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Evolution of the Hindu Code Bill

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter of the book discusses the specific stages of evolution of the Hindu Code Bill and provides the base for understanding the ideological underpinnings of the discourse over the Hindu Code ... More


“One Man Can”: A Women’s Rights and Masculinities-Focused Gender-Transformative HIV and Antiviolence Program in South Africa

Shari L. Dworkin

in Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter 4 draws on qualitative interview data derived from a research collaboration between UCSF, the University of Cape Town, and Sonke Gender Justice, a non-governmental organization in South ... More


Gender Discourse and Discontent: Activism Unraveled

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter delves deeper into the women's movement in Iraq during the Hashemite period. It suggests that there were two main reasons why the full scale of women's response against the ... More


Property and Succession Rights☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Both in the law of property and the law of succession Scots law has historically contained rules discriminating against women, restricting their rights and limiting their control over property and ... More


The Push for Autonomy and Women’s Rights, 1956–1959

Wendy Pojmann

in Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter four focuses on the advancement of women’s rights movements in the years between 1956 and 1959, when the UDI and the CIF accelerated their efforts in the national context to fight for labor ... More


All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900

Martha S. Jones

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831526
eISBN:
9781469605012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888902_jones
Subject:
History, African-American History

The place of women's rights in African American public culture has been an enduring question, one that has long engaged activists, commentators, and scholars. This book explores the roles black women ... More


Maintenance and Obedience: A History of Personal Status Law in Egypt

Nadia Sonneveld

in Khul' Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164842
eISBN:
9781617971082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Discusses the issues in the film Uridu halan which, according to informants, aroused most empathy and acted as a catalyst for publicly exposing issues surrounding the reform of personal status law. ... More


Introduction

Margaret A. Simons

in Feminist Writings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039003
eISBN:
9780252097171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039003.003.0045
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This introductory chapter provides a background of Simone de Beauvoir's feminism. As the political opposition hardened and the Women's Liberation Movement (MLF) matured in the 1970s, Beauvoir put ... More


Flight Attendants, Women’s Liberation, and Gay Liberation

Phil Tiemeyer

in Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 examines the flight attendant corps of the 1970s, when the profession became more attuned to both women’s liberation and gay liberation. This chapter examines how women and gays ... More


American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Nicholas L. Syrett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Most in the United States likely associate the concept of the child bride with the mores and practices of the distant past. But Nicholas L. Syrett challenges this assumption in his sweeping and ... More


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