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Overview

Through the study of local and global activism, Women, Social Change and Activism: Then and Now engages scholars interested in the artistic, economic, educational, ethical, historical, literary, philosophical, political, psychological, religious, and social dimensions of women's lives and resistance. Through an interdisciplinary inquiry of past and present dilemmas that women and girls have faced globally, this book offers a variety of insights into multicultural issues even outside of the gender studies field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498574259
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 11/28/2018
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 6.41(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Dawn Hutchinson is senior lecturer of philosophy and religion at Christopher Newport University.



Lori Underwood is professor of philosophy and dean of the College of Arts & Humanities at Christopher Newport University.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Rebecca Irons, "State Silencing and Women's Reproductive Health in Peru: Past Sterilization and Contemporary Concerns"
Chapter 2: Carley Petersen Durden, "Proscripted, Prescripted or Unscripted? Authoring Melania Trump's FLOTUS"
Chapter 3: Christine L. Murphy, "Buddhism, Nationalism, and Gendercide: The Situation of the Rohingya Today"
Chapter 4: Molly Kelly, "Strong "For a Girl": Sports Science, Femininity, and Athletic Gatekeepers of Gender"
Chapter 5: Dawn Hutchinson, "Ecofeminism: Global Advocacy for the Earth"
Chapter 6: Ololade Faniyi, "A Discussion on African Feminisms as a Reaction Against Western-Oriented Feminism: Reviewing Darko's Beyond the Horizon"
Chapter 7: Paula Talero Alverez, "Resisting the Dichotomy Victim vs Agent: Theorizing Young Women's Agency"
Chapter 8: Liu Tingting, "Split Subjectivity of Female Migrants Born in the 1990s in China"
Chapter 9: Emily Bertrand, "The Glass Slipper-One Size Fits All"
Chapter 10: Diana Moore, "Transnational Women and Philanthropic Networks in Italian Unification and State Building"

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