Placing gender in the mainstream

IGAD Policy Seminar on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, 15-16 October 2001, Khartoum, Sudan : proceedings.
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Intergovernmental Authority on Development , Djibouti
Women and peace -- Africa -- Congresses., Conflict management -- Africa -- Congresses., Peace-building -- Africa -- Congre



Other titlesProceedings, placing gender in the mainstream
ContributionsIntergovernmental Authority on Development., United Nations Development Fund for Women.
LC ClassificationsJZ5584.A354 I43 2001
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Paginationvi, 59 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3614314M
LC Control Number2002375336

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The portrayal of Women in American comic books has often been the subject of controversy since the medium's beginning. Critics have noted the roles of women as both supporting characters and lead characters are substantially more subjected to gender stereotypes, with femininity and or sexual characteristics having a larger presence in their overall character.

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One venue that has not received as much attention in the research is the Disney 1. Part I: What is gender mainstreaming. The first part of the report contains the conceptual framework of gender mainstreaming. It places the strategy of mainstreaming in the context of achievements in terms of gender equality.

It describes the origins of gender mainstreaming and its relation to specific gender. The book offers a list of resources—books, articles, films, and websites—that are of value to students and instructors.

Several alternate Tables of Contents are provided as options for reorganizing the material and maximizing the flexibility of the readings: by site of struggle (gender, race, class), by medium (television, print, digital.

Gender mainstreaming was established as a major global strategy for the promotion of gender equality in the Beijing Platform for Action from the Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women in.

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My book Me, Not You: the trouble with mainstream feminism is published by Manchester University Press. This book presents a challenging critique of mainstream feminism dominated by white and privileged women.

It argues that ‘me, too’ becomes ‘me, not you’: an exclusive focus on white women, and a desire for punishment that legitimates oppressive systems.

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Thus, a book like Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics fills an important lacuna in superhero and comics studies, but beyond that, Aldama has written a book with broad appeal in limpid.

this book is first thing to deal with is the distinction sociologists have made since the s between sex (biological differ-ences between males and females) and gender (socially produced differences between being feminine and being masculine).

Later the book will return to the question of how distinct gender is from sex. Bornstein, a trans woman who finds gender deeply problematic, sums up this resistance nicely in her book title, Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us1.

It is commonly argued that biological differences between males and females determine gender by causing enduring differences in capabilities and dispositions. To say the comic book industry has a slight gender skew is like saying Superman is kind of strong.

Comic books — much like the film industry they now fuel —. mainstreaming broadly to mean taking gender into account in project design, development, implementation and in monitoring and evaluation. Because of the limited amount of literature discussing experiences with mainstreaminggender into climate change projects, the review has also looked more broadly at mainstreaming gender into development projects.

approach without placing gender equality at the heart of its work. the organization plays a normative role with regard to girls’ rights and gender equality, supporting the development of policies, legislative frameworks and institutional structures that fully reflect global human rights standards, including those relating to gender equality.

Carolyn Cocca is the author of the Eisner-Award winning Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation, articles and book chapters about gender and superheroes, and books and articles about gender and law. She is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, Economics, and Law at the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury, s: Sexuality and Slavery is a provocative book that contains groundbreaking ing new paradigms for understanding sexuality and intimate relationships in the colonial Americas, the authors challenge existing assumptions and confront the shortcomings of Reviews: Mukhopadhyay.

For the book, Ines Smyth has written an Introduction, placing the frameworks in the wider context of gender and development work. The reason for producing the book (and the earlier pack) is to provide a single volume which discusses the most well-known gender analysis frameworks for development research and planning, with commentaries.

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One particularly resonant chapter applies the ideas laid out in Jack Halberstam’s In a Queer Time and Place () to the origins of house music during the aids epidemic. “If the straight world collapsed time in the ’80s, marking even healthy gay people as already dead, then house music helped queer communities reclaim the present tense.

Gender-mainstreaming is a process rather than a goal. Efforts to integrate gender into existing institutions of the mainstream have little value for their own sake. We mainstream gender concerns to achieve gender equality and improve the relevance of development agendas.

Such an approach shows that the costs of women’s marginalization. Placing late ancient and medieval Greek texts and images into dialogue with some of the most pressing concerns of our own day, including gender, sexuality, race, and identity, Byzantine Intersectionality may be the most significant communication from Byzantine studies to the rest of the humanities this decade."—Derek Krueger, author of.

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considered normal, and having or using ideas, beliefs, etc. that are accepted by most people. Learn more. include gender mainstreaming, gender analysis, prevention and response to gender-based violence and sexual exploitation and abuse, promotion and protection of human rights, empowerment of women and girls and gender balance in the workplace.

Gender gap establish a life cycle of gender socialization and Disproportionate difference between men and. Gender mainstreaming is the globally recognized strategy for achieving gender equality.

Gender mainstreaming is defined by the United Nations as the process of assessing the implications for women and men of any planned action in all areas and at all levels.

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That means making both the concerns and experiences of women and men an integral.Using this framework as a background for the implementation of gender mainstreaming, it is essential to specify the overriding equality goals for the respective policy areas and spheres of activity.

These goals can then act as a driving force and offer clear guidance to staff members, e.g. for developing gender equality action plans.To lead Vienna's gender mainstreaming efforts, the city established a municipal office for women's issues (the Frauenbüro) in The early office was influenced by feminist theory, which alienated skeptics and frustrated some activists who believed gender mainstreaming reinforced stereotypical gender .