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New Directions in Women, Peace and Security

Soumita Basu, Paul Kirby, and Laura Shepherd


What does gender equality mean for peace, justice, and security? At the turn of the 21st century, feminist advocates persuaded the United Nations Security Council to adopt a resolution that drew attention to this question at the highest levels of international policy. Today the Women, Peace and Security agenda is a complex field, relevant to every conceivable dimension of war and peace. This groundbreaking edited book engages vexed and vexing questions about the future of the agenda, from the legacies of coloniality to the prospects of international law, and from the implications of global arm ... More

Keywords: gender, women, peace, security, 1325, war, militarism, United Nations, politics, law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529207743
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529207743.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Soumita Basu, editor
South Asian University

Paul Kirby, editor
University of Sussex

Laura Shepherd, editor
University of Sydney

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1 Women, Peace and Security: A Critical Cartography

Soumita Basu, Paul Kirby and Laura J. Shepherd

Part I Encounters

7 Lessons Lived in Gender and International Criminal Law

Patricia Viseur Sellers and Louise Chappell

8 Holding Feminist Space

sam cook and Louise Allen

Part II Horizons

11 The Privatization of War: A New Challenge for the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Marta Bautista Forcada and Cristina Hernández Lázaro

12 Human Trafficking, Human Rights and Women, Peace and Security: The Sound of Silence

Gema Fernández Rodríguez de Liévana and Christine Chinkin

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