What prospects do international women's movements today have to influence the internatioanl political agenda?
Table of Contents
About the Contributors viii
Introduction: Common Ground or Mutual 1 (20)
Exclusion? Women's Movements in
PART I Feminist Political and Theoretical 21 (32)
Practice: Between Subversive Transformation
and Appendix to Patriarchal Structures
Feminists in International Relations: What 23 (12)
Impact on the Discipline?
The Impact of the Global Women's Movement 35 (11)
on International Relations: Has it
Happened? What has Happened?
Nighat Said Khan
Accommodation or Transformation? Women's 46 (7)
Movements and International Relations: Some
Remarks on Marysia Zalewski's and Nighat
Said Khan's Contributions
PART II Developing the Mainstream or 53 (44)
Mainstreaming Women into Development?
Mainstreaming Gender -- a Critical Revision 55 (25)
Claudia von Braunmuhl
Reclaiming the Empowerment Discourse: A 80 (7)
Challenge to Feminists
Women's Interest in Social Policy -- 87 (10)
Rhetoric and Realities of Social Investment
PART III Instrumental Silence? Women and 97 (48)
Gender in Conflict Management Theory and
Engendering the Field of Conflict 99 (30)
Management: Why Gender Does Not Matter!
Thoughts from a Theoretical Perspective
Making a Difference? The Inclusion of 129 (7)
Gender into Institutional Conflict
War in Empty Rooms and the Sudanese Women's 136 (9)
Fatima Ahmed Ibrahim
PART IV Women's Human Rights -- New Spaces 145 (44)
for Women's Activism?
Global Women's Politics: Towards the 147 (13)
`Globalizing' of Women's Human Rights?
Economic and Social Rights of Women: A West 160 (11)
Claiming Rights and Contesting Spaces: 171 (18)
Women's Movements and the International
Women's Human Rights Discourse in Africa
PART V Feminist Intrusions into the 189 (28)
Discipline of International Relations?
Perspectives from the Mainsteam
Difference and Dialogue in Development 191 (9)
Feminism and Mainstream International 200 (6)
Feminism, Human Rights and International 206 (11)
Selected Further Readings 217 (4)