Women's Movements and Public Policy in Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean The Triangle of Empowerment
Gender, Religion, and the Heathen Lands American Missionary Women in South Asia, 1860s-1940s
Frontline Feminisms Women, War, and Resistance
By Bishnupriya Ghosh, Brinda Bose
November 01, 1996
The editors are committed to destroying perceptions and stereotypes of third world women as passive victims who need to be "liberated" by Western feminists. The essays address cases in which women have challenged and resisted the political formations-nationalist struggles, revolutions, religious ...
By Geertje A. Nijeholt, Geertje Lycklama a Nijeholt, Saskia Wieringa, Virginia Vargas, Saskia Wieringa
November 01, 1997
The triangle of empowerment is how this volume's editors describe the three sets of actors involved in women's collective struggles in the political arena: the women's movement, feminist politicians, and feminist civil servants. Original case studies from Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean ...
By Maina Chawla Singh, Maina Chawla Singh
May 13, 2016
Seeking to extend existing scholarship on gender and colonialism and on women and American religion, this cross-cultural study examines the work of American missionary women in South Asia at several levels. A primary concern of the study is to historicize the interventions of these women and ...
By Sharon K. Hom
March 01, 1999
The contributors to this volume were born in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong; they have been immigrants, foreign students, settlers, permanent residents, citizens, and-above all-"travelers." They are both geographic inhabitants of various overseas diaspora Chinese communities as well as figurative...
By Marguerite Waller, Jennifer Rycenga
August 08, 2001
Around the world, women have long been on the frontlines, protesting war and military forces. The essays in this collection, from both scholars and activists, explore the experiences of local women's groups that have developed to fight war, militarization, political domination, and patriarchy ...