Women and the politics of place / edited by Wendy Harcourt and Arturo Escobar.

Contributor(s): Harcourt, Wendy, 1950- | Escobar, Arturo, 1952-Material type: TextTextPublication details: Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press, c2005Description: xiii, 288 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 1565492072 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1565492080 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Women -- Political activity | Women in development | Human body -- Social aspects | Place (Philosophy) | Marginality, Social | Social movements | Women -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 305.42/09172/4 LOC classification: HQ1236 | .W58518 2005Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Practices of difference : introducing "women and the politics of place" / Arturo Escobar and Wendy Harcourt -- Bodies in places, places in bodies / Yvonne Underhill-Sem -- The body politic in global development discourse : a women and politics of place perspective / Wendy Harcourt -- Transforming passion, politics, and pain / in dialogue with Fatma Alloo -- Politics of place and women's rights in Pakistan / in dialogue with Khawar Mumtaz -- Political landscapes and ecologies of Zambrana-Chacuey : the legacy of Mama Tingo / Dianne Rocheleau -- Domesticating the neo-liberal city : invisible genders and the politics of place / Gerda R. Wekerle -- Women and the defence of place in Colombian Black movement struggles / Libia Grueso and Leyla Andrea Arroyo -- Women displaced : democracy, development and identity in India / in dialogue with Smitu Kothari -- Building community economies : women and the politics of place / J.K. Gibson-Graham -- Place-based politics and the meaning of diverse economies for women and young people in rural Finland / Liisa Horelli -- Place-based globalism : locating women in the alternative globalization movement / Michal Osterweil -- Zapatista women : place-based struggles and the search for autonomy / Marisa Belausteguigoitia -- Out of the shadows : listening to place-based narratives of Palestinian women / Randa Farah -- Still challenging place : sex, money and agency in women's migrations / Laura M. Agustâin -- Politics of place in multilevel games : Arab women acting or reacting? / Lamis A.M. al-Shejni.
Summary: "This book analyzes the mobilization of women's economic and social justice movements by challenging traditional views"--Provided by publisher.
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HQ1236.P45 1999 Global gender issues / HQ1236.P625 2008 Politics, gender, and concepts : theory and methodology / HQ1236.T694 2010 Women and states : norms and hierarchies in international society / HQ1236.W58518 2005 Women and the politics of place / HQ1236.W5858 2005 Women and citizenship / HQ1236.W652525 2007 Women's rights / HQ1236.W652652 2010 Women's rights /

"This book analyzes the mobilization of women's economic and social justice movements by challenging traditional views"--Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Practices of difference : introducing "women and the politics of place" / Arturo Escobar and Wendy Harcourt -- Bodies in places, places in bodies / Yvonne Underhill-Sem -- The body politic in global development discourse : a women and politics of place perspective / Wendy Harcourt -- Transforming passion, politics, and pain / in dialogue with Fatma Alloo -- Politics of place and women's rights in Pakistan / in dialogue with Khawar Mumtaz -- Political landscapes and ecologies of Zambrana-Chacuey : the legacy of Mama Tingo / Dianne Rocheleau -- Domesticating the neo-liberal city : invisible genders and the politics of place / Gerda R. Wekerle -- Women and the defence of place in Colombian Black movement struggles / Libia Grueso and Leyla Andrea Arroyo -- Women displaced : democracy, development and identity in India / in dialogue with Smitu Kothari -- Building community economies : women and the politics of place / J.K. Gibson-Graham -- Place-based politics and the meaning of diverse economies for women and young people in rural Finland / Liisa Horelli -- Place-based globalism : locating women in the alternative globalization movement / Michal Osterweil -- Zapatista women : place-based struggles and the search for autonomy / Marisa Belausteguigoitia -- Out of the shadows : listening to place-based narratives of Palestinian women / Randa Farah -- Still challenging place : sex, money and agency in women's migrations / Laura M. Agustâin -- Politics of place in multilevel games : Arab women acting or reacting? / Lamis A.M. al-Shejni.

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