Women and Political Violence: Female Combatants in Ethno-National Conflict

Citation:

Alison, Miranda H. 2009. Women and Political Violence: Female Combatants in Ethno-National Conflict. New York: Routledge.

Author: Miranda H. Alison

Abstract:

Challenges the stereotype that women are inherently peaceable by examining female combatants' involvement in ethno-national conflicts. Drawing upon empirical case studies of Sri Lanka and Northern Ireland, this study explores the ways in which women have traditionally been depicted. (WorldCat)

Topics: Armed Conflict, Ethnic/Communal Wars, Combatants, Gender, Women

Year: 2009

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