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Security Disarmed: Critical Perspectives on Gender, Race, and Militarization
     

Security Disarmed: Critical Perspectives on Gender, Race, and Militarization

by Sandra Morgen, Barbara Sutton, Julie Novkov, Katherine T McCaffrey, Gwyn Kirk
 

ISBN-10: 0813543606

ISBN-13: 9780813543604

Pub. Date: 08/13/2008

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

In Security Disarmed, scholars, policy planners, and activists come together to critically examine the human cost of violence and viable alternatives to armed conflict. Arranged in four parts-alternative paradigms of security, cross-national militarization, militarism in the United States, and pedagogical and cultural concerns-this book evaluates and resists the

Overview

In Security Disarmed, scholars, policy planners, and activists come together to critically examine the human cost of violence and viable alternatives to armed conflict. Arranged in four parts-alternative paradigms of security, cross-national militarization, militarism in the United States, and pedagogical and cultural concerns-this book evaluates and resists the worldwide crisis of militarization. The contributors voice a positive and encompassing vision of human security by analyzing the relationships among gender, race, and militarization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813543604
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
08/13/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Beyond Militarization: Alternative Visions of Security
Rethinking Security, Confronting Inequality: An Introduction   Barbara Sutton   Julie Novkov     3
Contesting Militarization: Global Perspectives   Gwyn Kirk     30
Gender, Race, and Militarism: Toward a More Just Alternative   Barbara Lee     56
Activist Statements: Visions and Strategies for a Just Peace   Justice Center$dInternational Congress of Women at the Hague Gender$dHuman Security Network Esperanza Peace     65
Cross-National Militarization
Los Nuevos Desaparecidos y Muertos: Immigration, Militarization, Death, and Disappearance on Mexico's Borders   Lynn Stephen     79
Saving Iranian Women: Orientalist Feminism and the Axis of Evil   Roksana Bahramitash     101
On Women and "Indians": The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion in Militarized Fiji   Teresia K. Teaiwa     111
Plunder as Statecraft: Militarism and Resistance in Neocolonial Africa   Patricia McFadden     136
Because Vieques Is Our Home: Defend It! Women Resisting Militarization in Vieques, Puerto Rico   Katherine T. McCaffrey     157
Localizing Militarization in the United States
Manhood, Sexuality, and Nation in Post-9/11 United States   Bonnie Mann     179
TheCitizen-Soldier as a Substitute Soldier: Militarism at the Intersection of Neoliberalism and Neoconservatism   Leonard C. Feldman     198
I Want You! The 3 R's: Reading, 'Riting, and Recruiting   Karen Houppert     213
Living Room Terrorists   Catherine Lutz     223
Demilitarization, Pedagogy, and Culture
Militarizing Women in Film: Toward a Cinematic Framing of War and Terror   Janell Hobson     231
Army of None: Militarism, Positionality, and Film   Cindy Sousa   Ron Smith     244
Teaching about Gender, Race, and Militarization after 9/11: Nurturing Dissent, Compassion, and Hope in the Classroom   Simona Sharoni     259
Conclusion   Sandra Morgen     280
Notes on the Contributors     289
Index     293

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