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Women's Movements and International Organizations : International Political Economy - Deborah Stienstra

Women's Movements and International Organizations

International Political Economy

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Published: 17th June 1994
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Using 150 years of women's history, this book details how women have organized into global movements which have shaped and challenged how international organizations consider gender. It argues that traditional ways of analyzing international relations have ignored women's contributions because their tools are gender exclusive. After developing a gender analysis, this book brings to light many contributions from women's movements especially related to the League of Nations and United Nations, and puts these in the context of changes in the global political economy. It includes an extensive chronology of international women's organizations, their organizing date and consultative status at the United Nations.

Acknowledgements - Table of Contents - Introduction - Assessing International Relations Theory: Nonstate Actors, Change and Gender: A Review - Nonstate Actors, Change and Gender: A Framework for Analysis - Challenging Gender Relations at the International Level, 1840-1920 - Institutionalizing Gender Relations in International Organizations, 1920-1970 - Making Global Connections among Women, 1970-1990 - Shifting the Focus on Women in the United Nations: Women and Development, 1970-1990 - Conclusions: Global Women's Movements and International Organizations - Appendix - References - Index

ISBN: 9780333599655
ISBN-10: 0333599659
Series: International Political Economy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 201
Published: 17th June 1994
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 15