Feminists Theorize The State by J. KantolaFeminists Theorize The State by J. Kantola

Feminists Theorize The State

byJ. Kantola

Hardcover | July 11, 2006

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Where is feminist state theory today? This book offers novel insights into social science debates by analyzing feminist theories of the state. The themes are developed within a comparative perspective. Focusing on devolution in Scotland and the European Union, the book further explores how feminist state theories conceive multi-level governance.
JOHANNA KANTOLA is a Research Fellow in the Political Science Department, University of Helsinki, Finland.
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Title:Feminists Theorize The StateFormat:HardcoverDimensions:197 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:July 11, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230000258

ISBN - 13:9780230000254

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations PART 1: GENDER AND THE STATE: THEORIES AND DEBATES Feminist Theories of State Current Debates about Gender and the State The Arguments and Structure of the Book PART 2: FEMINIST COMPARATIVE DISCOURSE ANALYSIS Discourse Analysis Feminist Discourse Analysis Political Discourse Analysis Feminist Comparative Discourse Analysis PART 3: FEMINISTS 'IN' THE STATE? CHILDCARE DEBATES IN FINLAND Introduction Agenda-setting and Adoption: Early Feminist Discourses Implementation and Evaluation: Consolidation of Childcare Discourses Feminist Discourses in the 1994 Parliamentary Debate Conclusion PART 4: FEMINISTS 'OUT' OF THE STATE? DOMESTIC VIOLENCE DEBATES IN BRITAIN Agenda-setting and Adoption: Early Feminist Discourses Implementation and Evaluation: Consolidation of the Discourses Feminist Discourses in the 1993 Parliamentary Debate Conclusion PART 5: COMPARISONS OF FEMINIST DISCOURSES ABOUT THE STATE Introduction Domestic Violence Debates in Finland Childcare Debates in Britain Comparative Conclusions for Feminist Perspectives on the State Conclusion PART 6: GENDER, STATE AND NEW INSTITUTIONS Introduction The Scottish Parliament The European Union Conclusion PART 7: NEW DIRECTIONS FOR FEMINIST STATE THEORY Notes Bibliography Index