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Filomina Chioma Steady

Filomina Chioma Steady is a professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College, specializing in Gender Studies and Environmental Justice. She is an alumna of Smith College in the United States and received her doctorate from Oxford University in England. She has taught at several universities in the United States and Africa and also served as a director and special advisor at the United Nations on gender equality and the advancement of women. She is the author of numerous books, including Women and Collective Action in Africa (2006); the award-winning book, The Black Woman Cross-Culturally (1981 and Third Edition 2011) and editor of Environmental Justice in the New Millennium (2009).

Works

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Women and Leadership in West Africa
Mothering the Nation and Humanizing the State

Palgrave Macmillan
Women and Leadership in West Africaoffers an insightful exploration of the factors that give rise to different types of female leadership in West Africa. It...
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Environmental Justice in the New Millennium
Global Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity, and Human Rights

Palgrave Macmillan
Environmental Justice is one of the most important human rights challenge today. It combats the targeting people of color and poor people for the burdens of...
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Women and Collective Action in Africa
Development, Democratization, and Empowerment

Palgrave Macmillan
A clear, comprehensive examination of how women in throughout Africa use collective action.
Filomina Chioma Steady

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