Women, Violence, and War : Wartime Victimization of Refugees in the Balkans

TitleWomen, Violence, and War : Wartime Victimization of Refugees in the Balkans
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsNikolic-Ristanovic, Vesna
Number of Pages245
PublisherCentral European University Press
CityBudapest, Hungary; New York, United States

Preface /; Marina Blagojevic --; A brief history of the state of Bosnia-Herzegovina (from its origins to the 1995 Dayton peace accords) /; Natasa Mrvic-Petrovic --; Definitions of violence in war and the experience of women: the subject of research /; Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic --; The method and the sample--a contribution to the feminist critique of methodology /; Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic, Ivana Stevanovic --; Sexual violence /; Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic --; The Hague Tribunal and rape in the former Yugoslavia /; Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic --; Physical abuse and homicide /; Vesna Nikolic-Ristanovic --; Psychological violence and fear in war, and their consequences for the psychological health of women /; Slobodanka Konstantinovic-Vilic --; Separation and dissolution of the family /; Natasa Mrvic-Petrovic --; Life in refuge--changes in socioeconomic and familial status /; Natasa Mrvic-Petrovic, Ivana Stevanovic --; Social acceptance and the difficulty of adapting to a new environment /; Natasa Mrvic-Petrovic --; Strategies of support and help /; Slobodanka Konstantinovic-Vilic --; Who are the women who have spoken? --; A sample of their stories and letters.

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