Battered women in shelters: a comparative analysis of the expectations and experiences of African American, Mexican American and non-Hispanic white women
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Human Security and Women’s Human Rights: Reinforcing Protection in the Context of Violence Against Women Estrada-Tanck, Dorothy (The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2014-02)Considering the human security approach to critical risks and vulnerabilities, this paper explores violence against women as one of the most pervasive and widespread threats worldwide. While there is a general understanding ...
Women’s writing and writing women in the seventeenth century : an examination of the works of Sibylle Schwarz and Susanne Elisabeth Zeidler Ferguson, Angela Dionne (2013-12)This dissertation is primarily concerned with women's writing in the mid-seventeenth century, comprising the years from 1624 to 1686. It covers the period immediately following Martin Opitz's vernacular literary reforms ...
Empowering women or institutionalizing women's agency: an ethnography of the Mahila Samakhaya education program for women in India Sharma, Shubhra (2005)The central argument of this dissertation is that programs of empowerment or those that seek to foster women’s agency infact pose problems for it in and through their institutionalization. It selects a government sponsored ...