Thematic Keywords

The keywords are a selection of broad terms defined by the editors of the Oxford Handbook Gender, War and the Western World since 1600 edited by Karen Hagemann (General Editor), Dirk Bönker, Stefan Dudink and Sonya Rose (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2018). They keywords represent some of its central themes and questions of the handbook. The following is a complete list of all thematic keywords. To search for literature and media associated with these keywords, please go to the keyword search page.

Keyword List

  • Historiography
  • Theory & Methodology
  • Theory & Military
  • Theory & Gender

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  • Militarism
  • Military & Military Systems
  • Militias & Volunteers
  • Guerilla Warfare & (Military) Resistance
  • Prisoners (of War)
  • Military & Society
  • Military & Gender
  • Military & Men/Masculinity
  • Military & Women/Femininity

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  • War & Politics
  • War & State-formation
  • War & Nation/Nation-building
  • War & Nation/Nation-building & Gender
  • War & Nation/Nation-building & Men/Masculinity
  • War & Nation/Nation-building & Women/Femininity
  • War, Politics/Citizenship & Gender
  • War, Politics/Citizenship & Men/Masculinity
  • War, Politics/Citizenship & Women/Femininity

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  • War & International Politics
  • War, International Politics & Gender
  • War, International Politics & Men/Masculinity
  • War, International Politics & Women/Femininity

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  • War & Colonialism/Imperialism
  • War & Colonialism/Imperialism & Gender
  • War & Colonialism/Imperialism & Men/Masculinity
  • War & Colonialism/Imperialism & Women/Femininity

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  • War & Anti-colonial Struggle
  • War & Anti-colonial Struggle & Gender
  • War & Anti-colonial Struggle & Men/Masculinity
  • War & Anti-colonial Struggle & Women/Femininity

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  • Peace Studies General
  • Peace & Gender
  • Peace Building, Peace Keeping & International Agreements/Institutions
  • Human Rights
  • Peace Movements
  • Peace Movements & Gender
  • Peace Movements & Men/Masculinity
  • Peace Movements & Women/Femininity

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  • War & Warfare
  • War & Sexuality
  • War & Gender
  • War & Men
  • War & Women
  • War and Religion
  • War, Gender & Race
  • War Mobilization
  • War, Gender & Combat
  • War, Gender & Home Front

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  • War, Culture & Gender
  • War & Cultural Representations of Gender
  • Popular Culture

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  • War Demobilization
  • Post-war Societies & Gender
  • Post-war Societies & Men/Masculinity
  • Post-war Societies & Women/Femininity

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  • War & Humanitarianism
  • War, Humanitarianism & Gender
  • War, Humanitarianism & Men
  • War, Humanitarianism & Women
  • War & Medicine/Nursing

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  • War Memories & Gender
  • War Memories & Men/Masculinity
  • War Memories & Women/Femininity

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  • War & Violence
  • War & Genocide
  • War & Holocaust
  • War, Gender & Peace
  • War, Violence & Gender
  • War, Violence & Men/Masculinity
  • War, Violence & Women/Femininity
  • War & Sexual Violence
  • War & Torture
  • (Post) War Trauma

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