In recent years women's movements and democracy movements appear to have been more successful in promoting social equality than labour movements or development movements. Wage gaps between men and women have narrowed. New democracies have flourished. Yet, gaps between the rich and poor remain. Do differences in organization and strategy account for the differences in outcomes? Through in-depth studies of the United States, Eastern and Western Europe, Latin America, Africa, China, and north- and southeast Asia the contributors to this volume provide some thought-provoking answers.
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Author Biography - Craig Murphy
MARC BLECHER Professor of Politics, Oberlin College CHRISTINE B.N. CHIN Assistant Professor of International Relations, American University, Washington, D.C. JANE DAWSON Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon JOEL KRIEGER Norma Wilentz Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College KATHERINE H.S. MOON Associate Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College WILLIAM I. ROBINSON Assistant Professor of Sociology, New Mexico State University MARK A. RUPERT Associate Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University FILOMENA CHIOMA STEADY Professor of Chair of African Studies, Wellesley College SYLVIA C. TIWON Associate Professor of Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley