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Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women's Lives in Modern Times

Kristen Zaleski, Annalisa Enrile, Eugenia L. Weiss, and Xiying Wang

Abstract

This book presents a transnational feminist view of international actions combatting patriarchal attitudes and policies that shape gender-oppressive cultural practices. How these elements take form in the modern era and responses to them are the heart of this text. Each chapter compels readers to more closely examine contemporary violence and oppression against women and girls throughout the world within a contextual framework and the actions women are taking to change the world. The contributing authors are scholars, but they are also practitioners—experts and activists in their fields who sp ... More

Keywords: feminism, transnational, movement, gender equity, gender equality, intersectionality, women’s rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190927097
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190927097.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kristen Zaleski, editor
Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, University of Southern California

Annalisa Enrile, editor
Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, University of Southern California

Eugenia L. Weiss, editor
Orange County Academic Center, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, University of Southern California

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Contents

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1 Women and Climate Change

Laura McKinney and Arianna King

2 Inequity Embodied

Tyan Parker Dominguez

3 Rural Girls’ Educational Empowerment in Urbanizing China

Vilma Seeberg, Ya Na, Yu Li, and Debra L. Clark

4 Sexual Assault on College Campuses in the United States

Audrey Brammer, Kristen Zaleski, and Cary Klemmer

5 The Women of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation

Claradina Soto, Toni Handboy, Ruth Supranovich, and Eugenia L. Weiss

6 Women of Color in Academia

Claudia M. Bermúdez and Rachel R. Camacho

7 Non-Consensual Image Sharing

Jessica Klein and Kristen Zaleski

9 Public Meets Private

Ana Lopez, Michelle Greene, Terri Minniear, and Annalisa Enrile

12 Child Marriage in the United States

Aditi Wahi-Singh and Kristen Zaleski

13 Coping with Loneliness

Dawn Joosten-Hagye and Anne Katz

15 Stepping Forward, Standing Strong

Annalisa Enrile and Dorotea Mendoza

16 Rape as a Weapon of War in Myanmar/Burma

Annalise Oatman and Kate Majewski

17 Domestic Violence in Kyrgyzstan

Saltanat Childress, Elizabeth M. Aparicio, and Jill T. Messing

20 Global Violence of Women in Cults

Doni Whitsett and Natasha Post Rosow

21 Leave Me Alone

Nirmala Prakash, Melissa Indera Singh, Jennifer Prevot, Stephanie Gopie, Jade Vorster, and Peter Averkiou

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