Chandler, Robin M.

Women, War, and Violence

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Life Blossoms in the Killing Fields
Robin M. Chandler

Part I. Understanding Gender-Based Violence, Rebuilding Personal Security for Girls and Women, and Peace-Building

2. Not Making Excuses: Functions of Rape as a Tool in Ethno-Nationalist Wars
Natalja Zabeida

3. Speaking with Postwar Liberia: Gender-Based Violence Interventions for Girls and Women
Robin M. Chandler

4. Sexual Violence Among Refugees and Asylum Seekers who come to the United States
Linda Piwowarczyk

5. Victims, Villains, and Victors: Mediated Wartime Images of Women
Linda K. Fuller

Part II. Organizational Reconciliation, Policy Reform, and Postwar Effects on Women

6. Challenging Hegemonic Understandings of Human Rights Violations in the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission: The Need for a New Narrative
Kiri Gurd, Rashida Manjoo

7. A Gendered Approach for Policy in United Nations Peacekeeping Missions
Colleen Keaney-Mischel

8. Aftermath of U.S. Invasions: The Anguish of Women in Afghanistan and Iraq
Hayat Imam

Part III. Reframing Twenty-First Century Feminism with Global Ethnic Struggles

9. Women and Peace in a Divided Society: Peace-Building Potentials of Feminist Struggles and Reform Processes in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Anne Jenichen

10. Peace Is the Name of an Unborn Child in Turkey
Simten Coşar

11. Reconstructing Women in Postconflict Rwanda
Laura Sjoberg

Part IV. Confronting the Patriarchy of War as Women Combatants and Noncombatants

12. Relationships of War: Mothers, Soldiers, Knowledge
Steven L. Gardiner, Angie Reed Garner

13. Female Participation in the Iraqi Insurgency: Insights into Nationalist and Religious Warfare
Karla J. Cunningham

14. Agency and Militarization in the Heartland: Noncombatant American Women
Michelle M. Gardner-Morkert

15. Horror to Hope, Tragedy to Triumph: The Women of Rwanda
Tadia Rice

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political Science, Gender Studies, Terrorism and Political Violence, Political Theory, Feminism, International Relations

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