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Title Women's worlds : from the new scholarship / edited by Marilyn Safir [and others] ; in cooperation with the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Imprint New York : Praeger, 1985
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HQ1106 W6658 1985    AVAILABLE    30520020225737
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  305.4 W842saa    AVAILABLE    30500100469371
Descript xvii, 309 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
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Series Praeger special studies
Praeger scientific
Note Papers presented at the First International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women held at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel, Dec. 28, 1981-Jan. 1, 1982
Includes bibliographical references and index
Part I. The female world -- The female world : a global perspective / Jessie Bernard -- The significance of death motifs in women's folkore / Aili Nenola-Kallio -- Sex differences and the experiences of the physical environments / Mꡲia Nordstr语 -- Women's territoriality in the home / Arza Churchman and Rachel Sebba -- Women's worlds : ghetto, refuge, or power base? / Florence L. Denmark -- Part II. Holding up the sky -- Women in rural societies : an overview of the state of the scholarship / Naomi Nevo -- Women and technological change in the informal urban economy : a Zambian case study / Bennett Jules-Rosette -- The domestic economy-half of Canada's work : now you see it, now you don't / Martin Meissner -- Male and female career ladders in Nigerian academia / Eleanor R. Fapohunda -- The allocation of money within the family / Jan Pahl -- Housework versus employment : quality of working life and psychological well-being among Irish married women / Margret Fine-Davis -- Part III. The darker side -- Sex differences in intelligence tests performance of Jewish and Arab school children in Israel / Amia Lielich -- Some aspects of feminism in the South African context / Gill Straker -- Similarities between humor responses of men and women and Israeli Jews and Arabs / Ofra Nevo -- Personal appearance and social control / Rhoda Kesler Unger -- Sexual harassment in the U.S. federal work force / Sandra S. Tangri, Martha R. Burt, and Leonor B. Johnson -- Contemporary pornography as a contributor to sexual offenses against women / John H. Court -- Women who kill their batterers / Anne Jones -- Part IV. Earth tremors -- Women's liberation in Japan : what does modernization mean for women? / Ikuko Atsumi -- Political women : the Zambian experience / Isla Schuster -- The New York women's suffrage movement : ethnicity and feminist politics / Elinor Lerner -- Stereotypes about the influenceability of women / Alice Hendrickson Eagly -- Women's nonverbal behavior : underlying assumptions in the admonition to change / Nancy M. Henley -- Feminist research methodology from a psychological perspective : science as the marriage of agentic and communal / Barbara Strudler Wallston -- Part V. Making waves -- Status and education of women : a perspective on Egypt / Theresa El-Mahairy -- The impact of cross-cultural contact on the status of Arab women in Israel / Khawla Abu-Baker -- The role of women as change agents in Arab society in Israel / Mariam M. Mar'i and Sami Kh. Mari'i -- Israeli women and military service : a socialization experience / Anne R. Bloom and Rivka Bar-Yosef -- Reviewing the Australian suburban dream : a unique approach to neighborhood change with the family support scheme / Ruth Egar [and others] -- Future visions of women and work / Ellen Boneparth and Emily Stoper
Link Online version: Women's worlds. New York : Praeger, 1985 (OCoLC)988216108
Subject Women -- Congresses
Feminism -- Congresses
Women's studies -- Congresses
Feminism -- Israel -- Congresses
Alt Author Safir, Marilyn
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women (1st : 1982 : University of Haifa)
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