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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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.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Banner, Francine. Making Death Visible : Chechen Female Suicide Bombers in an Era of Globalization. Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University (Ph.D.), 2009.
Barnett, Michael. Empire of Humanity: A History of Humanitarianism. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2011.
Barnett, Michael. Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda. Ithaca, NY ; London: Cornell University Press, 2002.
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.
Bastick, Megan, Karin Grimm, and Rahel Kunz. Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict, Global Overview and Implications for the Security Sector. Geneva: Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, 2007.
Bayard de Volo, Lorraine. "Unmanned? Gender Recalibrations and the Rise of Drone Warfare." Politics and Gender 12, no. 1 (2015): 1-28.
Beard, Jack M. "Law and War in the Virtual Era." American Journal of International Law 103, no. 3 (2009): 409-445.
Mediterranean Frontiers: Borders, Conflict and Memory in a Transnational World, Edited by Dimitar Bechev and Kalypso Nicolaïdis. London: Tauris, 2010.
It's my country too: women's military stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan, Edited by Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow. Lincoln, NB: Potomac Books; University of Nebraska Press, 2017.
Bello, Walden. "The Crisis of Humanitarian Intervention." Foreign Policy in Focus (2011).
Belloni, Roberto. "The Trouble with Humanitarianism." Review of International Studies 33, no. 3 (2007): 451-474.
Benedict, Helen. The lonely soldier: the private war of women serving in Iraq. Boston, U.S.A.: Beacon Press, 2009.
Benjamin, Thomas. Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007.
Bensel, Tusty ten, and Lisa L. Sample. "Collective Sexual Violence in Bosnia and Sierra Leone: A Comparative Case Study Analysis." International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology (2015).
Benvenisti, Meron. Abu Ghraib: the politics of torture. Berkeley, United States: North Atlantic Books, 2004.

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Bergoffen, Debra. "Exploiting the Dignity of the Vulnerable Body: Rape as a Weapon of War." Philosophical Papers 38, no. 3 (2009): 307-325.
Berry, Marie E. War, women, and power: from violence to mobilization in Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Biddle, Stephen. "Afghanistan and the Future of Warfare." Foreign Affairs 82, no. 2 (2003): 31-46.
Biddle, Stephen. Afghanistan and the Future of Warfare: Implications for Army and Defense Policy. Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2002.
Black, Jeremy. War and Technology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.
Political Violence in Twentieth Century Europe, Edited by Donald Bloxham and Robert Gerwarth. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Boesten, Jelke. "Sexual Violence in War." In Sexual Violence During War and Peace: Gender, Power, and Post-Conflict Justice in Peru, 19-42. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Booth, Ken. The Kosovo Tragedy: The Human Rights Dimensions. London: Frank Cass, 2001.

Chapter 27 Bibliography

Bos, Pascale R. "Feminists Interpreting the Politics of Wartime Rape: Berlin, 1945; Yugoslavia, 1992–1993." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 31, no. 4 (2006): 995-1025.
Bouchard, Danielle. "Daring to Look: Women without "Faces" and Humanitarian Resentment." Feminist Formations 29, no. 3 (2017): 110-131.
Bourke, Joanna. "War and Violence." Thesis Eleven 86, no. 1 (2006): 23-38.
A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror, Edited by Warren H. Bowen and José E. Alvarez. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007.
Bracewell, Wendy. "Rape in Kosovo: Masculinity and Serbian Nationalism." Nations and Nationalism 6, no. 4 (2000): 563-590.
Bradol, Jean-Hervé. "Introduction: The Sacrificial International Order and Humanitarian Action." In In the Shadow of "Just Wars": Violence, Politics, and Humanitarian Action, edited by Fabrice Weissman and Jean-Hervé Bradol, 1-22. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004.

This chapter was published in:
In the shadow of "just wars" / Médecins sans frontières ; ed. by Fabrice Weissmann ; transl. from the French by Vincent Homolka, Roger Leverdier and Fiona Terry ; English text ed. by Fiona Terry

Branch, Adam. "The Responsibility to Protect and Africa's International Relations." Handbook of Africa's International Relations (2014): 187-196.
Braudy, Leo. From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
Brewer, Susan A. Why America Fights: Patriotism and War Propaganda from the Philippines to Iraq. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Brown, Sara E. Gender and the Genocide in Rwanda: Women as Rescuers and Perpetrators. London; New York: Taylor and Francis Group, 2018.
Bunster-Burotto, Ximena. "Surviving Beyond Fear: Women and Torture in Latin America." In Women and Violence: Realities and Responses Worldwide, edited by Miranda Davies, 156-176. London ; Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Zed Books, 1994.

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