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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Cronin, Audrey Kurth. "Why Drones Fail: When Tactics Drive Strategy." Foreign Affairs 92, no. 4 (2013): 44-54.
Crowley, Kacy, and Michelle Sandhoff. ""Just a Girl in the U.S. Army": Exploring Gender Norms, Behaviors and Social Contexts that Shape the Experiences of Female Combat Veterans." Armed Forces & Society 43, no. 2 (2017): 221-237.
Crowley, Kacy, and Michelle Sandhoff. "Just a Girl in the Army : U.S. Iraq War Veterans Negotiating Femininity in a Culture of Masculinity." Armed Forces & Society 43, no. 2 (2017): 221-237.
Cusick, Suzanne G. ""You Are in a Place That Is Out of the World ...": Music in the Detention Camps of the "Global War on Terror"." Journal of the Society for American Music 2, no. 1 (2008): 1-26.
Gender Camouflage: Women and the U.S. Military, Edited by Francine D'Amico and Laurie Lee Weinstein. New York: New York University Press, 1999.
Danner, Mark. Torture and truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the war on terror. New York, U.S.A.: New York Review Books, 2004.
Daou, Dolly. "Sahat al-Borj: A Feminine City Square as a Container of Events." Journal of Urban History 43, no. 5 (2017): 795-810.
Das, Runa. "He Named me Malala: Connecting the Historical, the Local, and the Global." Social Identities 23, no. 2 (2017): 195-211.
Dauenhauer, Katrin. The Shadow of Torture: Debating US Transgressions in Military Interventions, 1899-2008. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015.
Davey, Eleanor. Idealism beyond Borders: The French Revolutionary Left and the Rise of Humanitarianism, 1954–1988. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
David, Jessica. "Gendered Terrorism: Women in the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)." Women & War 2, no. 1 (2008).
Davies, Sara Ellen, and Sarah Teitt. "Engendering the Responsibility to Protect: Women and the Prevention of Mass Atrocities." Global Responsibility to Protect 4, no. 2 (2012): 198-222.
Davies, Sara E., and Jacqui True. "Reframing Conflict-Related Sexual and Gender-Based Violence: Bringing Gender Analysis Back In." Security Dialogue 46, no. 6 (2015): 495-512.
De Brouwer, Anne-Marie, and Sandra Chu. The Men Who Killed Me: Rwandan Survivors of Sexual Violence. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2009.
Gender, Power, and Military Occupations: Asia Pacific and the Middle East since 1945, Edited by Christine De Matos and Rowena Ward. New York: Routledge, 2012.
Deiana, Maria-Adriana. "Women’s Personal Narratives and the Multi-layered Legacies of War." In Gender and Citizenship: Promises of Peace in Post-Dayton Bosnia-Herzegovina, 105-136. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
Women and Genocide: Gendered Experiences of Violence, Survival, and Resistance, Edited by JoAnn DiGeorgio-Lutz and Donna Gosbee. Toronto: Women's Press, 2017.
Diken, Bülent, and Carsten Bagge Laustsen. "Becoming Abject: Rape as a Weapon of War." Body & Society 11, no. 1 (2005): 111-128.
Doan, Alesha, and Shannon Portillo. "Not a Woman, but a Soldier: Exploring Identity through Translocational Positionality." Sex Roles : A Journal of Research 76, no. 3-4 (2017): 236-249.
Women and War in the Twentieth Century: Enlisted With or Without Consent, Edited by Nicole Ann Dombrowski-Risser. Reprint ed. New York: Garland, 1999.
The Golden Fleece: Manipulation and Independence in Humanitarian Action, Edited by Antonio Donini. Sterling, VA: Kumarian Press, 2012.
Douzinas, Costas. "The Many Faces of Humanitarianism." Parrhesia, no. 2 (2007): 1-28.
Dower, John W. Culturas de Guerra: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 11 de Septiembre, Iraq. Barcelona, Spain: Pasado & Presente, 2010.
Dueck, Colin. The Obama doctrine: American grand strategy today . New York, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Duffield, Mark. Global Governance and the New Wars: The Merging of Development and Security. London ; New York: Zed Books, 2001.
Duncanson, Claire. Forces for Good? Military Masculinities and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan and Iraq. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Duncanson, Claire. "Forces for Good? Narratives of Military Masculinity in Peacekeeping Operations." International Feminist Journal of Politics 11, no. 1 (2009): 63-80.
Duncanson, Claire, and Rachel Woodward. "Regendering the Military: Theorizing Women’s Military Participation." Security Dialogue 47, no. 1 (2016): 3-21.
Duriesmith, David. "Is Manhood a Causal Factor in the Shifting Nature of War?" International Feminist Journal of Politics 16, no. 2 (2013): 236-254.
Duriesmith, David. Masculinity and New War: The Gendered Dynamics of Contemporary Armed Conflict. London; New York: Routeledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Theatres of Violence: Massacre, Mass Killing, and Atrocity Throughout History, Edited by Philip G. Dwyer and Lyndall Ryan. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012.
Dyvik, Synne L. Gendering Counterinsurgency: Performativity, Embodiement, and Experience. London; New York: Routeledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Eager, Paige Whaley. Waging gendered wars: U.S. military women in Afghanistan and Iraq. Burlington, U.S.A.: Ashgate, 2014.
Ebbert, Jean, and Marie-Beth Hall. Crossed Currents: Navy Women from WWI to Tailhook. Washington, DC: Brassey's, Inc., 1993.
Edkins, Jenny. "Humanitarianism, Humanity, Human." Journal of Human Rights 2, no. 2 (2003): 253-258.
Efrati, Noga. Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present. New York, U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 2012.
Ehrenreich, Barbara. Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War. New York: Metropolitan Books, 1997.

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