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Revisiting Gendered States: Feminist Imaginings of the State in International Relations

Swati Parashar, J. Ann Tickner, and Jacqui True


State sovereignty and autonomy in the twenty-first century are both under challenge and continually reasserted in diverse ways through gender, sexuality, and race-making. This paradox makes it pertinent to revisit the idea of states as gendered political entities. Bringing together scholars from international relations and postcolonial and development studies, this volume collectively theorizes the modern state and its intricate relationship to security, identity politics, and gender. Drawing on postcolonial and critical feminist approaches, together with empirical case studies, contributors e ... More

Keywords: gender, feminism, state, security, postcolonial, international relations, gendered state, emotions, queer politics, manly state

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190644031
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190644031.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Swati Parashar, editor
Senior Lecturer, Politics and International Relations, Monash University

J. Ann Tickner, editor
Professor Emerita, School of International Relations, University of Southern California

Jacqui True, editor
Professor of Politics and International Relations, School of Social Sciences, Monash University

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