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Primed for Violence: The Role of Gender Inequality in Predicting Internal Conflict
We know, most notably through Ted Gurr's research, that ethnic discrimination can lead to ethnopolitical rebellion–intrastate conflict. I seek to discover what impact, if any, gender inequality hasExpand
Gendered Conflict
This study quantitatively tests the relationship between state militarism and domestic gender equality. International relations literature on the impact and potential impact of women on foreignExpand
The Heart of the Matter: The Security of Women and the Security of States
Does the security of women influence the security and behavior of states? Existing evidence linking the situation of women to state-level variables such as economic prosperity and growth, health, andExpand
Gender, Violence, and International Crisis
Women work for peace, and men wage war—cooperative women, conflictual men. These images pervade conventional wisdom about the efficacy of women in leadership roles and decision-making environments,Expand
Gender Equality and State Aggression: The Impact of Domestic Gender Equality on State First Use of Force
I examine the role of domestic gender equality in predicting whether or not a state is more aggressive in international disputes. This research adds to a growing body of feminist research inExpand
Feminist IR Theory and Quantitative Methodology: A Critical Analysis
The purpose of this narrative is to build a bridge among feminist and traditional worldviews within international relations (IR) scholarship. In particular, this essay renews Ann Tickner's appeal forExpand
Gender equality and civil wars
A recent trend in post-Cold War international relations research reveals a new-found interest in intrastate conflict, which occurs more frequently than interstate war. Scholars studying intrastateExpand
The WomanStats Project Database: Advancing an Empirical Research Agenda
This article describes the WomanStats Project Database — a multidisciplinary creation of a central repository for cross-national data and information on women available for use by academics,Expand
Human Rights Rogues in Interstate Disputes, 1980–2001
Rogue states have typically been characterized as those states that consistently violate accepted international norms of behavior. While US foreign policymakers and policy analysts have identifiedExpand
Rhetoric versus Reality
The term rogue statehas become part of the common language of American foreign policy, and the assumptions made by policy makers about the international conduct of these actors—that they representExpand