Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste : Between Heaven and Earth, Paperback / softback Book

Women and the Politics of Gender in Post-Conflict Timor-Leste : Between Heaven and Earth Paperback / softback

Edited by Sara Niner

Part of the ASAA Women in Asia Series series

Description

This book presents a wide-ranging overview of the position of women in Timor-Leste, 15 years after the country secured its independence.

It considers the role of women in Timor-Leste's history, explores their role in the present day economy and politics, and discusses their contribution to culture and society.

The contested meaning of gender itself is investigated in the contemporary culture of this new society.

It applies a wide range of different feminist theories and approaches, and concludes with a discussion of what new directions gender studies in Timor-Leste might take.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 222 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 4 Halftones, black and white; 2 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9780815357612

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