The Resource Women in the Third World : a reference handbook, Karen L. Kinnear

Women in the Third World : a reference handbook, Karen L. Kinnear

Label
Women in the Third World : a reference handbook
Title
Women in the Third World
Title remainder
a reference handbook
Statement of responsibility
Karen L. Kinnear
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This up-to-date volume describes how issues such as family relations, violence, health care, work, and politics affect the status of women in Third World countries. Providing a detailed chronology of the significant events, cases, and statutes relevant to women in the Third World, the book also contains biographical sketches of the women who have played key roles in politics, social activism, education, and other important areas. Facts and statistics concerning women's lives and status in developing countries are presented, as are a list of international agreements, a directory of organizations, and a detailed listing of print and nonprint resources including Internet sites. Students, educators, journalists, legislators, and women's advocacy groups will find Women in the Third World a valuable resource for the available research on this timely topic
Dewey number
305.4/09172/4
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1870.9
LC item number
.K58 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary world issues
Label
Women in the Third World : a reference handbook, Karen L. Kinnear
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-323) and index
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Contents
1. Introduction and Overview. Third World versus First World Women. Gender Roles and Inequality. Patriarchy. Education. Family Relations. Health Care. Violence against Women. Women and Work. Politics and the State's Role in the Status of Women. Female Refugees. Women's Rights as Human Rights. Role of International Conferences and Conventions -- 2. Chronology -- 3. Biographical Sketches -- 4. Facts and Statistics. The Status of Women in the Third World. International Agreements -- 5. Directory of Organizations -- 6. Selected Print Resources -- 7. Selected Nonprint Resources -- Appendix. Third World Countries
Control code
000013240566
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 348 p.
Isbn
9780874369229
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97017330 //r98
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System control number
  • 33217007139364
  • (OCoLC)36922972

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