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Feminist (Im)Mobilities in Fortress(ing) North America: Rights, Citizenships, and Identities in Transnational Perspective

Feminist (Im)Mobilities in Fortress(ing) North America: Rights, Citizenships, and Identities in Transnational Perspective

1st Edition

Amy Lind, Marianne H. Marchand, Anne Sisson Runyan
October 11, 2016

Since the establishment of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) tensions concerning immigration trends and policies, which continued to escalate at the turn of the millennium resulted in revised national security policies in Mexico, Canada, and the United States. These tensions have...

(Un)thinking Citizenship: Feminist Debates in Contemporary South Africa

(Un)thinking Citizenship: Feminist Debates in Contemporary South Africa

1st Edition

Amanda Gouws
September 09, 2016

The study of citizenship in the context of South Africa implicitly challenges the rights-based democracy in South Africa, while literature regarding women and citizenship has greatly contributed to a new understanding of citizenship. Locally, many global processes are reproduced in the discourse...

Body/State

Body/State

1st Edition

Jen Dickinson, Angus Cameron
September 09, 2016

Body/State brings together original essays addressing various aspects of the evolving interaction between bodies and states. While each essay has different empirical and/or theoretical focus, authors consider a number of overlapping themes to appreciate the state's engagement with, and concern...

Gender Transitions Along Borders: The Northern Borderlands of Mexico and Morocco

Gender Transitions Along Borders: The Northern Borderlands of Mexico and Morocco

1st Edition

Marlene Solis
April 26, 2016

In recent decades, women living in border cities have taken on new roles and have become one of the most vulnerable population groups; experiencing the effects of the economic crisis of the early 21st century and the consequent increase in social inequality and violence. This situation is...

Women, Gender, Remittances and Development in the Global South

Women, Gender, Remittances and Development in the Global South

1st Edition

Ton van Naerssen, Lothar Smith, Marianne H. Marchand
June 28, 2015

This book endeavours to take the conceptualisation of the relationship between transnational remittance exchanges and gender to a new level. Thus, inevitably, it provides a number of case studies of relationships between gender and remittances from around the world, highlighting different processes...

When Care Work Goes Global: Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work

When Care Work Goes Global: Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work

1st Edition

Mary Romero, Valerie Preston, Wenona Giles
August 28, 2014

Women who migrate into domestic labour and care work are the single largest female occupational group migrating globally at present. Their participation in global migration systems has been acknowledged but remains under-theorized. Specifically, the impacts of women migrating into care work in the...

Waging Gendered Wars: U.S. Military Women in Afghanistan and Iraq

Waging Gendered Wars: U.S. Military Women in Afghanistan and Iraq

1st Edition

Paige Whaley Eager
February 28, 2014

Waging Gendered Wars examines, through the analytical lens of feminist international relations theory, how U.S. military women have impacted and been affected by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Although women were barred from serving formally in ground combat positions within the U.S. armed...

No Place for a War Baby: The Global Politics of Children born of Wartime Sexual Violence

No Place for a War Baby: The Global Politics of Children born of Wartime Sexual Violence

1st Edition

Donna Seto
March 28, 2013

Donna Seto investigates why children born of wartime sexual violence are rarely included in post-conflict processes of reconciliation and recovery. The focus on children born of wartime sexual violence questions the framework of understanding war and recognizes that certain individuals are often...

Reshaping Gender and Class in Rural Spaces

Reshaping Gender and Class in Rural Spaces

1st Edition

Belinda Leach, Barbara Pini
June 21, 2011

Leach and Pini bring together empirical and theoretical studies that consider the intersections of class, gender and rurality. Each chapter engages with current debates on these concepts to explore them in the context of contemporary social and economic transformations in which global processes...

Federalism, Feminism and Multilevel Governance

Federalism, Feminism and Multilevel Governance

1st Edition

Marian Sawer, Melissa Haussman
August 28, 2010

Until recently, few gender scholars took notice of the impact of state architecture on women's representation, political opportunities, and policy achievements. Likewise scholars of federalism, devolution and multilevel governance have largely ignored their gender impact. For the first time, this...

Contours of Citizenship: Women, Diversity and Practices of Citizenship

Contours of Citizenship: Women, Diversity and Practices of Citizenship

1st Edition

Esther Ngan-ling Chow, Evangelia Tastsoglou, Margaret Abraham
April 28, 2010

In an increasingly globalized world of collapsing economic borders and extending formal political and legal equality rights, active citizenship has the potential to expand as well as deepen. At the same time, with the rise of neo-liberalism, welfare state retrenchment, decline of state employment,...

Politicization of Sexual Violence: From Abolitionism to Peacekeeping

Politicization of Sexual Violence: From Abolitionism to Peacekeeping

1st Edition

Carol Harrington
February 28, 2010

In the 1990s, feminist scholars on the politics of rape experienced a sudden surge of interest in their, until then, marginal field. Why was the 1990s the right time for rape to become an international security problem? Furthermore, why suddenly in the 1990s did rape become problematized as an...

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