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Female soldiers in Sierra Leone [electronic resource] : sex, security, and post-conflict development / Megan H. MacKenzie.

By: MacKenzie, Megan H. (Megan Hazel).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gender and political violence series: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (xii, 175 p.).ISBN: 9780814771259 (electronic bk.); 0814771254 (electronic bk.); 9780814744970 (electronic bk.); 0814744974 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women soldiers -- Sierra Leone | Sex role -- Sierra Leone | Postwar reconstruction -- Sierra Leone | Rape as a weapon of war -- Sierra Leone | Sierra Leone -- History -- Civil War, 1991-2002 -- Participation, Female | Sierra Leone -- History -- Civil War, 1991-2002 -- Women | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Female soldiers in Sierra Leone.DDC classification: 305.43355009664 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The new feminist international relations / Christine Sylvester -- Introduction: Conjugal order and insecurity post-conflict -- The history of sex, order, and conflict in Sierra Leone -- Defining soldiers -- Empowerment boom or bust? Assessing women's post-armed conflict empowerment initiatives -- Securitization and desecuritization: female soldiers and the reconstruction of women -- Securitizing sex? Rethinking wartime sexual violence -- Loving your enemy: rape, sex, childbirth, and politics post-armed conflict -- Conclusion: Displacing war mythology and developmental logic.
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The new feminist international relations / Christine Sylvester -- Introduction: Conjugal order and insecurity post-conflict -- The history of sex, order, and conflict in Sierra Leone -- Defining soldiers -- Empowerment boom or bust? Assessing women's post-armed conflict empowerment initiatives -- Securitization and desecuritization: female soldiers and the reconstruction of women -- Securitizing sex? Rethinking wartime sexual violence -- Loving your enemy: rape, sex, childbirth, and politics post-armed conflict -- Conclusion: Displacing war mythology and developmental logic.

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Female soldiers in Sierra Leone by MacKenzie, Megan H. ©2012
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