Routledge Handbook of Feminist Peace Research

Feminist analysis and critical feminist peace researchFeminist peacePostcoloniality, decolonialityOrganisation of the handbookWay forward/expectationsReferencesI. Methodologies and genealogiesGenealogies of feminist peace research: Themes, thinkers, and turnsIntroductionMultiple genealogies - better insights?Feminist peace research hits its strideTensions in scholarship and activismNotesReferencesFeminist care ethics: Contributions to peace theoryIntroductionThe personal is politicalConflict resolutionCare and justiceRelational ontologyEpistemological situatednessSocialising careCare-work and security for citizensCare as workGlobalising careInternational security and peaceThe value of careNotesReferencesMethodologies for feminist peace researchIntroductionWhat is feminist methodology?What are feminist peace methodologies?Situated knowledge through ethnographyDiscourses and representationsQuantitative methodologies - looking for patternsConclusions and new questionsReferencesQueer theories of peace and securityIntroductionFrom invisibility to hypervisibilityQueering space, borders, and geopolitics"On the right side of history" - queer perspectives on timeConclusionNoteReferencesEveryday peace in critical feminist theoryIntroductionEveryday peace and politics of locationsPeace and cold warFeminist peace post-cold/man warBut do we really care?ConclusionNoteReferencesFeminist responses to conflict: Within, against, and beyond the lawIntroductionFeminist engagements with international lawsFeminist engagements against lawBeyond the law: the creation of new social imaginariesConclusionNotesReferencesGendering education for peace: Critical perspectivesIntroductionGendering peace education: the trajectoryCritical peace education: taking the feminist agenda forward?Concluding remarksNotesReferencesWomen, patriarchy, and traditional methods: A postcolonial feminist critique of pashtun JirgaIntroductionWomen, patriarchy, and traditional conflict resolution"Pashtunwali" and Pashtun "Jirga" in PakistanConclusionNotesReferencesII. Politics, power, and violenceContinuums of violence: Feminist peace research and gender-based violenceIntroductionContinuums of violencePrivate/publicWartime/peacetimeConclusionReferencesSexual Violence in Times of War and PeaceIntroductionSexual violence in warOnly sexual violence in armed conflict?Sexual violence in "peace"Conclusion: sexual violence in war and peaceNoteReferencesFeminist peace versus weapons of violenceIntroductionGendered impacts from the use of weaponsStructural and normative issuesNew technologies of violenceDiversity versus powerA way forwardReferencesFeminist responses to violent extremismIntroductionSection 1. Understanding terrorist violenceSection 1A Researching terrorismSection 1B Findings - forms of terrorist violenceDirect violenceStructural violenceCultural violenceSection 1C Controversies - misogynist violenceSection 2. Understanding counterterrorism effortsSection 2A Findings - critiquing P/CVE and CTGender stereotypes in P/CVE and CTGender exclusions in P/CVE and CTSecuritised goals of P/CVE and CTSection 2C Controversies: feminist counterterrorism?Future research and conclusionNoteReferencesArmed resistance and feminist activismIntroductionWomen's activism vs feminist activism in war and peaceWomen's activism: from anti-war movements to peacebuildingTracing women in armed resistance movementsFeminist activism and armed resistance in MyanmarConclusionNotesReferencesFeminism. Militarism. Whatever.: Civil-military operations in AfghanistanIntroductionMilitarismCombating or contributing to militarism? Human security and Women, Peace and Security (WPS)Afghanistan: "there is no military solution"Gender initiativesConclusionReferencesCan armed service be emancipatory?: Complex answers from Nepal and the United StatesIntroductionParticipation of women in armed conflictIs fighting in an armed group a sign of gender emancipation?Female combatants in the Maoist insurgency in Nepal: a complex caseFrom hope and purpose to marginalisation and despairU.S. women soldiers "break the brass ceiling"ConclusionNotesReferencesSilencing and voicing the subalternIntroduction: silencing/voicing and the decolonial feminist lensThe ontological-cultural dimension of silencingThe epistemic and economic dimension of silencingConclusionReferencesIII. Institutional and societal interventionsEditors' introductionFeminist approaches to peace and conflict: International human rights law disappearing and re-emerging?IntroductionIHRL occupying a central place in feminist analysis of peace and conflictEquivocal attitudes to IHRL in feminist peace and conflict scholarshipIHRL at the margin of feminist scholarship on WPSLack of diversity in feminist peace and conflict researchConclusionReferencesForeign policy and diplomacy: Feminist interventionsIntroductionUnpacking foreign policy and diplomacy in practiceFeminist critiques of mainstream approaches to foreign policy and diplomacyImpact on feminist intervention on foreign policy and diplomatic practicesBlind spots in feminist approaches to foreign policyConclusion: towards a feminist foreign policyReferencesWomen, peace, and securityIntroductionWomen and peace and security: key themesInstitutionalisation of the WPS agenda: political implicationsFrom policy to practice: major contestationsConclusionNoteReferencesPeacekeeping: Feminist debates and demandsIntroductionPeacekeeping