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The aftermath : women in post-conflict transformation

Author: Sheila Meintjes; Anu Pillay; Meredeth Turshen
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave, 2001.
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What happens to women in the aftermath of war? This text asserts that for women there is no aftermath. It asks how transitions from war to peace and from authoritarian to democratic regimes can become opportunities for real social change.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Meintjes; Anu Pillay; Meredeth Turshen
ISBN: 1842770667 9781842770665 1842770675 9781842770672
OCLC Number: 59416464
Description: xiv, 258 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. Overviews of the Themes. 1. There Is No Aftermath for Women / Sheila Meintjes, Anu Pillay and Meredeth Turshen. 2. Women in Conflicts, Their Gains and Their Losses / Codou Bop. 3. Violence against Women in the Aftermath / Anu Pillay. 4. Problems of Identity, Solidarity and Reconciliation / Tina Sideris. 5. War and Post-War Shifts in Gender Relations / Sheila Meintjes. 6. Engendering Relations of State to Society in the Aftermath / Meredeth Turshen --
Pt. II. Contemporary Experiences. 7. Ambivalent Gains in South Asian Conflicts / Rita Manchanda. 8. Liberated, but Not Free: Women in Post-War Eritrea / Sondra Hale. 9. Rape in War and Peace: Social Context, Gender, Power and Identity / Tina Sideris.
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Meintjes, Anu Pillay and Meredeth Turshen.

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What happens to women in the aftermath of war? This text asserts that for women there is no aftermath - a truce does not end gender violence. It asks how transitions from war to peace and from  Read more...

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'This volume does contain much detailed and empirical research on the roles of women in modern conflicts' - Barbara Hately-Broad, Journal of Military History

 
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