A Review of Feminist International Relations Literature

Keywords: Feminist International Relations, Ann Tickner, UNSC 1325


The International Relations discipline and feminism is an important discussion field today. In the 1980s, when many concepts of realism were questioned by the scholars of International Relations, gender-oriented texts of the field gained importance. Even though the International Relations discipline, unfortunately, is still characterized as a masculine field, many critical texts with gender perspective have been written and many discussions have been made to challenge the hegemony of the masculine realism over the last thirty years. In this context, an important literature transforming the field has emerged. The aim of this study is to make a review of the main texts in the feminist International Relations literature. The study, which unfolds chronologically, will examine the texts written in the late 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. The study, which does not claim to examine all the texts written in the field, offers an introduction to the young scholars willing to delve into the related topics.


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How to Cite
Coşkun, Çiçek. (2019). A Review of Feminist International Relations Literature. Kadın/Woman 2000, Journal for Women’s Studies, 20(2), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.33831/jws.v20i2.79