as international interventionFeminist critiques of peacekeepingFeminist demands for peacekeeping reformConclusionReferencesNot enough soldier, not enough civilian: The continuing under-representation of female soldiers in Disarmament, Demobilisation, and Reintegration (DDR) programmesIntroductionIntroduction to Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration programmesWhy female soldiers continue to be under-represented in DDR programmes?Incomprehensive representation, inadequate knowledgeConfusing guidelinesPractical reasonsIdeological prioritisationConclusionNoteReferencesTrauma, memory, and peacebuildingIntroductionConceptualising trauma: individual collectiveMemory as gendered: feminist lensesThe role of trauma and memory in peacebuilding: feminist critical engagementsTrauma, gender, and transitional justiceTrauma, memory, and postwar agencyConclusionNoteReferencesFeminism and peace movements: Engendering anti-nuclear activismIntroductionWhat is feminist anti-nuclear activism?Cold War feminist anti-nuclear activismPost-Cold War feminist anti-nuclear activismFuture researchConclusionNotesReferencesThe arts as a peacebuilding approach: Feminist contributions and directionsIntroductionThe arts, peacebuilding, and feminist peace researchAesthetics: building everyday relationships and solidarityEmotions: incorporating ways of knowing and feeling besides the rationalInclusion: a platform for silenced voicesConclusion and future directionsReferencesIV. Bodies, sexualities, and healthEditors' introductionBodies/biopolitics/identity: Feminist perspectivesIntroductionBiopolitics and feminist theoryTwo bodies of biopoliticsConclusionNotesReferencesEmbodying transformations: Feminism, the yoga body, and social changeIntroductionYoga and the politics of the bodyWomen, yoga, and self-careWomen and yogaFeminism, the body, and yogaBuilding a feminist yoga practiceConclusionNotesReferencesSexual health and world peaceIntroductionSexual health and feminist conflict analysisSexual health and feminist peacebuildingConclusionNotesReferencesSexual orientation and gender identity or expression (SOGIE) in violent conflict and peacebuildingIntroductionHeightened and layered vulnerabilitiesPost-conflict peacebuilding: a moment of opportunity?Gender and sexual minorities in ColombiaWPS and LGBTQ experiencesQueer inclusion in feminist peace researchNotesReferencesMen, masculinities, peace, and violence: A multi-level overview on justice and conflictIntroductionCritical perspectives on men, masculinities, and violencePeace and conflict at multiple levels: connections with men and masculinitiesWorking post-conflict to transform men and masculinities, and contribute towards justiceConclusionReferencesNationalism, masculinities, and bodiesIntroductionGendered nationalismMasculinities, militarisation in nationalist projectsBodies, mobilised but resistantConclusionReferencesIntergenerational feminist peace: Global research and a case study from Aceh, IndonesiaIntroductionYouth matter for peaceCreating peace: arts-based approachesIntroducing AcehCreative writing for an intergenerational, gender-just peace?ConclusionNoteReferencesGender and disastersIntroductionDisastersWomen and vulnerability to climate changeRealignment of livelihoods and labourOut-migrationFood securityForced marriage, dowry - commodifying girls' bodiesViolence against women following disastersHealthConclusionReferencesV. Global inequalitiesEditors' introductionClimate change, gender, and peace: Thinking differently in a brave new world?IntroductionClimate change and securityCritiques of existing approachesA feminist climate peace?ConclusionNotesReferencesIs feminist peace possible?: Constraints and opportunities in a global political economyIntroductionThe global political economy and feminist peaceFeminist political economy peacebuilding alternativesWhere to now? A feminist, peace, and security agendaConclusionNotesReferencesFeminist approaches to forms of labourIntroductionWomen in the labour marketPrecariousness and effects of austerity measuresThe unpaid labour of caring for othersWomen's migration in regard to labourConclusionReferencesDevelopment and foreign aidIntroductionFrom women to gender in developmentMainstreaming gender in development: lights and shadowsWomen's organisations and funding for the defence of women's rightsFinal reflections and questions that still need to be answeredNotesReferencesFeminised work, invisible labour: Against the formal-informal economy dichotomyIntroductionFormal-informal dichotomy: conceptual boundaries and invisibilitiesGender and social economyGender and the irregular economyGender and the formal economyConclusionNoteReferencesFamines: 'Slow' violence and gendered memorialisationIntroductionFrom 'hunger crisis' to deliberate mass starvationThe 'slow' violence of faminesMemorialising faminesGendered commemorations: Irish famine memorials in AustraliaConclusionNotesReferencesGlobal mobilitiesIntroductionFeminist approaches to global mobilityAgency and victimhoodGlobal mobility and careImmobilityFeminist peace research and people on the moveConclusionNoteReferencesGender and diasporaIntroductionDiaspora studies, gender studies, and feminist peace approaches and methodologies: a strong nexusGender, nationalism, and patriarchy in the diasporaMasculinities, femininities, and sexualities in the diasporaConclusionNotesReferences
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