Author:Jill M. Bystydzienski and Joti Sekhon (eds)

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Democratization and Women's Grassroots Movements

By: Jill M. Bystydzienski and Joti Sekhon (eds)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027118

ISBN: 8186706542

Condition: New


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 women’s 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 women’s grassroots movements in Ind... View more info