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Common Ground or Mutual Exclusion? Womens Movements and International Relations

Edited By: Marian Braig, Sonja Wolte and Johann Wolfgang
Publisher: Zed Books
Common Ground or Mutual Exclusion?
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To what extent, and how, can women's movements influence the international political agenda? The contributors to this book explore the impacts women have made in development theory and practice, conflict management, and the conceptualization and politics of human rights. They reflect on whether the traditionally male-defined discipline of international relations has taken on board feminist thinking and address various questions including: is the radical potential of social movements and feminist critiques being lost as entry points into national or international politics are opened up?; has today's feminist scholarship become isolated from women's movements and politics?; and what are the differences in perspective and political positions between women in the north and in the south?


1 Introduction: Common Ground or Mutual Exclusion? Women's Movements in International Relations - Marianne Braig, Sonja Wolte Part 1: Feminist political and theoretical practice - Between subversive transformation and appendix to patriarchal structures 2. Women in International Relations: What Impact on the Discipline? - Marysia Zalewski 3. Impact of the Global Women's Movement on International Relations - Has it Happened? What Has Happened? - Nighat Said Khan 4. Accommodation or Transformation? Women's Movements and International Relations -Some remarks on Marysia Zalewski's and Nighat Said Khan's Contributions - Christa Wichterich Part 2. Developing the Mainstream or Mainstreaming Women into Development? 5. Mainstreaming Gender - a Critical Revision - Claudia v. Braunmuhl 6. Reclaiming the Empowerment Discourse: A Challenge to Feminists - Carolyn Medel-Anonuevo 7. Women's Interest in Social Policy - Rhetorics and Realities of Social Investment Funds - Renate Rott Part 3. Instrumental silence? Women and Gender in conflict management theory and practice 8. Engendering the Field of Conflict Management? Why Gender Does Not Matter! Thoughts from a Theoretical Perspective - Cordula Reimann 9. Making a Difference? The Inclusion of Gender into Institutional Conflict Management Policies - Donna Pankhurst 10. War in Empty Rooms and the Sudanese Women's Union - Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim Part 4. Women's Human Rights - New Spaces for Women's Activism? 11. Global Women's Politics: Towards the "Globalizing" of Women's Human Rights? - Uta Ruppert. 12. Economic and Social Rights of Women - A West African Perspective - Akua Kuenyehia 13. Claiming Rights and Contesting Spaces: Women's Movements and the International Women's Human Rights Discourse in Africa - Sonja Wolte Part 5. Feminist Intrusions into the Discipline of International Relations ? - Perspectives from the Mainstream 14. Difference and Dialogue in Development - Lothar Brock 15. Feminism and Mainstream International Relations Theory - Harald Muller 16. Feminism, Human Rights, and International Relations - Gert Krell

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Marianne Braig is professor of development studies, and Sonja Wolte a lecturer, at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt. The Contributors are mainstream scholars of international relations, feminist academics and activists, from Germany, Pakistan, the Philippines, Ghana, Sudan and the UK. They include Christa Wichterich (The Globalized Woman, Zed Books 2000).
Edited By: Marian Braig, Sonja Wolte and Johann Wolfgang
Publisher: Zed Books
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This welcome addition to feminist international studies provides a timely critique of feminist engagement with bureaucratic agencies...highly recommended--J.G. Everett, Choice
"Just when so many feminists inside and outside of universities are becoming intimately engaged in relationships with state and international agencies, along come Marianne Braig, Sonja Woelte and their global contributors not just raising the flags of warning, but suggesting what we can do to be involved without succumbing to cooptation." "--"Cynthia Enloe, author of "Maneuvers: The International Politics of Militarizing Women's Lives"
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