Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

On the necessity of critical race feminism for women, peace and security

Henry, Marsha (2021) On the necessity of critical race feminism for women, peace and security. Critical Studies on Security, 9 (1). 22 - 26. ISSN 2162-4887

[img] Text (On the necessity of critical race feminism for women peace and security) - Published Version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives.

Download (570kB)

Identification Number: 10.1080/21624887.2021.1904191

Abstract

This intervention is concerned with whiteness as central to the operation of women/gender, peace and security in academic settings. That is, G/WPS in universities is founded on white authority and expertise and consistently orients itself from the privileged viewpoint of the global north. Through two brief examples, I show how the generation of research on G/WPS consistently centres and relies on white starting points, in order to convey the ‘necessity’ of G/WPS in the university and to government funders. In doing so, the use of critical race theories and Black feminist concepts, as well as the presence of Black scholars, remains marginal.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcss20/current
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: Gender Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Date Deposited: 11 May 2021 11:12
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2021 04:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/110430

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics