Contributed articles presented at a seminar in 1995.
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Book Description K P Bagchi. Hardbound. Book Condition: New. Contents: Introduction/Bharati Ray. 1. French feminisms and politics (1830-1939)/Michelle Perrot. 2. A revolution in images ? gender, iconography and politics in revolutionary France/Monica Juneja. 3. The power of writing and women/Cecile Dauphin. 4. The women's movement and political representation/Francoise Picq. 5. French women's relationship to politics/ Janine Mossuz-Lavau. 6. International feminism reconsidered or what universal do we need in order to legitimate international feminism in a late multicultural twentieth-century world?/Danielle Haase-Dubosc. 7. Women and war after 1989 in Eastern Europe/Rada Ivekovic. 8. Women's movement in Russia and contemporaneity/Svetlana Aivazova. 9. Women in structures of political power/Galina Negrustueva. 10. Sister Nivedita and the politics of gendered nationalism/Chandreyee Niyogi. 11. Gender justice versus minority rights : some lessons from the Bombay riots/Flavia Agnes. 12. Segregation and solidarity : women textile workers in Calcutta and Bombay, 1920-1940/Samita Sen. Afterword/Jasodhara Bagchi. Index. " Feminists argue that if democracy is a government by the people, a democratic state must connote a government run by its men and women alike. Can that definition of democracy be justified in the working of governments even in the 'democratic' states of the world ? If not, why not?How and why have women been denied/marginalised in the decision-making processes of the state almost everywhere ? And what can be done to put right a historical wrong? "Twelve eminent feminist scholars from three 196 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 39495