As of January 2020, The U.S. and Iran have walked back from the precipice of war. The recent escalation underscores
Women’s rights activists in Jordan understood that making progress on women’s rights legislation was contingent on navigating a militarized political landscape where a protectionist narrative of women’s rights would make legislation more likely to pass.
The following analysis is from Volume 3, Issue 6 of the Peace Science Digest Citation: Bastick, M., & Duncanson, C.
Militarism, warfare, and the military itself all depend on gender hierarchies—the privileging of masculinity and its associated traits over femininity and its associated traits—to function. Women in Afghanistan are especially aware of this of sexism and inequality as they seek to join their country's military and police force.
Citation: Wibben, A. T. R. (2018). Why we need to study (US) militarism: A critical feminist lens. Security Dialogue, 49(1-2),
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.
Its been over a year since a major US news network has mentioned any U.S. participation in the Yemen war. Such inattention normalizes U.S. military action and contributes to the greater indifference to militarism throughout U.S. society.
The following analysis is from Volume 3, Issue 3 of the Peace Science Digest. Citation: Basham, V.M. (2018). Liberal militarism
This analysis is from Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Peace Science Digest Since the 1980s, peace education has broadened