Afghan Women in Geopolitical Imaginaries: Between NATO and India

Devaditya Agnihotri and Katharine A. M. Wright • May 11 2020 • Articles

The focus on personal stories in the media obscures the uncomfortable truth of the dire situation for Afghan women and their underrepresentation in Afghan armed forces.

10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

E-International Relations • Dec 4 2017 • Features

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Masculinities at the Margins: A feminist Curiosity of Gender, Militarism and War

Amanda Chisholm and Joanna Tidy • Jun 10 2017 • Articles

What happens to ‘military masculinities’ and stories of war, violence and gender, if we begin to account for ‘the margins’ of war, of militaries and of masculinities?

4 Things Feminists Tell Us about Private Security: A Gender Audit on Security

Amanda Chisholm • Nov 1 2016 • Articles

In various ways feminists continue to draw our attention to how gender underpins the political and economics of security.

The Hidden Politics of Militarization and Pop Culture as Political Communication

Linda Åhäll • May 16 2015 • Articles

Unless we pay attention to what is happening beyond the most visibly militarised context we will miss an important dimension to the logics of militarisation.

Review – Militarism and International Relations

Anne de Jong • Aug 28 2013 • Features

Stavrianakis and Selby’s collection successfully incorporates many diverse perspectives on militarism which affirm their claim that a return of militarism to central IR debates is indeed needed.

Review – US Special Forces and Counterinsurgency in Vietnam

David Hunt • Jul 27 2013 • Features

Ives’ strange book tells and retells the same story about U.S. Special Forces and counterinsurgency, repeating traditional criticisms of U.S. strategy in Vietnam.

Review – Gender, Sex and the Postnational Defence

Katharine Wright • Sep 29 2012 • Features

In Gender, Sex and the Postnational Defence, Annica Kronsell challenges an assumption that gender mainstreaming is more achievable than gender parity in military organisations.

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