Book Chapter

Revisiting 'Women and children' in Peace and Security: What about the Girls caught in between?

Lesley Pruitt

Discovering childhood in International Relations | Palgrave Macmillan | Published : 2020


As this book proposes that International Relations (IR) ought to take children and childhood seriously, the Introduction highlighted the need to think about prospects and limitations in relation to such work, including cautioning against taking an ‘add children and stir’ approach. Likewise, the question arises: where have children and childhoods been ‘added’ in existing IR debates, and what can we learn from critically interrogating such instances?

University of Melbourne Researchers