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 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): 108-125.
Afflerbach, Holger, and Hew Strachan. How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Afshar, Haleh, and Deborah Eade. Development, Women, and War: Feminist Perspectives. Oxford, UK: Oxford, 2003.
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: 86-101.
Al-Ali, Nadje Sadig. Iraqi Women: Untold Stories from 1948 to the Present. Zed Books, 2007.
Al-Ali, Nadje, and Nicola Pratt. What Kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.
Al-Ali, Nadje, and Nicola Pratt. Women and War in the Middle East: Transnational Perspectives. London: Zed Books, 2009.
Al-Jawaheri, Yasmin Husein. Women in Iraq: The Gender Impact of International Sanctions. Boulder, CO: Lynne Riener Publishers, 2008.
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): 75-90.
Reconstructing the Middle East: Political and Economic Policy, Edited by Abdulwahab Alkebsi, Nathan J. Brown and Charlotta Sparre. 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.
Anderson, Nancy P. The Very Few, the Proud: Women in the Marine Corps, 1977/2001. Quantico, VA: History Division, United States Marine Corps, 2017.
Aoláin, Fionnuala Ní, Naomi Cahn, Dina Francesca Haynes, Nahla Valji, and Dubravka Ž. arkov. "From Women and War to Gender and Conflict?: Feminist Trajectories." The Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict (2018): 18-29.
Aoláin, Fionnuala Ní, Naomi Cahn, and Dina Francesca Haynes. On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and The Post-Conflict Process. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Arias-Herrera, Juan Carlos. "El Silencio de la Representación: La Imagen de las Víctimas en el Cine Afgano Postalibán." Palabra Clave 21, no. 2 (2018): 410-444.
Ariño, Maria Villellas. La Violencia Sexual como Arma de Guerra. Barcelona, Spain: Escola de Cultura de Pau, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2010.
Askin, Kelly Dawn. War Crimes against Women: Prosecution in International War Crimes Tribunals. The Hague: M. Nijhoff Publishers, 1997.
Athanasiou, Athena. Agonistic Mourning: Political Dissidence and the Women in Black. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Atkin, Nicholas. Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Twentieth-Century Europe. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2008.
Azkue, Irantzu Mendia. Género y rehabilitación posbélica : El caso de Bosnia-Herzegovina. Bilbao, Spain: Hegoa, 2009.
Azkue, Irantzu Mendia. La División Sexual del Trabajo por la Paz: Género y Rehabilitación Posbélica en El Salvador y Bosnia-Herzegovina In (Estado y sociedad). Madrid, Spain: Tecnos, D.L., 2014.
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): 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. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2015.
Baines, Erin. Buried in the Heart: Women, Complex Victimhood and the War in Northern Uganda. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
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.
Barnett, Michael. Empire of Humanity: A History of Humanitarianism. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2011.
Barros, Andrew, and Martin Thomas. The Civilianization of War: The Changing Civil-Military Divide, 1914-2014. Cambridge, United Kingdom; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Basnet, Syaron. "Depression and Anxiety Among War-widows of Nepal: a Post-civil War Cross-sectional Study." Psychology, Health, and Medicine 23, no. 2 (2017): 141-153.

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