Students and faculty interested in comparative international data on women will find this set particularly useful. It is current, well written, and informative, providing scholarly content, useful detail, and sound documentation. Highly recommended. All collections.
"Particularly useful for cross-national comparisons of data and issues that would normally be difficult to compare....This outstanding reference work serves general readers who are seeking an overview of the topic, as well as scholars pursuing further research. Highly recommended for all public and academic libraries."
^IThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women's Issues Worldwide^R is a must for all college libraries, and highly recommended for public and high school libraries.
The organization of the information is what helps make this set so valuable. The outline provided acts as a guide for the user to quickly retrieve brief information, or use it as the starting place for in-depth research....[h]ighly recommended. It will be helpful for college and high school students studying a broad range of topics.
The presentation of this work is very good and complements the huge amount and quality of information it contains. The volumes are well presented and attractive.
[R]ecommended for libraries that wish to provide narrative descriptions of women's issues by country.
[R]ecommend it for addition to high school, public, college, and university libraries.
Can be recommended from high school age upwards [and] it will be a must for universities and colleges that offer women's studies courses.
Major issues facing women worldwide are examined in this impressive set....This is an exceptional and thorough research tool.
This high quality, groundbreaking multivolume reference set documents the achievements and current challenges for women in more than 130 countries....A valuable resource for social studies, psychology, women's studies, world language and economic classes. Recommended.
"There is more detail here on women's issues worldwide than readers will find in any other reference source.... The attention paid to developing nations helps make the set a boon to researchers, since information on women's lives in many of these places can be so hard to track down....The set's country-by-country approach and uniform structure make it easy to draw comparisons between different parts of the world.... Recommended for libraries serving patrons from high-school age and up and especially for colleges and universities with strong women's programs."
[f]or those attempting cross-cultural comparisons of countries on many of these issues, there simply is no more comprehensive resource available. Recommended for academic libraries.