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Title Gender justice, development, and rights / edited by Maxine Molyneux and Shahra Razavi.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.

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Series Oxford studies in democratization
Oxford studies in democratization.
Subject Women's rights -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Women's rights -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Women -- Developing countries -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Women -- Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Social justice -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Social policy -- Congresses.
Alt Name Molyneux, Maxine.
Razavi, Shahra.
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
Oxford University Press.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 492 pages).
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Note Papers presented at an UNRISD workshop held in New York on June 3, 2000 to coincide with the General Assembly Special Session for the Beijing Plus Five Review.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Women's capabilities and social justice / Martha Nussbaum -- Gender justice, human rights, and neo-liberal economic policies / Dane Elson -- Multiculturalism, universalism, and the claims of democracy / Anne Phillips -- Political and social citizenship: an examination of the case of Poland / Jacqueline Heinen and Stephane Portet -- Engendering the new social citizenship in Chile: NGOs and social provisioning under neo-liberalism / Veronica Schild -- Engendering education: prospects for a rights-based approach to female education deprivation in India / Ramya Subrahmanian -- Encounters between feminism, democracy, and reformism in contemporary Iran / Parvin Paidar -- The "devil's deal": women's political participation and authoritarianism in Peru / Cecilia Blondet -- In and against the party: women's representation and constituency-building in Uganda and South Africa / Anne Marie Goetz and Shireen Hassim -- The politics of gender, ethnicity, and democratization in Malaysia: shifting interests and identities / Maznah Mohamad -- National law and indigenous customary law: the struggle for justice of indigenous women in Chiapas, Mexico / R. Aida Hernandez Castillo -- The politics of women's rights and cultural diversity in Uganda / Aili Mari Tripp.
Summary This text examines contemporary issues such as neoliberal policies, democracy and multiculturalism, analyzing them from a gender perspective. It examines how liberal rights and ideas of democracy and justice have been absorbed into the political agendas of women's movements.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0199256454
9780191531361 (electronic bk.)
0191531367 (electronic bk.)
0199256446 (hbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780199256457
OCLC # 63294734
Additional Format Print version: Gender justice, development, and rights. New York : Oxford University Press, 2002 0199256446 9780199256440 (DLC) 2002027769 (OCoLC)50192161

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