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Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... This chapter examines the evolution of the women’s rights agenda in the un. There is significant attention paid to the un Decade for the Advancement of Women (1975–1985) and the un Beijing World Conference on Women (1995) because of their significance to the movement against “violence against...
Published: 13 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375289-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7528-9
... This chapter examines the evolution of the women’s rights agenda in the un. There is significant attention paid to the un Decade for the Advancement of Women (1975–1985) and the un Beijing World Conference on Women (1995) because of their significance to the movement against “violence...
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009023-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0902-3
... Olympic announcement, routine transmissions con- nect the diegetic world to provincial and national narratives. In these scenes one is acutely aware of one s distance from Beijing. Broadcasts of Falun Gong Figure 4.20 Olympic cele bration and malaise in Jia Zhangke s Unknown Pleasures (2002). CHAPTER 4146...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012283-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1228-3
.... 14 In June 1991 the first Women s Leadership Institute brought together twenty- three women from twenty countries to share infor- Traffic in Asian Women 9 mation and strategize collectively. In anticipation of the June 1993 uN World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna, the cWgl or ga nized the still...
Published: 19 March 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8483-0
... I Women in Custody The Ameena Case The Female Citizen and Subject On 11 August 1991 the newspapers announced the dramatic rescue of a child bride on the previous day. On the flight from Hyderabad to Delhi (en route to Riyadh), Ameena, the child bride, ten or eleven years old, had...
Published: 19 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384830-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8483-0
... subjectification o ered to women, which coalesce and are resolved in terms of the widespread social beliefs about female sexuality. Thus institutions o er protection to women (from the world outside as the familial home does) because women are vulnerable; and they o er protec- tion (to society) from women...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009269-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0926-9
... International Conference for the Social Sciences and Humanities in hiv, that the trials on hiv- negative women in Nigeria were facilitated by the military intervention of the United States, which displaced Nigerian communities off oil- rich land, destabilizing these communities. These same communities were then...
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By Lingzhen Wang
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012337-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1233-7
... Held Me Dearest in the World Chung- Wai Literary Monthly 34, no. 11 (April 2006): 27 52. . Reproducing the Self: Consumption, Imaginary, and Identity in Chinese Women s Autobiographical Practice in the 1990s. In Contested Modernities: Perspectives on Twentieth Century Chinese Lit er a ture, edited...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012283-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1228-3
... Dignity and Fundamental Rights: Asian Conference on Traffic in Women, December 11 13, 1991, Seoul, Korea. Quezon City: Asian Women s Human Rights Council, 1993. Asian Women s Human Rights Council. War Crimes on Asian Women: Military Sexual Slav- ery by Japan during World War II: The Case of the Filipino...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... events such as the Fourth World Conference on Women (fwcw) in Beijing and an alternative ngo forum held in the small town of Huairou, China, in 1995, and later the World Social Forum in 2001, held in Porto Alegre, Brazil, provided the catalyst for new perspectives on gen- der and feminism in Cuba...
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By Laura Hyun Yi Kang
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012283-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1228-3
..., Kathleen, 6 7, 33 34, 40, 93 95, 97 98, 122, 268n39, 272n6 Beijing Fourth World Conference on Women (1995), 13, 109, 190, 191, 218, 265n37 Boeckel, Florence Brewer, 273n16 332 Index Born, Brooksley, 298n71 Borromeo, Myrna Elizabeth P., 301n18 Bradley, Christine, 133 34 Breckenridge, Carol, 235, 247 British...
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By Laura Hyun Yi Kang
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012283-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1228-3
... consultations with intergovernmental agencies such as escap, the World Bank, and the Commission on the Status of Women. Pointing to the 1995 Fourth Women s World Conference in Beijing and the 2000 Women s International War Crimes Tribunal on Japan s Military Sexual Slavery in Tokyo as two especially prominent...
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By Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
Published: 19 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384830-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8483-0
..., 263 n.6; positions on, 148 51, 156 62 United Nations (un), 3, 79, 80, 121, 124 United Nations Children s Fund (unicef), 66 United Nations Conference on Women (Beijing), 111, 241 n.27, 249 n.42, 252 n.22 United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Tra c in Persons and the Exploitation of the...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012283-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1228-3
... response as well as the concluding explanation of poverty as the cause and the proposal of labor code reform as a remedy. Following the publication of her book, Barry would lead a concerted fem- inist effort to recast prostitution as sexual slavery. At the 1980 Mid- Decade World Conference on Women in...
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By Harriet Evans
Published: 01 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009184-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0918-4
... official archives in Beijing, the Xuanwu District materials were or ga nized hierarchically and according to po liti cal, departmental, and administra- tive distinctions. The main categories I concentrated on were health and hygiene, housing, education, commerce, the labor union, the Women s Federation...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012283-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1228-3
... another historic event in 1995: Knowing that the Fourth World Conference on Women is scheduled to be held in Beijing next year to formulate new guidelines for the advancement of women toward the 21st century, the government intends to place even greater emphasis on economic cooperation in such fields as...
Published: 17 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478008866-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0886-6
... James (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 1998); Bar- bara Laslett and Johanna Brenner, Gender and Social Reproduction: Histori- cal Perspectives, Annual Review of Sociology 15 (1989): 381 404; Jennifer Morgan, Laboring Women Reproduction and Gender in New World Slavery (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania...
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By Lingzhen Wang
Published: 01 January 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012337-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1233-7
...- Mao era. 18. Li Xiaojiang, Eve s Exploration, 302 11. 19. Li gives similar answers in many of her publications. See Eve s Exploration, 3. 20. Li Xiaojiang, Toward Women, 7 9. 21. Li Xiaojiang, 8. 22. Li Xiaojiang, 9. 23. Zheng Wang, Maoism, Feminism, and the UN Conference on Women. 24. Barlow...
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By Joshua Neves
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009023-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0902-3
... Press, 2011), 3 4. 44 Partha Chatterjee, The Politics of the Governed: Reflections on Popu lar Politics in Much of the World (New York: Columbia University Press, 2004). 45 Peter Drahos and John Braithwaite, Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy? (London: Earthscan, 2002). 46 See, for...
Published: 21 May 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013143-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1314-3
..., James. Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late Twentieth ­Century. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997. Conceison, Claire. Eating Red: Performing Maoist Nostalgia in Beijing s Revolution-­ themed Restaurants. In Food and Theatre on the World Stage, edited by Dorothy Chansky and Ann Folino...