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Gendering World Politics

Gendering World Politics

Issues and Approaches in the Post-Cold War Era

  • Author: J. Ann Tickner
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 9780231518017
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 216
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Expanding on the issues she originally explored in her classic work, Gender in International Relations, J. Ann Tickner focuses her distinctively feminist approach on new issues of the international relations agenda since the end of the Cold War, such as ethnic conflict and other new security issues, globalizations, democratization, and human rights. As in her previous work, these topics are placed in the context of brief reviews of more traditional approaches to the same issues. She also looks at the considerable feminist work that has been published on these topics since the previous book came out. Tickner highlights the misunderstandings that exist between mainstream and feminist approaches, and explores how these debates developed in the new environment of post–Cold War international relations. Acclaim for Tickner's Gender in International Relations: "For all who seek new ways to think about and understand world politics" —Political Science Quarterly "Tickner... rethinks from a feminist point of view virtually every conventional category used by theorists and practictioners of international relations."—Susan Moller Okin, Stanford University

Gendering World Politics

Gendering World Politics

Issues and Approaches in the Post-Cold War Era

  • Author: J. Ann Tickner
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 9780231113663
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 200
  • View: 1179
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Tickner focuses her distinctively feminist approach on new issues of the international relations agenda since the end of the Cold War, such as ethnic conflict and other new security issues, globalizations, democratization, and human rights.

Gendering World Politics

Gendering World Politics

Issues and Approaches in the Post-Cold War Era

  • Author: J. Ann Tickner
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780231113670
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 200
  • View: 3752
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Expanding on the issues she originally explored in her classic work, Gender in International Relations, J. Ann Tickner focuses her distinctively feminist approach on new issues of the international relations agenda since the end of the Cold War, such as ethnic conflict and other new security issues, globalizations, democratization, and human rights. As in her previous work, these topics are placed in the context of brief reviews of more traditional approaches to the same issues. She also looks at the considerable feminist work that has been published on these topics since the previous book came out. Tickner highlights the misunderstandings that exist between mainstream and feminist approaches, and explores how these debates developed in the new environment of post--Cold War international relations. Acclaim for Tickner's Gender in International Relations: "For all who seek new ways to think about and understand world politics" -- Political Science Quarterly "Tickner... rethinks from a feminist point of view virtually every conventional category used by theorists and practictioners of international relations." -- Susan Moller Okin, Stanford University

Gendering Addiction

Gendering Addiction

The Politics of Drug Treatment in a Neurochemical World

  • Author: N. Campbell,E. Ettorre
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 0230314244
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 253
  • View: 8023
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This study, by two leading scholars in the field, draws on feminist theory and science and technology studies to uncover a basic injustice for the human rights of drug-using women: most women who need drug treatment in the US and UK do not get it. Why not?

Gender in International Relations

Gender in International Relations

Feminist Perspectives on Achieving Global Security

  • Author: J. Ann Tickner
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 9780231075398
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 180
  • View: 2539
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Engendered insecurities : feminist perspectives on international relations - Man, the state, and war : gendered perspectives on National security - Three models of man : gendered perspectives on global economic security - Man over nature : gendered perspectives on ecological security - Toward a nongendered perspective on global security.

Gendering the World Bank

Gendering the World Bank

Neoliberalism and the Gendered Foundations of Global Governance

  • Author: Penny Griffin
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 0230233880
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 243
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Gendering the World Bank provides an unusual, wide-ranging and accessible account of the constitution and effects of discourses of neoliberal governance. Paying particular attention to how gender matters in and to contemporary global governance, the author focuses in particular on the development discourse of the World Bank.

