The World of Women: In Pursuit of Human Rights

The World of Women: In Pursuit of Human Rights

by Janice Wood Wetzel


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333550311
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/20/1992
Edition description: 1993
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JANICE WOOD WETZEL is Dean of the School of Social Work at Adelphi University and author of Clinical Handbook of Depression. She is the founder of Women in Social Work International, and is the International Association of Schools of Social Work's representative to the United Nations.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements - Preface - Rationale - How to Use This Book - A Global Challenge: Human Rights and Women - Anti-Discrimination and Pro-Equality Measures - From Sex Roles to Sex Industries - The Politics of Oppression and Action - Education for the 21st Century - An Employment Imperative - A World Health Mandate - Rural Women, Mental Health, and Economic Development - Equality, the Family, and the Law - Women at Risk/Women in Action - Appendix - References - Index

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