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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Sjoberg, Laura, 1979-
Gender, war, and conflict.
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (vii, 202 pages .)|
|Contents:||Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgments; 1: Introducing Gender, War, and Conflict; The (often genderless) study of war and conflict; Thinking about gender; Thinking about war and conflict; Thinking about gender, war, and conflict; Tools for thinking about gender, war, and conflict; 2: Where Are the Women?; Limited women: gendered histories of war(s) and conflict(s); Where are the women in wars?; Finding women in war and conflicts; 3: Where Are the Men?; Seeing men: the importance of looking for men in war(s); Where are the men in wars? Thinking about the links between masculinities and war(s)4: Why Men and Women Are Not Enough; The "other sexes" and wars: Queer and trans- images; When masculinities and femininities in war do not map onto men and women; Gender hierarchy as a cause of war(s); Gender hierarchy as a consequence of war(s); 5: Redefining War, Understanding Gender; Thinking about war and conflict in the IR literature; Defining war and conflict using gender analysis; Sexism and the war system; 6: War(s) As If Gender Mattered; Mainstreaming gender in thinking about war and conflict. Methods for mainstreaming gender in thinking about war and conflictMainstreaming gender in thinking about war and conflict empirically; Mainstreaming gender in theorizing about war and conflict; Looking forward: Mainstreaming gender in the practice of war and conflict; References; Index.|
"Laura Sjoberg has written a valuable, teachable and up-to-the-minute gender-smart book about war. With its mix of gritty case studies and Big Questions, Gender, War and Conflict offers lucky readers