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In the Consortium’s view, “gender,” in policy communities, is too often taken to simply mean “women,” neglecting both gendered power relations and men and masculinities.  This annotated bibliography aims to facilitate a conversation on gender and armed conflict that examines men and masculinities, as well as the structural differences in power that shape how both men and women participate in war and peacebuilding. Its topics include peacekeeping, militarism, sexualities, sexual violence against men, occupation and imperialism, nationalism, small arms, disarmament, demobilization and reintegration, post-conflict reconstruction, warrior culture, and male youth.
Armed Conflict, Combatants, DDR, Gender, Women, Men, Masculinity/ies, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, LGBTQ, Militaries, Militarization, Non-state Armed Groups, Peacekeeping, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Sexual Violence, Male Perpetrators, Rape, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, SV against men, SV against women, Sexuality, Sexual Torture, Weapons /Arms

“Gendering peacekeeping” means more than bringing women into peacekeeping military and civilian police units. This literature review surveys the academic literature on masculinities and peacekeeping; it is part of the Consortium’s larger project on masculinities and armed conflict.
Gender, Men, Masculinity/ies, Peacekeeping, Sexuality

Abu Graib-related revelations about the US military’s use of shame and humiliation prompted the Consortium to examine the assumptions upon which that tactic is based.  This annotated bibliography was created by Consortium intern Emily Parker, who later moved to Tunisia to work as an editor and writer for a start-up online Tunisian news agency, reporting on major events shaping the future of post-revolutionary Tunisia. 
Armed Conflict, Gender, Men, Boys, Masculinity/ies, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Militaries, Sexuality, Sexual Torture
Africa, MENA, Asia, Middle East
Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine / Occupied Palestinian Territories, United States of America


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