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Gender and History : Ireland, 1852–1922

Gender and History : Ireland, 1852–1922

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Abstract: This book provides an overview of Irish gender history from the end of the Great Famine in 1852 until the foundation of the Irish Free State in 1922. It builds on the work that scholars of women's history pioneered and brings together internationally r...

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The Economics of Gender in China : Women, Work and the Glass Ceiling

The Economics of Gender in China : Women, Work and the Glass Ceiling

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Abstract: China's rapid socio-economic development has achieved remarkable equalizing conditions between men and women in the aspects of health, education and labor force participation, but the glass ceiling phenomenon has become more prominent. The book develop...

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Muslim Women’s Pilgrimage to Mecca and Beyond : Reconfiguring Gender, Religion, and Mobility

Muslim Women’s Pilgrimage to Mecca and Beyond : Reconfiguring Gender, Religion, and Mobility

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Abstract: This book investigates female Muslims pilgrimage practices and how these relate to women's mobility, social relations, identities, and the power structures that shape women's lives. Bringing together scholars from different disciplines and regional exp...

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Substantive Representation of Women in Asian Parliaments

Substantive Representation of Women in Asian Parliaments

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Abstract: Combining data from nearly 100 interviews with national parliamentarians from ten Asian countries, the contributors to this book analyze and evaluate the advancement of gender equality in Asia. As of the year 2022, no country in Asia has gender parity ...

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Orthodox Christianity and Gender : Dynamics of Tradition, Culture and Lived Practice

Orthodox Christianity and Gender : Dynamics of Tradition, Culture and Lived Practice

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Abstract: The Orthodox Christian tradition has all too often been sidelined in conversations around contemporary religion. Despite being distinct from Protestantism and Catholicism in both theology and practice, it remains an underused setting for academic inqui...

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Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa : Selected Studies

Gender, Judging and the Courts in Africa : Selected Studies

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Abstract: Women judges are playing increasingly prominent roles in many African judiciaries, yet there remains very little comparative research on the subject. Drawing on extensive cross-national data and theoretical and empirical analysis, this book provides a ...

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A Community of Practice Approach to Improving Gender Equality in Research

A Community of Practice Approach to Improving Gender Equality in Research

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Abstract: Bringing together the latest research among various communities of practice (disciplinary and place based as well as thematically organised), this volume reflects upon the knowledge, experience and practice gained through taking a unique community of p...

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Women and the UN : A New History of Women's International Human Rights

Women and the UN : A New History of Women's International Human Rights

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Abstract: This book provides a critical history of influential women in the United Nations and seeks to inspire empowerment with role models from bygone eras. The women whose voices this book presents helped shape UN conventions, declarations, and policies with ...

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Women, Agency, and the State in Guinea : Silent Politics

Women, Agency, and the State in Guinea : Silent Politics

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Abstract: This book examines how women in Guinea articulate themselves politically within and outside institutional politics. It documents the everyday practices that local female actors adopt to deal with the continuous economic, political, and social insecurit...

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Women in Supramolecular Chemistry : Collectively Crafting the Rhythms of Our Work and Lives in STEM

Women in Supramolecular Chemistry : Collectively Crafting the Rhythms of Our Work and Lives in STEM

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Abstract: EPDF and EPUB available Open Access under CC-BY-NC-ND licence. Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) disciplines face a gender gap that has been exacerbated during COVID-19. Drawing on research carried out by the Women in Supramole...

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