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Women and Citizenship

Marilyn Friedman

Abstract

These studies explore a variety of ways in which citizenship has been politically and culturally differentiated by gender. Despite women’s political gains in the past century in many parts of the world, the rights and privileges of women’s citizenship status may still fall short of those of men. These differences may be linked systematically to gender hierarchies in spheres of life such as civil society and the family. At the same time, these spheres of life can provide models for improving the citizenship status of both women and men. These essays explore gendered contexts and practices of ci ... More

Keywords: women, citizenship, government, rights, civil society, activism, culture, gender, care

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195175349
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2005 DOI:10.1093/0195175344.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Marilyn Friedman, editor
Washington University St. Louis
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