Women and Wars / Edition 1

Women and Wars / Edition 1

by Carol Cohn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745642446

ISBN-13: 9780745642444

Pub. Date: 12/03/2012

Publisher: Wiley

This textbook introduces readers to the complex relationships between women, gender, and war. From homefront to battlefront, it locates women in war and explores the multifaceted genderings of conflict. It at once tells stories about women and war and supplies the analytic tools crucial to understanding the gender issues around them.

Overview

This textbook introduces readers to the complex relationships between women, gender, and war. From homefront to battlefront, it locates women in war and explores the multifaceted genderings of conflict. It at once tells stories about women and war and supplies the analytic tools crucial to understanding the gender issues around them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745642444
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/03/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Boxes and Tables vi

Abbreviations viii

Contributors xiii

Foreword by Cynthia Enloe xv

Acknowledgments xvii

1 Women and Wars: Toward a Conceptual Framework 1
Carol Cohn

2 Women and the Political Economy of War 36
Angela Raven-Roberts

3 Sexual Violence and Women’s Health in War 54
Pamela DeLargy

4 Women Forced to Flee: Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons 80
Wenona Giles

5 Women and Political Activism in the Face of War and Militarization 102
Carol Cohn and Ruth Jacobson

6 Women and State Military Forces 124
Jennifer G. Mathers

7 Women, Girls, and Non-State Armed Opposition Groups 146
Dyan Mazurana

8 Women and Peace Processes 169
Malathi de Alwis, Julie Mertus, and Tazreena Sajjad

9 Women, Girls, and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) 194
Dyan Mazurana and Linda Eckerbom Cole

10 Women "After" Wars 215
Ruth Jacobson

Notes 242

References 250

Index 279

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