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Enabling Gender Equality: Future Generations of the Global World Vol: 23

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16 Nov 2015
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
256 pages - 152 x 229 x 18mm
Research in Political Sociology
To challenge gender discrimination and to secure the world's prosperity and peace, we urgently need pro-girls and pro-women policies in the contemporary, globally developing world. Such policies could mark an era of building greater gender equality across the world by sheltering domains of women's well-being that are shown to decline. These needs can be best summarized by Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations in 2005: "When women are fully involved, the benefits can be seen immediately: families are healthier, they are better fed, their income, savings and reinvestment go up. And what is true for families is true of communities and, eventually, of whole countries." The desperately needed gender equality would honor women's place in the world, would greatly honor each country's political constituencies and enrich democratic institutions. This volume of Research in Political Sociology addresses a broad range of gender equality issues from women's status and opportunities at work, education, health, political participation, community involvement and global migration; from a vast domain of countries in Europe, America, Australia, Asia and Africa.
Turning Globalization and the Diffusion of Democracy into Opportunities for Women and Girls. Women’s Portrait through Gender Lenses. Sexual Harassment against Women in the Workplace: A Critical Study on the Regulatory Framework in Sri Lanka. Gender, Power, and Knowledge: Deciphering the Dialectics of Inclusion–Exclusion in Academia in India. Trauma and Fear of Long-Distance Mothering among Indonesian Female Migrant Domestic Workers. Job Loss, Unemployment Benefits, and Mental Health of Middle-Aged US Women. Filling the Void with Food: Urban Gardens as Safe Spaces and Alternatives to Vacant Land. Social Neglect and Oppression of Widows in Rural India: Need for Social, Economic and Policy Implications. Gender and Social Exclusion: A Study of Farmers Widows of Vidarbha. Examining Women’s Health Issues among Quechua Speakers in Peru. Presidential Election of 2015 in Poland. What about Women?. Economics of Portraying Women in Media: Reinforcing Stereotype Role of Women in Advertisements in India. Religious Discrimination and Women in the Asoke Buddhist Group in Thailand. Islam and Iranian Women: Determining the Level of Religious Beliefs in Muslim Iranian Women. Humans into Birds: Italian Interpretation of Gender in Canadian Theatre. Building a Better World for Future Generations through Implementation of Global Gender Equality. Copyright page. Editorial Advisory Board. Enabling Gender Equality: Future Generations of the Global World. List of Contributors. Research in Political Sociology. Enabling Gender Equality: Future Generations of the Global World.

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