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Advances in Feminist Geography  

Kate Driscoll Derickson, Lorraine Dowler, and Nicole Laliberte

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Geography and international studies are both deeply rooted in masculinist, imperialist, and patriarchal ways of viewing the world. However, over the past 20 years, the increase in the ... More

Conflict Resolution: Feminist Perspectives  

Simona Sharoni

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
The academic study of conflict resolution was born as as a critique of mainstream International Relations (IR), which explains why feminist theory and conflict resolution share many things ... More

Democracy, Democratization, and Gender  

Georgina Waylen

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Democracies and the processes surrounding recent transitions to democracy are gendered in a variety of ways. Recently, feminist scholars have questioned the exclusionary ways in which ... More

Feminism, Activism, and Scholarship in Global Context  

Nikki McGary and Nancy A. Naples

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The histories of women’s studies and feminist scholarship reveal the lack of distinction between feminist activism and feminist scholarship. The term “feminism” consists of multiple ... More

Feminism and Gender Studies in International Relations Theory  

Jacqui True

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Feminist theories of international relations have thrived over the past decade as evidenced by the many and varied feminist contributions to the international relations field. At the same ... More

Feminism and the Politics of Difference  

Maria O’Reilly

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Jan 2012
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Dec 2017
Feminist scholars and practitioners have challenged—and sought to overcome—gendered forms of inequality, subordination, or oppression within a variety of political, economic, and social ... More

Feminisms Troubling the Boundaries of International Relations  

Christine Sylvester

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
A constant source of concern for feminists working in International Relations (IR) has been the field’s implied or stated boundaries. During the first ten years of its existence (roughly ... More

Feminist Contributions and Challenges to Peace Studies  

Catia Cecilia Confortini

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Many women across the world have addressed issues of peace and war since antiquity, from Christine de Pizan and Jane Addams to Betty Reardon and Elise Boulding. Although a few feminist ... More

Feminist Ethics in International Relations  

Brooke Ackerly and Ying Zhang

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The study of feminist ethics in international relations (IR) is the study of three topics. The first is the feminist contributions to key topics in international ethics and the research ... More

Feminist Perspectives on Foreign Policy  

Anne-Marie D'Aoust

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Jan 2012
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Dec 2017
Foreign policy analysis (FPA) deals with the decision-making processes involved in foreign policy-making. As a field of study, FPA overlaps international relations (IR) theory and ... More

Feminist Perspectives on Human Rights  

Laura Parisi

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Feminism has provided some new perspectives to the discourse on human rights over the years. Contemporary feminist scholarship has sought to critique the liberalism on which the conception ... More

Feminist Perspectives on the Environment  

Sonalini  Sapra

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Jan 2012
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Nov 2017
The field of gender and environmental studies deals with the ways that gender roles shape the access to and management of resources. From being dominated by old debates on whether the ... More

Feminist Security Studies  

Laura J. Shepherd

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
In challenging conventional conceptualizations of the human subject, the state, and the international system, early feminist security studies (FSS) offered new ways to think about security ... More

Feminist Security Theorizing  

Jillian Martin and Laura Sjoberg

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The question “where are the women?” essentially underlies feminist international relations (IR). During the late 1980s and early 1990s, feminist scholars critiqued mainstream IR theories ... More

“Feminist” Theoretical Inquiries and “IR”  

Anna M. Agathangelou and Heather M. Turcotte

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Feminist international relations (IR) theories have long provided interventions and insights into the embedded asymmetrical gender relations of global politics, particularly in areas such ... More

Foreign Intervention and Violence Against Women  

Janet Elise Johnson

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Violence against women represents the most popular gender related issue for global women’s activists, international development agencies, and human rights advocates. Although state ... More

Gender and Global Security  

Valerie Hudson, R. Charli Carpenter, and Mary Caprioli

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
It is not only gender ambiguity that is securitized in the international arena, but femininity as well. Some scholars argue that conflict over what women are and what they should do is ... More

Gender and Governance  

Annica Kronsell

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Gender has been conceptualized in various ways in the mainstream governance literature and critical feminist work. The relationship between the concepts of gender and governance can be ... More

Gender and the Global Political Economy  

Penny Griffin

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Feminist and gendered interventions in the discipline of international political economy (IPE) traces the constitutive and causal role that gender plays in the diverse forms, functions, ... More

Gender and the State  

Natalie Florea Hudson

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Dec 2013
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Jan 2018
One of the main arguments advanced by feminists is that we must move beyond adding women to existing structures and institutions, and focus more on the theoretical, cognitive, and even ... More

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