Women at War, Women Building Peace: Challenging Gender Norms

TitleWomen at War, Women Building Peace: Challenging Gender Norms
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsKaufman, Joyce P., and Kristen P. Williams
Number of Pages194
PublisherLynne Rienner

During times of civil conflict and war, why do some women turn to militant action while others seek peaceful resolutions? And why does the answer matter? Tackling these questions in their provocative analysis, Kaufman and Williams explore the full range of women's responses to armed struggles. The book incoudes the following chapters: 

  • Challenging Gender Norms.
  • Women, Conflict, and Political Activism.
  • Women's Political Activism in Northern Ireland: Protestants and Catholics.
  • Palestinian Women's Activism in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
  • Women's Political Activism in Sri Lanka: Tamil Tigers.
  • Imagined Peace.
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