Gendering Diplomacy and International Negotiation

Gendering Diplomacy and International Negotiation

  • Author: Karin Aggestam,Ann E. Towns
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319586823
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 301
  • View: 4799
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This path-breaking book addresses the oft-avoided, yet critical question: where are the women located in contemporary diplomacy and international negotiation? The text presents a novel research agenda, including new theoretical and conceptual perspectives on gender, power and diplomacy. The volume brings together a wide range of established International Relations scholars from different parts of the world to write original contributions, which analyse where the women are positioned in diplomacy and international negotiation. The contributions are rich and global in scope with cases ranging from Brazil, Japan, Turkey, Israel, Sweden to the UN, Russia, Norway and the European Union. This book fills an important gap in research and will be of much interest to students and scholars of gender, diplomacy and International Relations. The volume also reaches out to a broader community of practitioners with an interest in the practice of diplomacy and international negotiation.

(En)Gendering the War on Terror

(En)Gendering the War on Terror

War Stories and Camouflaged Politics

  • Author: Kim Rygiel
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317189213
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 252
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The war on terror has been raging for many years now, and subsequently there is a growing body of literature examining the development, motivation and effects of this US-led aggression. Virtually absent from these accounts is an examination of the central role that gender, race, class and sexuality play in the war on terror. This lack of attention reflects a continued resistance by analysts to acknowledge and engage identity-related social issues as central elements within global politics. As this conflict spreads and deepens, it is more important than ever to examine how diverse international actors are using the war on terror as an opportunity to reinforce existing gendered, raced, classed and sexualized inter/national relations. This book examines the official war stories being told to the international community about why and against whom the war on terror is being waged. The book will benefit students, scholars and practitioners in the areas of international relations, women's studies and cultural studies.

Gendering Politics

Gendering Politics

Women in Israel

  • Author: Hanna Herzog
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • ISBN: 047202339X
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 312
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What are the cultural and structural mechanisms that exclude women from politics in general and from local politics in particular? What meaning is ascribed to women's political activity? Gendering Politics explores the place of women in democratic politics by means of a detailed study of women in Israeli politics who were elected to municipal councils from 1950 to 1989. Drawing from a variety of sources, including questionnaires, interviews, newspaper coverage, and existing statistical data, as well as examinations of studies of the role of women in politics in other democracies, Herzog analyzes the extent of success and failure of women in Israeli elections. She then explores reasons why female participation in Israeli politics has been relatively slight, despite historical precedents and social circumstances that would indicate otherwise. The author examines the gendered bias of the power structure as it is shaped by basic cultural organizing principles. She exposes hidden assumptions--and notes the overt assumptions--which by definition exclude women from politics. The author also looks at the structure of opportunities within the prevailing political system, uncovering the relevant blocking and facilitating elements. Gendering Politics will be of interest to students and scholars of women's studies, Israeli studies, political sociology, and political science. Hanna Herzog is Associate Professor of Sociology, Tel Aviv University.

Global Gender Issues in the New Millennium

Global Gender Issues in the New Millennium

  • Author: Anne Sisson Runyan
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 0429973411
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 358
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Feminist International Relations

Feminist International Relations

An Unfinished Journey

  • Author: Christine Sylvester
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521796279
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 350
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Examines the history of feminists' efforts to include gender in the study of international relations.

Development in an Insecure and Gendered World

Development in an Insecure and Gendered World

The Relevance of the Millennium Goals

  • Author: Assoc Prof Jacqueline Leckie
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • ISBN: 1409499456
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 266
  • View: 1010
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The Millennium Declaration was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2000 and explicit targets were set to eradicate key problems in human development by 2015. This collection focuses specifically on the goals relating to gender issues that are problematic for women. The most relevant and contentious is that of promoting gender equality and empowering women. The book provides an overview of this and investigates literature that considers how gender is central to achieving the other goals. The contributors distinctively consider gender in the context of human security (or insecurity); the reduction and elimination of conflict would seem to be central to achieving targets. One of the major themes of this collection is whether gender insecurity has been exacerbated in an increasingly insecure world. The book considers not only military and civilian conflict in the contemporary era but also security in the broader sense of human development, such as environmental, reproductive and economic security.

