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Sexing war/Policing Gender : Motherhood, myth and women's political violence

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Sexing war/Policing Gender : Motherhood, myth and women's political violence
Title
Sexing war/Policing Gender
Title remainder
Motherhood, myth and women's political violence
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Historically, there has been reluctance, from mainstream IR scholars as well as feminists, to seriously engage with women's agency in warfare. Instead, scholarship has tended to focus on women's activism for peace or to ignore women's agency altogether. This book rectifies this omission by exploring the cultural understanding of actors, agents and structures of war and how can we make sense of attitudes towards women, agency and war today. By using a poststructuralist feminist perspective and by analysing empirical cases from a Western 'war on terror' cultural context, Ahall argues that all typ
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1979-
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Ahäll, Linda
Dewey number
305.4201
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Popular Culture and World Politics
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  • Sex role
  • Women and war
  • Political violence
  • Feminism
  • Feminist theory
Label
Sexing war/Policing Gender : Motherhood, myth and women's political violence
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction: securitising feminism or feminist security studies?; 1. Stories of motherhood, agency and war; 2. Gender, security and popular culture: a methodological approach; Cast: empirical cases and supporting roles; 3. Victimised objects; 4. Heroic subjects; 5. Monstrous abjects; Conclusion: making feminist sense of maternalist war stories; Bibliography; Index
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ocn904518051
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317962298
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904518051
Label
Sexing war/Policing Gender : Motherhood, myth and women's political violence
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction: securitising feminism or feminist security studies?; 1. Stories of motherhood, agency and war; 2. Gender, security and popular culture: a methodological approach; Cast: empirical cases and supporting roles; 3. Victimised objects; 4. Heroic subjects; 5. Monstrous abjects; Conclusion: making feminist sense of maternalist war stories; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn904518051
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317962298
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904518051

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