Gendered citizenship and the politics of representation - UK Palgrave Macmillan 2016 - xvii, 312 p. - Citizenship, gender and diversity .

Table of Contents:

1: Gendered Citizenship: The Politics of Representation
Part I: Becoming a Citizen–Interrogating the Constitution of Political Subjects
Part II: Gendered Participation in Representative Democracies–Working from Below and/or Above?
Part III: Challenging the Public–Private Divide
Part IV: Can Exclusions Speak?

This book sheds new light on gender-based inequalities in a globalized world. Interdisciplinary in scope, it reveals new avenues of research on gendered citizenship, analysing the possibilities and pitfalls of being represented and of representing someone. Drawing on contexts both historical and contemporary, it queries what it means to have access to representation, which power structures regulate and produce representation, and who counts as a citizen. Situating its arguments in the global struggle for hegemony, it answers such thought-provoking questions as whether one can represent someone or be represented without recourse to citizenship and, conversely, whether it is possible to be a citizen if one does not have access to representation. This engaging edited collection will appeal to students and scholars of sociology, social anthropology, history, media studies, political science, literature, gender studies and cultural studies.


Gendered Citizenship

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