Gendering Global Conflict

Gendering Global Conflict

Toward a Feminist Theory of War

  • Author: Laura Sjoberg
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 0231148607
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 464
  • View: 8889
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Laura Sjoberg positions gender and gender subordination as key factors in the making and fighting of global conflict. Through the lens ofgender, she examines the meaning, causes, practices, and experiences of war, building a more inclusive approach to the analysis of violent conflict between states. Considering war at the international, state, substate, and individual levels, Sjoberg's feminist perspective elevates a number of causal variables in war decision-making. These include structural gender inequality, cycles of gendered violence, state masculine posturing, the often overlooked role of emotion in political interactions, gendered understandings of power, and states' mistaken perception of their own autonomy and unitary nature.Gendering Global Conflict also calls attention to understudied spaces that can be sites of war, such as the workplace, the household, and even the bedroom. Her findings show gender to be a linchpin of even the most tedious and seemingly bland tactical and logistical decisions in violent conflict. Armed with that information, Sjoberg undertakes the task of redefining and reintroducing critical readings of war's political, economic, and humanitarian dimensions, developing the beginnings of a feminist theory of war.

Mainstreaming Politics

Mainstreaming Politics

Gendering Practices and Feminist Theory

  • Author: Carol Lee Bacchi,Joan Eveline
  • Publisher: University of Adelaide Press
  • ISBN: 0980672384
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 368
  • View: 8654
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This book offers an innovative rethinking of policy approaches to 'gender equality' and of the process of social change. It brings several new chapters together with a series of previously published articles to reflect on these topics. A particular focus is gender mainstreaming, a relatively recent development in equality policy in many industrialised and some industrialising countries, as well as in large international organisations such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the International Labour Organization. The book draws upon poststructuralist organisation and policy theory to argue that it is impossible to 'script' reform initiatives such as gender mainstreaming. As an alternative it recommends thinking about such policy developments as fields of contestation, shaped by on-the-ground political deliberations and practices, including the discursive practices that produce specific ways of understanding the 'problem' of 'gender inequality'. In addition to the new chapters the editors Bacchi and Eveline produce brief introductions for each chapter, tracing the development of their ideas over four years. Through these commentaries the book provides exciting insights into the complex processes of collaboration and theory generation. Mainstreaming Politics is a rich resource for both practitioners in the field and for theorists. In particular it will appeal to those interested in public policy, public administration, organisation studies, sociology, comparative politics and international studies.

Gendered Citizenship and the Politics of Representation

Gendered Citizenship and the Politics of Representation

  • Author: Brita Ytre-Arne
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 1137517654
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 312
  • View: 6891
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This book sheds new light on gender-based inequalities in a globalized world. Interdisciplinary in scope, it reveals new avenues of research on gendered citizenship, analysing the possibilities and pitfalls of being represented and of representing someone. Drawing on contexts both historical and contemporary, it queries what it means to have access to representation, which power structures regulate and produce representation, and who counts as a citizen. Situating its arguments in the global struggle for hegemony, it answers such thought-provoking questions as whether one can represent someone or be represented without recourse to citizenship and, conversely, whether it is possible to be a citizen if one does not have access to representation. This engaging edited collection will appeal to students and scholars of sociology, social anthropology, history, media studies, political science, literature, gender studies and cultural studies.div div>

Gendering the Trans-Pacific World

Gendering the Trans-Pacific World

  • Author: Catherine Ceniza Choy,Judy Tzu-Chun Wu
  • Publisher: BRILL
  • ISBN: 9004336109
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 456
  • View: 6692
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Gendering the Trans-Pacific World introduces an emergent interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary field that highlights the inextricable link between gender and the trans-Pacific world. The anthology examines the geographies of empire, the significance of intimacy and affect, the importance of beauty and the body, and the circulation of culture.

Gender, Politics and Institutions

Gender, Politics and Institutions

Towards a Feminist Institutionalism

  • Author: M. Krook,F. Mackay
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 0230303919
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 232
  • View: 6237
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Political institutions profoundly shape political life and are also gendered. This groundbreaking collection synthesises new institutionalism and gendered analysis using a new approach - feminist institutionalism - in order to answer crucial questions about power inequalities, mechanisms of continuity, and the gendered limits of change.

