Gender as a Cause of War

TitleGender as a Cause of War
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsDean, Robert
EditorVuic, Kara Dixon
Book TitleRoutledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military
Pagination167 - 184
PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
City, CountryBasingstoke, UK
Abstract

This is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the 'other', gender and war disability, gender and sexual violence, gender and American foreign relations, and veterans and soldiers in the public imagination, and lay out a chronological examination of gender and America's wars from the American Revolution to Iraq. This important collection is essential reading for all those interested in how the military has influenced America's views and experiences of gender. This specifc chapter argues that gender in and of itself could be considered a cause of war. (Publisher)

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