Gender relations in a global world

by Virginia GuzmГЎn

Publisher: ECLAC, Women and Development in Santiago, Chile

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StatementVirginia Guzmán
SeriesSerie Mujer y desarrollo -- 38
ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Women and Development Unit
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18140615M
ISBN 109211213754

This volume brings together a wide variety of diverse voices and leading scholars to shine a light on a woefully-understudied subject. Mixing keen theoretical insights with incredible empirical richness, these chapters illuminate why global health—and international relations more broadly—needs to take questions of gender and violence much more seriously.   Effects of Gender Relations in Textbooks The effort to educate the world’s poor is making strides with the United Nation’s new commitment to education, as well as the resourcefulness of people who see a need for their communities. This article discusses the gendered nature of politics (as practice) and political science (as an academic discipline). It studies the sex-typing characteristic of most institutions in the modern world and describes how gender shapes the ways people organize, think, and know about the world. The article then identifies the changes that have occurred in politics and political science over the Cited by: 7. Towards Nonviolent Gender Relations in Africa: An Introduction to Inter-Gender Dialogue: /ch Despite global efforts, gender-based violence continues to be witnessed in varying degrees around the world. The use of dialogue as an effective tool in.

Key features and benefits of the book: Introduces students to the wide variety of feminist and gender theory and explains the relevance to contemporary global politics Explains the insights of feminist theory for a range of other disciplines including international relations, international political economy and security studies Addresses a.   Laura J. Shepherd is Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Birmingham, is the editor of Gender Matters in Global Politics: A Feminist Introduction to International Relations (, London: Routledge) and the author of Gender, Violence and Security: Discourse as Practice (, London: Zed), as well as many scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals, including.   The book is replete with anecdotes and insights about how to combat the oppression of women in the developing world as well as the indifference to this pressing global issue in the developed world. One of the Guys: Women as Aggressors and Torturers. Edited by Tara McKelvey. Seal Press, Purchase at B& | Purchase at ed by: 1. Read this book on Questia. The chapters in this collection are based on qualitative fieldwork studies and collectively offer the reader a perspective on women, work, and gender relations that is at once multidisciplinary and feminist.

The intensification of global sourcing by networked enterprises has led to the mobilization of rural workers across the world to produce for the export market. However, little is known about the manner in which such enterprises subcontract work or about the ways in which rural labourers come to produce for a global commodity chain (Cox 11).Cited by: 8. Gender and development is an interdisciplinary field of research and applied study that implements a feminist approach to understanding and addressing the disparate impact that economic development and globalization have on people based upon their location, gender, class background, and other socio-political identities. A strictly economic approach to development views a country's development. Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations. The first book dedicated to the study of private security in global politics through the lens of gender; Advances both private security scholarship and feminist security studies by establishing gender as a key analytical category for private security studies. Many of the authors have engaged in field research in both the Global South and North and bring in-depth and diverse gendered case studies to their analysis, focusing on the increasing importance of examining silence as well as voice for understanding gender and agency in an increasingly embattled and complicated world. This book will.

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