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Gendered wars, gendered memories : feminist conversations on war, genocide and political violence

Author: Ayşe Gül Altınay; Andrea Pető
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Series: The feminist imagination - Europe and beyond
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1 editionView all editions and formats

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Named Person: Krieg
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayşe Gül Altınay; Andrea Pető
ISBN: 9781472442857 1472442857
OCLC Number: 942885098
Description: xx, 299 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Cynthia Enloe --
Uncomfortable connections : gender, memory, war / Ayse Gül Altinay and Andrea Petö --
Sexual violence : silence, narration, resistance --
"Disassemble the unthinkable to the unthought" : sexual violence narrated / Andrea Petö --
The historicity of denial : sexual violence against Jewish women during the war of annihilation, 1941-1945 / Regina Mühlhäuser --
Between silence and narration : European and Asian women on war brutalities in Japanese-occupied territories / Felicia Yap --
The female and political body in pain : sexual torture and gendered trauma during the Greek military dictatorship (1967-1974) / Katherine Stefatos --
Silencing sexual violence and vulnerability : women's narratives of incarceration during the 1980-1983 military junta in Turkey / Bürge Abiral --
Gendering memories of war, soldiering and resistance --
Women's memories of soldiering : an intersectionality perspective / Orna Sasson-Levy --
Militarizing the nation : gender politics of the warsaw uprising / Weronika Grzebalska --
The italian civil war in the memoirs of female fascist soldiers / Gianluca Schiavo --
"We left our skirts to men as we went to the front" : the participation of Abkhazian women from Turkey in the Abkhazian war / Setenay Nil Dogan --
Militarized US women from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan : citizenship, homelessness, and the construction of public memory in a time of war / Stephanie E. Yuhl --
Fictionalizing and visualizing gendered memories --
Unsettling accounts : fictionalizing and visualizing memories of war / Banu Karaca --
Women's memory of the Spanish civil war: the power of words / Sophie Milquet --
Forgotten perpetrators : photographs of female perpetrators after World War II / Andrea Petö --
Testimonies of war and love : the work of witnessing imagination in Eve Ensler's play necessary targets and Jasmila Banic's film Grbavica / Kornelia Slavova --
Conversations in silence : ceramic installations shaping the visual and political imagination of gendered tsunami and conflict reconstruction landscapes in Aceh / Marjaana Jauhola --
Feminist reimaginings --
Interrogating memory and evidence : an intersectional feminist perspective / Arlene Avakian --
Narrating women's bodies : storying silences and secrets in the aftermath of genocide / Hourig Attarian --
Women living and re-living armed conflict : exploring a methodology for spanning time and place / Cynthia Cockburn.
Series Title: The feminist imagination - Europe and beyond
Responsibility: edited by Ayşe Gül Altinay, Sabanci University, Turkey, Andrea Pető, Central European University, Hungary.


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'For decades feminist historians have listened to stories of women narrating their experiences of war. This volume brilliantly shows us these narratives are part of a volatile memory, which forces us Read more...

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