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Women’s Participation in the Public Domain Under Human Rights Law: Towards a Participatory Equality Paradigm Shift

Ruth Rubio-Marín

in Gender Parity and Multicultural Feminism: Towards a New Synthesis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198829621
eISBN:
9780191868146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829621.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores how human rights law has contributed to the shift towards participatory gender equality by legitimating the adoption of quotas and parity mechanisms to ensure women’s equal ... More


An Asymmetric Comparative International Law Approach to Treaty Interpretation: The CEDAW Committee’s Tolerance of the Scandinavian States’ Progressive Deviation

Alec Knight

in Comparative International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190697570
eISBN:
9780190697600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697570.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter illustrates an asymmetric comparative international law approach to treaty interpretation through the example of the CEDAW Committee’s greater willingness to go beyond a margin of ... More


Increasing Women’s Participation in Peace and Security

Lesley J. Pruitt

in Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 6 considers the possibilities and limitations for women’s participation in peacekeeping. It recommends understanding the FFPU as an alternative to gender mainstreaming, perhaps as a temporary ... More


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