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作者 Sen, Gita
書名 The Remaking of Social Contracts : Feminists in a Fierce New World
出版項 London : Zed Books, 2014
國際標準書號 9781780321608 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (338 pages)
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附註 Front Cover -- About the Editors -- About DAWN -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Part I: Introductory Overview -- Social Contracts Revisited: The Promise of Human Rights -- A fierce new world, a fractured social contract -- Social movements and human rights -- Feminism in an interconnected world -- Towards a remaking of social contracts -- References -- Part II: Governing Globalization: Critiquing the Reproduction of Inequality -- Chapter 1: Financialization, Distribution and Inequality -- The crisis is not just a financial crisis -- Table 1.1 Global trends in income inequality -- A framework for transformational macroeconomic policy -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Box II.1 Multilateralism: From Advancement to Self-defence -- References -- Box II.2 Women's Status and Free Trade in the Pacific -- Pacific women and free trade -- Resisting more free trade -- References -- Chapter 2: New Poles of Accumulation and Realignment of Power in the Twenty-first Century -- The shift in economic power -- Challenges and opportunities for South-South cooperation -- Challenges for activism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3 The Modern Business of War -- The militarization of the economy -- Figure 3.1 US budget: state, defence and non-defence expenditures, 2000-2014 -- Table 3.1 Top ten US defence industries, government contracts and PE ratios, 2002/2010 -- Table 3.2 Old and new G7 countries: share of world total GDP -- Table 3.3 Old and new G7 countries: basic data 2010 -- Table 3.4 GDP in US, PPP projections -- Wages and social control, and the control of terrorism -- Table 3.5 Wage bill as % of GDP, selected Latin American countries -- The modern business of war -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Box II.3 Militarization, Illicit Economies and Governance -- References
Box II.4 Commodity Exports and Persistent Inequality under Latin American Progressive Governments -- References -- Chapter 4: The Convergences and Divergences of Human Rights and Political Economy -- The human rights approach to development -- Critiques of the human rights approach -- The political economy approach to development -- Critiques of the political economy approach -- Defining and taking up the challenge -- Notes -- References -- Part III: Political Ecology and Climate Justice: Tackling Sustainability and Climate Change -- Chapter 5: Climate Non-negotiables -- Market 'fixes' -- Technological 'fixes' -- Financing the 'fixes' or fixing the finance -- Green or greed economy -- Be realistic, demand the impossible -- Recovering feminist engagement -- Feminist principles and alternatives -- Notes -- References -- Box III.1 Primitive Accumulation Revisited -- Primitive accumulation goes global -- The corrosive power of the moneylenders -- Women take the brunt -- References -- Chapter 6: Geoengineering: A Gender Issue? -- What is geoengineering? -- From engineering to geoengineering -- Geoengineering technologies -- What's gender got to do with it? -- Twelve ways the geoengineering discourse is gendered -- Geoengineering governance -- Notes -- References -- Box III.2 Green Rhetoric in the Asian Fiscal Stimulus -- References -- Chapter 7: Land Grabs, Food Security and Climate Justice: A Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa -- Linking hunger, food security and social reproduction from a feminist perspective -- Inadequate and inequitable responses to hunger and food insecurity -- Land grabs and climate change: the scramble for Africa's land -- Land grabs, climate change and food production -- Land grabs and fuel production -- Policy responses to lands grabs and climate change: making matters worse? -- 'Win-win' governance, ecological and gender justice
Box: Daewoo and breadbasket deals -- References -- Box III.3 African Feminist Resistance And Climate Change Politics -- References -- Part IV: Secularism and Biopolitics: Confronting Fundamentalism and Deciphering Biopolitics -- Chapter 8: Negotiating Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at the UN: A Long and Winding Road -- Setting out at ICPD and Beijing -- Going uphill at ICPD+5 and Beijing+5 -- Running to stay in place during the Bush era -- Finally turning a corner in 2009 -- A different path: HIV and AIDS -- Challenges and ways forward -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 9: The Making of a Secular Contract -- Gender and secularism: history of a concept -- Fundamentalist movements: no room for transformation -- A gender problem -- Examples of fundamentalism contesting feminism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Box IV.1 The Abortion Debate in Latin America and the Caribbean: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back -- References -- Box IV.2 MDGs, SRHR and Poverty-Reduction Policies: Evidence from a DAWN Project -- Fragmentation of SRHR -- Conclusions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 10: Sexuality as a Weapon of Biopolitics: Rethinking Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill -- Framings: intersectionality and biopolitics -- Re-examining Uganda's anti-homosexuality bill -- Sexuality politics as decoy -- Resisting biopolitics -- Coda -- Notes -- References -- Box IV.3 HIV and SRHR -- Staking women's claims within AIDS responses -- References -- Box IV.4 Sexuality and Human Rights in Brazil: The Long and Winding Road -- References -- Part V: Frontier Challenges: Building Nation-States and Social Movements -- Chapter 11: The State of States -- Contextualizing social contracts in the South: colonial and post-colonial continuities -- The post-colonial state and women's citizenship -- Current challenges in discourses on states and governance -- Conclusion
Notes -- References -- Box V.1 ICTS: Efficient Exploitation or Feminist Tool? -- References -- Chapter 12: Religious Fundamentalism and Secular Governance -- Women and fundamentalism today -- Notes -- References -- Box V.2 Case Study of Engagement and Responses -- Chapter 13: Reframing Peace and Security for Women -- Changing terrains of security -- Linking women to concerns of peace and security at the UN -- Peace and security for women: a resolution mired in contradiction -- Understanding agency -- Understanding the complexity of peace and security -- References -- Box V.3 LBT Rights and Militarization in Post-Conflict Context -- Hierarchy of rights -- Post-conflict nature of the victorious state -- Entrenched militarization -- Economic and ecological justice -- Action for LBT rights -- References -- Chapter 14: Feminist Activisms for New Global Contracts amidst Civil Indignation -- Feminist activism in a dysfunctional multilateral system -- Politics of solidarity and joint global actions -- Survival and demise in a financially distressed environment -- Feminist leadership for movement building in precarious times -- Notes -- References -- Box V.4 The Promise and Pitfalls of UN Women -- More than the sum of its parts -- References -- Box V.5 Young People: Shattering the Silence on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights -- References -- Contributors -- Index -- Back Cover
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Sen, Gita The Remaking of Social Contracts : Feminists in a Fierce New World London : Zed Books,c2014 9781780321585
主題 Globalization.;Women's rights
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Alt Author Bidegain Ponte, Nicole
Caliari, Aldo
Nayar, Anita
Bronson, Diana
Randriamaro, Zo
Wendemu Kassa, Hibist
Garita, Alexandra
Girard, Françoise
Sow, Fatou
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