Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?


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ISBN-13: 9781447324782
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 01/15/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Christina Schwabenland is a reader in public and voluntary sector management at the University of Bedfordshire. Chris Lange is currently engaged in nonprofit management and social work of a faith-based organization in Beirut, Lebanon. She is cofounder of the Affinity Group of Gender of the International Society for Third-Sector Research. Jenny Onyx is professor of community management in the Business School and codirector of the Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre at the University of Technology Sydney. Sachiko Nakagawa researches social enterprise and social inclusion, focusing on work integration social enterprises for the disabled.

Table of Contents

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About the authors
Foreword by Annette Zimmer
One Introducing the anthology
Christina Schwabenland, Chris Lange, Jenny Onyx and Sachiko Nakagawa
Two A global analysis of the empowerment paradigm and the influence of feminism in women’s NGOs
Ruth Phillips
Section One: Organising for emancipation
Three Se Non Ora Quando? (‘If not now, when?’) The birth, growth and challenges of a new voice within the feminist scenario in Italy
Elena Elia
Four Street harassment activism in the twenty-first century
Rochelle Keyhan
Five New gender-political impulses from Eastern Europe: the case of Pussy Riot
Eva Maria Hinterhuber and Gesine Fuchs
Six How a feminist activist group builds its repertoire of actions: a case study
Fabien Hildwein
Seven From feminist extravagance to citizen demand: the movement for abortion legalization in Uruguay
Inés M Pousadela
Eight Sustainability from the bottom up: women as change agents in the Niger Delta
Charisma Acey
Section two: Emancipating organization(s)
Nine A women’s NGO as an incubator: promoting identity-based associations in Nepalese civil society
Masako Tanaka
Ten Gender democracy and women’s self-empowerment: a case of Somali diaspora civil society
Marco Tavanti, Cawo Abdi and Blaire MacHarg
Eleven The role of civil society organisations in emancipating Portuguese Roma women
Raqual Rego
Twelve Breaking down dichotomies in the narratives of women’s activism in Morocco
Aura Lounasmaa
Thirteen Working within associations: recognition in the public space for women?
Annie Dussuet and Érika Flahault
Fourteen Flexible working practices in charities: supporting or hindering women’s emancipation in the workplace
Sally A East and Gareth G Morgan
Fifteen Examining and contextualizing Kenya’s Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation (MYWO) through an African feminist lens
Anne Namatsi Lutomia, Brenda Nyandiko, Sanya and Dorothy Owino Rombo
Sixteen Organising for emancipation/emancipating organisations?
Jenny Onyx, Christina Schwabenland, Chris Lange and Sachiko Nakagawa

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