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Handbook on Gender, Diversity and Federalism

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Handbook on Gender, Diversity and Federalism

9781788119290 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Jill Vickers, (FRSC), Distinguished Research Professor and Emeritus Chancellor’s Professor in Political Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Joan Grace, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, University of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Cheryl N. Collier, Associate Professor in Political Science, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Publication Date: June 2020 ISBN: 978 1 78811 929 0 Extent: c 432 pp
This insightful Handbook offers a comprehensive exploration of the third generation of gender and federalism studies. In this timely and authoritative examination, feminist scholars in both the West and the Global South debate the impact of state architectures on women’s movements, partisan organizations and policy advocacy using innovative discursive, institutional and intersectional approaches.

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This insightful Handbook offers a comprehensive exploration of the third generation of gender and federalism studies. Contributors explore the intersection of federalism and decolonization in Global South countries, dissecting transitions between authoritarian regimes and democratic governance and mapping new issues in Western federations, such as LGBTQ rights and separatism.

Key chapters examine critical policy issues in federations, drawing on a range of disciplines to offer fresh insights into how federal practices, institutions and discourses interact with gender and other diversities including ‘race’, religion and sexual minorities. In this timely and authoritative examination, feminist scholars in both the West and the Global South debate the impact of state architectures on women’s movements, partisan organizations and policy advocacy using innovative discursive, institutional, quantitative and intersectional approaches.

This Handbook will be of interest to researchers and students of gender and federalism studies; feminist political scientists; traditional federalism scholars; feminist researchers in gender-focused social science fields; mainstream and feminist policy analysts and practitioners; and comparative politics scholars.
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Contributors include: A. Alonso, P.A. Avoine, B. Baines, C. Beer, S. Bohn, L.S. Chakraborty, C.N. Collier, P.B. Dayil, J. Fabian, K.A. Froc, J. Grace, M. Haussman, S.J. Henders, K. Jain, D. Lopreite, M. Mufti, V. Nayyar, K. Rubenstein, M. Smith, P. Smith, C. Spary, D. Stockemer, T. Verge, J. Vickers, C. Viens, L.A. White, M.J. Wigginton



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Contents:

Forward
Carol Weissert

Preface
Jill Vickers

Introduction to the Handbook on Gender, Diversity and Federalism
Jill Vickers, Joan Grace and Cheryl N. Collier

Part I Theoretical and Comparative Approaches
1. How Can Comparative Studies of Federations Be Gendered’?: 'Gendering' Inter-Governmental Relations (IGR)
Jill Vickers
2. Does Federalism Support Policy Innovation for Children and Families? Canada in Comparative Context
Linda A. White
3. Federalism, Gender Equality and Religious Rights: Canada and Nigeria
Peter (Jay) Smith
4. Federalism and Women’s Descriptive Representation
Daniel Stockemer and Michael J. Wigginton
5. Mapping the Terrain: Gender in Global Governance and the Federal Option
Judit Fabian
6. Comparing Country-wide Women’s Organizations in Canada and the United States in the Age of Decentralization
Cheryl N. Collier

Part II Third Wave Gender/Federalism Research in Some ‘Western’ Federations
7. Federalism, Courts, and LGBTQ Policy in Canada
Miriam Smith
8. Reproducing the Masculine, Neoliberal State: Canadian Federalism Doctrine and the Judicial Deregulation of Reproductive Technologies
Kerri A. Froc
9. Trump’s ‘Principles of Economic Mobility’ and Medicaid: Gender, Race and Federalism
Melissa Haussman
10. Federalism and Women’s Equality Rights Campaigns in Canada
Beverley Baines
11. The gendered territorial dynamics of the Spanish state of Autonomies
Tània Verge and Alba Alonso
12. Regendering the federal bargain in Canada
Joan Grace
13. Feminism and Federalism in Australia: pushing federalism beyond territory
Kim Rubenstein

Part III Third-Wave Gender/Federalism Research in the Global South Latin America
14. The Federal Restriction to Women´s Rights: Argentina´s Politics on Abortion and Contraception
Debora Lopreite
15. National law and territorialized public policy good. The violence-against-women law in Brazil
Simone Bohn
16. Women’s Policy Agencies and Federalism: INMUJERES in Mexico
Caroline Beer

Asia
17. Devolution and the Multi-level Politics of Gender in Pakistan
Mariam Mufti
18. Gender, Federalism, and the State in India
Carole Spary
19. The Political Economy of Gender Budgeting: Empirical Evidence from India
Lekha S. Chakraborty, Veena Nayyar and Komal Jain
20. Indian Federalism and Violence against Women: A Complex Web of Power Relationships
Catherine Viens and Priscyll Anctil Avoine
21. ‘Nested Newness’ and the Engendering of Regional Autonomy: Women’s Rights and Equality in Hong Kong
Susan J. Henders

Africa
22. #Bring Back Our Girls: Girls’ Education and Women’s Security in Northern Nigeria
Plangsat Bitrus Dayil and Jill Vickers

Index

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