eBook Women In Developing Countries: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Karen L. Kinnear
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  • ISBN-10: 1598844261
  • ISBN-13: 9781598844269
  • DDC: 305.409172
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade - College Senior
  • 348 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Because of improvements in communication technologies, the West has become aware of horrific examples of ongoing discrimination and violence against individual women in developing countries. This title addresses topics like the status of women in developing countries; their access to education, health care, and the political process; and, more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
List of Developing Countries.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: U.S. Concerns.
4: Chronology.
5: Biographical Sketches.
6: Al-Said, Aminah (1914–1995).
7: Alakija, Aduke (b. 1921).
8: Aquino, Corazon (1933–2009).
9: Aung San Suu Kyi (b. 1945).
10: Bandaranaike, Sirimavo (1916–2000).
11: Bhatt, Ela (b. 1933).
12: Bhutto, Benazir (1953–2007).
13: Boserup, Ester (1910–1999).
14: Boulding, Elise (1920–2010).
15: Brooks-Randolph, Angie (1928–2007).
16: Bunch, Charlotte (b. 1944).
17: Chamorro, Violeta Barrios de (b. 1929).
18: Charles, Eugenia (1919–2005).
19: Chiepe, Gaositwe Keagakwa Tibe (b. 1926).
20: Cissé, Jeanne Martin (b. 1926).
21: Ebadi, Shirin (b. 1947).
22: El Saadawi, Nawal (b. 1931).
23: Figuero, Ana (1908–1970).
24: Gandhi, Indira (1917–1984).
25: Gueiler Tejada, Lydia (b. 1921).
26: Hagi, Asha (b. 1962).
27: Jahangir, Asma (b. 1952).
28: Jiagge, Annie Ruth Baeta (1918–1996).
29: Jinnah, Fatima (1893–1967).
30: Johnson-Sirleaf, Ellen (b. 1938).
31: Khan, Begum Liaquat Ali (1905–1990).
32: Konie, Gwendoline (1938–2009).
33: Kumaratunga, Chandrika Bandaranaike (b. 1946).
34: Lutz, Bertha (1894–1976).
35: Maathai, Wangari (b. 1940).
36: Menchu Tum, Rigoberta (b. 1959).
37: Mernissi, Fatima (b. 1940).
38: Nayar, Shushila (1914–2001).
39: Nhongo, Teurai Ropa (b. 1955).
40: Peron, Isabel (b. 1931).
41: Ransome-Kuti, Fumilayo (1900–1978).
42: Ráteb, Aisha (b. 1928).
43: Rau, Dhanvanthi Rama (1893–1987).
44: Sabalsajaray, Nibuya (1951–1974).
45: Sen, Gita (b. 1948).
46: Shaarawi, Huda (1879–1947).
47: Shahani, Leticia Ramos (b. 1929).
48: Sipilä, Helvi (1915–2009).
49: Snyder, Margaret (b. 1929).
50: Sochua, Mu (b. 1954).
51: Tadesse, Mary (b. 1932).
52: Yacoobi, Sakena.
53: Zia, Begum Khaleda (b. 1945).
54: References.
55: Facts and Data.
56: Directory of Organizations.
57: Selected Print and Nonprint Resources.
Glossary.
Index.
About the Author.