Is Manhood a Causal Factor in the Shifting Nature of War?

TitleIs Manhood a Causal Factor in the Shifting Nature of War?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsDuriesmith, David
JournalInternational Feminist Journal of Politics
Volume16
Issue2
Start Page236
Pagination236 - 254
Date Published03/2013
Abstract

Existing accounts of new war have not actively engaged with feminist analysis. Protest masculinity is suggested as an alternative explanatory framework to conventional explanations of violence in new war. To explore the intersection between masculinity and new wars the example of Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front has been investigated. The article concludes that masculinity is an essential cause to the creation of new war and to the form that new war takes once it has originated.

URLhttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14616742.2013.773718
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