Hypatia Special Issue: Feminism & Peace

Call For Papers

Call for papers for a Special Issue of Hypatia on “Feminism and Peace.” This volume will explore a range of issues concerning the interconnections between feminist philosophy and peace studies. Papers are welcome on a variety of topics, including (but not limited to) the following: the nature of a feminist peace politics or a feminist peace ethic; the relevance and implications of various feminist philosophies (e.g., liberal feminism, Marxist feminism, radical feminism, socialist feminism, ecological feminism, postmodernist feminism) for an understanding of the just war and pacifist traditions; feminist perspectives on the morality of war and the morality of violence; feminist discussions of philosophical connections between the practices and ideologies of militarism, nuclearism, imperialism and violence toward those perceived as “other;” feminist analyses of the relevance of race, gender, and class to discussions of war, peace, and various forms of institutional and interpersonal violence; critical examinations of male gender-biased language in the contexts of discussions of war, peace, and violence toward women; gendered conceptions of the body and sexuality as they relate to issues of war, peace, and “domestic violence;” feminist analyses of prostitution, rape, pornography, sexual harassment and other forms of sexual abuse in the context of a feminist peace politics; ecofeminist perspectives on connections between women, peace, and the nonhuman natural environment; feminist explorations of the philosophical significance of women’s peace camps and non-violent actions; and feminist analyses of Gandhian satyagrahas as strategies of resistance.

The guest editors for this Special Issue are Karen J. Warren and Duane L. Cady. Submissions should be sent in quadruplicate to: Karen J. Warren, Philosophy Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101. Deadline for Submissions: March 15, 1993. Publication Date: April, 1994.

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