The Politics of Location and the Location of Politics: Thinking about Feminist Security Studies


  • [Corrections added November 14, 2014 after original online publication. Grammatical changes have been made to this article to improve clarity.]


This article weighs in on a debate about the meaning and politics of Feminist Security Studies, arguing that substantive and representational inclusivity is important. It suggests that a politics of openness, understanding, and contextualization in the scholarship of the community is key to promoting a politics of feminist critique and reconstruction in the discipline more broadly.