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Advances in Feminist Geography

Kate Driscoll Derickson, Lorraine Dowler and Nicole Laliberte.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Geography; Politics and Sexuality. 14436 words.

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...

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Conflict Resolution: Feminist Perspectives

Simona Sharoni.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution; Politics and Sexuality. 11637 words.

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...

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Democracy, Democratization, and Gender

Georgina Waylen.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Sexuality. 12579 words.

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...

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Feminism, Activism, and Scholarship in Global Context

Nikki McGary and Nancy A. Naples.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Sexuality. 11825 words.

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...

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Feminism and Gender Studies in International Relations Theory

Jacqui True.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Sexuality. 10302 words.

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...

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Feminism and the Politics of Difference

Maria O’Reilly.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

January 2012; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Sexuality. 14494 words.

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...

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Feminisms Troubling the Boundaries of International Relations

Christine Sylvester.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Sexuality. 11626 words.

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...

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Feminist Contributions and Challenges to Peace Studies

Catia Cecilia Confortini.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Sexuality. 13924 words.

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...

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Feminist Ethics in International Relations

Brooke Ackerly and Ying Zhang.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political Philosophy; Politics and Sexuality. 8446 words.

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...

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Feminist Perspectives on Foreign Policy

Anne-Marie D'Aoust.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

January 2012; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics and Sexuality. 14844 words.

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...

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