Feminism

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J.Ann Tickner
US academic and feminist international relations theorist. Exposed ways in which conventional study of international relations marginalizes gender, whilst also being itself gendered.
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Bias of international politics
Politics focuses on male-dominated bodies and institutions
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Analytical feminists
Feminists such as J.An Tickner who analyse the extent to which political theories are based on Gender Biases
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Gender
A social and cultural distinction between males and females usually based on stereotypes of masculinity and femininty
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Key Criticisms of International Politics
Feminists argue that national interests are often defined by men and thus not representative of all of society. Many feminists argue that these interests that effect foreign policy and militar strategies may be different if women were included in the
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Gender as a social construct
Feminists often believe that although sex defines biological differences between us, our understanding of Gender stems from societal stereotypes of 'masculinity' and 'femininity'.
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Standpoint feminists
Women's experience at the margins of political life have given them a unique perspective on social issues that provide insights into world affairs.
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Structural violence
Form of violencethat stems from social structures that perpetuate domination, oppression or exploitation, as opposed to direct violence.
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Politics focuses on male-dominated bodies and institutions

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Feminists such as J.An Tickner who analyse the extent to which political theories are based on Gender Biases

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A social and cultural distinction between males and females usually based on stereotypes of masculinity and femininty

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