Now, with the end of the Cold War, the study of 'peaceful', normative relations is beginning to come to the forefront. The meanings attached to the concepts of war, security, and order have changed. And the people have a new role.
Traditional goals of power-seeking and territorial aggrandizement must give way to a new paradigm of cooperation, interdependence, and personal security.
We can learn lessons from women in constructing this new paradigm.