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Author Hassim, Shireen.
Title Women's organizations and democracy in South Africa [e-book] contesting authority / Shireen Hassim.
Publication Info. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2006. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 355 p. )
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-339) and index.
Contents Introduction: Autonomy and engagement in the South African women's movement -- Contesting ideologies : feminism and nationalism -- The emergence of women as a political constituency, 1979-90 -- The ANC in exile : challenging the role of women in national liberation -- The return of the ANC Women's League : autonomy abrogated -- From mothers of the nation to rights-bearing citizens : transition and its impact on the South African women's movement -- Political parties, quotas, and representation in the new democracy -- One woman, one desk, one typist : moving into the bureaucracy -- Autonomy, engagement and democratic consolidation.
Note Description based on print version record.
Access Remote access limited to New York Society Library members with a username and password.
Subject Women -- South Africa -- Societies and clubs.
Feminism -- South Africa.
Women and democracy -- South Africa.
Women -- Political activity -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre or Form Electronic books.
Added Author Project Muse.
ISBN 0299213803 (cloth : alk. paper)
0299213846 (pbk. : alk. paper)