, 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 globalrestructuring, 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
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 globalrestructuring of the
Foreign Ministry, in 1994.
See Pedro Sanchez da Costa
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, ‘GlobalRestructuring: 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. ‘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