1st Edition

Women in the Third World
An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Issues

ISBN 9780815301509
Published April 1, 1998 by Routledge
718 Pages

USD $310.00

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Book Description

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



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


"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."