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Judith Squires

have taken the operation of the public–private dichotomy to be essential to understanding women’s oppression. 2 Feminist critiques of the public–private distinction The feminist literature on the public–private distinction has focused primarily on critiquing the liberal formulation of the public–private distinction. These critiques fall into three broad strands, of which the first criticises the premises

in Political concepts
The Indian experience
Shirin M. Rai

can also be seen as a necessary condition for women’s interests to be taken into account’ (PfA, G: paragraph 183). There is now a growing body of feminist literature which is problematizing this assumption about a direct co-relation between women’s participation in politics and the representation of women’s interests (see Coole, 1997; Fraser, 1997; Young, 1997; Hoskyns and Rai, 1998). This issue of representation of interests is a vexed one. Whose interests are being represented by the increased participation of women in political institutions? Who can and will

in Mainstreaming gender, democratizing the state?