Global gender research : transnational perspectives / Christine E. Bose and Minjeong Kim, editors

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Subjects: Sex role and globalization--Cross-cultural studies
Women--Social conditions--Cross-cultural studies
Feminism--Cross-cultural studies
Gender identity--Cross-cultural studies
Feminist theory
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 2009
Series: Perspectives on gender
Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xiii, 368 p. : map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Map
1. Introduction to Transnational and Local Issues / Christine E. Bose, Minjeong Kim 1
Sect. 1. Africa
2. Introduction to Gender Research in Africa / Mary Johnson Osirim, Christine E. Bose, Minjeong Kim 11
3. Women's and Gender Studies in English-Speaking Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review of Research in the Social Sciences / Akosua Adomako Ampofo, Josephine Beoku-Betts, Wairimu Ngaruiya Njambi, Mary Johnson Osirim 16
4. Trading Goes Global: Ghanaian Market Women in an Era of Globalization / Akosua K. Darkwah 41
5. Feminine Injustice / Conceicao Osorio, Eulalia Temba 49
6. Women, the Sacred and the State / Fatou Sow 56
Sect. 2. Asia and the Middle East
7. Introduction to Gender Research in Asia and the Middle East / Minjeong Kim, Christine E. Bose 67
8. Promising and Contested Fields: Advancing Women's Studies and Sociology of Women/Gender in Contemporary China / Esther Ngan-Ling Chow, Naihua Zhang, Wang Jinling 73
9. The Study of Gender in India: A Partial Review / Bandana Purkayastha, Mangala Subramaniam, Manisha Desai, Sunita Bose 92
10. Women's Studies in Iran: The Roles of Activists and Scholars / Shahla Ezazi 110
11. Masculinity and Anti-Americanism: Focusing on the Identity of KATUSA / Insook Kwon 125
12. Gender, Development and HIV/AIDS in Vietnam: Towards an Alternative Response Model among Women Sex Workers / Van Huy Nguyen, Udoy Sankar Saikia, Thi Minh an Dao 133
13. Fufubessei Movement in Japan: Thinking About Women's Resistance and Subjectivity / Ki-Young Shin 141
Sect. 3. Latin America and the Caribbean
14. Between the Dynamics of the Global and the Local: Feminist and Gender Research in Latin America and the Caribbean / Edna Acosta-Belen 151
15. Relations in Dispute: Conflict and Cooperation Between Academia and the Feminist Movements in Central America / Montserrat Sagot, Ana C. Escalante 158
16. Puerto Rico: Feminism and Feminist Studies / Alice E. Colon Warren 178
17. Gender Studies in Cuba: Methodological Approaches, 1974-2007 / Marta Nunez Sarmiento 196
18. Feminist Research and Theory: Contributions from the Anglophone Caribbean / Rhoda Reddock 215
19. Trade Unions and Women's Labor Rights in Argentina / Graciela Di Marco 231
20. In the Fabric of Brazilian Sexuality / Maria Luiza Heilborn 239
21. Citizenship and Nation: Debates on Reproductive Rights in Puerto Rico / Elizabeth Crespo-Kebler 248
Sect. 4. Europe
22. Introduction to Gender Research in Europe / Christine E. Bose, Minjeong Kim 257
23. Traveling Theories-Situated Questions: Feminist Theory in the German Context / Gudrun-Axeli Knapp 263
24. An Overview of Research on Gender in Spanish Society / Celia Valiente 278
25. At the Crossroads of 'East' and 'West': Gender Studies in Hungary / Eva Fodor, Eszter Varsa 290
26. "The Rest is Silence ... ": Polish Nationalism and the Question of Lesbian Existence / Joanna Mizielinska 308
27. Collective Organizing and Claim Making on Child Care in Norden: Blurring the Boundaries between the Inside and the Outside / Solveig Bergman 315
28. Integrating or Setting the Agenda?: Gender Mainstreaming in the European Constitution-Making Process / Emanuela Lombardo 323
Appendix. Websites of International Women's Research Centers 331
Contributors 347
Reprint Permission List 355
Index 358
Additional Authors: Bose, Christine E
Kim, Minjeong
Notes: LCCN: 2008034063
ISBN: 9780415952699 (hardback)
ISBN: 0415952697 (hardback)
ISBN: 9780415952705 (pbk.)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 240193620
ISBN/ISSN: 9780415952699