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Published: 15 July 2013

464 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199899661

Bookseller Code (04)

Women and Politics in a Global World

Third Edition

Sarah L. Henderson and Alana S. Jeydel

New to this Edition:

  • Updated all data and many text boxes to reflect recent, relevant changes to the political landscape (i.e. the Arab Spring, the Burmese democratization movement led Aung San Suu Kyi, the controversial outcome of the 2009 presidential elections in Iran)
  • Many of the chapters have new opening stories to reflect how the general issue and/or theme addressed in a particular chapter continues to be relevant in today's world
  • Chapter 4 on women and equal opportunity law demonstrates how the recent economic downturn has impacted women
  • More information on the issue of reproductive rights as a whole
  • Increased coverage of Millennium Development Goals
  • Increased coverage concerning the topic of physical autonomy: current controversies in Egypt regarding virginity testing, stoning cases in Iran, and FGM