Women, Democracy, and Globalization in North America

A Comparative Study

  • Authors
  • Jane Bayes
  • Patricia Begné
  • Laura Gonzalez
  • Lois Harder
  • Mary Hawkesworth
  • Laura Macdonald

Part of the Perspectives in Comparative Politics book series (PCP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jane Bayes, Mary Hawkesworth
      Pages 3-26
  3. Women and the Struggle for Democracy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Lois Harder
      Pages 51-76
  4. Gender and Globalization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
    2. Laura Gonzalez
      Pages 107-129
    3. Laura Macdonald
      Pages 131-143
    4. Mary Hawkesworth, Lois Harder, Jane Bayes
      Pages 173-188
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 189-212

About this book


This book examines the impact of globalization upon Canada, Mexico and the United States. It investigates changes in the structures and practices of federalism, in public policies and practices of governance and politics, and in economic livelihoods in all three nations. It also provides comparisons of the effects of globalization on women's lives.


democracy economy federalism gender globalization Governance politics women

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