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Development, women, and war : feminist perspectives

Author: Haleh Afshar; Deborah Eade
Publisher: Oxford : Oxfam, 2004. ©2004
Series: Development in practice reader.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributors survey feminist approaches to peace building and conflict resolution, and present concrete policy measures to achieve these ends. Underlying all the essays in this volume is a sense of the need to understand gendered power relations and the dynamics of social change.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Development, women, and war.
Oxford : Oxfam, ©2004
(OCoLC)607062926
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Haleh Afshar; Deborah Eade
ISBN: 0855984872 9780855984878
OCLC Number: 54786312
Description: xiii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: War and peace: what do women contribute? / Haleh Afshar --
The 'sex war' and other wars: towards a feminist approach to peace building / Donna Pankhurst --
Women and wars: some trajectories towards a feminist peace / Haleh Afshar --
Developing policy on integration and re/construction in Kosovo / Chris Corrin --
Kosovo: missed opportunities, lessons for the future / Lesley Abdela --
Training the uniforms: gender and peacekeeping operations / Angela Mackay --
Palestinian women, violence, and the peace process / Maria Holt --
Women and conflict transformation: influences, roles, and experiences / Ann Jordan --
Fused in combat: gender relations and armed conflict / Judy El-Bushra --
Women in Afghanistan: passive victims of the borga or active social participants? / Elaheh Rostami Povey --
Peace and reconstruction: agency and agencies / Deborah Eade --
Relief agencies and moral standing in war: principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and solidarity / Hugo Slim --
Aid: a mixed blessing / Mary B. Anderson --
Women and war: protection through empowerment in El Salvador / Martha Thompson and Deborah Eade --
Sustainable peace building in the South: experiences from Latin America / Jenny Pearce --
Training for peace / Glenda Caine --
Making peace as development practice / Sumaya Farhat-Naser and Gila Svirsky --
Building bridges for peace / Rola Hamed --
Human security and reconstruction efforts in Rwanda: impact on the lives of women / Myriam Gervais --
Mission impossible: gender, conflict and Oxfam GB / Suzanne Williams.
Series Title: Development in practice reader.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Haleh Afshar and Deborah Eade.
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Contributors survey feminist approaches to peace building and conflict resolution, and present concrete policy measures to achieve these ends. Underlying all the essays in this volume is a sense of the need to understand gendered power relations and the dynamics of social change.

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