Making gender, making war : violence, military and peacekeeping practices / edited by Annica Kronsell and Erika Svedberg.
Contributor(s): Kronsell, Annica | Svedberg, Erika.Material type: BookCall no.: HQ1075 .M35 2013Series: Routledge advances in feminist studies and intersectionality: 6.Publication: London : Routledge, 2013Description: xi, 253 p.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2012.ISBN: 9780415849364 (pbk.); 0415849365 (pbk.).Subject(s): Sex role | Masculinity | Women and the military | Women and peace | Peace-building
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Reprint. Originally published: 2012.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: making gender, making war / Annica Kronsell and Erika Svedberg -- Theme I: conceptualizing gender, violence, militarism -- Gender relations as causal in militarization and war : a feminist standpoint / Cynthia Cockburn -- Men/masculinities : war/militarism -- searching (for) the obvious connections? / Jeff Hearn -- Theme II: making gender and (re)making the nation -- What does a bath towel have to do with security policy? : gender trouble in the Swedish Armed Forces / Maud Eduards -- Friendly war-fighters and invisible women : perceptions of gender and masculinities in the Norwegian Armed Forces on missions abroad / Torunn Laugen Haaland -- The "Rotten report" and the reproduction of masculinity, nation, and security in Turkey / Alp Biricik -- Men making peace in the name of just war : the case of Finland / Pirjo Jukarainen -- Theme III: institutional practices and travelling concepts -- Analyzing UN & NATO responses to sexual misconduct in peacekeeping operations / Laura Hebert -- A gendered protection for the "victims" of war : mainstreaming gender in refugee protection / Jane Freedman -- Experiences, reflections, and learning : feminist organizations, security discourse, and SCR 1325 / Laura McLeod -- Theme IV: gender subjectivity in the organization of violence -- Nordic women and international crisis management : a politics of hope? / Elina Penttinen -- Women in militant movements : (un)comfortable silences and discursive strategies / Swati Parashar -- In the business of (in)security : mavericks, mercenaries, and masculinities in the private security company / Paul Higate -- Re-envisioning masculinities in the context of conflict transformation : the gender politics of demilitarizing Northern Ireland society / Fidelma Ashe -- Conclusions -- Is feminism being co-opted by militarism? / Annica Kronsell and Erika Svedberg.
An interdisciplinary edited collection which explores the social construction of gender, war-making and peacekeeping. It highlights the institutions and processes involved in the making of gender in terms of both men and women, masculinity and femininity.
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