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  1. Research

    Women’s Participation in the Military and Security Sphere: Comparing the Public and Private Sectors

    Basu, Soumita, and Maya Eichler. 2011. "Women’s Participation in the Military and Security Sphere: Comparing the Public and Private Sectors." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association Annual Conference ‘Global Governance: Political Authority in Transition’, Montreal, March 16-19.

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    Topics: Combatants, Female Combatants, Feminisms, Gender, Women, Gender Roles, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Militaries, Militarization, Paramilitaries, Violence

  2. Research

    Gender and Security Sector Reform: Engendering the Privatization of Security

    Yeung, Christina. 2008. “Gender and Security Sector Reform: Engendering the Privatization of Security.” Paper presented at the International Studies Association 49th Annual Convention, San Francisco, March 26-29.

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    Topics: Gender, Gender Mainstreaming, International Law, International Organizations, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Post-Conflict, Privatization, Rights, Human Rights, Security, Security Sector Reform, Violence

  3. Research

    Small Arms, Violence and Gender in Papua New Guinea: Towards a Research Agenda

    Capie, David. 2011. "Small Arms, Violence and Gender in Papua New Guinea: Towards a Research Agenda." Asia Pacific Viewpoint 52 (1): 42-55.

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    Topics: Gender, Masculinity/ies, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Violence, Weapons /Arms Regions: Oceania Countries: Papua New Guinea Keywords: gender, Papua New Guinea, small arms, violence

  4. Research

    Putting ‘Mercenary Masculinities’ on the Research Agenda

    Higate, Paul. 2009. “Putting ‘Mercenary Masculinities’ on the Research Agenda.” SPAIS Working Paper 03-09, School of Sociology, Politics, and International Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Masculinity/ies, Gendered Power Relations, Masculinism, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Rights, Human Rights, Security, Violence, Weapons /Arms

  5. Research

    Gender and the Privatization of Security: Neoliberal Transformation of the Militarized Gender Order

    Eichler, Maya. 2013. “Gender and the Privatization of Security: Neoliberal Transformation of the Militarized Gender Order.” Critical Studies on Security 1 (3): 311-25.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, "New Wars", Economies, Gender, Gender Roles, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality, Masculinism, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Militarization, Privatization, Violence Regions: Americas, North America Countries: United States of America Keywords: private security, privatization of military security, PMSCs, gender, feminist security studies, neoliberalism, militarization, United States

  6. Research

    Women and Private Military and Security Companies

    Vrdoljak, Ana F. 2010. “Women and Private Military and Security Companies.” In War By Contract: Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law and the Regulation of Private Military and Security Companies, edited by Francesco Francioni and Natalino Ronzitti, 1-25. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Occupation, Displacement & Migration, Gender, Women, Gender-Based Violence, Health, International Law, International Criminal Law, International Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law IHL, International Organizations, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Privatization, Rights, Human Rights, Violence Keywords: women, private military and security companies, gender, sexual assault, forced prostitution, human trafficking, sexual harassment, discrimination, international law, International Humanitarian Law, human rights

  7. Research

    Women, PMSCs and International Law: Gender and Private Force

    Vrdoljak, Ana F. 2015. “Women, PMSCs and International Law: Gender and Private Force.” In Gender and Private Security in Global Politics, edited by Maya Eichler, 187-207. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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    Topics: Civil Society, Gender-Based Violence, International Law, International Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law IHL, International Organizations, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Private Military & Security, Privatization, Violence Keywords: women, private military and security companies, international law, human rights law, International Humanitarian Law, United Nations, PMSCs

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