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Panchayats, Seat Reservations and the Women's Question in India: A Historical Trajectory
In 1992 the Panchayati Raj Bill passed through the Indian parliament with little fanfare and without serious debate. The bill allocated federal funding to small village governing bodies known as panchayats and reserved one ...
"When I Get Home, I'm Fixin' to Stay:" Gender and Domesticity in Post-World War II Musical Westerns
Immediately after World War II, Hollywood's major studios released a series of films that can be defined as both musicals and Westerns. Although the Western is a decidedly male-oriented genre, it opens up unprecedented ...
Women and the Peace and Reconciliation Process in Bosnia and Rwanda: Theoretical Underpinnings and Practical Application
A look at the various theoretical aspects of genocide, peace, reconciliation, sexual violence and gender, as well as theoretical arguments for including women in the peace and reconciliation process and the practical ways ...
Welfare Reform and Abstinence-Only Sex Education: The Discursive Production of American Ideal Citizenship
WELFARE REFORM AND ABSTINENCE-ONLY SEX EDUCATION: THE DISCURSIVE PRODUCTION OF IDEAL CITIZENSHIP Meredith Munn What does it mean to be an American? This query speaks to the heart of American identity: who belongs, ...