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Caught between the orientalist–occidentalist polemic: gender mainstreaming as feminist transformation or neocolonial subversion? (2017)
Journal Article
Clisby, S., & Enderstein, A. (2017). Caught between the orientalist–occidentalist polemic: gender mainstreaming as feminist transformation or neocolonial subversion?. International Feminist Journal of Politics, 19(2), 231-246. doi:10.1080/14616742.2016.1258262

Here we provide a critical reading of gender mainstreaming as a potential emancipatory force that has been co-opted within Orientalist-Occidentalist polemics. This remains a critical period in the “mainstreaming” debate, where feminist reappropriatio... Read More

Gendering happiness and its discontents (2017)
Journal Article
Clisby, S. (2017). Gendering happiness and its discontents. Journal of gender studies, 26(1), (2-9). doi:10.1080/09589236.2017.1273362. ISSN 0958-9236

Providing an introductory framework to the Special Issue: Gendering Happiness: the power of pleasure, here I consider the highly gendered and political contexts of happiness, pleasure, desire, and the tyrannies of its converse discontents. As this sp... Read More

Feminist journeys : travelling through at 25 years of feminism with the Journal of gender studies (2016)
Journal Article
Clisby, S., & Lennon, K. (2016). Feminist journeys : travelling through at 25 years of feminism with the Journal of gender studies. Journal of gender studies,

In this introductory article we provide a contextual theoretical framework of feminist debates and movements through the lens of the Journal of Gender Studies over the course of the past quarter of a century. Attention to the processes by which we be... Read More

Naturalising distinctions: the contested field of environmental relations in Costa Rica (2009)
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Johnson, M., & Clisby, S. (2009). Naturalising distinctions: the contested field of environmental relations in Costa Rica. Landscape research, 34(2), 171-187. doi:10.1080/01426390802390517

This paper draws on Bourdieu's notion of 'the field', a contested domain of relations of power, as a way to think about the social relations of environmentalism. More specifically, we suggest that talk about the environment and its protection is an i... Read More

Both 'One' and 'Other': Environmental Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Hybridity in Costa Rica (2008)
Journal Article
Johnson, M., & Clisby, S. (2008). Both 'One' and 'Other': Environmental Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Hybridity in Costa Rica. Nature and Culture, 3(1), 63 - 81. doi:10.3167/nc.2008.030105

Cosmopolitans are frequently characterized as living and perceiving the world and their environment from a distance. Drawing on ethnographic work among a small group of Western migrants in Costa Rica, we complicate this portrayal in a number of ways.... Read More