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Conclusion: The Feminist Policy Formation Puzzle

Amy G. Mazur

in Theorizing Feminist Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The comparative analysis of the 27 policy cases suggests that feminist policies appear to be quite feminist in action, although successful feminist policies do not always achieve the same level of ... More


Investing in the Girl Child, 1989–2015

Ashwini Tambe

in Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042720
eISBN:
9780252051586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042720.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter turns focus to girls as a conceptual category. In particular, it traces the rise of the figure of the “girl child” in 1990s Indian discourses and then in UN discourses. Chapter 6 shows ... More


Introduction

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the theoretical framework, methodology, and plan of the book in order to situate gender-based asylum in the context of global power relations. The chapter ... More


What Came Before The Sexual Politics of Meat: The Activist Roots of a Critical Theory

Carol J. Adams

in Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152839
eISBN:
9780231526838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152839.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In this chapter, the author offers a detailed autobiographical account of her life as an activist to explore the complex, inevitable interrelatioships between community activism, feminist advocacy ... More


Curtailing Parents?: Marriage and Consent Laws, 2004–2018

Ashwini Tambe

in Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042720
eISBN:
9780252051586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042720.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The book’s final chapter accounts for a 2006 Indian law banning child marriage as well as contemporary feminist dilemmas about lowering the age of sexual consent. This chapter tracks the efforts to ... More


Feminism’s Estrangement: Critical Reflections on Feminist Engagements with Law in India*

Ratna Kapur

in Feminisms of Discontent: Global Contestations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199452941
eISBN:
9780199085521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452941.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Slutwalk campaigns around the world have triggered a furious debate on whether it advances or limits feminist legal politics. This article examines the position of Slutwalk in the context of ... More


Understanding the Tension between the Protection and the Restriction of Non-citizens

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains the asylum process in the United States, including relevant laws, political players, and requirements. The difference between affirmative and defensive asylum is discussed. The ... More


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