Gender and Nation / Edition 1

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Overview

Nira Yuval-Davis provides an authoritative overview and critique of writings on gender and nationhood, presenting an original analysis of the ways gender relations affect and are affected by national projects and processes. In Gender and Nation Yuval-Davis argues that the construction of nationhood involves specific notions of both 'manhood' and 'womanhood'. She examines the contribution of gender relations to key dimensions of nationalist projects - the nation's reproduction, its culture and citizenship - as well as to national conflicts and wars, exploring the contesting relations between feminism and nationalism.

Gender and Nation is an important contribution to the debates on citizenship, gender and nation

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803986640
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/28/1997
  • Series: Politics and Culture Series , #49
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Theorizing Gender and Nation
Women and the Biological Reproduction of the Nation
Cultural Reproduction and Gender Relations
Citizenship and Difference
Gendered Militaries, Gendered Wars
Women, Ethnicity and Empowerment
Towards Transversal Politics

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