Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge

eBook - 2000
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Baker & Taylor
Articles examine women's issues and the state of feminism today, including topics such as arts and literature, culture and communication, economic issues, education, politics and the state, sexuality and health, and violence and peace.

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For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website.

Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.
This ground-breaking reference work is the first to provide truly comprehensive, in-depth global coverage of the theory and practice of Women's Studies. In over 900 alphabetically organized entries, contributed by some of the world's most important Women's Studies scholars, this set covers all of the major areas in the field: Arts and Literature, Communication, Economy and Development, Ecology, Education, Health and Sexuality, History and Philosophy of Feminism, Households and Families, Politics and the State, Science and Technology, Spirituality and Religion, Violence and Peace, Women's Studies.
Entries explore conditions among women in countries around the world, and frequently provide special studies on a region-by-region basis. A small sampling of entries includes: Abortion; Christianity:Status of Women; Domestic Labor; Eating Disorders; Education, in: Middle East and North Africa, North America, etc.; Erotica; Images of Women, in: Africa, Caribbean, Southeast Asia, etc.; Romantic Fiction; Street Harassment; Violence, in: Central and South America, East Asia, etc.; Welfare; Witches; Work: Equal Pay and Conditions, and much more. This work is destined to become the resource of choice in the field of Women's Studies. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, with bibliographies at the end of each article.

Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2000
ISBN: 9781135963156
Characteristics: 1 online resource (4 volumes (lviii, 2288 pages))
Additional Contributors: Spender, Dale
Kramarae, Cheris


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