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A New Handbook of Political Science$
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Robert E. Goodin and Hans-Dieter Klingemann

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198294719

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198294719.001.0001

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International Relations: Post‐Positivist and Feminist Perspectives

International Relations: Post‐Positivist and Feminist Perspectives

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(p.446) Chapter 18 International Relations: Post‐Positivist and Feminist Perspectives
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A New Handbook of Political Science
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J. Ann Tickner

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198294719.003.0018

Questions the optimism for international relations cited in the 1975 Handbook of Political Science. Unprecedented global change has divided international relations, and optimism for consensus has eroded. Through a diversity of viewpoints, feminism provides optimism for the broadening of theory and of empirical base. Using a post‐positivist methodology, feminism challenges ethnocentrism and state‐centrism, and rejects universalism and claims of objectivity. Feminism's appreciation of difference provides realistic optimism for the future of international relations.

Keywords:   difference, ethnocentrism, feminism, global change, international relations, objectivity, post‐positivism, state‐centrism, universalism

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