Common Ground Or Mutual Exclusion?: Women's Movements and International Relations

Common Ground Or Mutual Exclusion?: Women's Movements and International Relations


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ISBN-13: 9781842771594
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 01/18/2003
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.98(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Marianne Braig is Professor of Development Studies, and Sonja Woelte is a Junior Lecturer and Research Associate for Feminism and International Relations, both in the Institute for Comparative Politics and International Relations at the Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Common Ground or Mutual Exclusion? Women's Movements in International Relations--Marianne Braig & Sonja Wölte
Part I: Feminist Political and Theoretical Practice: Between Subversive Transformation and Appendix to Patriarchal Structures
• Women in International Relations: What Impact on the Discipline?--Marysia Zalewski
• Impact of the Global Women's Movement on International Relations: Has it Happened? What Has Happened?--Nighat Said Khan
• Accommodation or Transformation? Women's Movements and International Relations: Remarks to the Contributions by Marysia Zalewski and Nighat Said Khan--Christa Wichterich
Part II: Developing the Mainstream or Mainstreaming Women into Development?
• Mainstreaming Gender: a Critical Revision--Claudia v. Braunmühl
• Reclaiming the Empowerment Discourse: A Challenge to Feminists--Carolyn Medel-Anoñuevo
• Women's Interest in Social Policy: Rhetorics and Realities of Social Investment Funds--Renate Rott
Part III: Instrumental Silence? Women and Gender in Conflict Management Theory and Practice
• Engendering the Field of Conflict Management? Why Gender Does Not Matter! Thoughts from a Theoretical Perspective--Cordula Reimann
• Making a Difference? The Inclusion of Gender into Institutional Conflict Management Policies--Donna Pankhurst
• War in Empty Rooms and the Sudanese Women's Union--Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim
Part IV: Women's Human Rights: New Spaces for Women's Activism?
• Global Women's Politics: Towards the "Globalizing" of Women's Human Rights?--Uta Ruppert
• Economic and Social Rights of Women: A Western African Perspective--Akua Kuenyehia
• Women's Movements and the International Women's Human Rights Discourse in Africa and Latin America--Marianne Braig & Sonja Wölte
Part V: Feminist Intrusions into the Discipline of International Relations ? Perspectives from the Mainstream
• Difference and Dialogue in Development--Lothar Brock
• Feminism and Mainstream International Relations Theory--Harald Müller
• Feminism, Human Rights, and International Relations--Gert Krell

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