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Title Global critical race feminism : an international reader / edited by Adrien Katherine Wing ; foreword by Angela Y. Davis.

Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2000]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  346.013 G562G    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 451 pages ; 26 cm.
Series Critical America
Critical America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-436) and index.
Contents Global critical race feminism for the twenty-first century / Adrien Katherine Wing -- Turning the gaze back on itself : comparative law, feminist legal studies, and the postcolonial project / Brenda J. Cossman -- Toward a feminist internationality : a critique of U.S. feminist legal scholarship / Vasuki Nesiah -- Themes for a conversation on race and gender in international human rights law / Celina Romany -- Comparative analysis of women's issues : toward a contextualized methodology / Antoinette Sedillo Lopez -- Féminismes san frontières? The Cuban challenge-- women, equality, and culture / Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol -- Women (under)development : poor women of color in the United States and the right to development / Hope Lewis -- Motherhood and work in cultural context : one woman's patriarchal bargain / Devon W. Carbado -- Discrimination in New Zealand : a personal journey / Mai Chen -- African women in France : immigration, family, and work / Judy Scales-Trent -- Filthy, old, and ugly : Gypsy women from Serbia / Zorica Mrsevic -- Josephine Baker, racial protest, and the Cold War / Mary L. Dudziak -- United States foreign policy and Goler Teal Butcher / J. Clay Smith, Jr. -- Founding mothers and contemporary Latin American constitutions : Colombian women, constitution making, and the new Constitutional Court / Martha I. Morgan with the collaboration of Mónica María Alzate Buitrago.
Deconstructing patriarchal jurisprudence in Islamic law : a faithful approach / Azizah Y. al-Hibri -- For the sake of country, for the sake of family : the oppressive impact of family registration on women in Japan / Taimie L. Bryant -- Female infanticide in China : the human rights specter and thoughts toward (an)other vision / Sharon K. Hom -- Bridges and barricades : rethinking polemics and intransigence in the campaign against female circumcision / Leslye Amede Obiora -- Uneasy alliances and solid sisterhood : a response to Professor Obiora's "Bridges and Barricades" / Isabelle R. Gunning -- Families, fatherlessness, and women's human rights : an analysis of the Clinton Administration's public housing policy as a violation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women / Lisa A. Crooms -- Violence against Aboriginal women in Australia : possibilities for redress within the international human rights framework / Penelope E. Andrews -- Domestic violence in Ghana : an initial step / Rosemary Ofeibea Ofei-Aboagye King -- Critical race feminist conceptualization of violence : South African and Palestinian women / Adrien Katherine Wing -- Puerto Rico's Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention Law : the limitations of legislative responses / Jenny Rivera.
Sexual harassment and human rights in Latin America / Gaby Oré-Aguilar -- (Dis)assembling rights of women workers along the global assembly line : human rights and the garment industry / Laura Ho, Catherine Powell, and Leti Volpp -- Holding up more than half the sky : marketization and the status of women in China / Anna M. Han -- Still office flowers : Japanese women betrayed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Law / Kiyoko Kamio Knapp.
Summary This anthology focuses on the legal rights of women of colour around the world. The essays discuss topical themes such as responses to white feminism, female genital mutilation and intersections of law, and the text addresses the role and status of women worldwide.
Subject Minority women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Women, Black -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Gekleurde rassen.
Added Author Wing, Adrien Katherine.
ISBN 081479338X (paper : acid-free paper)
9780814793381 (paper : acid-free paper)
0814793371 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780814793374 (cloth : acid-free paper)
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