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Women and the politics of place

by Harcourt, Wendy; Harcourt, Wendy; Escobar, Arturo.
Publisher: Bloomfield, CT Kumarian Press 2005Description: xiii, 288 p. ill. 23 cm.ISBN: 1565492072.Subject(s): Women in politics | Body, Human | Place (Philosophy) | Marginality, Social | Social movements | Social conditions | Women | Women in developmentOnline resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Practices of difference : introducing "women and the politics of place" / Arturo Escobar and Wendy Harcourt -- Bodies in places, places in bodies / Yvonne Underhill-Sem -- The body politic in global development discourse : a women and politics of place perspective / Wendy Harcourt -- Transforming passion, politics, and pain / in dialogue with Fatma Alloo -- Politics of place and women’s rights in Pakistan / in dialogue with Khawar Mumtaz -- Political landscapes and ecologies of Zambrana-Chacuey : the legacy of Mama Tingo / Dianne Rocheleau -- Domesticating the neo-liberal city : invisible genders and the politics of place / Gerda R. Wekerle -- Women and the defence of place in Colombian Black movement struggles / Libia Grueso and Leyla Andrea Arroyo -- Women displaced : democracy, development and identity in India / in dialogue with Smitu Kothari -- Building community economies : women and the politics of place / J.K. Gibson-Graham -- Place-based politics and the meaning of diverse economies for women and young people in rural Finland / Liisa Horelli -- Place-based globalism : locating women in the alternative globalization movement / Michal Osterweil -- Zapatista women : place-based struggles and the search for autonomy / Marisa Belausteguigoitia -- Out of the shadows : listening to place-based narratives of Palestinian women / Randa Farah -- Still challenging place : sex, money and agency in women’s migrations / Laura M. Agusti& 769;n -- Politics of place in multilevel games : Arab women acting or reacting? / Lamis A.M. al-Shejni.
Summary: "This book analyzes the mobilization of women’s economic and social justice movements by challenging traditional views"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Practices of difference : introducing "women and the politics of place" / Arturo Escobar and Wendy Harcourt -- Bodies in places, places in bodies / Yvonne Underhill-Sem -- The body politic in global development discourse : a women and politics of place perspective / Wendy Harcourt -- Transforming passion, politics, and pain / in dialogue with Fatma Alloo -- Politics of place and women’s rights in Pakistan / in dialogue with Khawar Mumtaz -- Political landscapes and ecologies of Zambrana-Chacuey : the legacy of Mama Tingo / Dianne Rocheleau -- Domesticating the neo-liberal city : invisible genders and the politics of place / Gerda R. Wekerle -- Women and the defence of place in Colombian Black movement struggles / Libia Grueso and Leyla Andrea Arroyo -- Women displaced : democracy, development and identity in India / in dialogue with Smitu Kothari -- Building community economies : women and the politics of place / J.K. Gibson-Graham -- Place-based politics and the meaning of diverse economies for women and young people in rural Finland / Liisa Horelli -- Place-based globalism : locating women in the alternative globalization movement / Michal Osterweil -- Zapatista women : place-based struggles and the search for autonomy / Marisa Belausteguigoitia -- Out of the shadows : listening to place-based narratives of Palestinian women / Randa Farah -- Still challenging place : sex, money and agency in women’s migrations / Laura M. Agusti& 769;n -- Politics of place in multilevel games : Arab women acting or reacting? / Lamis A.M. al-Shejni.

"This book analyzes the mobilization of women’s economic and social justice movements by challenging traditional views"--Provided by publisher.