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Women's Emancipation and Civil Society OrganisationsChallenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?$
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Christina Schwabenland, Chris Lange, Jenny Onyx, and Sachiko Nakagawa

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447324775

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.001.0001

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Introducing the anthology

Introducing the anthology

Chapter:
(p.1) One Introducing the anthology
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Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations
Author(s):

Christina Schwabenland

Chris Lange

Jenny Onyx

Sachiko Nakagawa

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.003.0001

This introductory chapter presents a brief review of major themes in civil society organisations research and also feminist orientated research into organisations, arguing that while CSO researchers have tended to neglect considerations of gender, and in particular, of the gendering of organisations, feminist researchers have rarely considered CSOs as a potentially distinctive form of organisation. In bringing these two areas of work into a more dialogical relationship the authors draw on Nancy Fraser’s conception of emancipation as a position from which domination, wherever it is experienced, can be identified and critiqued. The chapter concludes by describing how the authors’ use of Fraser has informed the structuring of the book, the themes they have chosen to explore and the additional insights the book explicates.

Keywords:   feminist, civil society organisations, gender, emancipation, Nancy Fraser

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