Women, War, and Peace in South Asia: Beyond Victimhood to Agency

Citation:

Manchanda, Rita. 2001. Women, War, and Peace in South Asia: Beyond Victimhood to Agency. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Author: Rita Manchanda

Abstract:

In the meta-narrative of histories, the dominant motif of women in violent conflict is the Grieving Mother. Structured around six narratives of women negotiating violent politics in their everyday lives, this book shifts the focus away from the victimhood discourse and explores women's agency for both peace and conflict. (WorldCat)

Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Women Regions: Asia, South Asia

Year: 2001

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