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Critical Feminist Insights on Security, Militarism, and the Inclusion of Women in the Military

Critical Feminist Insights on Security, Militarism, and the Inclusion of Women in the Military

A critical feminist perspective is necessary to a more accurate understanding of problems around gender and militarism, security, warfare, and militaries themselves. All of these depend on gender hierarchies—the privileging of masculinity and its associated traits over femininity and its associated traits—and “gendered myths and images” to function.