Women's lives around the world : a global encyclopedia / Susan M. Shaw, general editor.

For millennia, women around the world have shouldered the responsibility of caring for their families. But in recent decades, women have emerged as a major part of the global work force, balancing careers and family life. How did this change happen? And how are societies in developing countries resp...

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Other Authors: Shaw, Susan M. 1960- (Editor), Barbour, Nancy Staton (Editor), Duncan, Patti, 1970- (Editor), Freehling-Burton, Kryn, 1970- (Editor), Nichols, Jane (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2018]
Series:Gale virtual reference library
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Summary:For millennia, women around the world have shouldered the responsibility of caring for their families. But in recent decades, women have emerged as a major part of the global work force, balancing careers and family life. How did this change happen? And how are societies in developing countries responding and adapting to women's newer roles in society? This four-volume encyclopedia examine the lives of women around the world, with coverage that includes the education of girls and teens; the key roles women play in their families, careers, religions, and cultures; how issues for women intersect with colonialism, transnationalism, feminism, and established norms of power and control.
Physical Description:1 online resource (4 volumes) : illustrations, color plates
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:9781610697125
161069712X
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