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The Parliamentary Committee for the Empowerment of Women

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

in Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The chapter examines the working of the Committee for the Empowerment of Women as a politically gendered space and one which enables the substantive representation of women. It explores the gendered ... More


The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Valerie Hudson and Patricia Leidl

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first Secretary of State to declare the subjugation of women worldwide a serious threat to U.S. national security. Known as the Hillary Doctrine, her stance was made ... More


“This Lesbian Issue”: Navigating Public Visibility as Lesbian Movement Organizations

Ashley Currier

in Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the strategy of Namibian and South African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) movement against anti-lesbian hostility. The Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW) ... More


Toward a Culture of Peace

Mary-Wynne Ashford

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter compares and contrasts a culture of peace with a culture of violence. It also describes ways of transforming a culture of violence into a culture of peace. It also describes a broader ... More


Children and Youths

Gaia Narciso and Carol Newman

in Growth, Structural Transformation, and Rural Change in Viet Nam: A Rising Dragon on the Move

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796961
eISBN:
9780191838613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796961.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Structural transformation in rural Viet Nam has led to rising incomes and a diversification of livelihoods away from agriculture. Using panel data on children in 2,181 VARHS households surveyed over ... More


How the Ritual Murder Accusation Persisted in the Soviet Landscape

Elissa Bemporad

in Legacy of Blood: Jews, Pogroms, and Ritual Murder in the Lands of the Soviets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190466459
eISBN:
9780190466480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190466459.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 4 explains the endurance and permutation of the ritual murder accusation in the Soviet landscape of the interwar years. The occurrence of the blood libel epitomizes some aspects of the nature ... More


Demographic and Environmental Transitions

Sarah Harper

in Is the Planet Full?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199677771
eISBN:
9780191757235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677771.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

After exploring the prevailing ethical considerations, Chapter 4 provides perspectives on demographic transitions—particularly with regard to fertility rates, consumption, and environmental impact. ... More


Conclusion: Why Visibility Matters

Ashley Currier

in Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter discusses the importance of visibility to Namibian and South African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists. The phrase “visibility matters” refers to the strategic ... More


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