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6 edition of Women in the world, 1975-1985 found in the catalog.

Women in the world, 1975-1985

the women"s decade

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Published by ABC-Clio in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Women -- Social conditions -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Sex discrimination against women -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Cross-cultural studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementLynne B. Iglitzin, Ruth Ross, editors.
    SeriesStudies in international and comparative politics ;, 16
    ContributionsIglitzin, Lynne B., 1931-, Ross, Ruth A., 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1154 .W88383 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 484 p. :
    Number of Pages484
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3025774M
    ISBN 100874364094
    LC Control Number85006158

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The United Nations Decade for Women () was an unprecedented international effort to collect all available evidence on the position of women. This book assembles those findings, augmented by research carried out by Oxford University's Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on : various.

Communist countries --The Soviet Union in the women's decade, / Joel C. Moses --Yugoslav women / Beverly Springer --Women's rights, family reform, and population control in the People's Republic of China / Kay Johnson.

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During World War II, black women who enlisted in the U.S. Army comprised the Women's Army Corps (WAC) th. In To Serve My Country, To Serve My Race, Brenda L. Moore tells the stories of the. Eisenmann looks into how Solomon's comprehensive history, In the Company of Educated Women, both expanded and constrained historical research on women in higher education She explains that Solomon's text was unique in that she was the first scholar to attempt to be inclusive of women of color, immigrant women, and women of lower socioeconomic.

During World War II, the Japanese established military brothels in the countries they occupied. The women in these "comfort stations" were forced into sexual enslavement and moved around the region as Japanese aggression increased.

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The Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing inwent a step further than the Nairobi Conference. The Beijing Platform for Action asserted women’s rights as human rights and. She was also instrumental in placing women in men’s jobs during World War 1.

She received funding of several thousand pounds from the government to aid her in encouraging employers that women were in fact fit to undertake these jobs.

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Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to education and training.