ISBN-10:
1588260399
ISBN-13:
2901588260399
Pub. Date:
11/28/2001
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Women in Developing Countries: Assessing Strategies for Empowerment / Edition 1

Women in Developing Countries: Assessing Strategies for Empowerment / Edition 1

by Rekha Datta

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ISBN-13: 2901588260399
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 189
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
1Introduction: Empowerment and Disempowerment1
2Women and the United Nations: Norms, Reproductive Health and Rights, and Population Policy11
3The Empowerment of Women Through International Law31
4State Ideology and Women in Rural China47
5The State, Development, and Empowerment in India75
6Structural Adjustment and the Empowerment (or Disempowerment) of Women in Niger and Senegal93
7Structural Adjustment Policies in Mexico and Costa Rica113
8Making Waves: Women and Development in the Caribbean129
9The Empowerment of Palestinian Women in the West Bank and Gaza Strip145
10Conclusion: Assessing Women and Empowerment163
Glossary167
UN Conventions and Declarations of Particular Importance to Women's Rights171
Bibliography173
The Contributors179
Index181
About the Book189

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