Elgar International Handbooks on Gender
Series Editor Sylvia Chant
The Handbook on Gender in World Politics
This Handbook serves as a compendium of cutting-edge scholarship on gender in world politics across a number of academic disciplines. It encompasses the key research areas in the field to provide readers with a gateway to further study. Featuring leading experts writing from diverse perspectives, this Handbook focuses on women as a category of analysis, masculinities, sexualities, LGBT rights and transgender identities. The topics discussed include statecraft, citizenship and the politics of belonging, international law and human rights, media and communications technologies, political economy, development, global governance and transnational visions of politics and solidarities. Students and scholars of gender and international relations and gender in world politics will find this Handbook to be an indispensible guide to the subject. It will also be of interest to practitioners in the field looking to pave the way for new policies and regulations.
The Handbook on Gender and Health
This Handbook brings together a groundbreaking collection of chapters that uses a gender lens to explore health, health care and health policy in both the Global South and North. Empirical evidence is drawn from a variety of different settings and points to the many ways in which the gendered dimensions of health have become reworked across the globe. This collection includes insightful contributions from 56 leading authorities from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, offering a wealth of knowledge, theoretical reflection, and empirical detail on the essential elements surrounding gender and health. Topics covered include theoretical approaches to understanding gender and health, migration, sexuality, ageing, masculinities, climate change and sexual and reproductive rights. Split into four thematic sections, this book strives to develop a clear road map towards achieving gender justice in health. The Handbook on Gender and Health will be an important resource for researchers, students, and instructors of health policy and family and gender studies.
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The Handbook on Gender and War
This interdisciplinary Handbook offers a comprehensive and detailed overview of the relationship between gender and war, exploring the conduct of war, its impact, aftermath, and opposition to it. Offering sophisticated theoretical insights and empirical research from the First World War to contemporary conflicts around the world, this Handbook underscores the centrality of gender to critical examinations of war. A standout characteristic of this volume is its synthesis of both scholarly and policy-relevant debates as well as detailed case studies addressing both war and post-conflict realities. Including feminist perspectives with critical attention to men and masculinities, this Handbook proves itself to be both expansive and meticulous in its scholarly approach and critiques. The Handbook on Gender and War draws upon research from a wide variety of disciplines and will be of interest to scholars and researchers of gender and sexuality studies, international relations, sociology, peace and conflict studies, and cultural studies. It will also hold great appeal to policymakers and field workers engaged in projects in post-conflict re-construction, human rights, development, and gender justice.
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