Le genre des mexicain-e-s
The United Nations World summits cycle of the 90’s (Rio, Vienna, Cairo and Beijing) imposed, in the years following the end of the Cold War, new norms of government, regulating public policies designed for women. The integration of feminists in the making of a “gender field”, a social space built to install new gender norms and discourses upon ancient population policies. Population policies that were redesigned in Reproductive Health policies during the 90’s caused a plethoric creation of new NGOs, created by feminists or population experts, to monitor the gendering of public policies and the compliance with International texts. Financed by American foundations and new partners of policy making, these NGOs and their leaders became important “gender category smugglers” in Mexico, notably within the political discourses. These leaders managed to build careers, organizations and new needs in relation to the State that made “gender entrepreneurs” of a new kind, engaged in subcontracting public policies and criticizing the State.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:cai:rtmarc:rtm_200_0805. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Jean-Baptiste de Vathaire)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.