Title

Actions at the margins

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society

Publication Date

Spring 1-1-2011

Volume

36

Issue

3

First Page

551

Last Page

560

Abstract

The article presents a profile of the women's rights initiative 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Price 2005, renamed PeaceWomen across the Globe. Details are given discussing women's roles in alternative economic development in the 21st century, highlighting the actions of PeaceWomen to promote the accomplishments of minority and underrepresented women. The particular example of the Chinese woman Wang Pinsong is then given, describing her work to improve her rural Chinese village. Concluding remarks are given asserting the importance of inspirational women in global development.

Print ISSN

00979740

E-ISSN

15456943

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2011 by The University of Chicago

Recommended Citation

Lau, K. C. (2011). Actions at the margins. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society, 36(3), 551-560.

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