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Title The challenge of local feminisms : women's movements in global perspective / edited by Amrita Basu, with the assistance of C. Elizabeth McGrory.
Imprint Boulder : Westview Press, 1995.

Series Social change in global perspective
Social change in global perspective (Boulder, Colo.)
Subject Feminism -- Cross-cultural studies.
Feminism -- Developing countries.
Alt Name Basu, Amrita, 1953-
McGrory, C. Elizabeth.
Ford Foundation. Women's Program Forum.
Description xiv, 493 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Note Studies initiated by the Women's Program Forum of the Ford Foundation in preparation for the Fourth World Conference on Women, scheduled for Beijing in 1995.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-464) and index.
Contents Asia -- Africa and the Middle East -- Latin America -- Russia, Europe, and the United States.
ISBN 0813326273 (alk. paper)
0813326281 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 32167894
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Susan V. Berresford 
 Acknowledgments / Amrita Basu 
 Introduction / Amrita Basu1
1Discovering the Positive Within the Negative: The Women's Movement in a Changing China / Naihua Zhang, Wu Xu25
2From Chipko to Sati: The Contemporary Indian Women's Movement / Radha Kumar58
3Men in Seclusion, Women in Public: Rokeya's Dream and Women's Struggles in Bangladesh / Roushan Jahan87
4Rebirthing Babaye: The Women's Movement in the Philippines / Lilia Quindoza Santiago110
5The Dawn of a New Day: Redefining South African Feminism / Amanda Kemp, Nozizwe Madlala, Asha Moodley, Elaine Salo131
6The Many Faces of Feminism in Namibia / Dianne Hubbard, Colette Solomon163
7The Mother of Warriors and Her Daughters: The Women's Movement in Kenya / Wilhelmina Oduol, Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira187
8Wifeism and Activism: The Nigerian Women's Movement / Hussaina Abdullah209
9Claiming Feminism, Claiming Nationalism: Women's Activism in the Occupied Territories / Islah Jad226
10Out of the Kitchens and onto the Streets: Women's Activism in Peru / Cecilia Blondet251
11Democracy in the Country and in the Home: The Women's Movement in Chile / Alicia Frohmann, Teresa Valdes276
12Brazilian Feminism and Women's Movements: A Two-Way Street / Vera Soares, Ana Alice Alcantara Costa, Cristina Maria Buarque, Denise Dourado Dora, Wania Sant'Anna302
13Building Bridges: The Growth of Popular Feminism in Mexico / Marta Lamas, Alicia Martinez, Maria Luisa Tarres, Esperanza Tunon324
14Democracy Without Women Is No Democracy: Women's Struggles in Postcommunist Russia / Elizabeth Waters, Anastasia Posadskaya351
15Finding a Voice: Women in Postcommunist Central Europe / Elzbieta Matynia374
16Extending the Boundaries of Citizenship: Women's Movements of Western Europe / Jane Jenson405
17Feminism Lives: Building a Multicultural Women's Movement in the United States / Leslie R. Wolfe, Jennifer Tucker435
 Selected Bibliography463
 About the Book and Editor465
 About the Contributors466
 Photo Credits470

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