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Gender, Ethnicity and Political Ideologies - Nickie Charles

Gender, Ethnicity and Political Ideologies

By: Nickie Charles (Editor), Helen M. Hintjens (Editor)

Paperback Published: 27th November 1997
ISBN: 9780415148214
Number Of Pages: 208

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"Gender, Ethnicity and Political Ideologies" presents a broad range of international case studies such as inter-ethnic conflict in Yugoslavia, the emergence of a "male democracy" in Chile, the lack of equal rights for women in Israel, the role of women in the French far right's ideology and the sense of empowerment that Islam gives to many young Muslim women in Britain. Also included is an analysis of nationalist ideologies that can divide women from each other and define their role in reproductive terms.
This is a challenging study that asserts the importance of a feminist politics which enables women to understand and work with each other across the boundaries that so effectively divide them. It will be essential reading for those in search of a rigorous analysis of the role and significance of women in a rapidly changing political landscape.

Preface and Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Gender, Ethnicity and Cultural Identity
Founding Fathers and Earth Mothers: Women's Place at the "Birth" of Nations
Identity: Feminist Perspectives on 'Race', Ethnicity and Nationality
The Logics of Exclusion: Nationalism, Sexism and the Yugoslav War
When Society was Simple: Gender and Ethnic Divisions and the Far and New Right in France
Strategies of Resistance among the Muslim Minority in West Yorkshire: Impact on Women
Citizen Warriors, Workers and Mothers: Women and Democracy in Israel
Women's Activism, Authoritarianism and Democratization in Chile
Beyond Differences: Women, Empowerment and Coalition Politics
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ISBN: 9780415148214
ISBN-10: 0415148219
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 27th November 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.67 x 13.87  x 1.58
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1