Discussion: Women’s Lives in the International Context Social conditions for

 

Discussion: Women’s Lives in the International Context

Social conditions for women vary from across the globe. Examples include policies, expectations and laws regarding marriage and divorce, inheritance, driving, political participation, family violence, etc.
For this Discussion you will explore the world’s diversity regarding women’s social roles.

To Prepare:
  • Review this week’s Learning Resources and select two cultures or nations and consider the ways women’s roles are similar and how they are different.

Based on the two cultures or nations you selected, post and explain two ways that women’s roles are similar and two ways they are different.

LEARNING RESOURCES/ REFERENCES FOR DQ

 

Learning Resources

Required Readings

Ahmed, R., & Gielen, U. (2017). Women in Egypt. In C. M. Brown, U. P. Gielen, J. L. Gibbons, & J. Kuriansky (Eds.), Women’s evolving lives: Global and psychosocial perspectives (pp. 91–116). New York, NY: Springer.
Credit Line: Women’s Evolving Lives: Global and Psychosocial Perspectives, by Brown, C.; Gielen, U.; Gibbons, J.; Kuriansky, J. (eds). Copyright 2017 by Springer International Publishing. Reprinted by permission of Springer International Publishing via the Copyright Clearance Center. 

Best, D. L., & Busch, C. D. (2016). Gender roles in childhood and adolescence. In U. P. Gielen & J. L. Roopnarine (Eds.), Childhood and adolescence: Cross-cultural perspectives and applications (pp. 209–239). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.
Credit Line: Childhood and Adolescence: Cross-cultural Perspectives and Applications by U. P. Gielen & J. L. Roopnarine (Eds.). Copyright 2016 by ABC-CLIO. Reprinted by permission of ABC-CLIO via the Copyright Clearance Center. 

Gibbons, J. L., Stiles, D. A., & Shkodriani, G. M. (1991). Adolescents’ attitudes toward family and gender roles: An international comparison. Sex Roles, 25(11–12), 625–643. 

Gibbons, J., Poelker, K., & Moletsane-Kekae, M.  (2017). Women in South Africa: Striving for full equality post-apartheid. In C. Brown, U. Gielen, J. Gibbons, & J. Kuriansky (Eds.), Women’s evolving lives: Global and psychosocial perspectives (pp. 141–156). New York, NY: Springer.
Credit Line: Women’s Evolving Lives: Global and Psychosocial Perspectives, by Brown, C.; Gielen, U.; Gibbons, J.; Kuriansky, J. (eds). Copyright 2017 by Springer International Publishing. Reprinted by permission of Springer International Publishing via the Copyright Clearance Center. 

Sarwono, S. (2017). Women in Indonesia. In C. Brown, U. Gielen, J. Gibbons, & J. Kuriansky (Eds.), Women’s evolving lives: Global and psychosocial perspectives (pp. 59–72). New York, NY: Springer.
Credit Line: Women’s Evolving Lives: Global and Psychosocial Perspectives, by Brown, C.; Gielen, U.; Gibbons, J.; Kuriansky, J. (eds). Copyright 2017 by Springer International Publishing. Reprinted by permission of Springer International Publishing via the Copyright Clearance Center. 

Tchombe, T. M. S. (2017). Psychosocial perspectives of Cameroonian women. In C. Brown, U. Gielen, J. Gibbons, & J. Kuriansky (Eds.), Women’s evolving lives: Global and psychosocial perspectives (pp. 117–140). New York, NY: Springer.
Credit Line: Women’s Evolving Lives: Global and Psychosocial Perspectives, by Brown, C.; Gielen, U.; Gibbons, J.; Kuriansky, J. (eds). Copyright 2017 by Springer International Publishing. Reprinted by permission of Springer International Publishing via the Copyright Clearance Center.   

 

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