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What Is Feminist Peace?

Catia Cecilia Confortini

in Intelligent Compassion: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Feminist Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199845231
eISBN:
9780199979875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845231.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter starts with a discussion about international relations (IR) theory’s understandings of peace as well as the relationship between peace and feminist IR, pointing at the need both to be ... More


“Evidence of Things Unseen”: WILPF and Disarmament

Catia Cecilia Confortini

in Intelligent Compassion: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Feminist Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199845231
eISBN:
9780199979875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845231.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes and analyzes the policies of WILPF on disarmament from 1945 to 1975. The chapter shows that WILPF’s worldview about the causes of war, militarization, and the arms buildup and ... More


What Is Violence?: WILPF and Decolonization

Catia Cecilia Confortini

in Intelligent Compassion: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Feminist Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199845231
eISBN:
9780199979875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845231.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter follows WILPF’s policies on decolonization. The chapter argues that an early 1970s’ resolution on the inevitability of violent revolutions, unprecedented until then, resulted from a ... More


Orientalism and Peace: WILPF in the Middle East

Catia Cecilia Confortini

in Intelligent Compassion: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Feminist Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199845231
eISBN:
9780199979875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845231.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the policy shifts of WILPF toward the long-standing international conflict in Israel/Palestine. In the mid-1970s, WILPF declared its support for a two-state solution, a peace ... More


Conclusion: Feminist Ways to Peace

Catia Cecilia Confortini

in Intelligent Compassion: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Feminist Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199845231
eISBN:
9780199979875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845231.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the empirical findings and returns to the assessment of whether Ackerly’s theory of TWFSC adequately represents WILPF’s methodology in the context of the postwar liberal West. ... More


A Spirit of Solidarity: Transatlantic Friendships among Early Twentieth-century Female Peace Activists (Wilpfers)

Laurie R. Cohen

in Dissident Friendships: Feminism, Imperialism, and Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040412
eISBN:
9780252098833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040412.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter concentrates on feminist-pacifist transnational dissidents in the twentieth century. It first provides an overview of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and ... More


Gendered Peace, Women’s Peace

Petra Goedde

in The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

During the early years of the Cold War, women were active participants in all major peace advocacy groups, and they continued to work in traditional women’s peace organizations, such as the Women’s ... More


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