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Gender in Modern Central Asia (Paperback)

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Women maintain the fabric of Central Asian societies, but they come under increasing pressure. There is a wide-spread re-traditionalisation of gender roles taking place, and women's status in public life is continuously decreasing. Contributors of this book shed light on some of the issues behind the gender statistics and legal implementation challenges commonly known in the West using a wide variety of methodological approaches and combining scholarly interest with an activist stance. This qualitative approach is the only suitable way of understanding the nature of the issues arising in the pivotal region of Central Asia. With a foreword by the former President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Mme. Roza Otunbayeva. Thomas Kruessmann is Director of the Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies Centre (REEES) at the Law Faculty of the University of Graz.
Number of Pages: 164
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Gender Studies
Series Title: Gender-Diskussion / Gender Discussion
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Language: English
Street Date: August 24, 2015
TCIN: 50461101
UPC: 9783643906762
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-5311
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