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Gendered Perspectives on Conflict and Violence
Author/Editor:    Demos, V. T Segal, M. , Texler Segal, Marcia. Demos, Vasilikie. Demos, Vasilikie P. Segal, Marcia Texler.
Publisher:    EMERALD GROUP
Pubn Place:    UK
Binding:    hbk.
Physical Media:    book (2 vols)
Pages:    650
Availability:    Already Published.
Pubn Year:    May 2014
LCC:    HV6626
Price:    AUD 344.50 (ex. GST)
ISBN:   9781784411183
ISBN10:   1784411183
 
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Description: This Book Set consists of: *9781783501106 - Gendered Perspectives on Conflictand Violence (Part A) *9781783508938 - Gendered Perspectives on Conflict andViolence (Part B) The chapters in this two-part volume offer understandings ofthe relationship between violence and gender from the global to the domesticlevel. In Part A the contributors address the ways in which wartime rape istreated in international courts, why and how the gender language used at theUnited Nations matters, how asylum-seekers fleeing gendered violence aretreated, how the press and the courts frame rape and other acts of violence,perceptions and responses of and to disabled and LGBTQ people who are victims ofgendered violence, the ways we respond to the perpetrators of violence, and therelationship of military service to nationalism. In Part B, authors trace thehistory of feminist antiviolence efforts, theorize the reproduction of symbolicgender violence, and show how violence might be re-conceptualized in comparativeand intersectional perspectives. They show how historical, cultural andreligious elements contribute to or complicate violence, how development effortscan backfire, and how actions and techniques applied by governments and NGOs canreduce or exacerbate violence.




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