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Gender and private security in global politics

Author: Maya Eichler; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2015.
Series: Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The increasing reliance on private military and security companies in contemporary conflict marks a fundamental transformation in the organization of military violence, and it raises issues of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maya Eichler; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199364374 0199364370 9780199364381 0199364389
OCLC Number: 982577532
Description: XVI, [2], 286, [2] s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements ; List of Contributors ; List of Acronyms ; Gender and the Privatization of Military Security: An Introduction ; Maya Eichler ; Part One: Beyond the Public/Private Divide: Feminist Analyses of Military Privatization and the Gendered State ; Chapter 1: Military Privatization as a Gendered Process: A Case for Integrating Feminist International Relations and Feminist State Theories ; Saskia Stachowitsch ; Chapter 2: Military Privatization and the Gendered Politics of Sacrifice ; Bianca Baggiarini ; Chapter 3: Gender, PMSCs, and the Global Rescaling of Protection: Implications for Feminist Security Studies ; Maya Eichler ; Part Two: Rethinking the Private Military Contractor I: Third Country Nationals and the Making of Empire ; Chapter 4: (Re)Producing American Soldiers in An Age of Empire ; Isabelle V. Barker ; Chapter 5: From Warriors of Empire to Martial Contractors: Reimagining Gurkhas in Private Security ; Amanda Chisholm ; Chapter 6: The License to Exploit: PMSCs, Masculinities, and Third Country Nationals ; Jutta Joachim and Andrea Schneiker ; Part Three: Rethinking the Private Military Contractor II: Masculinities and Violence ; Chapter 7: Aversions to Masculine Excess in the Private Military and Security Company and their Effects: Don't Be a "Billy Big Bollocks" and Beware the "Ninja!" ; Paul Higate ; Chapter 8: Heternormative and Penile Frustrations: The Uneasy Discourse of the Armorgroup Hazing Scandal ; Chris Hendershot ; Part Four: Private In/Security: Gendered Problems of Accountability, Regulation, and Ethics ; Chapter 9: Engendering Accountability in Private Security and Public Peacekeeping ; Valerie Sperling ; Chapter 10: Women and PMSCs: International Law and Regulation ; Ana Filipa Vrdoljak ; Chapter 11: Responsibility, Empathy, and the Morality of Mercenaries: A Feminist Ethical Appraisal of PMSCs ; Jillian Terry ; Conclusion ; Maya Eichler ; Afterword ; Anna Leander ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations.
Responsibility: edited by Maya Eichler.

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