Globalizing Sexual Humiliation

Citation:

Myerson, Marilyn, and Susan S. Northcutt. 2005. "Globalizing Sexual Humiliation". Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association, Honolulu, March 1-5.

Authors: Marilyn Myerson, Susan S. Northcutt

Abstract:

The article addresses important questions about sexuality and war bearing on the revelations of sexual humiliation at Abu Ghraib prison and Iraq. It argues that sexual humiliation and sexual violence are not an aberration in war in as much as rape of girls and women is commonplace. It presents a discursive study of sexual humiliation as manifested in the images from Abu Ghraib prison. It also discusses the concept of sexual humiliation.

Topics: Gender, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militaries, Sexual Violence, Rape, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Regions: Asia, Middle East Countries: Iraq

Year: 2005

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