An important contribution to a much needed critical turn in the vast and still rapidly growing child soldier literature.
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About the Author
J. Marshall Beier is an associate professor of Political Science at McMaster University and author of International Relations in Uncommon Places: Indigeneity, Cosmology, and the Limits of International Theory (Palgrave 2005, 2009).
Table of Contents(Neo) Zones of Violence: Reconstructing Children into Militants and Insurgents and Empire; A.M.Agathangelou & K.D.Killian 'Guardians of the Peace'?: The Significance of Children to Continued Militarism; A.M.S.Watson Militarized Children and Bare Childhood; L.Macmillan Education and the War on Terror: The Early Years; H.Brocklehurst War Stories: Militarized Pedagogies of Everyday Parenting; J.Marshall Beier Superheroes or Supersoldiers? Are Caped Crusaders the New Face of the Military?; L.A.Crowe Outsmarting the Weapons: The World of 'Us' Against 'Them'; C.T.Sjolander Where the Wild Things Are: Imaginative Disembodiment and the Militarization of Childhood; L.Copeland Sometimes It's Good to be Bad: Young People and Symbolic Experimentation with the 'Darkside' in On and Off-line Role Playing Games; N.Crowe Kids with Guns: Militarization, Masculinities, Moral Panic and (Dis)Organised Violence; V.M.Basham Childhood Militarization and Race Relations: The Case of Omar Khadr and the Canadian State; J.E.Foran Peace Through Superior Firepower: Reflections on a Militarized Childhood; H.A.Smith , M.Smith & R.Smith