Gender Studies by Amanullah Gondal

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“Gender Studies by Amanullah Gondal for CSS Exam Preparation” is a comprehensive guide that delves into the field of Gender Studies, providing an in-depth exploration of various concepts, theories, and issues related to gender and women.

Designed specifically for CSS (Central Superior Services) exam preparation, this book offers valuable insights and knowledge to help readers understand the multidisciplinary nature of Gender Studies and its relevance in the contemporary world.

The book begins with an insightful introduction to Gender Studies, highlighting its significance and the difference between Gender Studies and Women’s Studies. One of the key focuses of the book is the status of Gender Studies in Pakistan.

Gender Studies Book by Amanullah Gondal

Content of the Book:

  • Introduction to Gender Studies
  • Difference between Gender and Women Studies
  • Evolution of Gender Studies as a Discipline
  • Multidisciplinary Nature of Gender Studies
  • Status of Gender Studies in Pakistan
  • Nature vs. Nurture: A Gender Debate on Gender Differences
  • Social Construction of Gender
  • Problematizing the category of “Sex”: Queer
  • Theory
  • Feminism
  • First Wave Feminism
  • Second Wave Feminism
  • Third Wave Feminism
  • Feminist Theories and Practice
  • What is Feminist Theory?
  • Liberal Feminism
  • Radical Feminism
  • Marxist/Socialist Feminism
  • Psychoanalytical Feminism
  • Postmodern Feminism
  • Feminist Movements in Pakistan
  • United Nations Conferences on Women
  • Gender Approaches to Development
  • Women in Development (WID), Women and Development (WAD),
  • Gender Critique of Structural Adjustment Policies (SAPs)
  • Globalization and Gender
  • Status of Women in Pakistan
    • Status of Women in Education
    • Status of Women’s Health in Pakistan
  • Gender and Governance
  • Gender Issues in Politics
  • Factors hindering women’s political participation
  • The Problems Of Women As Voters, Candidates And
  • Political Representatives
  • Suffragist Movement
  • Gender-Based Violence
  • Defining Gender-Based Violence
  • Theories of Violence Against Women
  • Structural and Direct Forms of Violence
  • Strategies to Eliminate Violence Against Women
  • Addressing VAW in Pakistan
  • Case Study of Mukhtaran Mai
  • Case Study of Mallala Yousaf Zai
  • Case Study of Shermin Ubaid Chinoy

It examines the challenges, progress, and prospects of Gender Studies within the Pakistani context, shedding light on the unique societal factors that influence gender dynamics in the country.