Masculinities and Sexual Violence: A Global View


Zarkov, Dubravka. 2004. “Masculinities and Sexual Violence: A Global View." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Montreal, March 17.

Author: Dubravka Zarkov


The paper explores how masculinities shape and construct men's sexual violence against men and boys in conflict settings worldwide. Constructions of gender, economic interest, religion and culture will be critically interrogated and deployed. A course for future research will be sketched, building on the author's earlier published work, which derived from local press studies in the former Yugoslavia during the period of local/international conflict.

Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Masculinity/ies, Sexual Violence, Male Perpetrators, SV against Men, Sexuality

Year: 2004

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