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Mainstreaming gender, democratizing the state?
Shirin M. Rai

, for example, economic interests divide women, just as their subordinate position vis-à-vis men places them on the same side. Economic interests, especially in the context of global restructuring, have become important markers of difference among women, even as globalization is bringing women closer together across national boundaries through technological and global governance networks (Hoskyns and Rai, 1998; Parpart, Rai and Staudt, 2002). Whose interests, in this context, is not always an easy question to answer. There has also been some debate among feminist

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One way to Europeanisation
Maria João Seabra

relations with the countries of Latin America’. It was the first time since the Portuguese accession that the government had changed (the PSD had won the 1985, 1987 and 1991 general elections). Portuguese document to the Inter-governmental Conference www.minnestrangeiros.pt/politica/europeia/engindex.html The Directorate General for Community Affairs was created in 1985, under the designation Directorate-General of the European Communities. The change of name took place in the framework of global restructuring of the Foreign Ministry, in 1994. See Pedro Sanchez da Costa

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Order and security in post-Cold War Europe
Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

Change in World Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992; Susan Strange, Casino Capitalism, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1986. Robert Cox, ‘Global Restructuring: Making Sense of the Changing International Political Economy’, in Richard Stubbs and Geoffrey R. D. Underhill (eds), Political Economy and the Changing Global Order, London: Macmillan, 1994, p. 49. Ibid. Ibid. ‘At one time, the military–bureaucratic form of state seemed to be optimum in countries of peripheral capitalism for the enforcement of monetary discipline. Now, International Monetary Fund

in Theory and reform in the European Union