9780230611603

Gender and Global Politics in the Asia-Pacific

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230611603

  • ISBN10:

    0230611605

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-11-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This book demonstrates the integral nature of gendered issues and feminist frameworks for a comprehensive understanding of contemporary IR. It uses feminist frameworks and research to both uncover and reflect upon gender and global politics in the contemporary Asia-Pacific. It also brings together, into a coherent and accessible collection, the work of feminist scholars, teachers, and activists in international relations.

Author Biography

Bina D’Costs and Katrina Lee-Koo are both Lecturers in International Relations at the Australian National University.

Table of Contents

Preface
How Jindy Pettman Redrew My Mental Map
"Living in the Margins": Gendering the Global
Critical Feminist International Relations in the Asia-Pacific
'Worlding Women' in International Law
Gendered Economies in the Asia-Pacific
Gendering Global Politics in the Asia-Pacific
The KITSCH of War: Misappropriating Sun Tzu for an American Imperial Hypermasculinity
When the UN 'Succeeds': The Case of Cambodia
Feminizing Global Governance
"Worlding Women": Confronting Gendered Politics in Asia
Confessions of a failed feminist IR scholar: Feminist Methodologies in Practice in Peshawar
One Woman's Everyday Resistance: An Empowering yet Cautionary Tale from Vietnam
Women's Engagement with Islam in South and South-East Asia
Linking Local with Global: Feminist Action and Activism in the Pacific
Gender Mainstreaming in a Post-Conflict State: Toward Democratic Peace in Timor Leste?
Shifting Terrains of Transnational Engagement: Women's Organizing in Fiji
Re-claiming Pacific Island Regionalism: Does neo-liberalism have to reign
Conclusion
A Feminist Politics of Region? Reflecting and Re-visioning IR from Asia and the Pacific
Afterword
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