Sexing War/Policing Gender: Motherhood, Myth and Women’s Political Violence

Citation:

Ahäll, Linda. 2015. Sexing War/Policing Gender: Motherhood, Myth and Women’s Political Violence. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge. 

 

Author: Linda Ahäll

Annotation:

"Historically, there has been reluctance, from mainstream IR scholars as well as feminists, to seriously engage with women's agency in warfare. Instead, scholarship has tended to focus on women's activism for peace or to ignore women's agency altogether. This book rectifies this omission by exploring the cultural understanding of actors, agents and structures of war and how can we make sense of attitudes towards women, agency and war today." (From WorldCat)

Topics: Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Women, Violence

Year: 2015

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