Global Feminism: Transnational Women's Activism, Organizing, and Human Rights (Google eBook)
Increasingly feminists around the world have successfully campaigned for recognition of women's full personhood and empowerment. Global Feminismexplores the social and political developments that have energized this movement. Drawn from an international group of scholars and activists, the authors of these original essays assess both the opportunities that transnationalism has created and the tensions it has inadvertently fostered. By focusing on both the local and global struggles of today's feminist activists this important volume reveals much about women's changing rights, treatment and impact in the global world. Contributors:Melinda Adams, Aida Bagic, Yakin Ert rk, Myra Marx Ferree, Amy G. Mazur, Dorothy E. McBride, Hilkka Pietil , Tetyana Pudrovska, Margaret Snyder, Sarah Swider, Aili Mari Tripp, Nira Yuval-Davis.
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