By: Jill M. Bystydzienski and Joti Sekhon (eds)
New Delhi, India, Zubaan:
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 027118
The Fall of communist regimes in Eastern Europe and of dictatorships in Latin America brought new attention to democratic movements worldwide. Most interest focused on national activities, electoral politics and the expansion of capitalist markets, and though much has been written about social movements, the connections between womens grassroots organizations and democratization have been neglected. This book explores how these movements contribute to the expansion of public and private spaces and democratic processes. The sixteen case studies highlight womens grassroots movements in India, Ho... View More...