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Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women / Edition 1

Women Worldwide: Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Women / Edition 1

by Janet Lee


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900073512296
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Janet Lee is Associate Professor and Director of Women's Studies at Oregon State University. Jennifer Sasser Coen is a doctoral candidate and instructor in the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences at Oregon State University.

Table of Contents


Introduction by Janet Lee
I. Transnational Feminisms by Valentine M. Moghadam

1. "Women Still Have a Long Way to Go," Cynthia G. Wagner

2. "Are Women Human?" Catharine A. Mackinnon

3. "The Messy Relationship between Feminisms and Globalizations," Manisha Desai

4. "The International Bonds of Womanhood," Leila J. Rupp

5. "Under Western Eyes," Chandra Talpade Mohanty

6. "Transnational Feminisms in a New Global Matrix," Anna Sampaio

7. "Signed with an X," Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani

8. "Comrades," Nadine Gordimer

9. "Edge of the Earth," Hafsat Abiola
II. World Media by Katharine Sarikakis and Leslie Regan Shade

10. "Glamour and Honor: Going Online and Reading in West African Culture," Wendy Griswold, Erin Metz McDonnell, Terence Emmett McDonnell

11. "Women Enter the World of Media," Manal Ismail and Maysam Ali

12. "Beautiful Betty," Yeidy M. Rivero

13. "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall," Tiya Miles

14. "Grover Goes Global," Anthony Kaufman

15. "Gender and Science in Developing Areas: Has the Internet Reduced Inequality?" B. Paige Miller, R. Sooryamoorthy, Meredith Anderson, Antony Palackal, and Wesley Shrum

16. "Feminist Media Coverage of Women in War," Margaret E. Thompson, Maria Suarez Toro, and Katerina Afnossi Gomez

17. "'Telling Our Own Stories': African Women Blogging for Social Change," Oreoluwa Somolu
III. Global Politics of the Body by Penny Van Esterik

18. "A Young Man from Chelm or a Nontraditionally Gendered Hebrew School Teacher Tells All," Jaron Kanegson

19. "Premenstrual Syndrome as Scientific and Cultural Artifact," Anne E. Figert

20. "Perfectly Normal," Leslea Newman

21. "A 'Coca-Cola' Shape: Cultural Change, Body Image, and Eating Disorders in San Andres, Belize," Eileen P. Anderson-Fye

22. "Changing Faces," Lisa Takeuchi Cullen

23. "Mi Estomago," Marjorie Agosin

24. "Global Beauty Queens in Post-Liberalization India," Radhika Parameswaran

25. "Unveiled Sentiments: Gendered Islamaphobia and Experiences of Veiling among Muslim Girls in a Canadian Islamic School," Jasmin Zine

26. "Saudi Lingerie Trade," Stephanie Hancock
IV. Sexualities Worldwide by Charmaine Pereira and Priya Kandaswamy

27. "Toward a Vision of Sexual and Economic Justice," Kamal Kempadoo

28. "The Case Against Female Genital Mutilation," Maggie Mortimer

29. "Distant View of a Minaret," Alifa Rifaat

30. "Transgender Identity in Japan," Hiroko Tabuchi

31. "Immorality, Hurt, or Choice: How Indian Feminists Engage with Prostitution," Gettanjali Gangoli

32. "Cambodian Sex Workers," Karoline Kemp

33. "Sex Tourism Booming,"

34. "Closing Sex Education's Knowledge/Practice Gap: the Reconceptualisation of Young People's Sexual Knowledge," Louisa Allen

35. "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights and the Religious Relativism of Human Rights," D. O. Endsjo
V. Politics of Women's Health by Mehra Shirazi

36. "A Gift from Somewhere," Ama Ata Aidoo

37. "Aging in a Man's Word," Anne Firth Murray

38. "Using Human Rights to Improve Maternal and Neonatal Health," Sofia Gruskin, Jane Cottingham, Adriane Martin Hilber, Eszter Kismodi, Ornella Lincetto, and Mindy Jane Roseman

39. "Midwifery's Renaissance," Marsden Wagner

40. "Canadian Petrochemical Plants and Gender Imbalances," Paul Webster

41. "Somali and Oromo Refugee Women: Trauma and Associated Factors," Cheryl Lee Robertson, Linda Halcon, Kay Savik, David Johnson, Marline Spring, James Butcher, Joseph Westermeyer, and James Jaranson

42. "A Shared Journey in Breast Cancer Advocacy," Kathleen M. Errico and Diana Rowden
VI. Reproductive Freedoms by Patti Lou Watkins, Alicia Bublitz, and Hoa Nguyen

.43. "Investing in Reproductive Health and Rights," Thoraya Ahmed Obaid

44. "The 'Morning-After' Pill: Debates and Conflicts in Ireland and the U.S.," Katie Fairbank and Helene Hofman

45. "Postpartum Depression in China," S. Ramashwar

46. "For India's Daughters, a Dark Birth Day," Uma Girish

47. "Hijacking Global Feminism: Feminists, the Catholic Church, and the Family Planning Debacle in Peru," Christina Ewig

48. "Legal Abortion Worldwide: Incidence and Recent Trends," Gilda Sedgh, Stanley K. Henshaw, Susheela Singh, Akinrinola Bankole, and Joanna Drescher

49. "Unusual Families," Susan Golombok
VII. Families in Global Context by Meg Wilkes Karraker

50. "In the Family," Maria Elena Llano

51. "Mothers, Fathers, or Parents: Same-gendered Families in South Africa," Carien Lubbe

52. "Honor and Virtue: Mexican Parenting in the Transnational Context," Joann Dreby

