8.2 (Summer 1984) Women in a Changing World

Date: February 17, 2010

The legal status of women in the modern Middle East has been in transition since the early part of the twentieth century.

Date: February 17, 2010

As tribal groups and ethnic minorities are incorporated into larger economic and political systems, a number of changes affect the women in these societies.

Date: February 17, 2010

For two years CS Quarterly has identified global themes important for an understanding of the current situation of tribal groups and ethnic minorities and has brought the urgent situations confronting specific groups to the attention of

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Women's resistance to Pinochet and their struggle for a return to democracy

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Shavante women of central Brazil, 1958-1982

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While much has been written about the current situation of Indians in Guatemala, less attention has been focused on the 100,000 Guatemalans who have fled into Mexico, clustering in over 90 camps along the length of the Mexican-Guatemalan border in Mexico's southernmost state of Chiapas. These camps are closed to all foreigners, especially journalists, therefore perpetuating the lack of available information. As the violence has surged again in Guatemala, these restraints have grown even stricter.

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Labor migration has become a major issue for many developing countries as migrant remittances increasingly form a major portion of both family and national budgets.

Date: February 17, 2010

We usually imagine migrant workers as young men who travel abroad to find jobs in agriculture, construction or restaurants. Less attention is paid to women, who also migrate; we tend to think of them as passively accompanying their husbands. In fact, more than half of the Latin American migrants to the U.S. are women searching for jobs as domestics or in light manufacturing such as garment or microelectronic factories.

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The plight of landless agricultural labores

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P>Education and the Kikuyu of Kenya

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There is a debate among feminists as to whether industrialization is "good for women." Industrialization offers the chance for at least some women, especially poorer women, to get out of the home, to break away from the stifling constric

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She is up and at the water faucet before most in her area of the village. With only four faucets to serve at least 650 people, the sooner one reaches the faucet, the sooner one can wash one's dishes, clothes and self. After tending to herself, she hoists the filled plastic container to her shoulder and walks home. These may be the only moments she has to herself that day. After boiling water for a morning drink of coffee or ginger tea, she joins other members of the family in the fields planting, weeding, harvesting corn, rice and vegetables, and cooking the midday meal.

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Women and subsistence exchange

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Development and egalitarian sex roles

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The Anuak are a Nilotic people who live in southwest Ethiopia and adjacent areas or southeast Sudan. In 1958 it was estimated that they numbered 30,000 to 40,000, of whom two-thirds were living in Ethiopia.

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Choices for northern Nigerian women

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The White Man eats coal," said the Guajiro Indian woman, "but neither us nor our animals eat coal, that's not our life." With this statement she underscored the basic incompatibility between the Guajiro notion of well-being and the Weste

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The sedentarization of the Rashiidy Bedouin in the Sudan

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Btsisi' marital partners and development

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Exploited laborers on the capitalist fringe