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  1. The Grammar of Politics and Performance

    Edited by Shirin M Rai, Janelle Reinelt

    Series: Interventions

    This volume brings together important work at the intersection of politics and performance studies. While the languages of theatre and performance have long been deployed by other disciplines, these are seldom deployed seriously and pursued systematically to discover the actual nature of the...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy

    Edited by Shirin M. Rai, Georgina Waylen

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    This volume brings together the work of outstanding feminist scholars who reflect on the achievements of feminist political economy and the challenges it faces in the 21st century. The volume develops further some key areas of research in feminist political economy – understanding economies as...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament

    Edited by Shirin M. Rai

    Series: Library of Legislative Studies

    Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament breaks new ground in the study of legislatures. It combines mainstream historical and social science approaches with cultural theory to consider how parliamentary ritual is constructed through ceremony, space and socialisation. The focus is on the...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Rethinking Empowerment

    Gender and Development in a Global/Local World

    Edited by Jane L. Parpart, Shirin M. Rai, Kathleen A. Staudt

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    Rethinking Empowerment looks at the changing role of women in developing countries and calls for a new approach to empowerment. An approach that adopts a more nuanced, feminist interpretation of power and em(power)ment, recognises that local empowerment is always embedded in regional, national and...

    Published July 25th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Civil Society

    Democratic Perspectives

    Edited by Robert Fine, Shirin Rai

    This volume examines the idea of civil society in its historical and contemporary dimensions. It provides a comprehensive and critical mapping of the idea, the burden of expectation that it has carried, and the intellectual and political dimensions that surround it....

    Published August 1st 1997 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Politics and Society

    An Introduction

    By Flemming Christiansen, Shirin Rai

    An introduction to Chinese Politics which provides an accessible overview of the structures and dynamics of Chinese politics today. Concentrating on the era since 1949, the text takes a look at politics in the widest sense, analysing political institutions within the crucial broader context of...

    Published September 12th 1996 by Routledge

  7. Women And The State

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Shirin M. Rai Manchester Metropolitan University; Geraldine Lievesley Warwick University.

    Offering a wide-ranging selection of case studies, this book evaluates women's political, social and economic involvement in Third World countries. It explores both specific experiences of women as well as common themes such as identity, empowerment and the conflict between tradition and modernity....

    Published March 29th 1996 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Women in the Face of Change

    Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and China

    Edited by Annie Phizacklea, Hilary Pilkington, Shirin Rai

    First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 1st 1992 by Routledge

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