53. "Women Heading Latin American Households," Jack Chang

54. "Female Headship and the 'Feminization of Poverty,'" Sylvia Chant

55. "Old Maid," Vivian N. Limpin

56. "Indonesian Feminists Confront Polygyny," Yenni Kwok

57. "'There is No Stranger to Marriage Here!'" Muslim Women and Divorce in Rural Zanzibar, Erin Stiles

58. "Too Young to Marry," Allison Ford

59. "The Bride's Voice: Religious Women Challenge the Wedding Ritual," Irit Koren
VIII. Violence against Women Worldwide by Patti Duncan

60. "The Conservation of Energy," Chana Bloch

61. "Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Sexual Victimization in College Women in Chile," Jocelyn A. Lehrer, Vivian L. Lehrer, Evelyn L. Lehrer, and Pamela B. Oyarzun

62. "Consent and Coercion: Examining Unwanted Sex Among Married Young Women in India," K.G. Santhya, Nicole Haberland, F. Ram, R.K. Sinha, and S.K. Mohanty

63. "Killed in the Name of Honor," Amnesty International

64. "No Longer Silent," Megan Shank

65. "War against Women: Congo and Kosovo," CBS News and Peter Finn

66. "Domestic Violence and Human Rights: Local Challenges to a Universal Framework," Karen Morgaine

67. "Domestic Violence in Afghanistan," Kirk Semple

68. "Finding Dignity in Exile," Ingrid Drake
IX. Women's Work in the Global Economy by Juanita Elias

69. "Women Farmers Toil to Expand Africa's Food Supply," Megan Rowling

70. "Women and Tourism," Shaker Hussain

71. "Paradise Lost," Rebecca Clarren

72. "Nurses, Nannies, and Caring Work," Barbara L. Brush and Rukmini Vasupuram

73. "Assembly Line," Shu Ting

74. "Oil, Islam, and Women," Michael L. Ross

75. "Heavy Weather," Helen Simpson

76. "Banking on Women: Ghana and India," Sean Kelly and Somini Sengupta

77. "The 40-Percent Rule," Martha Burk
X. Women and Environmental Politics by Ana Isla and Trina Filan

78. "Temperatures Rising: Four Essays on a Theme: Women and Climate Change," Minu Hemmati and Ulrike Rohr, Mimi Osei-Agyemang, Sabrina Regmi, Leigh Brownhill

79. "Waikiki," Haunani-Kay Trask

80. "Bedouin Women and Waste Related Hazards," Ilana Meallem and Yaakov Garb

81. "An Ugly Picture for Flower Workers and Their Children," David A. Taylor

82. "Poverty, Pests, and Pesticides," Hanna-Andrea Rother

83. "An Interview with Vandana Shiva," Amy Goodman

84. "Ecofeminism in the Twenty-first Century," Susan Buckingham

85. "The World of the Gift Economy," Genevieve Vaughn
XI. Women and Political Systems Worldwide by Melanie Hughes and Pam Paxton

86. "Revenge," Kim Rogers

87. "Please Mind the Gap," Alyssa McDonald

88. "'A Second Liberation': Lobbying for Women's Political Representation in Botswana," Gisela Geisler

89. "Leading Women," Emira Woods and Charlayne Hunter-Gault

90. "Women's Words," Aimee Dowl

91. "Engendering Grassroots Democracy: Research, Training, and Networking for Women in Local Self-Governance in India," Joti Sekhon

92. "Dal Dy Dir/ Stand Your Ground: International Lessons on Women's Equality from a Small Nation," Laura McAllister

93. "The Public and Private Domain of the Everyday Politics of Water," Juana Vera Delgado and Margaret Zwarteveen

94. "The Post-Katrina, Semiseparate World of Gender Politics," Pamela Tyler
XII. Women, War, and Peace by Mary Hawkesworth

95. "Gender Differences in War-Related Disappearance: Croatian Experiences, 2005," Slavica Jurcevic, James Allen, and Solveig Dahl

96. "The City in the Desert," Mary Borden

97. "Children of War," Herbert Wray

98. "Abuse of Power: Sexual Exploitation of Refugee Women and Girls," Elizabeth G. Ferris

99. "Rape in Darfur," Femke van Zeijl

100. "Feminism, Gender, and Women's Peace Activism," Judy El-Bushra

101. "Plaza de Mayo," Dacia Maraini

102. "Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving?" Lila Abu-Lughod
Conclusion: Integrating the Themes: HIV/AIDS in Women's Lives by Sonia Kandathil and Janet Lee

Story 1: "Janice, Marvelyn, and Michelle: U.S.A.," January W. Payne

Story 2: "Mmauwi Marwale: Botswana," Nicole Itano

Story 3: "Keren Dunaway: Honduras," abcnews

Story 4: "Snenhlanhla Mbhamali: South Africa," Nicole Itano

Story 5: "Jacqueline, Isata, and Adele: Uganda, Sierra Leone, and Rwanda," Phyllida Brown

Story 6: "Margaret Mukacyaka: Rwanda," Geoffrey Cowley

Story 7: "Srey Mom: Cambodia," Wong Kim Hoh

Story 8: "Mantombi Nywao: South Africa," Nicole Itano

Story 9: "Parvati and Fatima: India" Aasha Kapur Mehta and Sreoshi Gupta

Story 10: "Lisungu Chieza: Zimbabwe," Lisungu Chieza

Story 11: "Heidi Nass: U.S.A.," Heidi Nass

Story 12: "Thembi Ngubane: South Africa," Erika Nelson and Thembi Ngubane

Story 13: "Mama's Club: Uganda," Rachel Scheier

Story 14: "Khauhelo Raditapole, Thabelo Ramatlapeng, and Lomcebo Dlamini: Lesotho and Swaziland," Nicole Itano

Story 15: "Tatiana and Dina: Russia and Ukraine," UNAIDS

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