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Female soldiers in Sierra Leone : sex, security, and post-conflict development

Author: Megan Hazel MacKenzie
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2012.
Series: Gender and political violence series
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Provides a rare perspective on both the civil war and post-conflict development efforts in Sierra Leone

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Hazel MacKenzie
ISBN: 9780814761373 0814761372 9780814771259 0814771254 9780814744970 0814744974
OCLC Number: 826753484
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xii, 175 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The new feminist international relations / Christine Sylvester ; Introduction: Conjugal order and insecurity post-conflict ; The history of sex, order, and conflict in Sierra Leone ; Defining soldiers ; Empowerment boom or bust? Assessing women's post-armed conflict empowerment initiatives ; Securitization and desecuritization: female soldiers and the reconstruction of women ; Securitizing sex? Rethinking wartime sexual violence ; Loving your enemy: rape, sex, childbirth, and politics post-armed conflict ; Conclusion: Displacing war mythology and developmental logic.
Series Title: Gender and political violence series
Responsibility: Megan H. MacKenzie.
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"Giving voice to the seldom-heard stories of female soldiers, Megan MacKenzie challenges over-simplified narratives about male warriors and female victims. This moving and insightful analysis of Read more...

 
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