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Gender, equality and capabilities*: Care work and sustainable development

Judy Fudge

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the relationship between women's equality, care work, and sustainable development, and develops a conceptual framework that can be used to understand this complex relationship. ... More


Women, Culture, and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities

Martha C. Nussbaum and Jonathan Glover (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289647
eISBN:
9780191596698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289642.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume, which grows out of The Quality of Life (eds. Martha Nussbaum and Amartya Sen, 1993), combines philosophical inquiry with economic concerns regarding women's equality in the developing ... More


Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Ellen Anne McLarney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

In the decades leading up to the Arab Spring in 2011, when Hosni Mubarak's authoritarian regime was swept from power in Egypt, Muslim women took a leading role in developing a robust Islamist ... More


No One Home to Answer the Phone

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter looks at the growth of suburban feminism as a means to consider the persistence of certain elements of suburban liberal activism and ideology in a changed political and economic climate. ... More


Trials and Triumphs of Biblical Feminism

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes the emergence of contemporary biblical feminism in the progressive evangelical movement, highlighting their public theology and biblical interpretations for gender ... More


New Labour policy and the gender pay gap

Grimshaw Damian

in Women and New Labour: Engendering politics and policy?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348289
eISBN:
9781447304302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348289.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter reports the empirical trends in women's relative pay. Against a backdrop of limited improvement in gender pay equality, it then explores the government's response along three dimensions: ... More


After 1970: Second-Wave Feminism, Mediated Popular Memory, and Gloria Steinem

Bonnie J. Dow

in Watching Women's Liberation, 1970: Feminism's Pivotal Year on the Network News

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038563
eISBN:
9780252096488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038563.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Women's Strike for Equality was the final major movement story of 1970 as far as the networks were concerned, and it represented the culmination of feminism's growing visibility that year. ... More


Our Rightful Place: A History of Women at the University of Kentucky, 1880--1945

Terry L. Birdwhistell and Deirdre A. Scaggs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179377
eISBN:
9780813179384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Since women first entered the University of Kentucky (UK) in 1880 they have sought, demanded, and struggled for equality within the university. The period between 1880 and 1945 at UK witnessed ... More


A Distinctive Generation: “The Colored Woman’s Era”

Wanda A. Hendricks

in Fannie Barrier Williams: Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038112
eISBN:
9780252095870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038112.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the unprecedented growth in activity and the coalescence of women's local and regional clubs in the early 1890s, a period that also saw Fannie Barrier Williams increase her ... More


Women’s Progress and Women’s Human Rights

Martha C. Nussbaum

in The Limits of Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198824756
eISBN:
9780191863479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824756.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Focusing primarily on CEDAW, this chapter examines the role that international human rights law plays in the advancement of the protection of human rights of women. The author claims that although ... More


Splattered Ink: Postfeminist Gothic Fiction and Gendered Violence

Sarah E. Whitney

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040467
eISBN:
9780252098895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040467.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In-depth and refreshingly readable, this book is a bold analysis of postfeminist gothic, a literary genre that continues to jar readers, reject happy endings, and find powerful new ways to talk about ... More


Epilogue

Terry L. Birdwhistell and Deirdre A. Scaggs

in Our Rightful Place: A History of Women at the University of Kentucky, 1880--1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179377
eISBN:
9780813179384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179377.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

As World War II ended, Frances Jewell McVey succumbed to cancer at age fifty-five. Reclaiming at least some of the identity she had lost in marriage, McVey arranged to be buried alongside her parents ... More


“Carlson’s Continuing Commentary”

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes Carlson: Catholic, Socialist, Feminist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479802180
eISBN:
9781479892006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802180.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 6 explores how, during her years at SMJC from the mid-1960s until 1984, Grace embraced a unique form of Catholic activism that drew from the liturgical movement and Catholic Action movement, ... More


Organizing Gender: A. Philip Randolph and Women Activists

Melinda Chateauvert

in Reframing Randolph: Labor, Black Freedom, and the Legacies of A. Philip Randolph

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785942
eISBN:
9780814724477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785942.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter demonstrates that although Randolph was supportive of women's equality, his focus remained on African American men and their ability to enjoy the privileges of first-class citizenship. ... More


No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Susan Goodier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the complicated history of the suffrage movement in New York State by delving into the stories of women who opposed the expansion of voting rights to women. The book makes the case ... More


Gender and the Republic

Bonnie G. Smith

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0034
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter comments on the legal, economic, political, and other gendered conditions that had constituted women's ambivalent relationship to the Third Republic. Most republics to that date had ... More


A Different Kind of Welfare State: California’s Child Care Coalition in the Age of Protest, 1966–71

Natalie M. Fousekis

in Demanding Child Care: Women's Activism and the Politics of Welfare, 1940-1971

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036255
eISBN:
9780252093241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036255.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter looks at the new voices that began speaking for child care, both in California and across the nation: black mothers in the welfare rights movement and white middle-class women in the ... More


She Preached the Word: Women's Ordination in Modern America

Benjamin R. Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190882365
eISBN:
9780190882396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882365.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

She Preached the Word is a landmark study on women’s ordination in contemporary American religious congregations. In this groundbreaking work, Benjamin Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin draw upon a novel ... More


Constitutional reform processes

Ewa K. Strzelecka and María Angustias Parejo

in Political Change in the Middle East and North Africa: After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474415286
eISBN:
9781474438551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415286.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyses the constitutional reform processes that have taken place in the MENA countries since the social uprisings in 2011. The purpose of this study is to examine and compare the ... More


Who Chooses?: American Reproductive History since 1830

Simone M. Caron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031996
eISBN:
9780813039220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031996.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1860, the American Medical Association launched a campaign to convince state legislatures to prohibit abortions. Until 1973's Roe v. Wade, abortion was often seen as a crime. This book analyzes ... More


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