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Title Women and national development : the complexities of change / [edited by] Wellesley Editorial Committee, Ximena Bunster B. [and others]
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1977
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  HD6223 .W65    AVAILABLE    30520020194719
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  331.4 W8422we 1977    AVAILABLE    30500100336216
Descript xiv, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series Signs ; 3, no. 1
Note "Based on a conference on women and development held June 2-6, 1976. Sponsored by the Center for Research on Women in Higher Education and the Professions, Wellesley College; the African Studies Association; the Association for Asian Studies; and the Latin American Studies Association."
"Originally appeared as the autumn 1977 issue of Signs, journal of women in culture and society (volume 3, number 1)."
Includes bibliographical references and index
Theories of development: an assessment / Carolyn M. Elliott -- Definitions of women and development: an African perspective / Achola O. Pala -- Development planning for women / Hanna Papanek -- Changing modes of production. Introduction / Helen I. Safa -- Women in the informal labor sector: the case of Mexico City / Lourdes Arizpe -- Industrialization, monopoly capitalism, and women's work in Guatemala / Norma S. Chinchilla -- Sex roles and social change: a comparative appraisal of Turkey's women / Deniz Kandiyoti -- Class structure and female autonomy in rural Java / Ann Stoler -- Women and symbolic systems. Introduction / Felicia Ifeoma Ekejiuba -- Biological events and cultural control / Carol P. MacCormack -- Women, saints, and sanctuaries / Fatima Mernissi -- Women and the Hindu tradition / Susan S. Wadley -- Migrants and women who wait. Introduction / Lisa Peattie -- Migration and labor force participation of Latin American women: the domestic servants in the cities / Elizabeth Jelin -- Female status, the family, and male dominance in a West Indian community / Yolanda T. Moses -- Women and men, power and powerlessness in Lesotho / Martha Mueller -- How African women cope with migrant labor in South Africa / Harriet Sibisi -- Women and migration in contemporary West Africa / Niara Sudarkasa -- Politics and institutions. Introduction / Jane S. Jaquette -- Raising the status of women through law: the case of Israel / Pnina Lahav -- The shaping of the Kaum Ibu (women's section) of the United Malays National Organization / Leonore Manderson -- The case of Eva PeroĢn / Marysa Navarro -- Women, education, and labor force participation. Introduction / Cynthia Nelson -- Social change and sexual differentiation in the Cameroun and the Ivory Coast / Remi Clignet -- Women's labor force participation in a developing society: the case of Brazil / Glaura Vasques de Miranda -- Methodology and data collection. Introduction / Nadia H. Youssef -- Talking pictures: field method and visual mode / Ximena Bunster B. -- Sexuality and birth control decisions among Lebanese couples / Mary Chamie -- Implications. Reflections on the Conference on Women and Development: introduction / Michelle McAlpin -- Reflections 1 / Bolanle Awe -- Reflections 2 / Lourdes Casals -- Reflections 3 / Eleanor Leacock -- Reflections 4 / Vina Mazumdar -- Reflections 5 / May Ahdab-Yehia
Subject Women -- Employment -- Developing countries -- Congresses
Developing countries -- Economic policy -- Congresses
Women in development -- Developing countries -- Congresses
Women's rights -- Developing countries -- Congresses
Alt Author Wellesley College. Center for Research on Women in Higher Education and the Professions
Vari Title Signs ; v. 3, no. 1
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