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Narrating the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Logics of Global Governance

Laura J. Shepherd


This history of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, and its articulation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda that grew from its adoption, are as familiar to anyone working on the agenda as the alphabet, the rules of grammar and syntax, or the spelling of their own name. This book encounters WPS as a policy agenda that emerges in and through the stories that are told about it, focusing on the world of WPS work at the United Nations Headquarters in New York (noting, of course, that many other equally rich and important stories could be told about the agenda in other contexts). ... More

Keywords: narrative, discourse, WPS, 1325, women, peace, security, United Nations, UN

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780197557242
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197557242.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laura J. Shepherd, author
Professor of International Relations, University of Sydney, Australia