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The Challenge of Local Feminisms

Women"s Movements in Global Perspective (Social Change in Global Perspective)

by C. Elizabeth McGrory

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Social Science-Women"s Studies - General,
  • Developing countries,
  • Cross-cultural studies

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmrita Basu (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8023632M
    ISBN 100813326281
    ISBN 109780813326283

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All the authors reject the notion, proposed by its detractors and champions alike, that feminism is of middle-class origins and Western inspiration/5(9). As this book amply demonstrates, women’s movements around the world have much to learn from each other.

The Challenge of Local Feminisms is the best place to start an inspiration and a challenge for us all.” —Bella AbzugCochair, Women's Environment and Development OrganizationCited by: The Challenge Of Local Feminisms book. Women's Movements In Global Perspective. The Challenge Of Local Feminisms.

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Women's Movements In Global Perspective. Edited By Amrita Basu. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Book Description A must read for feminist activists, scholars, and policymakers. As this book amply demonstrates, women s movements around the world have much to learn from each other.

The Challenge of Local Feminisms is the best place to start an inspiration and a challenge for us all.

As this book amply demonstrates, women's movements around the world have much to learn from each other. The Challenge of Local Feminisms is the best place to start an inspiration and a challenge for us all." -Bella AbzugCochair, Women's Environment /5(9).

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