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Women's organizations and democracy in South Africa : contesting authority / Shireen Hassim.

By: Hassim, Shireen.
Contributor(s): American Council of Learned Societies.
Material type: TextTextSeries: ACLS Humanities E-book.Women in Africa and the diaspora: ; ACLS Humanities E-Book: Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2006Description: xiv, 355 p. ; 23 cm.Subject(s): Women -- Political activity -- South Africa | Women and democracy -- South Africa | Feminism -- South Africa | Women -- South Africa -- Societies and clubs | South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: Autonomy and engagement in the South African women's movement -- Contesting ideologies : feminism and nationalism -- The emergence of women as a political constituency, 1979-90 -- The ANC in exile : challenging the role of women in national liberation -- The return of the ANC Women's League : autonomy abrogated -- From mothers of the nation to rights-bearing citizens : transition and its impact on the South African women's movement -- Political parties, quotas, and representation in the new democracy -- One woman, one desk, one typist : moving into the bureaucracy -- Autonomy, engagement and democratic consolidation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-339) and index.

Introduction: Autonomy and engagement in the South African women's movement -- Contesting ideologies : feminism and nationalism -- The emergence of women as a political constituency, 1979-90 -- The ANC in exile : challenging the role of women in national liberation -- The return of the ANC Women's League : autonomy abrogated -- From mothers of the nation to rights-bearing citizens : transition and its impact on the South African women's movement -- Political parties, quotas, and representation in the new democracy -- One woman, one desk, one typist : moving into the bureaucracy -- Autonomy, engagement and democratic consolidation.

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