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Grammar of Politics and Performance 

Grammar of Politics and Performance

ISBN-13: 978-0415716505

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The Gender Politics of Development

Zed Books, 2008, pp. 210

ISBN 1842778382

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Global Governance: Feminist Perspectives

Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, pp. 336

ISBN 9780230537057
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Gender and the Political Economy of Development

Polity Press, 2002, pp.264

ISBN 0745614914

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Chinese Politics and Society: An Introduction (co-author Flemming Christiansen)

Harvester-Wheatsheaf, 1996

ISBN 013354656X

 Feminist Political Economy

New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy ISBN-13: 978-0415539814

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Resistance and Reaction: University Politics in Post-Mao China

Harvester-Wheatsheaf, 1991, pp. 229+xvii

ISBN 0745009034

 

Selected Journal articles

 

RECENT ARTICLES -

'Political Perfomance: A Framework for Analyzing Democratic Politics', Political Studies, doi, 2014

Political Aesthetics of the Nation: murals and statues in the Indian Parliament’, Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, doi 2013

Depletion: The Cost of Social Reproduction, International Feminist Journal of Politics,16(2), (with C. Hoskyns and D. Thomas) June 2014; doi 2013

Sumi Madhok and Shirin M. Rai, 'Agency, Injury, and Transgressive Politics in Neoliberal Times', Signs, Journal of Women, Culture and Society,

Vol. 37, No. 3 (Spring 2012), pp. 645-669;

Shirin M. Rai, 'The Politics of Access: Narratives of Women MPs in the Indian Parliament' Political Studies, Volume 60, Issue 1, pages 195–212, March 2012

 

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'Feminists Theorize International Political Economy' 

Signs, Journal of Women in Culture and Society 36:1 (2010)

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'Ceremony and Ritual in Parliament'

The Journal of Legislative Studies 16:3 (2010), 281-297

 
' Counting Women's Unpaid Work.' (Co-authored with C Hoskyns.)

New Political Economy 12:3 (Sep 2007), 297-317

' Gendering Global Governance.'

International Feminist Journal of Politics 6:4 (2004), 579-601

' Knowledge and/as power: a feminist critique of trade related intellectual property rights.'

Gender, Technology and Development 7:1 (2003), 91-113

 
 
' Protesting World Trade Rules: Can We Talk About Empowerment?'

Signs, Journal of Women in Culture and Society 26:4 (2001), 1251-7

 
' Gender, Globalisation and Women's Activism: Critical Engagements.'

Law, Social Justice and Global Development 2001 (1)

 
' Feminism, Imperialism and Orientalism: the Challenge of the "Indian Woman".' (Co-authored with J Liddle.)

Women's History Review 7:4 (1998), 495-520

 
' Gender, Class and Representation: India and the European Union.' (Co-authored with C Hoskyns.)

European Journal of Women's Studies 5 (Nov 1998), 345-65

 

Edited books

 New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy

New Frontiers in Feminist Political Economy

eds Shirin M Rai and Georgina Waylen

Routledge 2013 pp 240

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Global Governance: Feminist Perspectives

eds. Shirin Rai & Georgina Waylen, Palgrave Macmillan, 2008, pp. 336

ISBN 9780230537057

 

Mainstreaming Gender, Democratising the State?

ed. Shirin Rai, Manchester University Press, 2003, pp. 298

ISBN 9780719059780

 

Rethinking Empowerment: Gender and Development in a Global/Local World

eds. Jane Parpart, Shirin Rai & Kathleen Staudt, Routledge, 2002, pp. 272

ISBN 0415277698

Development and the Challenge of Globalization

eds. Peter Newell, Shirin Rai & Andrew Scott, IT Publishers, 2002, pp. 212

ISBN 1853394920

 

Global Social Movements 

eds. Robin Cohen & Shirin Rai, Althone Press (UK)/Transaction Press (USA), 2000, pp. 231

ISBN 0485006154

 

International Perspectives on Gender and Democratisation 

ed. Shirin Rai, Palgrave Macmillan, 2000, pp. 220

ISBN 0333750055
 

Civil Society: Democratic Perspectives 

eds. Robert Fine & Shirin Rai, Frank Cass, 1997, pp. 172

ISBN 0714643130

 

Women and the State: International Perspectives

eds. Geraldine Lievesley & Shirin Rai, Taylor & Francis, 1996, pp. 192

ISBN 0748403612

 

Stirring It: Women's Studies in Transition

eds. Gabriele Griffin, Marianne Hester, Shirin Rai & Sasha Roseneil, Taylor and Francis, 1994, pp. 231+vi.

ISBN 0748402136

   

Women in the Face of Change: Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and China

eds. Annie Phizaklea, Hilary Pilkington & Shirin Rai, 1992, pp. 240

ISBN 0415075408

 

 

 

Selected chapters in edited books

‘Gender and (International) Political Economy’, 2013, Oxford Handbook on Gender and Politics (eds.) G. Waylen et. al. Oxford, Oxford University Press

‘The Contexts of International Development’ in The Women, Gender and Development Reader, (ed.) Nalini Vishwanathan et.al. 2011

‘Gender and Development: Theoretical Perspectives’ in The Women, Gender and Development Reader, (ed.) Nalini Vishwanathan et.al., 2011, London: Zed Books

‘The Indian Parliament’ (with Vernon Hewitt), in Niraja Gopal Jayal and Bhanu Pratap Mehta (eds.), 2010, The Oxford Companion to Politics in India

‘Feminizing Global Governance’ in (eds.) Bina D'Costa and Katrina Lee-Koo, 2009, Gender and Global Politics in the Asia-Pacific, Basingstoke, Palgrave

‘Introduction: Feminist Perspectives on Analysing and Transforming Global Governance’ (with Georgina Waylen) (50%), Governance’ in Global Governance: Feminist Perspectives (eds. with Georgina Waylen), 2008, Palgrave Macmillan; ISBN-10: 0230537049, ISBN-13: 978-0230537040, pp. 1-18

‘Analysing Global Governance’ in Global Governance: Feminist Perspectives (eds. with Georgina Waylen), 2008, Palgrave Macmillan; ISBN-10: 0230537049, ISBN-13: 978-0230537040, pp. 19-42

‘Dilemmas of Political Participation’ in Sirrku Helsten et.al. (ed.) Women's citizenship and political rights, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2005

‘Gender and Development’, 2005, in Jeffrey Haynes (ed.) Palgrave Advances in Development Studies, Basingstoke: Palgrave