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Curious Feminist Searching for Women in a New Age of Empire

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ISBN-10: 0520243811

ISBN-13: 9780520243811

Edition: 2005

Authors: Cynthia Enloe

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In this collection of lively essays, Cynthia Enloe makes better sense of globalization and international politics by taking a deep and personal look into the daily realities in a range of women's lives. She proposes a distinctively feminist curiosity that begins with taking women seriously, especially during this era of unprecedented American influence. This means listening carefully, digging deep, challenging assumptions, and welcoming surprises. Listening to women in Asian sneaker factories, Enloe reveals, enables us to bring down to earth the often abstract discussions of the global economy. Paying close attention to Iraqi women's organizing efforts under military occupation exposes the…    
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 12/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 367
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

James A. Michener, 1907 - 1997 James Albert Michener was born on February 3, 1907 in Doylestown, Pa. He earned an A.B. from Swarthmore College, an A.M. from Colorado State College of Education, and an M.A. from Harvard University. He taught for many years and was an editor for Macmillan Publishing Company. His first book, "Tales of the South Pacific," derived from Michener's service in the Pacific in World War II, won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and was the basis for the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical South Pacific, which won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Michener completed close to 40 novels. Some other epic works include "Hawaii," "Centennial," "Space," and…    

Searching for Women in a New Age of Empire
Introduction: Being Curious about Our Lack of Feminist Curiosity
Sneakers, Silences, and Surprises
The Surprised Feminist
Margins, Silences, and Bottom Rungs: How to Overcome the Underestimation of Power in the Study of International Relations
The Globetrotting Sneaker
Daughters and Generals int he Politics of the Globalized Sneaker
Whom Do You Take Seriously?
Feminist Theorizing from Bananasto Maneuvers: A Conversation between Cynthia Enloe and Marysia Zalewski
Wars Are Never "Over There"
All the Men Are in the Militias, All the Women Are Victims: The Politics of Masculinity and Femininity in Nationalist Wars
Spoils of War
Masculinity as a Foreign Policy Issue
"What If They Gave a War . . . ": A Conversation between Cynthia Enloe, Vivian Stromberg, and the Editors of Ms.Magazine
Sneak Attack: The Militarization of U.S. Culture
War-Planners Rely on Women: Thoughts from Tokyo
Feminists Keep Their Eyes on Militarized Masculinity: Wondering How Americans See Their Male Presidents
Becoming a Feminist: Cynthia Enloe in Conversation with Three British International Relations Scholars
Feminists after Wars--It's Not Over Til It's Over
Women after Wars: Puzzles and Warnings from Vietnam
Demilitarization--Or More of the Same? Feminist Questions to Ask in the Postwar Moment
A Feminist Map of the Blocks on the Road to Institutional Accountability
When Feminists Look at Masculinity and the Men Who Wage War: A Conversation between Cynthia Enloe and Carol Cohn
Updating the Gendered Empire: Where Are the Women in Occupied Afghanistan and Iraq?
Six Pieces for a Work in Progress: Playing Checkers with the Troops
War without White Hats
Playing Guns
Hitler Is a Jerk
Leaden Soldiers
Gurkhas Wear Wool
The Cigarette