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Women's access, representation and leadership in the United Nations, Kirsten Haack

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Women's access, representation and leadership in the United Nations, Kirsten Haack
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Women's access, representation and leadership in the United Nations
Nature of contents
bibliographydictionaries
Oclc number
1287133712
Responsibility statement
Kirsten Haack
Series statement
Gender and Politics
Table Of Contents
Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1 Introduction -- Women Leaders and IR Feminism -- The Impact of women's Participation in International Relations -- Overview Over the Book -- References -- 2 Gender Equality and the Development of UN Policy -- From the League of Nations to the United Nations -- Foundations, 1945-1969 -- The Emergence of a New Agenda, 1970-1975 -- Feminist Advances, 1975-1985 -- Sexist Work Cultures and Women's Human Rights, 1986-1999 -- Gender Equality in the New Millennium -- Making Women Visible -- References -- 3 Breaking the Glass Ceiling? Women's Representation in the UN System -- Permanent Representatives -- Professional and Senior Staff in the Secretariat -- Special Representatives, Envoys and Judges -- Executive Heads -- Glass Ceilings: Cracked or Shattered? -- References -- 4 Explaining Access to Executive Leadership in UN Agencies -- Candidates -- Processes: Selecting and Appointing -- Institutions: Portfolios -- Institutions: Authority -- Circumstances -- From Glass Houses to Labyrinths: Women's Winding Paths to Leadership -- References -- 5 Explaining Failure: The UN Secretary-Generalship -- The Campaign -- Polling Results -- Merit, Power and Role-Definitions -- Discourses of Merit -- Merit: A Double-Edged Sword -- References -- 6 Leadership -- Defining Women's Leadership -- Leading as Chief Administrator -- Catherine Bertini, WFP (1992-2002) -- Carol Bellamy, UNICEF (1995-2005) -- Gro Harlem Brundtland, WHO (1998-2003) -- Irina Bokova, UNESCO (2009-2017) -- Helen Clark, UNDP (2009-2017) -- Leading as Women, for Women -- References -- 7 Conclusion -- The Role of the Secretary-General -- The UN's Role as Global Leader -- Where Next? -- References -- Index
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