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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Wood, Elisabeth Jean. "Armed Groups and Sexual Violence: When Is Wartime Rape Rare?" Politics & Society 37, no. 1 (2009): 131-161.
Wood, Elisabeth Jean. "Rape During War is Not Inevitable: Variation in Wartime Sexual Violence." In Understanding and Proving International Sex Crimes, edited by Morten Bergsmo, Elisabeth Jean Wood and Alf Butenschø Skre, 389-420. Beijing: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2012.
Wood, Elisabeth Jean, and Nathaniel Toppelberg. "The Persistence of Sexual Assault within the U.S. Military." Journal of Peace Research 54, no. 5 (2017): 620-633.
Woodward, Rachel, and Trish Winter. Sexing the Soldier: The Politics of Gender and the Contemporary British Army. London ; New York: Routledge, 2007.
Yang, Kao Kalia. The latehomecomer: a Hmong family memoir. Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 2017.
Yaqoob, Salma. "Muslim Women and War on Terror." Feminist Review 88, no. 1 (2008): 150-161.
Young, Helen, and Lisa Goldman. Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. New York, U.S.A.: Earthscan, 2015.

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Young, Iris Marion. "The Logic of Masculinist Protection: Reflections on the Current Security State." Signs. 29, no. 1 (2003): 1-25.
Young, Peter, and Peter Jesser. The Media and the Military: From the Crimea to Desert Strike. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Zakaria, Rafia. "Terror and the Family: How Jihadi Groups are Redefining the Role of Women." World Policy Journal 34, no. 3 (2017): 41-44.
Zalewski, Marysia. "'Well, What is the Feminist Perspective on Bosnia?'." International Affairs 71, no. 2 (1995): 339-356.
Zangana, Haifa, and Brinda Mehta. "War and Occupation in Iraq: Women’s Voices, Gendered Realities." International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies 12, no. 1 (2018): 3-6.
Zanotti, Laura. "Taming Chaos: A Foucauldian View of UN Peacekeeping, Democracy and Normalization." International Peacekeeping 13, no. 2 (2006): 150-167.
Gender, Violent Conflict, and Development, Edited by Dubravka Žarkov. New Delhi: Zubaan Books, 2008.
Žarkov, Dubravka. "The Body of the Other Man: Sexual Violence and the Construction of Masculinity, Sexuality and Ethnicity in Croatian Media." In Victims, Perpetrators or Actors? Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence, edited by Caroline O. N. Moser and Fiona C. Clark, 69-82. London: Zed Books, 2001.
Žarkov, Dubravka. The Body of War: Media, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Break-up of Yugoslavia. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007.
Žarkov, Dubravka. "Towards a New Theorizing of Women, Gender and War." In Handbook of Gender and Women's Studies, edited by Kathy Davis, Mary S. Evans and Judith Lorber, 214-233. London: SAGE Publications, 2006.
Žarkov, Dubravka. "War Rapes in Bosnia: On Masculinity, Feminity and Power of the Rape Victim Identity." Tijdschrift voor Criminologie 39, no. 2 (1997): 140-151.
Zawati, Hilmi M. "Impunity or Immunity: Wartime Male Rape and Sexual Torture as a Crime Against Humanity." Journal on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Prevention of Torture 17, no. 1 (2007): 27-47.
Zeweri, H. "The Specter of Failure: Rendering Afghan Women as Sites of Precarity in Empowerment Regimes." International Feminist Journal of Politics 19, no. 4 (2017).

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