Secondary Literature on the Post-Cold War Period

This collection includes secondary literature on the themes covered by the Oxford Handbook on Gender, War and the Western World since 1600. We have also added select secondary literature on regions and themes the handbook does not cover. The majority of the texts are in English with some texts in French, German or Russian.

The most important wars for this period include:

  • Wars in former Yugoslavia (1991–99)
  • U.S. Wars in the Middle East (1990–)
  • Wars of Globalization
  • UN Peacekeeping / New Humanitarianism

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Abdulhadi, Rabab, Evelyn Alsultany, and Nadine Christine Naber. Arab and Arab American Feminisms: Gender, Violence, and Belonging. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2011.
Accad, Evelyne. Sexuality and War: Literary Masks of the Middle East. New York: New York University Press, 1990.

Contents: 1. Sexuality and sexual politics: conflicts and contradictions for contemporary women. 2. An occulted aspect of the war in Lebanon. 3. Hanan al-Shaykh: despair, resignation, masochism, and madness. 4. Etel Adnan: courage, engagement, and self-sacrifice. 5. Andrée Chedid: determination, vision, endurance, and belief in humanity. 6. Active nonviolence versus victimization. 7. Tawfiq Yusuf Awwa : revolution, ethics, revenge, and destiny. 8. Halim Barakat: despair, fear, revolt, tradition, and heroism. 9.

Acosta, Mónica, Angela Castañeda, Daniela García, Fallon Hernández, Dunen Muelas, and Angela Santamaria. "The Colombian Transitional Process: Comparative Perspectives on Violence against Indigenous Women." International Journal of Transitional Justice 12, no. 1 (2018): pp. 108-125.
Adie, Kate. The Kindness of Strangers: The Autobiography. London: Headline, 2002.
Afflerbach, Holger, and Hew Strachan. How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Afshar, Haleh and Deborah Eade, eds. Development, Women, and War: Feminist Perspectives. Oxford, UK: Oxfam, 2003.

Preface (Deborah Eade) (p. x)
Part 1.
Introduction: War and peace: what do women contribute? (Haleh Afshar) (p. 1)
The 'sex war' and other wars: towards a feminist approach to peace building (Donna Pankhurst) (p. 8)
Women and wars: some trajectories towards a feminist peace (Haleh Afshar) (p. 43)
Developing policy on integration and re/construction in Kosova (Chris Corrin) (p. 60)
Kosovo: missed opportunities, lessons for the future (Lesley Abdela) (p. 87)
Training the uniforms: gender and peacekeeping operations (Angela Mackay) (p. 100)

Agathangelou, Anna M., and L. H. M. Ling. "Desire Industries: Sex Trafficking, UN Peacekeeping and the Neo-Liberal World Order." Brown Journal of World Affairs 10, no. 1 (2003): pp. 133-148.
Ahmad, Lida, and Priscyll Anctil Avione. "Misogyny in 'Post-war' Afghanistan: the Changing Frames of Sexual and Gender-based Violence." Journal of Gender Studies 27, no. 1: pp. 86-101.
Aijazi, Omer. "Relationality, Culpability and Consent in Wartime: Men's Experiences of Forced Marriage." International Journal of Transitional Justice 11, no. 3 (2017).
Al-Ali, Nadje, and Tas Latif. ""War Is like a Blanket": Feminist Convergences in Kurdish and Turkish Women's Rights Activism for Peace." Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 13, no. 3 (2017): pp. 354-375.
Al-Ali, Nadje. "Reconstructing Gender: Iraqi Women between Dictatorship, War, Sanctions and Occupation." Third World Quarterly 26, no. 4/5 (2005): pp. 739-758.
Al-Ali, Nadje, and Nicola Pratt. What kind of liberation? Women and the occupation of Iraq. Berkeley, United States: University of California Press, 2009.
Al-Ali, Nadje, and Nicola Pratt. Women and war in the Middle East: transnational perspectives. London: Zed Books, 2009.

Contents:

Al-Jawaheri, Yasmin Husein. Women in Iraq: the gender impact of international sanctions. Boulder, U.S.A.: Lynne Riener Publishers, 2008.
Albano, Sondra. "Military Recognition of Family Concerns: Revolutionary War To 1993." Armed Forces & Society 20, no. 2 (1994): pp. 283-302.
Alidou, Ousseina D. Engaging Modernity: Muslim Women and the Politics of Agency in Postcolonial Niger. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2005.
Alinia, Minoo. Honor and violence against women in Iraqi Kurdistan. New York, U.S.A.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Alison, Miranda. "Wartime Sexual Violence: Women’s Human Rights and Questions of Masculinity." Review of International Studies 33, no. 01 (2007): pp. 75-90.
Alkebsi, Abdulwahab, Nathan J. Brown and Charlotta Sparre, eds. Reconstructing the Middle East: Political and Economic Policy. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY: Routledge, 2018.
Allen, Beverly. Rape Warfare: The Hidden Genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996.
Annan, Jeannie, Christopher Blattman, Dyan Mazurana, and Khristopher Carlson. "Civil War, Reintegration, and Gender in Northern Uganda." Journal of Conflict Resolution 55, no. 6 (2011): pp. 877-908.
Askin, Kelly. War Crimes against Women: Prosecution in International War Crimes Tribunals. The Hague: Distributed in the USA and Canada by Kluwer Law International, 1997.
Astor, Gerald. The Right To Fight: A History Of African Americans In The Military. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 1998.
Athanasiou, Athena. Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Atim, Teddy. "Women Survivors and Their Children Born of Wartime Sexual Violence in Northern Uganda." Disasters 42, no. 1 (2018): pp. 61-78.
Atkin, Nicholas, ed. Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008.
Auerbach, Jonathan and Russ Castronovo, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Auga, Ulrike and Christina von Braun, eds. Gender in Conflicts: Palestine, Israel, Germany. Münster, Germany: Lit, 2006.
Baaz, Maria Eriksson, and Maria Stern. Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?: Perceptions, Prescriptions, Problems in the Congo and Beyond. London ; New York ; Uppsala, Sweden: Zed Books, 2013.
Baaz, Maria Eriksson, and Maria Stern. "Why Do Soldiers Rape? Masculinity, Violence, and Sexuality in the Armed Forces in the Congo (DRC)." International Studies Quarterly 53, no. 2 (2009): pp. 495-518.
Babar, Aneela Zeb. We are All Revolutionaries Here: Militarism, Political Islam and Gender in Pakistan. New Dehli: Sage Publications, 2017.
Babic, Annessa. America's Changing Icons: Constructing Patriotic Women from World War I to the Present. Lanham, United States: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Bachmann, Jan, Colleen Bell, and Caroline Holmqvist. War, police and assemblages of intervention. London: Routledge, 2015.
Bah, Abu. International Security and Peace-Building: Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.
Bahun, Sanja, and V. G. Julie Rajan. Violence and gender in the globalized world: the intimate and the extimate. Burlington, U.S.A.: Ashgate, 2008.

Contents:

Baines, Erin. Buried in the Heart: Women, Complex Victimhood and the War in Northern Uganda. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Baines, Erin K. Vulnerable Bodies: Gender, the UN and the Global Refugee Crisis. United States: Routledge, 2004.
Baker, Catherine. The Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s. London: Palgrave, 2015.

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