Lucian M. Ashworth is a lecturer in politics at the University of Limerick in the Republic of Ireland. His current research projects include a book on the British liberal tradition in IR and a coedited collection (with David Long) on David Mitrany's political economy.
Carol Cohn teaches in the Women's Studies Program and Sociology Department at Bowdoin College. Her research focuses on the ways in which gender as a symbolic system shapes national security debates and policies. Her publications include Sex and Death in the Rational World of Defense Intellectuals (Signs [Spring 1987) and "Wars, Wimps and Women: Talking Gender and Thinking War" (in Miriam Cooke and Angela Woollacott, eds., Gendering War Talk [ 1993]).
Charlotte Hooper is completing her doctoral studies in international politics at the University of Bristol. As an associate lecturer at the University of the West of England and visiting lecturer at the University of Bristol, she has taught gender politics, gender and social policy, international relations, and international political economy. Her current research interests include gender and culture in the theory of international relations; her doctoral dissertation explores multiple masculinities and their relevance to global politics.
Craig N. Murphy is M. Margaret Ball Professor of international relations at Wellesley College. He works on international organizations, North-South relations, and international relations theory. His most recent publications include International Organization and Industrial Change: Global Governance Since 1850 ( 1994) and "Seeing Women, Recognizing Gender, Recasting International Relations" ( International Organization [ 1996]). Murphy coedits Global Governance, the journal of the Academic Council on the U.N. System and the U.N. University, and a Cambridge University Press series on international political economy.
Steve Niva is a doctoral candidate in political science at Columbia University. He is currently working on a dissertation that explores the social construction of state sovereignty in the Middle East.
Jane Parpart is professor of international development studies, history, and women's studies at Dalhousie University. She has published widely on issues of women, gender, and labor in Africa as well as on gender and development theory and practice. She is co-editor of Patriarchy and Class: African Women in the Home and Workforce ( Westview Press, 1988), and with Marianne Marchand, of Feminism/ Postmodernism/Development ( 1995).
V. Spike Peterson is an associate professor at the University of Arizona in the Department of Political Science and affiliated with women's studies, comparative