The Terministic Filter of Security: Realism, Feminism and International Relations Theory

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This study uses Kenneth Burke's concept of terministic filters to examine what the word security means to two different publics within the academic discipline of international relations. It studies the rhetoric feminist international relations theorists and contrasts their view security with that of realist and neo-realist interpretations of international affairs. This study claims to open up the possibility for studying the rhetoric of emergent movements through the use of dramatistic or terministic screens.

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Mueller, Eric December 2001.

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This study uses Kenneth Burke's concept of terministic filters to examine what the word security means to two different publics within the academic discipline of international relations. It studies the rhetoric feminist international relations theorists and contrasts their view security with that of realist and neo-realist interpretations of international affairs. This study claims to open up the possibility for studying the rhetoric of emergent movements through the use of dramatistic or terministic screens.

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Mueller, Eric. The Terministic Filter of Security: Realism, Feminism and International Relations Theory, thesis, December 2001; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3040/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .