Date of Award
Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Deborah Avant, Ph.D.
Krebs, Political empowerment, Revolution, Rhetoric, Rhetorical coercion, Women
The below paper examines women’s ability to translate participation in antigovernment movement into political empowerment in the post-conflict government. I use the theory of Rhetorical Coercion to explore how the way in which women frame their participation impacts their ability to achieve increased political empowerment. I find that nationalistic frames are more successful than women’s-specific frames in women’s ability to achieve full empowerment and lasting rights. Using the cases of El Salvador, Guatemala and Eritrea I explore the inputs to a successful rhetorical strategy and the stumbling blocks to translating participation into national inclusion.
Hunter, Kyleanne M., "Framing the Fight: Women's Use of Rhetorical Coercion to Gain Political Empowerment from Revolutionary Participation. The Cases of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Eritrea" (2014). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 299.
Received from ProQuest
Kyleanne M. Hunter
International relations, Women's studies, Political Science