Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism

TitleWomen, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsChandler, Robin M., Lihua Wang, and Linda K. Fuller
Number of Pages262
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
CityNew York

This volume draws upon a wide global community of activists, scholars, NGOs, and clinicians to expand the definition of how war and its violent underpinnings affects everyday women and families around the world. Benefiting from first-hand research and definitive assessments of gender-based violence interventions, it invites diverse perspectives of interdisciplinary documentation and storytelling beyond traditional academic writing. Reflecting on anti-militarist activism, structural violence, post-war atrocities, government commissions and policy solutions, this volume sheds new light on war-related gender oppression at the intersections of race, national identity, religion, and social class and the need to promote a new paradigm of the equality of men and women.

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