Fiona Robinson

Fiona Robinson is Associate Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science. She has also taught at the University of Sussex, England. Her research focuses on ethics and international relations, normative international relations theory, feminist ‘care ethics’and global social policy, and human rights. Her book, Globalizing Care: Ethics, Feminist Theory and International Relations, was published in 1999 by Westview Press. Her most recent publications include ‘NGOs and the Advancement of Economic and Social Rights: Philosophical and Practical Controversies’, International Relations, 17:1, 2003; ‘Human Rights and the Global Politics of Resistance: Feminist Perspectives’, Review of International Studies (2004), 29, 161-180, December, 2003; and ‘Ethics in International Relations: Feminist Approaches and Methodologies’ in Brooke Ackerly, Maria Stern and Jacqui True, eds., Feminist Methodology in International Relations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (in press). Her current research focuses on the role of care as a public value and in providing a clearer picture of the nature of women’s work in the global economy.

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