The Politics of Gender: A Survey

1st Edition

Yoke-Lian Lee

Published September 12, 2014
Reference - 380 Pages
ISBN 9781857437577 - CAT# Y174486
Series: Europa Politics of ... series


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The Politics of Gender: A Survey offers information and analysis of this multidisciplinary topic from a variety of perspectives, giving a thorough overview. This unbiased survey is of interest to students, academics, business people and general researchers.

Essay chapters written by experts in the field of gender research, assembled by the editor, focus on a thought provoking selection of issues. The essays include contributions on Hobbes’s critique of patriarchy, Romani women in Eastern and Central Europe, gender and genocide, gender and climate change, gender and international relations and masculinity in Hollywood movies.

An A-Z glossary provides reference of terms, issues, theories, personalities, organizations etc. in the field of the politics of gender. Cross referenced for ease of use, entries include abortion, ethnic cleansing, the International Bill of Rights, liberal feminism, post-modernism, reproductive health, ecofeminism, equal access, sex tourism and women in development.

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