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By Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

That includes complete international assurance of women's concerns and issues, from violence and sexuality to feminist idea, the Routledge overseas Encyclopedia of girls brings the sector into the hot millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania and the center East, the ladies who pioneered the sector from its inception collaborate with the recent students who're shaping the way forward for women's reports to create the recent usual paintings for a person who wishes info on women-related topics. The Routledge foreign Encyclopedia of girls experiences the of girls all over the world, and gives region-by-region articles on matters resembling feminist pursuits, women's schooling, spirituality, well-being care platforms and extra. topic components conceal the total variety of components important to the sector of women's reviews.

topic parts and chosen Contents: Arts and Literature--Performance artwork; Quilting; girls in pop music... -Business Management--Entrepreneurs; equivalent chance; Networking; Telecommuting... tradition and Communication--Images of ladies worldwide; ladies as consumers/producers of culture... Ecology and the Environment--Ecological mess ups; Furs and style; Occupational well-being & safety... economic climate and Development--Family salary; Globalization; Maternity depart; Occupational segregation; 3rd World... Education--Assertiveness education; Co-education; women's schooling round the world... healthiness and Sexuality--Depression; consuming problems; health and meals; Midwives; Sexual difference... historical past and Philosophy of Feminism--18th Century feminism; feminism in imperative and South the USA, japanese Europe and around the globe; Postmodern Feminism... families and households household hard work; criminal and spiritual traditions in families and households within the Caribbean, heart East, and all over the world; Lesbian marriage; Sati (Suttee)... Politics and the State--Citizenship; Human rights; id politics; Justice; country-by-country overviews... technology and Technology--Experiments on girls; Feminist equipment within the social sciences; Psychoanalysis; clinical sexism and racism... Spirituality and Religion--Feminist ethics; Quakers; spiritual groups; Wicca; girls within the clergy... Violence and Peace--Infanticide; road harassment; country-by-country surveys of violence and women... Women's Studies--Lesbian reports; Men's stories; country-by-country surveys... and masses more...

This set is destined to turn into the source of selection within the box of women's stories. absolutely listed and cross-referenced, with a spread of helpful reference instruments, together with bibliographies on the finish of all articles.

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The topic editors were invited to a second meeting, in November 1990, at the University of Illinois, where Cheris was teaching in the Speech Communication Department and Women’s Studies Program. They brought outlines for their sections, which were discussed and revised through collective efforts. As early as this meeting, we began to consider the relationships between specific topics—an important aspect of a truly integrated multidisciplinary reference work. Throughout the production of the encyclopedia, special care has been taken to highlight the links between topics through cross-references that will lead users to comparative articles, such as entries about different regions and related topics of interest.

12. 13. Arts and literature Culture and communication Ecology and the environment Economy and development Education Health, reproduction, and sexuality History and philosophy of feminism Households and families Politics and the state Religion and spirituality Science and technology Violence and peace Women’s studies These topic areas were created only for developmental purposes; in the final encyclopedia, the articles would be in alphabetical order across topics. We then found our specialist topic editors to oversee each category.

Margaret Shanthi Stephens St. Spinks Science University of Tokyo Japan Teleworking Charlene Spretnak California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco United States Gaia hypothesis Judith Squires University of Bristol England Political participation; Political representation Annabelle Sreberny University of Leicester England Globalization Beth Stafford University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign United States Libraries; Third world women: Selected resources Patricia Stamp York University Canada Sexism Mary Zeiss Stange Skidmore College United States Christianity; Hunting; Mormons Autumn Stanley Independent scholar, Portola Valley, California United States Inventors Liz Stanley University of Manchester England Anger; Feminism: Radical; Gay pride; Heterosexism; Phallocentrism; Slogans: “The personal is the political”; Sociology; Universalism; Woman-centeredness Susan Leigh Star University of California, San Diego United States Science: Overview; Technology xlvii CONTRIBUTORS Anna Starzewska-Sikorska Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas Poland Environment: Central and eastern Europe Daiva Stasiulis Carleton University Canada Settler societies Kathleen Staudt University of Texas at El Paso United States Borders Jennifer Steinberg National Geographic Magazine United States Environment: Sub-Saharan and southern Africa Linda Steiner Rutgers University United States Media: Alternative Jeanne Mager Stellman Columbia University United States Occupational health and safety Ann Stewart University of Warwick England Personal and customary laws Fiona Stewart Real World Research and Communications, Melbourne Australia Feminism: Third-wave; Humanities and social sciences: Feminist critiques; Life expectancy; Research: Online Deborah Stienstra University of Winnipeg Canada Social movements xlviii Maila Stivens University of Melbourne Australia Women’s studies: Southeast Asia Yifat Susskind MADRE, New York United States Violence: Central and South America Sandy Stone University of Texas at Austin United States Transgender Mina Swaminathan M.

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