Regulating The International Movement Of Women: From Protection To Control by Sharron FitzgeraldRegulating The International Movement Of Women: From Protection To Control by Sharron Fitzgerald

Regulating The International Movement Of Women: From Protection To Control

EditorSharron Fitzgerald

Hardcover | July 15, 2011

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The question of how to conceptualize the relationships between governments and the everyday lives of women has long been the focus of attention among feminists. Feminist scholarship critiques women's lives, experiences and gender inequality in a variety of contexts. In this age of increased internationalism, we are witness to government actor's attempts to use women's alleged `vulnerability' to justify its humanitarian interventions. Regulating the International Movement of Women interrogates western government's uses of discourses of human vulnerability as a tool to regulate non-western women's migration. In this collection of provocatively argued essays, the contributors wish to reclaim the concept of racialised and gendered vulnerability, from its under theorized, and thus, ambiguous location in feminist's theory, in a variety of methodological and geographical contexts. The book addresses the human geographer, the socio-legal and critical scholar, the sociologist, the cultural, postcolonial and political theorists and practitioners. This unique text will be of value to academics, postgraduate and research students of any of the above disciplines, as well as practitioners interested in theoretical and empirical discussions of the state, normativity and the regulation of women `s cross-border mobility. '
Sharron Fitzgerald is based at the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University
Title:Regulating The International Movement Of Women: From Protection To ControlFormat:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:July 15, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:041557949X

ISBN - 13:9780415579490

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Identifying the Problematic: Why Does Vulnerability Matter?,Sharron A. FitzGerald (Editor) Section 1: Race  Chapter 2: Babies, Berries and Bedrooms: Vulnerability and Citizenship among Female Labour Migrants from the Global South,Jenna L. Hennebry  Chapter 3: Crossing Borders, Inhabiting Spaces: The (In)credibility of Sexual Violence in Asylum Appeals, Helen Bailliot,Sharon CowanandVanessa Munro  Chapter 4: Race, Normativity and the Biopolitics of Vulnerable Labourers,Deborah Dixon Section 2: Citizenship  Chapter 5: A Gender Perspective on the Return of 'Illegal Immigrants',Heli Askola  Chapter 6: (En)gendering Vulnerability in Borderlands: Femicide and Citizenship,Marie Woodling  Chapter 7: Orpah's Daughters: Dangerous Vulnerability, Second Generations and the Nation State,M'' Enright Section 3: Human Trafficking  Chapter 8: Moral and Legal Obligations of the State to Victims of Sex Trafficking: Vulnerability and Beyond,Tsachi Keren-Paz  Chapter 9: Human Trafficking, Prostitution and the Construction of the New Female Victim,Jo Phoenix  Chapter 10: Adaptive Normative Spatiality: Sovereignty, Mobility and the Female Trafficked Migrant,Sharron A. FitzGerald