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Women Teaching International Studies  

Mary N. Hampton and Kathleen A. Mahoney-Norris

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
One aspect of women’s professional experience in the field of international studies is that of teaching. Women’s experience in the gendered classroom has been shaped by three general ... More

Women's Leadership in International Politics  

Tania Domett

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Jan 2011
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Jan 2018
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the number of women with leadership positions in national governments increased considerably. In 2006 alone, a woman became the head of ... More

Women National Leaders  

Francine D’Amico

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The number of women in national elective leadership positions has grown since 1960 when the first woman became prime minister. As the number of women in high elective office has grown, ... More

Women as Objects and Commodities  

Alina Sajed

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The engagement between the discipline of international relations (IR) and feminist theory has led to an explosion of concerns about the inherent gendered dimension of a supposedly ... More

Women and Publishing in International Studies  

Marijke Breuning

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
A gender disparity in publishing hinders the ability of women to advance their careers in academia. A review of the literature shows that there is little published research on the status ... More

Women and Development  

Valentine M. Moghadam

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Economic development gained prominence as a field of economics after World War II in relation to the prospects of what came to be called underdeveloped, decolonizing, developing, or Third ... More

Women and Academic Organizations in International Studies  

Karen Erickson and Elisabeth Prügl

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Academic organizations introduce gender, race, nationality, and other signifiers of power into the field of international studies. Research on the status of women in the international ... More

Women’s Rights as Human Rights  

Jutta Joachim

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
For centuries, women have been struggling for the recognition of their rights. Women’s rights are still being dismissed by United Nations (UN) human rights bodies and even governments, ... More

UN, Gender, and Women  

Soumita Basu

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Dec 2013
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Jan 2018
After the end of World War II, women’s rights advocates at the United Nations vigorously campaigned for equality between the sexes. At the UN Charter Conference held in San Francisco in ... More

Transnational Feminist Activism and Globalizing Women’s Movements  

Melinda Adams and Gwynn Thomas

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Women’s activism has assumed an international dimension beginning in the nineteenth century. Transnational feminism has been shaped by debates over a wide range of issues: how to name and ... More

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