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.62(d)

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William L. O'Neill
"In this extremely useful and readable book Simon and Hepburn have amassed a wealth of information that all who are interested in women's issues will find to be indispensable."
Rutgers University
Judith Kleinfeld
"An indispensable reference for scholars interested in the variation in women's well-being around the world. An enormous amount of research is organized in an accessible format with a valuable comparative synthesis."
University of Alaska, Fairbanks

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