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Victims, perpetrators or actors? : gender, armed conflict and political violence

Author: Caroline O N Moser; Fiona C Clark
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explores the links between political, economic and social violence and illustrates how local community organizations run and managed by women play a key role throughout conflict situations, not only for meeting basic needs, but also as advocates, fostering trust and collaboration. Increasing levels of global conflict and political violence, as well as the higher profile of many 'simmering' confrontations,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Victims, perpetrators or actors?
London ; New York : Zed Books, 2001
(OCoLC)606542974
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline O N Moser; Fiona C Clark
ISBN: 1856498972 9781856498975 1856498980 9781856498982
OCLC Number: 45460934
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
2 10
Description: xi, 243 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Contextual Issues on Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence --
Introduction / Caroline O.N. Moser, Fiona C. Clark --
The Gendered Dynamics of Armed Conflict and Political Violence / Cynthia Cockburn --
The Gendered Continuum of Violence and Conflict: An Operational Framework / Caroline O.N. Moser --
The Politics of Victimization: Sexual Abuse and Violence --
The Political Economy of Rape: An Analysis of Systematic Rape and Sexual Abuse of Women during Armed Conflict in Africa / Meredeth Turshen --
The Body of the Other Man: Sexual Violence and the Construction of Masculinity, Sexuality and Ethnicity in the Croatian Media / Dubravka Zarkov --
Gender, Power and Agency --
Rethinking Women's Struggles in Israel-Palestine and in the North of Ireland / Simona Sharoni --
Women and Communal Conflict: New Challenges for the Women's Movement in India / Urvashi Butalia --
Women as Actors in Armed Conflict and Political Violence --
El Salvador: War and Untold Stories--Women Guerrillas / Ana Cristina Ibanez --
'Doing' and 'Being': Questions of Identity in Displacement --
The Nostalgic Future: Terror, Displacement and Gender in Colombia / Donny Meertens --
Agency and Identity in Building Sustainable Peace --
Social Organizations: From Victims to Actors in Peace Building / Isabel Coral Cordero --
The Challenge to Inequality: Women, Discrimination and Decision-making in Northern Ireland / Marie Mulholland --
Gender and Social Capital in Contexts of Political Violence: Community Perceptions from Colombia and Guatemala / Caroline O.N. Moser, Cathy McIlwaine --
Gender and Voice in Truth and Reconciliation --
Locked into Loss and Silence: Testimonies of Gender and Violence at the South Africa Truth Commission / Antjie Krog.
Responsibility: edited by Caroline O.N. Moser and Fiona Clark.
Local System Bib Number:
u218205
(Sirsi) i9781856498982
(Sirsi) 218205

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This work explores the links between political, economic and social violence and illustrates how local community organizations run and managed by women play a key role throughout conflict situations,  Read more...
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