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Between Nationalism and Women’s Rights: the Kurdish Women’s Movement in Iraq
This article explores an aspect of the micro-politics of the 'new Iraq' by examining the understudied topic of the Iraqi-Kurdish women's movement. Drawing on interviews with women activists in ErbilExpand
Fracture Points in Social Policies for Chronic Poverty Reduction
This paper examines the fracture points, or areas of weakness and failure, in social policy formation - from agenda setting through to policy formation and its legitimisation. It suggests why it isExpand
Critically Examining UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security
Here, we introduce the articles that comprise this special issue of IFJP, entitled, ‘Critically Examining UNSCR 1325’. The aim of this special issue is to examine the implementation of UNSCR 1325 andExpand
Identity, Culture and Democratization: The Case of Egypt
This article seeks to present an alternative approach to understanding the failure of democratization in the Arab world by locating the problem of democracy-building within the logic of the processExpand
The Queen Boat case in Egypt: sexuality, national security and state sovereignty
  • N. Pratt
  • Sociology
  • Review of International Studies
  • 1 January 2007
The government’s targeting of homosexuality in May 2001, following years of ‘turning a blind eye’ to Cairo’s gay scene, is studied here in terms of the links between the sphere of interpersonalExpand
Reconceptualizing gender, reinscribing racial-sexual boundaries in international security : the case of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on "Women, Peace and Security"
The gendered boundaries of international security, historically identified by feminist scholarship, are being broken down since the passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which calls onExpand
Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Arab World
  • N. Pratt
  • Political Science
  • 30 December 2006
What explains the enduring rule of authoritarian regimes in the Arab world? Nicola Pratt offers an innovative approach to this recurring question, shedding light on the failure of democratization byExpand
Women and War in the Middle East: Transnational Perspectives
* Introduction: Women and War in the Middle East: Transnational Perspectives - Nadje Al-Ali & Nicola Pratt * Part I: Gendering the Neo-liberal, Imperial Project ** 1. Gendering Informal Economies inExpand