Gender and International Relations : An Introduction

  • Citation: Steans, Jill. Gender and International Relations : an Introduction . New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, 1998.
    • Topics:
    • Human Rights
    • Keywords:
    • nationalisms
    • political identity political community
    • global political economy and development

In the book, Jill Steans illustrates how gender is central to nationalisms and political identity, the state, citizenship and conceptions of political community, security, and global political economy and development. Drawing on feminist scholarship from across the social sciences, she demonstrates the uses of feminism as critique. She also introduces readers to contemporary theoretical debates in international relations using concrete concerns and easily understandable issues to ground the discussion

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