Gender and Global Politics in the Asia-Pacific

Gender and Global Politics in the Asia-Pacific

by B. D'Costa, K. Lee-Koo


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230611603
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/08/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

BINA D'COSTA and KATRINA LEE-KOO are both Lecturers in International Relations at the Australian National University.

Table of Contents

Preface: How Jindy Pettman Redrew My Mental Map; C.Enloe PART I: 'LIVING IN THE MARGINS': GENDERING THE GLOBAL Critical Feminist International Relations in the Asia-Pacific; B.D'Costa & K.Lee-Koo 'Worlding Women' in International Law; H.Charlesworth Gendered Economies in the Asia-Pacific; V.Spike Peterson PART II: GENDERING GLOBAL POLITICS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC The KITSCH of War: Misappropriating Sun Tzu for an American Imperial Hypermasculinity; C.C.Hwang & L.H.M.Ling When the UN 'Succeeds': The Case of Cambodia; S.Whitworth Feminizing Global Governance; S.Rai PART III: 'WORLDING WOMEN': CONFRONTING GENDERED POLITICS IN ASIA Confessions of a Failed Feminist IR Scholar: Feminist Methodologies in Practice in Peshawar; A.McNevin One Woman's Everyday Resistance: An Empowering yet Cautionary Tale from Vietnam; K.Huynh Women's Engagement with Islam in South and South-East Asia; S.Hussein PART IV: LINKING LOCAL WITH GLOBAL: FEMINIST ACTION AND ACTIVISM IN THE PACIFIC Gender Mainstreaming in a Post-Conflict State: Toward Democratic Peace in Timor Leste?; N.Hall & J.True Shifting Terrains of Transnational Engagement: Women's Organizing in Fiji; N.George Re-claiming Pacific Island Regionalism: Does Neo-liberalism Have to Reign?; C.Slatter & Y.Underhill-Sem Conclusion A Feminist Politics of Region? Reflecting and Re-visioning IR from Asia and the Pacific; J.Pettman Afterword; J.A.Tickner

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