The Everyday Gendered Political Economy of Violence

Citation:

Elias, Juanita, and Shirin Rai. 2015. “The Everyday Gendered Political Economy of Violence.” Politics & Gender 11 (02): 424–29. doi:10.1017/S1743923X15000148.

Authors: Juanita Elias, Shirin Rai

Abstract:

This short commentary aims to think through the need to return to a more “integrated” feminist IR through a focus on some of the ways in which feminist political economy (FPE) scholars, such as ourselves, might better integrate a focus on gendered forms and practices of violence into our analysis. We do this via an intervention into debates about the nature of the “everyday” political economy. At the same time, we hope that this intervention might also draw attention to the need for a clearer understanding of the gendered structures and practices of the global political economy in feminist security studies (FSS).

Topics: Feminisms, Gender, Gender-Based Violence, Political Economies, Security, Violence

Year: 2015

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