Women in the Third World: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Issues, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Women in the Third World

An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Issues, 1st Edition

Edited by Nelly P. Stromquist

Routledge

718 pages

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pub: 1998-04-01
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Description

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

"It is indeed a very useful source of material for those interested in any of a number of issues relating to women and development." -- Compare

"Provides timely information and insight into the complex issues facing women living in the economically, culturally, and politically diverse Third World. An excellent resource, this book belongs in large public and in college library collections." -- Choice

"For quick, reliable, coverage of women's issues in developing countries, [this] is a concise reference work written by more than 80 international experts."

About the Editor

Nelly P. Stromquist is Professor of International Development Education in the School of Education, University of Southern California. She is also a past president of the Comparative and International Education Society. Among her recent publications are Gender and Basic Education in International Development Cooperation and Literacy for Citizenship: Gender and Dynamics

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
REF000000
REFERENCE / General
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography