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(En)gendering the war on terror : war stories and camouflaged politics

Author: Krista Hunt; Kim Rygiel
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Series: Gender in a global/local world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this volume the contributors examine how diverse international actors are using the 'war on terror' as an opportunity to reinforce existing gendered, raced, classed and sexualized intra- and international relations.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Krista Hunt; Kim Rygiel
ISBN: 0754644812 9780754644811
OCLC Number: 61500012
Description: xvi, 234 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: (En)gendered war stories and camouflaged politics / Krista Hunt and Kim Rygiel --
Between Orientalism and fundamentalism: Muslim women and feminist engagement / Jasmin Zine --
'Embedded feminism' and the War on Terror / Krista Hunt --
Benevolent invaders, heroic victims and depraved villains: white femininity in media coverage of the invasion of Iraq / Melisa Brittain --
Rescue in the age of empire: children, masculinity, and the War on Terror / Catherine V. Scott --
White nationalism, illegality and imperialism: border controls as ideology / Nandita Sharma --
Protecting and proving identity: the biopolitics of waging war through citizenship in the post-9/11 era / Kim Rygiel --
The headscarf debate: Muslim women in Europe and the 'War on Terror" / Jane Freedman --
Is 'W' for women? / Zillah Eisenstein.
Series Title: Gender in a global/local world.
Other Titles: Engendering the war on terror
Responsibility: edited by Krista Hunt, Kim Rygiel.
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Examines the official war stories told to the international community about why and against whom the war on terror was waged. This book is intended for students, scholars and practitioners in the  Read more...

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