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Gender, peace, and conflict

Author: Inger Skjelsbæk; Dan Smith; International Peace Research Institute.
Publisher: Oslo : PRIO ; London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2001.
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This book explores the key role of gender in peace research, conflict resolution and international politics. Rather than simply 'add gender and stir' the aim is to transcend different disciplinary boundaries and conceptual approaches to provide a more integrated basis for research and study. To this end the book combines theoretical chapters alongside empirical case studies to demonstrate the importance of a gender  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Kongress (Santo Domingo, 1996)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gender, peace, and conflict.
Oslo : PRIO ; London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2001
(OCoLC)657304262
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Inger Skjelsbæk; Dan Smith; International Peace Research Institute.
ISBN: 0761968520 9780761968528 0761968539 9780761968535
OCLC Number: 44015567
Description: x, 228 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Women, peace, and the United Nations: beyond Beijing / Dorota Gierycz --
The problem of essentialism / Dan Smith --
Is femininity inherently peaceful? The construction of femininity in the war / Inger Skjelsbk̆ --
Women & war, men & pacifism / Michael Salla --
Gender, power, and politics: an alternative perspective / Errol Miller --
Women in political decisionmaking: from critical mass to critical acts in Scandinavia / Drude Dahlerup --
Promoting peace, security and conflict resolution: gender balance in decisionmaking / Anuradha Mitra Chenoy and Achin Vanaik --
Integrating a gender perspective in conflict resolution: the Colombian case / Eva Irene Tuft --
The use of women and the role of women in the Yugoslav war / Svetlana Slapsak --
Gender difference in conflict resolution: the case of Sri Lanka / Kumudini Samuel
Other Titles: Gender, peace & conflict
Responsibility: edited by Inger Skjelsbæk and Dan Smith.
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Demonstrates the key role of a gender perspective - both practically and theoretically - in conflict resolution, peace research and international relations.  Read more...

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