By Wendy Harcourt

ISBN-10: 1137477792

ISBN-13: 9781137477798

As a part of the rising new learn on civic innovation, this e-book explores how sexual politics and gender family play out in feminist struggles round physique politics in Brazil, Colombia, India, Iran, Mexico, Nepal, Turkey, Nicaragua, in addition to in East Africa, Latin the USA and worldwide associations and networks. From various disciplinary views, the booklet appears to be like at how feminists are engaged in a posh fight for democratic strength in a neoliberal age and at how resistance is critical to chances for change. 

In making obvious resistances to dominant monetary and social guidelines, the ebook highlights how such struggles are either gendered and gendering our bodies. The chapters discover struggles for fit environments, sexual well-being and reproductive rights, entry to abortion, an finish to gender-based violence, the human rights of LGBTIQA individuals, the popularity of indigenous territories and all peoples’ rights to care, love and paintings freely. The ebook units out the violence, hopes, contradictions and methods ahead in those civic strategies, resistances and connections around the globe.

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