The Continuum of Violence: A Gender Perspective on War and Peace

TitleThe Continuum of Violence: A Gender Perspective on War and Peace
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsCockburn, Cynthia
EditorGiles, Wenona, and Jennifer Hyndman
Book TitleSites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones
Pagination24-44
PublisherUniversity of California Press
CityBerkeley
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Volume: In conflict zones from Iraq and Afghanistan to Guatemala and Somalia, the rules of war are changing dramatically. Distinctions between battlefield and home, soldier and civilian, state security and domestic security are breaking down. In this especially timely book, a powerful group of international authors doing feminist research brings the highly gendered and racialized dimensions of these changes into sharp relief. In essays on nationalism, the political economy of conflict, and the politics of asylum, they investigate what happens when the body, household, nation, state, and economy become sites at which violence is invoked against people.

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