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Author Berkovitch, Nitza.

Title From motherhood to citizenship : women's rights and international organizations / Nitza Berkovitch.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.42 B513F    Check Shelf
Description xii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-196) and index.
Contents Introduction: Women's Rights and Global Discourse -- "Improving the Lot of Womanhood": The Emerging World Social Agenda -- "For the Protection of Women and Children": The Interwar Era Discourse on Women -- Human Rights and Working Women: The Global Campaign and State Action -- From "Mothers of the Race" to "Human Resources" -- Setting a New Research Agenda -- Countries by Date of Adoption of Equal Pay Law.
Summary "It was not until the second half of the twentieth century that a few countries began granting women the right to participate in public institutions as individuals. Until then, women were incorporated into various domains of life mainly through their relational roles as mothers. In From Motherhood to Citizenship, Nitza Berkovitch argues that this trend is not confined to specific countries, but represents a worldwide phenomenon." "Berkovitch offers the first detailed account of the critical role played by international organizations in the promotion of women's rights by individual nation-states."--Jacket.
Processing Action Legacy 2017 UoY
Subject Feminism -- International cooperation -- History.
Women's rights -- International cooperation -- History.
Women -- Societies and clubs -- History.
Féminisme -- Coopération internationale -- Histoire.
Femmes -- Droits -- Coopération internationale -- Histoire.
Femmes -- Associations -- Histoire.
Feminism -- International cooperation. (OCoLC)fst00922687
Women -- Societies and clubs. (OCoLC)fst01176970
Women's rights -- International cooperation. (OCoLC)fst01178823
Féminisme -- Coopération internationale -- Histoire.
Femmes -- Droits -- Coopération internationale -- Histoire.
Femmes -- Droits -- Associations -- Histoire.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Online version: Berkovitch, Nitza. From motherhood to citizenship. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999 (OCoLC)988748899
ISBN 0801860288 (alk. paper)
9780801860287 (alk. paper)
0801871026
9780801871023
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