Shaping a Global Women's Agenda: Women's Ngos and Global Governance, 1925-85 (Hardcover)

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Drawing on a wide range of archival sources, Karen Garner documents international women's history through the lens of the long-established Western-led international organisations that defined and dominated women's involvement in global politics from the 1925 founding of the Joint Standing
Committee of Women's International Organisations up through the UN Decade for Women (1976-85). Documenting specific global campaigns in episodes that span the twentieth century, Garner includes biographical information about lesser known international leaders as she discusses important historic
debates regarding feminist goals and strategies among women from the East and West, North and South. This interdisciplinary study addresses questions of interest to historians, political scientists, international relations scholars, sociologists, and feminist scholars and activists whose work
promotes women's and human rights.

About the Author


Karen Garner is Assistant Professor of History at SUNY Empire State College in Latham, New York
Product Details
ISBN: 9780719081439
ISBN-10: 0719081432
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication Date: July 1st, 2010
Pages: 328
Language: English