By Laura J. Shepherd
This ebook is the 1st to provide an intensive and devoted research of the actions of the UN Peacebuilding fee with reference to either gender politics, generally conceived, and the gendered dynamics of civil society participation in peacebuilding actions. Laura J. Shepherd attracts upon unique fieldwork that she performed on the UN to argue that the gendered and spatial politics of peacebuilding not just feminizes civil society organisations, but in addition perpetuates hierarchies that privilege the overseas over the household nation-states. The publication argues that the dominant representations of ladies, gender, and civil society in UN peacebuilding discourse produce spatial hierarchies that ironically undermine the modern emphasis on "bottom-up" governance of peacebuilding activities.
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Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space: Locating Legitimacy (Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations) by Laura J. Shepherd