Prügl Elisabeth

Nom : Prügl

Prénom : Elisabeth

E-mail : elisabeth.pruegl(at)

Affiliation institutionnelle : IHEID

Centre d'intérêt : gender and international governance

Domaines de recherche : international organizations, security, labor

Recherches en cours : -gender experts and gender expertise -gender and business -gender and security

Enseignements : -Feminist Theory -Gender Politics in Global Governance

Bref résumé de la carrière :

Elisabeth Prügl is Director of the Programme on Gender and Global Change (PGGC) at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID). She also serves as Deputy Director of IHEID and is a Professor of International Relations/Political Science. Born in Germany and a US citizen, she holds a doctoral degree from The American University in Washington, DC. Before joining the Graduate Institute in 2009, she was professor at Florida International University in Miami, where she also co-directed the Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence.

Principales publications :


Forthc. Feminist Strategies in International Governance. Co-edited with Gülay Çaglar and

Susanne Zwingel.

2011 Transforming Masculine Rule: Agriculture and Rural Development in the European Union.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

2009 Diversity and the European Union. Co-edited with Markus Thiel. New York: Palgrave.

1999 The Global Construction of Gender: Home-Based Work in the Political Economy of the 20th Century. New York: Columbia University Press.

1999 Gender Politics in Global Governance. Co-edited with Mary K. Meyer. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

1996 Homeworkers in Global Perspective: Invisible No More. Co-edited with Eileen Boris. New York: Routledge.


Forthc. “If Lehman Brothers had Been Lehman Sisters …”: Gender and Myth in the

2012 Aftermath of the Financial Crisis. International Political Sociology.

2011 Diversity Management and Gender Mainstreaming as Technologies of Government. 
Politics and Gender 7, 1 (March): 71-89. Politics and Gender 7, 1 (March): 71-89.

2010 Feminism and the Postmodern State: Gender Mainstreaming in European Rural Development. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 32, 2 (Winter): 447- 475. Development. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 32, 2 (Winter): 447- 475.

2009 Does Gender Mainstreaming Work? Feminist Engagements with the German Agricultural State. International Feminist Journal of Politics 11, 2 (May): 174-195.   Agricultural State. International Feminist Journal of Politics 11, 2 (May): 174-195.   

2004 Gender Orders in German Agriculture: From the Patriarchal Welfare State to Liberal Environmentalism. Sociologia Ruralis 44, 4 (October): 349-372.

2003 Gender and War: Causes, Constructions, and Critique. Perspectives on Politics 1 (June): 335-342.

2001 Feminism and Constructivism: Worlds Apart or Sharing the Middle Ground? with Birgit Locher, International Studies Quarterly 45, 1 (March): 111-129.

1997 Microentrepreneurs and Homeworkers: Conflict and Convergence, with Irene Tinker, World Development 25 (September).


2009 Gender and European Integration, with Birgit Locher. In European Integration Theory, eds. Antje Wiener and Thomas Diez. Oxford University Press.

2008 Gender and the Making of Global Markets: An Exploration of the Agricultural Sector. In Global Governance: Feminist Perspectives, eds. Shirin M. Rai and Georgina Waylen. Palgrave Macmillan.

2007 Gender and EU Politics. In The Handbook of European Union Politics, eds. Knud Erik Jørgensen, Mark A. Pollack and Ben Rosamond. Sage Publications.

2005 Mainstreaming Gender in International Organizations, with Audrey Lustgarten. In Institutions, Resources, and Mobilization: Women and Gender Equity in Development Theory and Practice, eds. Jane Jaquette and Gale Summerfield, 53-70. Duke University Press.

2001 Feminism: Constructivism’s Other Pedigree, with Birgit Locher, in Constructing International Relations: The Next Generation, eds. Knud Erik Jørgensen and Karin Fierke, pp. 76-92, (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe).

1998 Feminist Struggle as Social Construction: Changing the Gendered Rules of Home-Based Work, in International Relations in a Constructed World, eds. Vendulka Kubalkova, Paul Kowert, and Nicholas G. Onuf (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.). In Chinese translation 2005.

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