Gender and International Security

Gender and International Security

Feminist Perspectives

  • Author: Laura Sjoberg
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135240256
  • Category: History
  • Page: 304
  • View: 9356
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This book defines the relationship between gender and international security, analyzing and critiquing international security theory and practice from a gendered perspective. Gender issues have an important place in the international security landscape, but have been neglected both in the theory and practice of international security. The passage and implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (on Security Council operations), the integration of gender concerns into peacekeeping, the management of refugees, post-conflict disarmament and reintegration and protection for non-combatants in times of war shows the increasing importance of gender sensitivity for actors on all fronts in global security. This book aims to improve the quality and quantity of conversations between feminist security studies and security studies more generally, in order to demonstrate the importance of gender analysis to the study of international security, and to expand the feminist research program in Security Studies. The chapters included in this book not only challenge the assumed irrelevance of gender, they argue that gender is not a subsection of security studies to be compartmentalized or briefly considered as a side issue. Rather, the contributors argue that gender is conceptually, empirically, and normatively essential to studying international security. They do so by critiquing and reconstructing key concepts of and theories in international security, by looking for the increasingly complex roles women play as security actors, and by looking at various contemporary security issues through gendered lenses. Together, these chapters make the case that accurate, rigorous, and ethical scholarship of international security cannot be produced without taking account of women’s presence in or the gendering of world politics. This book will be of interest to all students of critical security studies, gender studies and International Relations in general. Laura Sjoberg is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Florida. She has a Phd in International Relations and Gender Studies from the University of Southern California and is the author of Gender, Justice, and the Wars in Iraq (2006) and, with Caron Gentry, Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics (2007)

Gendering Global Conflict

Gendering Global Conflict

Toward a Feminist Theory of War

  • Author: Laura Sjoberg
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • ISBN: 0231148607
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 464
  • View: 1083
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Laura Sjoberg positions gender and gender subordination as key factors in the making and fighting of global conflict. Through the lens ofgender, she examines the meaning, causes, practices, and experiences of war, building a more inclusive approach to the analysis of violent conflict between states. Considering war at the international, state, substate, and individual levels, Sjoberg's feminist perspective elevates a number of causal variables in war decision-making. These include structural gender inequality, cycles of gendered violence, state masculine posturing, the often overlooked role of emotion in political interactions, gendered understandings of power, and states' mistaken perception of their own autonomy and unitary nature.Gendering Global Conflict also calls attention to understudied spaces that can be sites of war, such as the workplace, the household, and even the bedroom. Her findings show gender to be a linchpin of even the most tedious and seemingly bland tactical and logistical decisions in violent conflict. Armed with that information, Sjoberg undertakes the task of redefining and reintroducing critical readings of war's political, economic, and humanitarian dimensions, developing the beginnings of a feminist theory of war.

Arab Women's Activism and Socio-Political Transformation

Arab Women's Activism and Socio-Political Transformation

Unfinished Gendered Revolutions

  • Author: Sahar Khamis,Amel Mili
  • Publisher: Springer
  • ISBN: 3319607359
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 258
  • View: 9422
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This book illustrates how Arab women have been engaging in three ongoing, parallel struggles, before, during, and after the Arab Spring, on three levels, namely: the political struggle to pave the road for democracy, freedom, and reform; the social struggle to achieve gender equality and fight all forms of injustice and discrimination against women; and the legal struggle to chart new laws which can safeguard both the political and the social gains. The contributors argue that while the political upheavals were oftentimes more prevalent and visible, they should not overshadow the parallel social and legal revolutions which are equally important, due to their long-term impacts on the region. The chapters shed light on the intersections, overlaps and divergences between these simultaneous, continuous gendered struggles and unpacks their complexities and multiple implications, locally, regionally, and internationally, across different countries and through different phases.