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Political worlds of women: Activism, advocacy and governance in the twenty-first century

Political worlds of women: Activism, advocacy and governance in the twenty-first century Critical Exchange Political worlds of women: Activism, advocacy and governance in the twenty-first century Mary Hawkesworth Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 2012, vii+432pp., ISBN: 978-0813344959 Contemporary Political Theory (2014) 13, 64–87. doi:10.1057/cpt.2013.27; published online 17 September 2013 The following Critical Exchange originated as a roundtable exchange at the Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association in 2012. We invited three scholars to comment on Mary Hawkesworth’s important new book from the vantage points of both feminist theory and scholarship/activism. Their commentaries are followed by a response from Hawkesworth. Feminism and the Politics of Knowledge In Political Worlds of Women, Mary Hawkesworth fuses empirical research in women and politics with feminist theory to accomplish many important tasks at once. First, at 432 pages and with more than 550 sources listed in the bibliography, the book represents a review and synthesis of recent women and politics research – a rich and growing body of work. The literature Hawkesworth reviews spans international relations, comparative politics, public policy, legal studies and more, and shows how political institutions employ naturalized conceptions of race and gender to help create internally stratified systems of citizenship, hierarchies that are maintained by both material and ideological processes of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Contemporary Political Theory Springer Journals

Political worlds of women: Activism, advocacy and governance in the twenty-first century

Contemporary Political Theory , Volume 13 (1) – Sep 17, 2013

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd
Subject
Political Science and International Relations; Political Science and International Relations, general; Political Science; Political Philosophy; Poststructuralism; Political Theory; Critical Theory
ISSN
1470-8914
eISSN
1476-9336
DOI
10.1057/cpt.2013.27
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Critical Exchange Political worlds of women: Activism, advocacy and governance in the twenty-first century Mary Hawkesworth Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 2012, vii+432pp., ISBN: 978-0813344959 Contemporary Political Theory (2014) 13, 64–87. doi:10.1057/cpt.2013.27; published online 17 September 2013 The following Critical Exchange originated as a roundtable exchange at the Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association in 2012. We invited three scholars to comment on Mary Hawkesworth’s important new book from the vantage points of both feminist theory and scholarship/activism. Their commentaries are followed by a response from Hawkesworth. Feminism and the Politics of Knowledge In Political Worlds of Women, Mary Hawkesworth fuses empirical research in women and politics with feminist theory to accomplish many important tasks at once. First, at 432 pages and with more than 550 sources listed in the bibliography, the book represents a review and synthesis of recent women and politics research – a rich and growing body of work. The literature Hawkesworth reviews spans international relations, comparative politics, public policy, legal studies and more, and shows how political institutions employ naturalized conceptions of race and gender to help create internally stratified systems of citizenship, hierarchies that are maintained by both material and ideological processes of

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Contemporary Political TheorySpringer Journals

Published: Sep 17, 2013

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