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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Hunt, Swanee. This Was Not Our War: Bosnian Women Reclaiming the Peace. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004.
Inayatullah, Naeem, and Robin Riley. Interrogating Imperialism: Conversations on Gender, Race, and War. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Jones, Adam. Gendercide and Genocide. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2004.
Jones, Adam. Genocide, War Crimes and the West: History and Complicity. London: Zed Books, 2004.
Jones, Adam. Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction. London: Routledge, 2006.
Judt, Tony. Postwar: A History of Europe since 1945. New York: Penguin Press, 2005.
Juma, Monica Kathina, and Astri Suhrke. Eroding Local Capacity: International Humanitarian Action in Africa. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute, 2003.
Kajevska, Ana Miškovska. Feminist Activism at War: Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s In Gender and comparative politics. New York: Routledge, 2017.
Kaldor, Mary. Human Security: Reflections on Globalization and Intervention In Society and Economy Society and Economy. Cambridge, UK; Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2007.
Kaldor, Mary. New and Old Wars: Organized Violence in a Global Era. 3rd ed. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012.
Kassimeris, George. The Barbarization of Warfare. New York: New York University Press, 2006.
Katzenstein, Mary Fainsod, and Judith Reppy. Beyond Zero Tolerance: Discrimination in Military Culture. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.
Kaufman, Joyce P., and Kristen P. Williams. "Conflict and Violence Against Women." In Women and War Gender Identity and Activism in Times of Conflict, 35-52. Sterling, VA: Kumarian Press, 2010.
Kaufman, Joyce P., and Kristen P. Williams. Women, Gender Equality, and Post-conflict Transformation: Lessons Learned, Implications for the Future. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Kaufman, Joyce, and Kristen P. Williams. Women, the State, and War: A Comparative Perspective on Citizenship and Nationalism. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007.
Khalil, Andrea. Gender, Women and the Arab Spring. London: Routledge, 2015.
Kieran, David, and Edwin A. Martini. At War: The Military and American Culture in the Twentieth Century and Beyond In War culture. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2018.
King, Kimi Lynn, and James David Meernik. The Witness Experience: Testimony at the ICTY and its Impact. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Knee, Adam. "Training the Body Politic: Networked Masculinity and the ‘War on Terror’ in Hollywood Film." In American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11, edited by Terence McSweeney, 147-168. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017.
Kord, Susanne, and Elisabeth Krimmer. Contemporary Hollywood Masculinities: Gender, Genre, and Politics. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Kronsell, Annica. Gender, Sex and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Kronsell, Annica, and Erika Svedberg. Making Gender, Making War: Violence, Military and Peacekeeping Practices. New York: Routledge, 2012.
Kuehnast, Kathleen, Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, and Helga Hernes. Women and War: Power and Protection in the 21st Century. Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2011.
Kumar, Krishna. Women and Civil War: Impact, Organizations, and Action. Boulder, CO: L. Rienner Publishers, 2001.
Lazreg, Marnia. Torture and the Twilight of Empire: From Algiers to Baghdad. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.
Lorentzen, Lois Ann, and Jennifer E. Turpin. The Women and War Reader. New York: New York University Press, 1998.
MacKenzie, Megan. Beyond the Band of Brothers: The U.S. Military and the Myth that Women Can’t Fight. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Maley, William. The Afghanistan Wars. 2nd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Managhan, Tina. Gender, Agency and War: The Maternalized Body in US Foreign Policy. New York: Routledge, 2012.
Mann, Bonnie. Sovereign Masculinity: Gender Lessons from the War on Terror. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Manning, Lory, and Cynthia H. Enloe. Proceedings of the Conference "Women in the Military Today", held 19-20 May 2005 in Arlington, VA: Papers, Presentations and Briefings In Women in the Military Today: Proceedings of the Conference May 19–20, 2005. Arlington, VA: Women’s Research & Education Institute, 2006.
Martin, Jean-Clément. La guerre civile: Entre Histoire et Mémoire. Nantes: Ouest éditions, 1995.
Mazurana, Dyan, Angela Raven-Roberts, and Jane L. Parpart. Gender, Conflict, and Peacekeeping. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.
McClennen, Sophia A., and Alexandra Schultheis Moore. The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights. London: Routledge, 2016.