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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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.
Buss, Doris E. "Rethinking ‘Rape as a Weapon of War'." Feminist Legal Studies 17, no. 2 (2009): 145-163.
Butler, Judith. Frames of War: When Is Life Grievable?. London; New York: Verso, 2016.
Butler, Judith. Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence. London ; New York: Verso, 2004.
Butler, Christopher K., Tali Gluch, and Neil J. Mitchell. "Security Forces and Sexual Violence: A Cross-National Analysis of a Principal—Agent Argument." Journal of Peace Research 44, no. 6 (2007): 669-687.
Buttsworth, Sara. "Who's Afraid of Jessica Lynch? Or, One Girl in All the World? Gendered Heroism and the Iraq War." Australasian Journal of American Studies 24, no. 2 (2005): 42-62.
Caldwell, Ryan Ashley. Fallgirls: gender and the framing of torture at Abu Ghraib. Burlington, U.S.A.: Ashgate, 2012.
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.
Gender and Conflict since 1914: Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Edited by Carden-Coyne, Ana. 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.
Carlson, Eric Stener. "Sexual Assault on Men in War." The Lancet 349, no. 9045 (1997).
Carlson, Eric Stener. "The Hidden Prevalence of Male Sexual Assault During War Observations on Blunt Trauma to the Male Genitals." British Journal of Criminology 46, no. 1 (2006): 16-25.
Carpenter, R. Charli. "'Women and Children First': Gender, Norms, and Humanitarian Evacuation in the Balkans, 1991-95." International Organization 57, no. 4 (2003): 661-694.
Cesur, Resul, and Joseph J. Sabia. "When War Comes Home: The Effect of Combat Service on Domestic Violence." Review of Economics and Statistics 98, no. 2 (2016): 209-225.
Chandler, David. "The Road to Military Humanitarianism: How the Human Rights NGOs Shaped a New Humanitarian Agenda." Human Rights Quarterly 23, no. 3 (2001): 678-700.
Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism, Edited by Robin Chandler, Linda K. Fuller and Lihua Wang. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Charlesworth, Hilary. "Feminist Reflections on the Responsibility to Protect." Responsibility to Protect and International Law (2011): 139-156.
Chimni, B. S. "Globalization, Humanitarianism and the Erosion of Refugee Protection." Journal of Refugee Studies 13, no. 3 (2000): 243-263.
Chinkin, Christine, and Mary Kaldor. "Gender and New Wars." Journal of International Affairs 67, no. 1 (2013): 167-187.

Chapter 27 Selected Bibliography

Chomsky, Noam. 9-11: was there an alternative?. New York, U.S.A.: Seven Stories Press, 2001.
Chomsky, Noam. Rogue states: the rule of force in world affairs. Cambridge, U.S.A.: South End Press, 2000.
Chung, Chin-Sung. "Wartime State Violence against Women of Weak Nations: Military Sexual Slavery Enforced by Japan during World War II." Korean and Korean-American Studies Bulletin 5, no. 2/3 (1994): 15-27.
Victims, Perpetrators or Actors? Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence, Edited by Fiona Clark and Caroline O. N. Moser. London; New York: Palgrave, 2001.
  • Part I. Contextual Issues on Gender, Armed Conflict and Political Violence (p. 1)
  • 1. Introduction (Caroline O.N. Moser and Fiona C. Clark) (p. 3)
  • 2. The Gendered Dynamics of Armed Conflict and Political Violence (Cynthia Cockburn) (p. 13)
  • 3. The Gendered Continuum of Violence and Conflict: An Operational Framework (Caroline O.N. Moser) (p. 30)
  • Part II. The Politics of Victimization: Sexual Abuse and Violence (p. 53)
Clodfelter, Micheal. Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Reference to Casualty and Other Figures, 1618-1991. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1992.
Cockburn, Cynthia. From Where We Stand: War, Women's Activism and Feminist Analysis. London ; New York: Zed Books, 2007.
The Postwar Moment: Militaries, Masculinities and International Peacekeeping, Bosnia and the Netherlands, Edited by Cynthia Cockburn and Dubravka Žarkov. London: Lawrence & Wishart, 2002.
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.
Cohen, Dara Kay, and Ragnhild Nordås. "Do States Delegate Shameful Violence to Militias? Patterns of Sexual Violence in Recent Armed Conflicts." Journal of Conflict Resolution 59, no. 5 (2015): 877-898.
Conaway, Camille Pampell, and Jolynn Shoemaker. Women in United Nations Peace Operations: Increasing the Leadership Opportunities. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Women in International Security, 2008.
War and the Media: Reportage and Propaganda, 1900-2003, Edited by Mark Connelly and David Welch. London: I. B. Tauris, 2005.
Cooke, Miriam. Women and the War Story. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.