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Women and Human Security: A Feminist Framework and Critique of the Prevailing Patriarchal Security System

ByBetty A. Reardon

This framing article, a greatly extended and significantly revised version of an argument fi rst published in Japanese as ‘Toward Human Security: A Feminist Framework for Demilitarization’ in Women’s Asia, No. 33, 2003, contains arguments I have also published in other journals.1