Women, War, and Conflict


Toman, Cheryl. 2009. “Women, War, and Conflict.” Women’s Studies International Forum 32 (5): 325–30. doi:10.1016/j.wsif.2009.07.005.

Author: Cheryl Toman


This piece serves as an introduction to the Special Issue on Women, War, and Conflict featuring nine contributing authors in a variety of fields in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The regions covered in the essays include the Middle East, Africa, The Balkans, and Asia. Toman also explains the theories and approaches from which this Special Issue was inspired—in particular, theories on sexuality and war (Accad) and women's creativity and dissidence (El-Saadawi). There are also references to the Afro-Lebanese woman.

Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Women Regions: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe, Balkans

Year: 2009

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