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  1. Research

    The Absence of Justice: Private Military Contractors, Sexual Assault, and the U.S. Government's Policy of Indifference

    Snell, Angela. 2011. "The Absence of Justice: Private Military Contractors, Sexual Assault, and the U.S. Government's Policy of Indifference." University of Illinois Law Review, no. 3, 1125-64.

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    Topics: International Law, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights, Justice, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Sexual Violence Regions: Africa, MENA, Americas, North America, Asia, Middle East, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan, Iraq, United States of America Keywords: private security, sexual assault, accountability

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    Marketing Militarized Masculinities: An Ethnographic Account of Racial and Gendered Practices in Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan

    Chisholm, Amanda. 2011. "Marketing Militarized Masculinities: An Ethnographic Account of Racial and Gendered Practices in Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association Annual Conference ‘Global Governance: Political Authority in Transition,' Montreal, March 16-19.

    Topics: Gender, Masculinity/ies, Gendered Discourses, Gendered Power Relations, Masculinism, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Militarization, Race Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan

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    Drinking Vodka from the ‘Butt-Crack’: Men, Masculinities and Fratriarchy in the Private Militarized Security Company

    Higate, Paul. 2012. “Drinking Vodka from the ‘Butt-Crack’: Men, Masculinities and Fratriarchy in the Private Militarized Security Company.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 14 (4): 450-69. doi:10.1080/14616742.2012.726092.

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    Topics: Combatants, Male Combatants, Feminisms, Gender, Men, Masculinity/ies, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Hierarchies, LGBTQ, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Race, Security Regions: Americas, North America, Asia, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan, United States of America

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    The Silenced and Indispensible

    Chisholm, Amanda. 2014. “The Silenced and Indispensible.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 16 (1): 26–47. 

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    Topics: Combatants, Male Combatants, Gender, Masculinity/ies, Livelihoods, Militarized Livelihoods, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Privatization Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan, Nepal Keywords: private security, private military security companies, third country nationals, Gurkhas, Afghanistan, martial race, postcolonial, masculinities, gender

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