States of conflict : gender, violence, and resistance / edited by Susie Jacobs, Ruth Jacobson, and Jen Marchbank.

"This book examines gendered violence at various social and political levels, thus enabling a feminist exploration of complex linkages. It builds on feminist scholarship, especially around questions of the state and agency, in order to take the argument into important current arenas. Among the...

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Other Authors: Jacobs, Susie M., Jacobson, Ruth., Marchbank, Jen, 1964-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Zed Books, ©2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • States of conflict / Ruth Jacobson, Susie Jacobs and Jen Marchbank
  • Re-packaging notions of security : a sceptical feminist response to recent efforts / Lee-Anne Broadhead
  • Wars against women : sexual violence, sexual politics and the militarised state / Liz Kelly
  • Transforming conflict : some thoughts on a gendered understanding of conflict processes / Judy El-Bushra
  • Engendering the state in refugee women's claims for asylum / Heaven Crawley
  • Citizen-soldier? Class, race, gender, sexuality and the US military / Francine D'Amico
  • Shifting relationships and competing discourses in post-Mao China : the All-China Women's Federation and the People's Republic / Jude Howell
  • Tackling violence against women in Brazil : converting international principles into effective local policy / Fiona Macaulay
  • Gender, community, nation : the myth of innocence / Parita Mukta
  • Women and peace in Northern Ireland? A complicated relationship / Ruth Jacobson
  • Revealing silence : voices from South Africa / Teboho Maitse (in conjuction with Jen Marchbank)
  • Globalisation, states and women's agency : possibilities and pitfalls / Susie Jacobs.