Author:Thanh-Dam Truong, Saskia Wieringa & Amrita Chhachhi
About the Book
This book engages with current debates on human security, offering a variety of feminist perspectives on the gender reconfigurations of the State, power/knowledge systems, sexuality, care, labour, the implications of globalization for people’s quotidian security and the intersaction between gender—as a domain of power—and human security as a new policy framework. Contributions include Sunila Abeysekera, Rhoda Reddock, Gita Sen, Joyce Outshoorn, Rachel Kurien, Carla Risseeuw, Virginia Vargas, Imani Tafari-Ama, Patricia Mohammed and Noeleen Heyzer.
…yields new and carefully researched insights, particularly on issues around the economy of care, gender and labour, and gender and reproductive rights.—Barnita Bagchi, The Statesman
The issues that the contributors raised are extremely important to prevent globalization from becoming a male discourse.—Rumina Sethi, The Tribune
This book is a significant contribution in terms of revisiting human security from a feminist perspective…–Ratna Kapur,
About the Author
Thanh-Dam Truong, Associate Professor in Women, Gender and Development Studies at the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, is one of the first scholars to have provided an academic analysis of the problem of sex tourism.
Saskia Wieringa, Director of the International Information Centre and Archives for the Women’s Movement in Amsterdam has written and edited 14 books, including two books of fiction, and numerous scholarly articles.
Amrita Chhachhi, Senior Lecturer, Women, Gender and Development, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, has published extensively on gender, labour and globalization and citizenship, identity, politics and conflict in South Asia.