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Women's Activism and Globalization Linking Local Struggles and Global Politics

ISBN-10: 0415931452

ISBN-13: 9780415931458

Edition: 2002

Authors: Nancy A. Naples, Manisha Desai

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Women's Activism and Globalization is a broad and comprehensive collection that shows how women activists across the globe are responding to the forces of the new world order in their communities.
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Nancy A. Naples is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Sociology at the University of Connecticut. She is the author of many books, including Feminism and Method: Ethnography, Discourse Analysis, and Activist Research , and Grassroots Warriors: Activist Mothering, Community Work, and the War on Poverty .

Introduction
Changing the Terms: Community Activism, Globalization, and the Dilemmas of Transnational
Transnational Solidarity: Women's Agency, Structural Adjustment and Globalization
Women's Local and Translocal Responses: An Introduction to the Chapters
Organizing Across Borders
Women to Women: Dissident Citizen Diplomacy in Nicaragua
From Mothers' Rights to Equal Rights: Post-Soviet Grassroots Women's Associations
Las Mujeres Invisibles/The Invisible Women
Contesting Multiple Margins: Asian Indian Community Activism in the Early and Late 20th Century
Localizing Global Politics
Creating Alternatives from a Gender Perspective: Transnational Organizing for Maquila Workers' Rights in Central America
Context, Strategy, Ground: Rural Women Organizing to Confront Local/Global Economic Issues
Linking Local Efforts with Global Struggle: Trinidad's National Union of Domestic Employees
Women Activists in Mali: The Global Discourse on Human Rights
Activism In and Against the Transnational State
Activism In and Against the Transnational State
The Limits of Micro-Credit: Transnational Feminism and USAID Activities in the United States and Morocco
"No Discrimination Whatsoever": Women's Transnational Activism and the Evolution of EU Sex Equality Policy, Rachel A. Cichowski Redefining Security: Okinawa Women's Resistance to U.S. Militarism
Conclusion
Transnational Feminist Praxis: The Politics of Location