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Circles on the Mountain : Bosnian Women in the Twenty-First Century - (Hardcover)

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This book combines scholarly research with first-person interviews to examine the current state of women in Bosnia twenty years after the Balkan War—their emotional recovery, their economic situation, and their prospects for the future. It describes how two of the worst issues affecting Bosnian women today are domestic violence and trafficking. Both are being addressed successfully by Bosnian women’s organizations applying skills developed earlier in coping with ****** and war trauma. It shows how these organizations shoulder a societal load that various levels of government have no will or budget to address. It also shows how in parts of central Bosnia, feelings still run high between Christians and Muslims, and argues that ethnic hostility persists in rural areas, successful peace building should include ethnic song and dance as well as dialogue groups.
Number of Pages: 213
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Women
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Janet M. Powers & Marica Prozo
Language: English
Street Date: July 25, 2016
TCIN: 51709107
UPC: 9781498535304
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-1728
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