Feminism and International Relations

This book provides a critique of the discipline of international relations from a feminist perspective. The critique is developed, first theoretically. Then the author examines both feminist theories and theories of international relations with a view to developing an approach to world politics which incorporates an analysis of gender, and gender relations. The critique is […]

Feminism and International Relations Japanese Translation

The first theory of international relations from a gender perspective. We will fundamentally re-question the "international relations theory" that has been created in the distorted gender relations centered on the great powers and men. Examine the history of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and the International Labor Organization (ILO: Intergovernmental Organization) and present the […]

Women Peace and Security

Study submitted by the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 1325 (2000). Two consultants, Dyan Mazurana, Research Scholar in Women’s Studies, University of Montana, and Sandra Whitworth, Associate Professor of Political Science and Women’s Studies, York University, made major contributions to the study.

Men, Militarism and UN Peacekeeping

Sandra Whitworth looks behind the rhetoric to investigate from a feminist perspective some of the realities of military intervention under the UN flag. Whitworth contends that there is a fundamental contradiction between portrayals of peacekeeping as altruistic and benign and the militarized masculinity that underpins the group identity of soldiers. Examining evidence from Cambodia and […]

International Relations Textbook

Joshua S. Goldstein, American University and University of Massachusetts, Amherst Jon C. Pevehouse, University of Wisconsin, Madison Sandra Whitworth, York University International Relations presents the current concepts, theories, and events that comprise the discipline in a comprehensive yet accessible manner. Each of these elements is examined through the subfields of international security; international organization, law, and political economy; North-South […]