Assoc Prof Yvonne Corcoran-Nantes

Position/s:Head, Discipline of Women's Studies. Director of Postgraduate Studies, Centre for Development Studies
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Phone: +61 8 82013133
Email:
Location: Social Sciences South (315)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Teaching

Topic Coordinator:

  • DVST 2006 The Politics of the Global South: From Bullets to Ballot Box and Back
  • INTR2015/9073 New Security Agenda
  • INTR9062  Contemporary Issues in Gender and International Development
  • POLI 2027 Feminist Political Theory
  • WMST 2017 Gender, Globalisation and International Development
  • WMST 3013 Gendering Politics and Policy: Justice, Rights and Representation
  • WMST 8003 The Global Woman
  • WMST 8007 A Walk on the Wild Side: Gender and International Politics

Research and supervision

Research interests

Gender and international politics, feminist political theory, gender and international develoment, gender, conflict and peacebuilding. Gender,Islam and political economy, women and non insitutional poltiics including social movements, terrorism, civil conflict amd democratisation.

RHD research supervision

Completion

Principal supervisor: Gender and Politics (13);

Associate supervisor: Gender and Development (2);

Publications

Books
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2005). Lost voices: central Asian women confronting transition. London: Zed Books.
Book chapters
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2013). Financial Institutions. In NJ DeLong-Bas, ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women. New York, USA: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-7. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2013). Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Central Asia. In Suad Joseph, ed. Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures. Leiden, Netherlands: Barcelona Publishers, pp. 1-10. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2013). Economics and Finance. In NJ DeLong-Bas, ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women. New York, USA: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-8. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2011). The Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics: a case study of gender and politics in Lospalos Timor-Leste. In Vandra Harris and Andrew Goldsmith, ed. Security, Development and Nation-Building in Timor-Leste: A cross-sectoral assessment. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 80-100.
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2004). Country institutional reports: Australia. In Philip Bergstom, ed. Women's/gender studies in Asia-Pacific. Bangkok, Thailand: UNESCO Publishing, pp. 195-199. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2003). Female consciousness or feminist consciousness?: women's consciousness raising in community-based struggles in Brazil. In Carole R McCann and Seung-Kying Kim, ed. Feminist Theory Reader. New York: Routledge, pp. 126-137.
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2002). Women and popular urban social movements in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In Michael Pacione, ed. The City: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 636-653.
Refereed journal articles
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2011). Unnatural Beings: Gender and Terrorism. Outskirts, 24[Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2009). The politics of culture and the culture of politics - a case study of gender and politics in Lospalos, Timor-Leste. Conflict, Security and Development, 9(2) pp. 165-187. [doi:10.1080/14678800902925044]

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Books
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2005). Lost voices: central Asian women confronting transition. London: Zed Books.
Book chapters
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2013). Economics and Finance. In NJ DeLong-Bas, ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women. New York, USA: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-8. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2013). Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Central Asia. In Suad Joseph, ed. Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures. Leiden, Netherlands: Barcelona Publishers, pp. 1-10. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2013). Financial Institutions. In NJ DeLong-Bas, ed. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women. New York, USA: Oxford University Press, pp. 1-7. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2011). The Politics of Culture and the Culture of Politics: a case study of gender and politics in Lospalos Timor-Leste. In Vandra Harris and Andrew Goldsmith, ed. Security, Development and Nation-Building in Timor-Leste: A cross-sectoral assessment. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 80-100.
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2008). Female consciousness or feminist consciousness? Women's consciousness raising in community based struggles in Brazil. In Torry D. Dickinson and Robert K.Schaeffer, ed. TRANSFORMATIONS: Feminist Pathways to Global Change. Boulder, CO - USA: Paradigm Publishers, pp. 123-133.
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2004). Country institutional reports: Australia. In Philip Bergstom, ed. Women's/gender studies in Asia-Pacific. Bangkok, Thailand: UNESCO Publishing, pp. 195-199. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2003). Female consciousness or feminist consciousness?: women's consciousness raising in community-based struggles in Brazil. In Carole R McCann and Seung-Kying Kim, ed. Feminist Theory Reader. New York: Routledge, pp. 126-137.
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. and Roberts, K. (2003). 'We've got one of those!': the peripheral status of women in male-dominated industries. In Workplace / Women's Place. 2nd ed. Los Angeles, CA: Roxbury, pp. 302-320.
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2002). Women and popular urban social movements in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In Michael Pacione, ed. The City: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 636-653.
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2000). Environment: Commonwealth of Independent States. In Cheris Kramarae and Dale Spender, ed. International Encyclopedia of women: global women's issues and knowledge. New York: Routledge.
Refereed journal articles
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2011). Unnatural Beings: Gender and Terrorism. Outskirts, 24[Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2009). The politics of culture and the culture of politics - a case study of gender and politics in Lospalos, Timor-Leste. Conflict, Security and Development, 9(2) pp. 165-187. [doi:10.1080/14678800902925044]
Journal articles
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2005). MacLachlan, Colin M. (2003) A History of Modern Brazil: The Past Against the Future (Review) Bulletin of Latin American Research, 24(1) pp. 131-133.
Conference publications
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2009). Gender, Culture and Politics of Change - Democracy and Post Conflict Reconstruction in Timor Leste. In UNESCO Women's Studies & Gender Research Networking Conference. Bangkok, Thailand: UNESCO Publishing. UNESCO Women's Studies & Gender Research Networking Conference. Bangkok, Thailand. Feb 2009, pp. 14-14.
  • Nurunnaher, N., Corcoran-Nantes, Y. and Wohab, A. (2008). Theoretical Debate on Women's Empowerment through Microcredit Programs: Virtuous Spiral or Viscious Circle. In Nowarat Coowanitwong, Prajapati Shapkota, Pravakar Pradhan & Leilani Gallardo, ed. Urban Environmental Management towards Sustainability. Thailand: Southeast Urban Environemntal Management Applications (SEA-UEMA) Project. International Conference on Sustainable Urban Environmental Practices. Asian Institute of Technology: Thailand. Oct 2009. [Link]
  • Corcoran-Nantes, Y. (2005). Useful or useless: feminist theory and female empowerment in Indonesia. In Women's Worlds 2005 Organizing Committee, ed. Embracing the Earth: East-West/North-South: Women's Worlds 2005: 9th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women. Seoul, KoreaEmbracing the Earth: East-West, North-South. Seoul, Korea. [Link]

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Professional and community engagement

Expertise for media contact

  • Gender and Politics war, political parties, feminism, popular movements, revolutionary movements, international perspectives, especially Latin America, Central Asia and East Asia
  • Gender and Development environment, human rights, agriculture, population issues, politics, industrialisation, CIS countries

Subject/s

  • Asia
  • Conflict/Disputes
  • Development
  • Gender Studies
  • Latin America
  • Politics
  • Terrorism
  • Women


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