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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Miller, Errol L.
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Institute of Education
Title, Analytic
Gender, power and politics: An alternative perspective
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Skjelsbaek, Inger; Smith, Dan
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Title, Monographic
Gender, peace and conflict
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Place of Publication
Oslo; London
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International Peace Institute and Sage Publications
Date of Publication
2001
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Page(s)
80-103
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Abstract
Traces the transformation of political and social understandings as civil society emerged into the nation state, with the unit of social organisation being the individual as citizen. Within the nation state, constant tension exists between the old values of civil society and the new values of the nation state. In this environment, the dominant group manipulates patriarchy in specific ways in order to maintain dominance. Gender then becomes less important than political and social superiority. It is subsumed under the more important need, as men and women act in solidarity to achieve the particular collective purpose of maintaining dominance of the group.....
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