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From where we stand : war, women's activism and feminist analysis

Author: Cynthia Cockburn
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, 2007.
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Why do so many women organize against militarism and war? And why, very often, do they choose to do so in women-only groups? This original study, the product of 80,000 miles of travel by the author over a two-year period, examines women?s activism against wars as far apart as Sierra Leone, Colombia and India. It shows women on different sides of conflicts in the former Yugoslavia and Israel refusing enmity, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cockburn, Cynthia.
From where we stand.
London ; New York : Zed Books, 2007
(DLC) 2007009976
(OCoLC)75713904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Cockburn
ISBN: 9781848131361 1848131364 128121597X 9781281215970
OCLC Number: 654400613
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 286 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Different wars, women's responses --
Against imperialist wars : three transnational networks --
Disloyal to nation and state : antimilitarist women in Serbia --
A refusal of othering : Palestinian and Israeli women --
Achievements and contradictions : WILPF and the UN --
Methodology of women's protest --
Towards coherence : pacifism, nationalism, racism --
Choosing to be 'women' : what war says to feminism --
Gender, violence and war : what feminism says to war studies.
Responsibility: Cynthia Cockburn.

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Examines women's activism against war in areas as far apart as Sierra Leone, India, Colombia and Palestine. This book shows women on different sides of conflicts in the former Yugoslavia and Israel  Read more...

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