Project: Women’s Rights After War

  • What is gender, and how does gender differ from sex?
  • What are the core concepts for thinking about gender and politics?
  • How can we understand the historical evolution of women’s rights around the world?
  • How did women’s issues become a part of mainstream political agendas around the world?
  • How does gender shape formal government?
  • How has the level of women and sexual and gender minorities in government changed over time?
  • Do men and women govern differently? How do gender norms contribute to this?
  • What is informal politics?
  • How important are bottom-up movements for social change for our understanding of politics?