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Negotiating gender, policy and politics in the Caribbean : feminist strategies, masculinist resistance and transformational possibilities

Author: Gabrielle Hosein; Jane L Parpart
Publisher: London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2016]
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Drawing on rich empirical research, this book examines the evolution and success of feminist strategies to promote democratic governance, women's rights and gender equality in the Caribbean.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Negotiating gender, policy and politics in the Caribbean
London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2016]
(DLC) 2016040138
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Hosein; Jane L Parpart
ISBN: 9781783487523 1783487526
OCLC Number: 962172080
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: Rethinking Gendered Negotiations in Caribbean Policy and Politics, Gabrielle Hosein and Jane Parpart / Part I: Women's Political Leadership: Possibilities and Limits for Women / 1. Crossing over the Barriers: A Historical Journey of Women's Political Leadership in the Anglophone Caribbean, Gabrielle Hosein /2. Women's Political Leadership in Trinidad and Tobago, Understandings, Experiences and Negotiations, Aleah N. Ranjitsingh/ Part II: National Gender Policies: Negotiating Masculinities in Gender Mainstreaming / 3. Historicizing National Gender Policies in the English Speaking Caribbean, Deborah McFee / 4. Masculinities and the Practice of Dominica'sNational Gender Policy, Ramona Biholar / 5. The Patriarchal State and the Development of Gender Policy in Jamaica, Maziki Thame and Dhanaraj Thakur/ Part III: Gender Quotas: ParliamentaryProvisions without Power? / 6. Getting to One-Third? Creating Legislative Access for Women to Political Space in Guyana, Natalie Persadie / 7. Advancing Gender Justice? The Opportunities, Resistances, and Limitations of Guyana's Quota System, Iman Khan / Part IV: Transformational Leadership: Feminist Pedagogies, Neo-liberal Empowerment / 8. Feminist/Womanist Advocacy Toward Transformational Leadership in the Anglophone Caribbean: The Interplay of Individual and Collective Agency, Shirley Campbell / 9. Enactments, Contestations, and Possibilities of Women'sTransformational Leadership in the Anglophone Caribbean, Denise Blackstock /Afterword
Responsibility: [edited by] Gabrielle Hosein and Jane Parpart.

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By relying heavily on regional insights, theoretical formulations and the experience of direct feminist state engagement of gender experts such as Barriteau, Patricia Mohammed, Linnette Vassal and Read more...

 
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