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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Bösling, Carl-Heinrich, Ursula Führer, Claudia Glunz, and Thomas F. Schneider. Männer. Frauen. Krieg. Krieg und Frieden-eine Frage des Geschlechts?. Göttingen: V&R Unipress, 2015.
Bowen, Warren H., and José E. Alvarez. A Military History of Modern Spain: From the Napoleonic Era to the International War on Terror. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007.
Brewer, Susan A. Why America Fights: Patriotism and War Propaganda from the Philippines to Iraq. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Butler, Judith. Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable?. London: Verso, 2016.
Butler, Judith. Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence. London: Verso, 2004.
Cain, Shannon, and Lisa Bowden. Powder: Writing by Women in the Ranks, from Vietnam to Iraq. Tucson, AZ: Kore Press, 2008.
Caldwell, Ryan Ashley. Fallgirls: Gender and the Framing of Torture at Abu Ghraib. London: Routledge, 2016.
Campbell, D'Ann. "Inside or Outside? Women's Role in American Military History." In Women in Politics: Outsiders or Insiders?, edited by Lois Duke Whitaker, 323-339. 5th ed. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 2011.
Campbell, Madeline Otis. Interpreters of Occupation: Gender and the Politics of Belonging in an Iraqi Refugee Network. Syracuse, U.S.A.: Syracuse University Press, 2016.
Carden-Coyne, Ana. Gender and Conflict since 1914: Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Carey, Henry F. "Women and Peace and Security: The Politics of Implementing Gender Sensitivity Norms in Peacekeeping." In Women and International Peacekeeping, edited by Louise Olsson and Torunn L. Tryggestad, 49-68. London: Frank Cass, 2001.
Carreiras, Helena, and Gerhard Kümmel. Women in the Military and in Armed Conflict. Wiesbaden, Germany: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2008.
Castelain-Meunier, Christine. Les métamorphoses du masculin. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2005.
Chandler, Robin M., Lihua Wang, and Linda K. Fuller. Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Chivers, C. J. The Fighters: Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018.
Chomsky, Noam. 9-11: Was There an Alternative?. 48th ed. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2001.
Chomsky, Noam. Rogue States: The Rule of Force in World Affairs. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000.
Christensen, Wendy M. Mothers of the Military: Support and Politics During Wartime. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Clark, Janine Natalya. Rape, Sexual Violence and Transitional Justice Challenges: Lessons from Bosnia-Herzegovina In Transitional justice. Milton Park, UK: Routledge, 2018.
Clark, Fiona, and Caroline O. N. Moser. Victims, Perpetrators or Actors? Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence. New York: Palgrave, 2001.
Cockburn, Cynthia. ""Why are You doing this to Me?" Identity, Positionality, Power and Sexual Violence in War." In Sexuality, Gender and Power: Intersectional and Transnational Perspectives , edited by Anna G. Jónasdóttir, Valerie Bryson and Kathleen B. Jones, 189-205. New York: Routledge, 2011.
Cockburn, Cynthia. From Where We Stand: War, Women's Activism and Feminist Analysis. London: Zed Books, 2007.
Cockburn, Cynthia, and Dubravka Žarkov. The Postwar Moment: Militaries, Masculinities and International Peacekeeping, Bosnia and the Netherlands. London: Lawrence & Wishart, 2002.
Cohn, Carol. "Wars, Wimps, and Women: Talking Gender and Thinking War." In Gendering War Talk, edited by Miriam G. Cooke and Angela Woollacott, 227-248. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.
Cohn, Carol. Women and Wars: Contested Histories, Uncertain Futures. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013.
Connelly, Mark, and David Welch. War and the Media: Reportage and Propaganda, 1900-2003. London: I. B. Tauris, 2005.
Cooke, Miriam, and Angela Woollacott. Gendering War Talk. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.
Cooper, Dana, and Claire Phelan. Motherhood and War: International Perspectives. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Cortright, David. Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Coulon, Jocelyn. Soldiers of Diplomacy: The United Nations, Peacekeeping, and the New World Order. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998.
Crawford, Kerry F. Wartime Sexual Violence: From Silence to Condemnation of a Weapon of War. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2017.
Danner, Mark, Barbara Ehrenreich, David Levi Strauss, Meron Benvenisti, John Gray, Richard Grossinger, David Matlin, Charles Stein, Brooke Warner, and Kahlil Bendib. Abu Ghraib: The Politics of Torture. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2004.
Danner, Mark. Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror. New York: New York Review Books, 2004.
Darden, Jessica Trisko, Alexis Leanna Henshaw, and Ora Szekely. Insurgent Women: Female Combatants in Civil Wars. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2019.
de Brouwer, Anne-Marie, Charlotte Ku, Renée Römkens, and Larissa van den Herik. Sexual Violence as an International Crime: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Cambridge: Intersentia, 2013.
De Matos, Christine, and Rowena Ward. Gender, Power, and Military Occupations: Asia Pacific and the Middle East since 1945. New York: Routledge, 2012.