Disintegration Conflicts and the Restructuring of Masculinity


Large, Judith. 1997. “Disintegration Conflicts and the Restructuring of Masculinity.” Gender and Development 5 (2): 23–30.

Author: Judith Large


This paper argues that as relief and development agencies attempt to address the dynamics of organised violence and protracted conflicts which increasingly hamper or distort their work, gender analysis and policy is in need of re-examination, and should be widened to take on the issue of male gender identity.

Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Masculinity/ies, Gender Analysis, International Organizations

Year: 1997

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