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    The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice

    Bolkovac, Kathryn and Cari Lynn. 2011. The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

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    Topics: Gender, Women, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Peacekeeping, Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights, Trafficking, Sex Trafficking Regions: Europe, Balkans, Eastern Europe Countries: Bosnia & Herzegovina

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    'Guards and Guns': Towards Privatised Militarism in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Cock, Jacklyn. 2005. 'Guards and Guns': Towards Privatised Militarism in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Journal of Southern African Studies 31 (4): 791-803.

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    Topics: Gender, Masculinity/ies, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Militarism, Post-Conflict, Weapons /Arms Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: South Africa Keywords: private security, militarization

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    'Mercenary Masculinities' Imagine Security: The Case of the Private Military Contractor

    Higate, Paul. 2014. 'Mercenary Masculinities' Imagine Security: The Case of the Private Military Contractor. Bristol, UK: Economic and Social Research Council.

    Topics: Combatants, Male Combatants, Gender, Men, Masculinity/ies, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Security Keywords: masculinity, private security

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    Private Military Security Companies and the Problem of Men and Masculinities

    Higate, Paul. 2009. "Private Military Security Companies and the Problem of Men and Masculinities." Paper presented at the 50th Annual Conference of the International Studies Association, New York, February 15-18.

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    Topics: Gender, Men, Masculinity/ies, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Militarization, Peacekeeping, Security, Security Sector Reform Regions: MENA, Asia, Middle East Countries: Iraq Keywords: private security, masculinity

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    'Cowboys and professionals': The Politics of Identity Work in the Private and Military Security Company

    Higate, Paul. 2011. "'Cowboys and Professionals': The Politics of Identity Work in the Private and Military Security Company." Journal of International Studies 40 (2): 321-41.

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    Topics: Combatants, Male Combatants, Gender, Masculinity/ies, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Security Regions: Europe Countries: United Kingdom Keywords: private security, masculinity, identity politics

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    (Re)masculinizing Security? Gender and Private Military Security Companies

    Joachim, Jutta, and Andrea Schneiker. 2012. "(Re)masculinizing Security? Gender and Private Military Security Companies." In Gender, Agency and Political Violence (Rethinking Political Violence), edited by Laura Ahall and Laura J. Shepherd. London: Palgrave.

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    Topics: Gender, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Security

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    The Absence of Justice: Private Military Contractors, Sexual Assault, and the U.S. Government's Policy of Indifference

    Snell, Angela. 2011. "The Absence of Justice: Private Military Contractors, Sexual Assault, and the U.S. Government's Policy of Indifference." University of Illinois Law Review, no. 3, 1125-64.

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    Topics: International Law, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights, Justice, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Sexual Violence Regions: Africa, MENA, Americas, North America, Asia, Middle East, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan, Iraq, United States of America Keywords: private security, sexual assault, accountability

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    The Withering Military in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Roles for the Private Security Industry?

    Lock, Peter. 1998. "The Withering Military in Sub-Saharan Africa: New Roles for the Private Security Industry?" Africa Spectrum 33 (2): 135-55.

    Topics: Armed Conflict, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Security Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Keywords: private security

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    Martial Races and Enforcement Masculinities of the Global South: Weaponising Fijian, Chilean, and Salvadoran Postcoloniality in the Mercenary Sector

    Higate, Paul. 2012. "Martial Races and Enforcement Masculinities of the Global South: Weaponising Fijian, Chilean, and Salvadoran Postcoloniality in the Mercenary Sector." Globalizations 9 (1): 35-52.

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    Topics: Coloniality/Post-Coloniality, Gender, Men, Masculinity/ies, Livelihoods, Militarized livelihoods, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Security Regions: Americas, Central America, South America, Oceania Countries: Chile, El Salvador, Fiji Keywords: masculinities, security industry, mercenary, global security sector

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    Private Military and Security Companies and Gender

    Schulz, Sabrina, and Christina Yeung. 2008. “Private Military and Security Companies and Gender.” In Gender and Security Sector Reform Toolkit, edited by Megan Bastick and Kristin Valasek, 1–20. Geneva: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces-Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights-United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women.

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    Topics: Gender, Gender Mainstreaming, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Privatization, Security Sector Reform

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