Discrimination Against Women A Global Survey of the Economic, Educational, Social and Political Status of Women

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Index
Subjects in this index not otherwise noted are women-specific.
A
Aba riots 115
Abidjan 110
Abortion 22, 29, 55, 71, 122; Brazil340; Canada242-3; Colombia334; France 209-10; Kenya133-4; Latin America 329; Nigeria112, 122, 123; Egypt368; Japan411-2; Peru343; Soviet Union 312, 314; U.S.282, 443, 450-2; West Germany214, 223, 226
Academic Women436
Academy of Sciences (Soviet) 438
Action Alert Europe 460
Adams, Lopis111
Addis, Ababa110
Adultery 15, 90
Affirmative action 9, 54, 94; Canada246; Latin America331; Soviet Union315; U.S.266-7, 280, 475-8
Afghanistan16, 95353, 458
Africa4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 19, 24-9, 30, 33, 349 41, 4445, 48, 54-9, 76, 78, 8889, 90, 92, 9394, 95, 99, 105, 476; agriculture 41, 45, 468; elections 78; economic decline 105; family planning 467; famine 467; gap between policy and practice 433, 442; inheritance rights 41; male migration 43; military governments 442; poverty 104; property rights 41; traditional society 468; voters 78; women in labor force (%age) 113
Africa Betrayed78
Afshar, Haleh30, 441
Agency for International Development (U.S.)4, 322
Agency for International Development (U.S.), Office of Women . . . 105
Agnasdottir, Gudrun178
Agnes Scott College264
Agricultural work 41, 45, 73, 468
Agrarian: reform 95; society 57
Aigong 14
Akande, Jadesola122
Alabama274
Alberta ( Canada) 240, 246
Alexandria13
Alic, Margret49
Alimony ( U.S.) 444
Al-Khadi, Ann467
All China Federation of Trade Union40
All China Federation of Women466
Allan Goodmacher Institute ( U.S.) 451-2
Almanac: Women and Russia304, 317
Alto-Ramirez culture 13
Alvarado, General Juan Velasio340
Amalgamated Workers' Union ( West Germany) 226
American Association for the Advancement of Science464
American Bar Association288
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees273, 474
American Society of Sociologists444
Amniocentesis 395
Ankleseria, Phiroza398
Andors, Phyllis56, 417, 421, 429, 430, 466
Anglican 18
Anglo-Saxons 18; law 5, 12
Angola16, 89
Anhui Provincial Women's Federation ( China) 427
Anti-abortion movement ( U.S.) 451-2
Anti-Defamation League280
Anti-discrimination laws (U.S.) 279
Anti-discriminatory legislation 4, 59
Anti-Slavery Society76
Apartheid 77
Appenzell ( Switzerland) 229
Aquino, Corazon31
Arab-Moi, Daniel134
Arab-Muslim world 5, 7, 17, 76, 91, 346- 62
Arab Socialist Union363
Arab women in labor force 35
Arab Women's Cultural Association ( Kenya) 131
Arab Women's Institute ( Kenya) 131
Arabia17, 76; see also Saudi Arabia
Archimedes13
Argentina17, 18, 322, 329
Arunachalam, Jaya394

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Discrimination Against Women A Global Survey of the Economic, Educational, Social and Political Status of Women
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Part One Introduction 1
  • 1. the Evaluation and Presentation of Data 2
  • 2. the Status of Women: A Global View 13
  • 3. the Environment of Discrimination 34
  • Part Two: Legal and International Aspects 61
  • 4. the International World 62
  • 5. Constitutional and Statutory Differentiation 79
  • Part Three: the African World 99
  • 6. General Survey. 100
  • 7. Case Study: Nigeria 115
  • 8. Case Study: Kenya Introduction 125
  • 9. Case Study: South Africa 136
  • Part Four: the European Community 165
  • 10. General Survey 166
  • 11. Case Study: United Kingdom 191
  • 12. Case Study: France 201
  • 13. Case Study: West Germany 214
  • 14. Case Study: Switzerland 227
  • Part Five: North America 239
  • 15. Case Study: Canada 240
  • Conclusion 247
  • 16 Case Study: The United States 248
  • Part Six: the Communist East Bloc 289
  • 17. General Survey 290
  • 18. Case Study: the Soviet Union 304
  • Part Seven: Latin America 321
  • 19. General Survey 322
  • 20. Brief Case Studies of Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil and Peru 332
  • Part Eight: the Arab-Muslim World 345
  • 21. General Survey 346
  • 22. Case Study: Egypt 363
  • 23. Case Study: Tunisia 369
  • 24. Case Study: Iran 375
  • Part Nine: the Asian World 383
  • 25. General Survey 384
  • 26. Case Study: India 395
  • 27. Case Study: Japan 402
  • 28. Case Study: the People's Republic of China 417
  • Part Ten: Conclusions, Recommendations, Guide to Data, and Research Proposals 431
  • 29. Summary and Conclusions 432
  • 31. Data: Guide to Information Sources 481
  • 32. Research Proposals 505
  • Notes 519
  • Bibliography 587
  • Index 601
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