Shaping a global womens agenda: Women's NGOs and global governance, 1925-85

Shaping a global womens agenda: Women's NGOs and global governance, 1925-85

by Karen Garner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719088988
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 02/05/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Karen Garner is Assistant Professor of History at SUNY Empire State College in Latham, New York

Table of Contents

List of photos Acknowledgements Introduction Part I. Women's international organisations and the politics of disarmament, 1925-40 1. World War I and its aftermath 2. Working for disarmament and peace 3. The peace is threatened 4. Hopes dim Part II. Women's international organisations and the politics of war and cold war 5. World War II activism and service 6. Forging a role at the United Nations 7. Allied post-war reconstruction projects 8. The cold war Part III. Women's international organisations and the politics of the UN Decade for Women 9. Transforming the United Nations development agenda 10. International Women's Year 11. Taking 'women' seriously at the United Nations 12. Concluding the UN Decade for Women Conclusion Appendix: International Women's Year tribune schedule of events Select bibliography Index

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