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  1. Women, Peace and Security

    Translating Policy into Practice

    Edited by Funmi Olonisakin, Karen Barnes, Eka Ikpe

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book provides a critical assessment of the impact of UN Resolution 1325 by examining the effect of peacebuilding missions on increasing gender equality within conflict-affected countries. UN Resolution 1325 was adopted in October 2000, and was the first time that the security concerns of...

    Published March 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Agency and War

    The Maternalized Body in US Foreign Policy

    By Tina Managhan

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This book traces practices of militarization and resistance that have emerged under the sign of motherhood in US Foreign Policy. Gender, Agency and War examines this discourse against the background of three key moments of American foreign policy formation: the anti-nuclear movement of the 1980s,...

    Published January 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Electoral Reform

    Edited by Reuven Y. Hazan, Monique Leyenaar

    Series: West European Politics

    The field of elections and electoral systems, and particularly electoral reform, has exhibited tremendous growth and cross-national appeal over the last two decades. However, beyond an increased knowledge of voting rules and their consequences for political representation, little attention has been...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Man's Dominion

    The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's Rights

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    In this feminist critique of the politics of religion, Sheila Jeffreys argues that the renewed rise of religion is harmful to women’s human rights. The book seeks to rekindle the criticism of religion as the founding ideology of patriarchy. Focusing on the three monotheistic religions; Judaism,...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Political Women

    The Women's Movement, Political Institutions, the Battle for Women's Suffrage and the ERA

    By Alana Jeydel

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Under what conditions are political elites responsive to social movements, and when do social movements gain access to political elites? This book explores this question with regard to the women's movement in the US, asking under what conditions are Congress and the presidency responsive to the...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Engels Revisited (Routledge Revivals)

    Feminist Essays

    Edited by Janet Sayers, Mary Evans, Nanneke Redclift

    This reissued work, first published in 1987, examines the problematic and divisive attitudes which bourgeois and socialist feminists take to the question of the links between patriarchy and capitalism and the importance of class conflict as a major cause of women's subordination....

    Published July 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Feminism and International Relations

    Conversations about the Past, Present and Future

    Edited by J. Ann Tickner, Laura Sjoberg

    Feminist International Relations scholarship in the United States recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. Over those years, feminist researchers have made substantial progress concerning the question of how gender matters in global politics, global economics, and global culture. The progress has...

    Published June 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Democratization and Gender in Contemporary Russia

    By Suvi Salmenniemi

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines civic activism, democratization and gender in contemporary Russian society. It describes the character and central organizing principles of Russian democratic civic life, considering how it has developed since the Soviet period, and analyzing the goals and identities of...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines...

    Published April 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Autonomy and Identity

    The Politics of Who We Are.

    By Ros Hague

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Autonomy and Identity are key concepts in both political and feminist thought and have played central roles in both fields. Although there has been much academic work on both concepts there has arguably been little that has addressed the connections between autonomy and identity. Autonomy and...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge