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Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Annica Kronsell


This book explores the post-national defense and its gender implications. A characteristic of the post-national defense is that less attention is paid to the defense of the territory and more to the security situation outside its borders, often in cooperation with other states. It is exemplified with Sweden and the EU as empirical cases. The main research question is how gender aspects and UN SCR 1325 has influenced the way that the post-national defense organizes its practices and the policies pursued? A feminist constructivist institutional approach is the theoretical base. By combining theo ... More

Keywords: peacekeeping, masculinity, militarism, UN SCR 1325, gender mainstreaming, cosmopolitanism, feminist constructivism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199846061
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Annica Kronsell, author
Department of Political Science, Lund University