Womens Status and National and International Security Chapter uri icon


  • 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Until the turn of the twenty-first century, mainstream scholars and professionals in national and international security have not viewed the well-being and security of women as important. Empirical literature has emerged, which demonstrates that this linkage is significant. This article surveys the literature, examining in particular issues of war, peace, and stability of nations in relation to women's status and security.

author list (cited authors)

  • Hudson, V. M.

citation count

  • 1

complete list of authors

  • Hudson, Valerie M

Book Title

  • International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

publication date

  • January 2015