Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from movements and human rights to feminist roles, the Encyclopedia of Women Studies brings the field into proper perspective for the scholars and students alike. Organized thematically for easy access and better understanding the areas covered have been dealt with in detail by some of the leading writers on these themes.
The Encyclopedia of Women Studies reviews the condition of women around the world, and provides in-depth articles on issues such as feminist movements, women and work, marriage and motherhood, sustainable livelihoods, lesbianism, economic reforms effecting women, and more. Subject areas cover the entire range of areas vital to the field of women's studies.
Areas covered in the set include :
1. Women's Movements (e.g. Feminism, lesbianism)
2. Women and Work (e.g. production & consumption, gendered work)
3. Women And Human Rights (e.g. economic and political rights, rights at the work place)
4. Women and Religion (e.g. ancient religion, spectral sexualities, religious politics)
5. Women's Roles (e.g. Women and reproduction, prostitution, careers, conflict in the work place)
This set is destined to become the resource of choice in the field of women's studies. The set provides valuable bibliographies at the end of all articles.