Feminism, Republicanism, Egalitarianism, Environmentalism: Bill of Rights and Gendered Sustainable Initiatives

Author:   Yulia Maleta
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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9781138585942


Pages:   252
Publication Date:   11 September 2019
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Author:   Yulia Maleta
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
ISBN:  

9781138585942


ISBN 10:   1138585947
Pages:   252
Publication Date:   11 September 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
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Contents Acknowledgements Part 1. Feminism, Republicanism, Egalitarianism and Environmentalism. Introduction. Envisioning an Australian Republican-Constitutional change and Bill of Rights Act. Aspirations for an Australian Republic and Bill of Rights' Initiatives My research project: Qualitative design and a snapshot of participants Conceptualising my 6 groups Research procedure and Design Demographics: A sociological snapshot of participants My Groups Group 1- The Australian Greens Group 2- eNGOs Group 3- Grassroots organisations Group 4- Academic activists/advocates Discussion An introductory insight to empirical themes Emphasized femininity resistance to patriarchal institutionalisation. Feminist agentic leadership competence within environmentalism Gender performativity, political agency and the identity of the subject Gendered representations and renewable energy equity programs Conceptualising a patriarch within patriarchy: Women's economic independence EEO gaps and meritocracy Women with disabilities at work Conclusion. What a Bill of Rights should achieve? A human-rights framework and (in)equity/(in)justice Initiatives Women's Renewables Technological Leadership Initiative and Indigenous Treaty Critique of conservativeness within Australian sociopolitical contexts An anti-war ethos and peace-making model: WW & SE solutions Conclusion. `Red Vienna': a viable Republican model? Red Viennese Republicanism: Social democracy for all classes? Intersections of Republicanism with Feminism. Conclusion. The fall of Red Vienna. Brexit and `WASPishness as the antithesis'. Hereditary elitism: a counterpoint towards egalitarianism? A replication of Anglo male middle class privilege Divorcing the monarchy Envisioning a peacemaking sociopolitical model `WASP'ishness within neo-liberal democracies Conclusion. Part 11. The `boys club' and emphasized femininity resistance. The gendered nature of the elite: `The boys club' and ruling class masculinity within renewables organisational governance. A thematic overview `The boys club' within Australian politics Discussion Greens protest voice for change Resisting `a boys club': Grassroots participatory socioecological democracy Discussion Resisting `a boys club' and glass ceilings within academia Discussion Resisting `the boys club' and gender differences in eNGOs Recognising/resisting egoism and otherness Discussion Conclusion. Gender tokenism on climate panels. Women as token members on climate panels Discussion Gender barrier: Men taking credit for the work of women Discussion Conclusion. Part 111. Emphasized femininity as an agentic performance An agentic performative multi-skills-set within environmentalism. Communicational skills: written and oral prowess Discussion Scientific competence: a technical-intellectual framing of change Academic scientific expertise To make a difference Social competence and affinity for the human/nonhuman Egalitarian resistance to egoism and ruling elites Constructing performativity: `We [women] need to change' Discussion Empathy as agentic: constructivist/essentialist dichotomies Discussion Conclusion. Physical competence and civil disobedience. `...You can't be afraid of getting your hands dirty or have good nails...' Competitive, tough performative femininities Discussion Radical performative femininities: Civil disobedience Conservative performative femininities: aspirations for social change Discussion Conclusion. Age as a barrier/enabler. Older and Younger women's agentic resistance. Framing Women's Liberation: Women as technicians, men as scientists Chauvinism, misogyny and sexism within academia Mocking the sexualised performativity of male bosses Grassroots collectives: Older and younger women's lead Cultural-ageist dimensions framing emphasized feminine constructivism Discussion Conclusion. Activism as egalitarian and anti-hierarchical. Egalitarianism as an enabler A grassroots-egalitarian approach to eNSMs/eSMOs Intersections of bureaucracy, hierarchy and patriarchy Discussion. Conclusion. Indigenous Women's Leadership: Envisioning an Indigenous Treaty. Barbara's retrospection: `a very feminine caring, nurturing, mother earth angle' Discussion. Conclusion. Part 1V. Conclusion to Book. Conclusion. Emphasized femininity/hegemonic masculinity and constructivism/essentialism. My Bill of Rights Act in action: an evolutionary framework Women-led renewable development Initiatives A pervasive `boys club' within environmentalist executive hierarchies My Acts Initiatives' modelling of merit and competence An agentic performative multi-skills-sets: Emphasized resistance to tokenism Sustainability energy programs and empowering quotas Envisioning greater agency for women and grassroots citizenry Discussion Conclusion. Conclusion. Republican `Red Vienna': an inspirational feminist model of egalitarian governance. Women's performativity as research scientists, not technicians Patriarchy, still a barrier The Federal Republic of Austria: a viable contemporary model? A new model: One Head of State Sovereignty, democratic egalitarianism and sustainable economics Brexit and the Monarchy My 6 groups' scientific-technical leadership of WW & SE solutions Connecting my Bill of Rights to an Indigenous Treaty framework. Conclusion. Index

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Dr. Yulia Maleta's research addresses gender identity, sustainable technological development and qualitative methodologies within the frame of sociopolitical NSMs. She has a PhD in social sciences, and has contributed to reputable interdisciplinary peer-reviewed publications, including Journal of Sociology, Third Sector Review and Journal of International Women's Studies.

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