Abstract and Keywords
This section looks at transnational feminists’ involvement in the debates and movements on citizenship and state-building. The first chapter examines how feminists in Latin America have contributed, epistemologically and politically, to new conceptualizations of democracy, citizenship, and “the right to have rights” that take into account the factors of multiethnicity, multiculturalism, colonialism, decolonization, and “depatriarchalization”. The second chapter explores feminist movement building in South Asia and feminist interventions in wider South Asian democratization and peacebuilding processes. The third chapter analyzes women’s activism in China since the country’s economic reforms of the 1980s, from a political economy perspective. The fourth chapter critically interrogates how feminist ideas have influenced international development institutions and how the power to define women’s needs and interests has increasingly shifted to global policy arenas.
Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.
If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.