1. Introducing the Book; Anna van der Vleuten, Anouka van Eerdewijk and Conny Roggeband PART I 2. Regional Governance, Gender and Transnationalism: A First Exploration; Anna van der Vleuten and Anouka van Eerdewijk 3. Gender Equality Norm Diffusion and Actor Constellations: A First Exploration; Anouka van Eerdewijk and Conny Roggeband PART II 4. EU and the Export of Gender Equality Norms: Myth and Facts; Alison E. Woodward and Anna van der Vleuten 5. Gender Mainstreaming in EU Development Policy towards Southern Africa and South America; Petra Debusscher 6. Gender Mainstreaming in Mercosur and in Mercosur-EU Trade Relations; Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann 7. Latin American Advocacy on Violence Against Women and the OAS Convention; Conny Roggeband 8. Gender Mainstreaming in SADC and in SADC-EU Trade Relations; Anna van der Vleuten and Merran Hulse 9. Regional Advocacy on Violence Against Women and the SADC Gender Protocol; Anouka van Eerdewijk and Joni van de Sand PART III 10. Reconceptualizing Gender Equality Norm Diffusion and Regional Governance: Logics and Geometries; Conny Roggeband, Anouka van Eerdewijk and Anna van der Vleuten
This book analyses the diffusion of norms concerning gender-based violence and gender mainstreaming of aid and trade between the EU, South America and Southern Africa. Norm diffusion is conceptualized as a truly multidirectional and polycentric process, shaped by regional governance and resulting in new geometries of transnational activism.