Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2009

320 Pages | 1 Tables, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719076251

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The political interests of gender revisited

Redoing theory and research with a feminist face

Anna G. Jónasdóttir and Kathleen B. Jones

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A unique anthology including theoretical and empirical work illustrating how to understand the politics of gender Makes a compelling case for reconstructing feminist theory in critical-realist terms, fostering more robust, multi-dimensional approaches to analyses of the political interests of gender Utilises different research traditions to investigate topics such as human rights, women's movements, gendered labour markets, international monetary policy, equality policy and queer politics Pushes beyond the current impasse in feminist theory and politics, assembling contributions from an impressive group of international scholars providing varied accounts of the poltiical interests of gender A trend-setting text for advanced gender studies, political science and sociology courses, as well as for professionals in these fields

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