Chapter 21. Globalisation and Women's Mental Health: Cutting Edge Information

  1. Prabha S. Chandra1,
  2. Helen Herrman2,3,
  3. Jane Fisher4,5,
  4. Marianne Kastrup6,
  5. Unaiza Niaz7,8,
  6. Marta B. Rondón9 and
  7. Ahmed Okasha10
  1. Unaiza Niaz7,8

Published Online: 18 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch21

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

How to Cite

Niaz, U. (2009) Globalisation and Women's Mental Health: Cutting Edge Information, in Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society (eds P. S. Chandra, H. Herrman, J. Fisher, M. Kastrup, U. Niaz, M. B. Rondón and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

  2. 2

    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 3

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 4

    Key Centre for Women's Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  5. 5

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Women's Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  6. 6

    Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychiatric Department, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

  7. 7

    The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

  8. 8

    The University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

  9. 9

    Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru

  10. 10

    WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. 7

    The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

  2. 8

    The University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470754115

Online ISBN: 9780470746738

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Keywords:

  • globalisation and women's mental health - cutting edge information;
  • Women's health - linked to women's status in society;
  • globalisation - progressive dismantling of barriers to trade and capital mobility;
  • gendered effects of global, national and local mal-governance;
  • globalisation and human trafficking - moving men, women and children;
  • globalisation and liberalisation on women's health;
  • education and empowerment in women;
  • United Nations' and World Bank's approach to women's education;
  • Muslim societies and global and local intersection of feminism;
  • globalisation and ‘global feminism’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Concept and process of globalisation

  • Gendered effects of globalisation

  • The impact of globalisation and liberalisation on women's health

  • Education and empowerment in women

  • The United Nations' and World Bank's approach to women's education

  • The global and local intersection of feminism in muslim societies

  • Other impacts of globalisation

  • Internet addiction

  • Mental health issues related to the use of internet and mobile phones in the developing countries

  • Recommendations to counteract negative effects of globalisation