Peace Theories in a Gender Perspective: Feminist Theories and Practices

  • Gizem Bilgin Aytaç
Keywords: Feminist theory, global politics, peace studies, S/RES/1325

Abstract

After the Cold War, the changing global policy is challenged with various security gaps and the new war and peace conditions. It is possible to examine these new facts with a gender-based approach. The critical contribution of feminist theories to global politics literature has also partaken in the conceptual analysis of peace theories. In the meantime, the state-centric analysis has led to the change of dominant epistemological patterns, such as rational choice. This study will examine the conditions, examples and theoretical debates of feminist peace in the light of those current debates. In particular, the S/RES/1325 (2000) will be discussed with reference to its contribution to the feminist theories in the peace studies by evaluating its limitations and critics.

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Published
2019-08-22
How to Cite
Bilgin Aytaç, G. (2019). Peace Theories in a Gender Perspective: Feminist Theories and Practices. Kadın/Woman 2000, Journal for Womens Studies, 20(2), 111-135. https://doi.org/10.33831/jws.v20i2.86