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Author Fallon, Kathleen M.
Title Democracy and the rise of women's movements in Sub-Saharan Africa / Kathleen M. Fallon.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.

Subject Women and democracy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Women -- Political activity -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Women -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Description 1 online resource (x, 168 pages) : map
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-161) and index.
Contents Reclaiming power -- Queenmothers, colonization, and the struggle for legitimacy -- Democracy in perspective -- The iron fist -- Capturing democracy -- Big men, small girls, and the politics of power -- Women on the move.
Summary "Despite a late and fitful start, democracy in Africa, Latin America, and Eastern Europe has recently shown promising growth. Kathleen Fallon discusses the role of women and women's advocacy groups in furthering the democratic transformation of formerly autocratic states."--Jacket.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780801896743 (electronic bk.)
0801896746 (electronic bk.)
9780801890086 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
080189008X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 609423529
Additional Format Print version: Fallon, Kathleen M. Democracy and the rise of women's movements in Sub-Saharan Africa. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008 9780801895791 (DLC) 2007052923 (OCoLC)189667750