Gender, Governance and Power: Finding the Global at the Local Level

Laura Shepherd, L Ferguson

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One of the foundational aims of this journal is to enable articulations of globalisation other than those conceived of within a narrow, economistic modality. The articles that comprise this special issue, in our view, make a timely and innovative contribution to the plurality of analytical insights that have been published in this journal since its inception. Further, this issue represents the first issue of Globalizations that, in its entirety, takes seriously the claim that gender matters to global politics and therefore to globalisation. Ideas about gender are thoroughly bound up in the processes of integration, fragmentation, economic restructuring, and im/migration that characterise the sets of practices and politics described by the short-hand of 'globalisation', and in various ways the articles in this collection interrogate these practices to enrich our understanding of their particular and more general effects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-133
Number of pages7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011


  • globalization
  • feminist theory
  • gender
  • global governance


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