Gender Inclusive: Essays on violence, men, and feminist international relations

Gender Inclusive: Essays on violence, men, and feminist international relations

by Adam Jones


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ISBN-13: 9780415666091
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/03/2011
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Adam Jones was born in Singapore in 1963, and grew up in England and Canada. He is currently Associate Research Fellow in the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University. He holds an M.A. from McGill University and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia, both in political science. He has edited two volumes on genocide: Gendercide and Genocide (Vanderbilt University Press, 2004) and Genocide, War Crimes & the West: History and Complicity (Zed Books, 2004). He has also published two books on the media and political transition. His scholarly articles have appeared in Review of International Studies, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Genocide Research, Journal of Human Rights, and other publications. He is cofounder and executive director of Gendercide Watch (, a web-based educational initiative that confronts gender-selective atrocities worldwide. Jones has lived and travelled in over 60 countries on every populated continent. His freelance journalism and travel photography, along with a selection of scholarly writings, are available at Email:

Table of Contents

Preface: A pilgrim's progress xi

Acknowledgments xxi

Part I The home front 1

1 The Globe and males: the other side of gender bias in Canada's national newspaper (1990) 3

Interview, CJCA Radio (1992) 24

2 Of rights and men: toward a minoritarian framing of male experience (2002) 36

Part II Absent subjects 57

3 Gender and ethnic conflict in ex-Yugoslavia (1994) 59

4 Toward an international politics of gender (1996) 77

5 Effacing the male: gender, misrepresentation, and exclusion in the Kosovo war (2001) 89

6 Pity the innocent men (1999) 114

7 The murdered men of Ciudad Juárez (2004) 118

8 Humiliation and masculine crisis in Iraq (2004) 121

9 Worlding men (2006) 127

10 Feminisms, gender analysis, and mass violence: a historiography (2008) 138

Part III Gendering genocide 163

11 Gendercide and genocide (2000) 165

12 Gender and genocide in Rwanda (2002) 196

13 Problems of gendercide (2002) 230

14 Why gendercide? why root-and-branch?: a comparison of the Vendée uprising of 1793-94 and the Bosnian war of the 1990s (2006) 242

15 Genocide and humanitarian intervention: incorporating the gender variable (2002) 255

16 Gendercidal institutions against women and girls (2005) 283

17 Straight as a rule: heteronormativity, gendercide, and the non-combatant male (2006) 292

Index 309

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