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Description - Gender and Nation by Nira Yuval-Davis

This text provides a critique of the literature on gender and nationhood and an analysis of the ways in which gender relations are affected by national projects and processes. It argues that "nationhood" usually involves specific notions of "manhood" and "womanhood", although their explicit inclusion in the analytical discourse around nations and nationalism is recent. The book also examines the contribution of gender relations to key dimensions of nationalist projects - national reproduction, national culture, citizenship, national conflicts and wars. The book differentiates national projects from "nation-states".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803986640
ISBN-10: 0803986645
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Nira Yuval-Davis

Nira Yuval-Davis is Director of the Research Centre on Migration, Refugees and Belonging (CMRB) at The University of East London.

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