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Gender, Poverty, and Social Justice  

Amrita Chhachhi and Thanh-Dam Truong

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The discourse on poverty emerged in the context of capitalist industrialization and political debates on pauperism, and more specifically with the introduction of the Poor Laws whose ... More

Gender, Women, and Representation in State Politics  

Mona Lena Krook and Sarah Childs

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The main contribution of research on women, gender, and state-level politics has been the introduction of the concept of gender and an expansion of traditional definitions of politics. ... More

Global Masculinities, Femininities, and Sexualities  

Celeste Montoya, Sarah McCullar, and Marjon Kamrani

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Nov 2012
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Jan 2018
Feminist international relations (IR) scholars have worked to expand understandings of the global processes through studies of gender. There are multiple forms of feminist scholars and ... More

International Studies as a Discipline and Women’s Status Therein  

Meredith Reid Sarkees and Marie T. Henehan

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
As a distinct discipline, international studies is relatively young, emerging in the United States only after World War II. The study of the status of women in international studies is ... More

Organizing Strategies for Advancing Women in International Studies  

Mary K. Meyer McAleese and Susan S. Northcutt

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The interdisciplinary field of international studies has traditionally been a male-dominated field. Indeed, the field of international relations, both theory and practice, has been argued ... More

Race(ing) International Relations: A Critical Overview of Postcolonial Feminism in International Relations  

Geeta Chowdhry and L.H.M. Ling

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Postcolonial feminism in international relations (PFIR) is a disciplinary field devoted to the study of world politics as a site of power relations shaped by colonization. PFIR combines ... More

Transnational Feminist Activism and Globalizing Women’s Movements  

Melinda Adams and Gwynn Thomas

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Women’s activism has assumed an international dimension beginning in the nineteenth century. Transnational feminism has been shaped by debates over a wide range of issues: how to name and ... More

UN, Gender, and Women  

Soumita Basu

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Dec 2013
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Jan 2018
After the end of World War II, women’s rights advocates at the United Nations vigorously campaigned for equality between the sexes. At the UN Charter Conference held in San Francisco in ... More

Women’s Rights as Human Rights  

Jutta Joachim

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
For centuries, women have been struggling for the recognition of their rights. Women’s rights are still being dismissed by United Nations (UN) human rights bodies and even governments, ... More

Women and Academic Organizations in International Studies  

Karen Erickson and Elisabeth Prügl

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Academic organizations introduce gender, race, nationality, and other signifiers of power into the field of international studies. Research on the status of women in the international ... More

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