On the Frontlines Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

ISBN-10: 0195396650
ISBN-13: 9780195396652
Edition: 2012
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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Fionnuala N#237; Aol�in is concurrently the Dorsey and Whitney Chair in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School and Professor of Law at the University of Ulster's Transitional Justice Institute in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Professor N#237; Aol�in is the recipient of numerous academic awards and honors, including a Fulbright scholarship, the Alon Prize, the Robert Schumann Scholarship, a European Commission award, and the Lawlor fellowship. She has published extensively in the fields of emergency powers, conflict regulation, transitional justice, and sex-based violence in times of war. Her book Law in Times of Crisis (Cambridge 2006, with Oren Gross) was awarded the American Society of International Law's preeminent prize in 2007 - the Certificate of Merit for Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship. She is also the author of On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process (2011). She was appointed to the Executive Council of the American Society of International law in 2010 for a three-year term. She is Chair of the Board for the International Women's Program OSI.

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin concurrently holds the Dorsey & Whitney Chair in Law at the University of Minnesota Law School and a Chair in Law at the Transitional Justice Institute (Belfast). She was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School, and Associate-in-Law at Columbia Law School, Associate Professor of Law at the Hebrew University and co-founder of the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster. Ní Aoláin has been active in human rights and women's rights issues in Ireland and internationally throughout her academic career. Dina Francesca Haynes is Associate Professor of Law at New England Law : Boston. She has previously taught at Georgetown Law Center, American University's Washington College of Law and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Prior to teaching, Haynes was a practicing international human rights lawyer in a variety of positions and has worked on human rights, human trafficking, gender, and post conflict reconstruction issues in Chad, Botswana, South Africa, Rwanda, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia and Romania. Naomi Cahn is the John Theodore Fey Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School. She has written numerous law review articles and several books in the areas of family law, international law, and feminism. Professor Cahn is co-chair of the Women in International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law, and a member of the Yale Cultural Cognition Project.

Naomi Cahn is John Theodore Fey Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School. Her previous books include Red Families v. Blue Families, Test Tube Families (NYU Press 2009), Families By Law: An Adoption Reader (NYU Press 2004), and Confinements: Fertility and Infertility in Contemporary Culture . 

Key Threads and Themes
Gender Centrality
Relevant International Norms
Conflict and Its Dynamics
Before, During, and After Conflict: The Connections for Women
Mapping the Status of Women Prior to Conflict
Some Relevant Measures
Gender, Law, and Social Capital
A Practical Assessment of the Before and After
Gender and the Forms and Experiences of Conflict
Women as Political and Military Actors
Violence, Women, and Victimization
Masculinities and Conflict
Toward Peace
The Significance of Security: Realizing Peace
Is Gender Central to Security?
Security Reform and Transition
Critique of Mainstream Approaches to the Concept of Post-Conflict Security
Is Security the Same for Men and Women?
Security Reform Meets Pervasive Violence and Discrimination
A New Paradigm of Gendered Security
Engendering International Intervention
International Interventions
Types and Phases of Post-Conflict Intervention and Their Potential Gender Impact
The Actors
Toward Gender-Positive Intervention
Capturing and Retaining Gender Equity Achieved During War
Parameters and Status of Peacekeeping Missions
Identifying the Peacekeepers
Masculinities of Peacekeeping
Positive and Negative Lessons Learned from Peacekeeping Missions
Positives and Negatives of Employment and Economic Stimulus
Positives and Negatives Associated with Gender-Cultural Interactions
Sexual Violence and Peacekeeping Missions
What Would Gender-Positive Peacekeeping Encompass?
Legal Accountability
Training for Peacekeepers
Codes of Conduct
Added Gender Roles in Peacekeeping
Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) Programs
DDR Programs: What Happens?
The Power of Gender and DDR
Deconstructing DDR Programs
Reconstructing DDR Programs
Special Accommodations for Women and Girls
Attention to Masculinities
The Ways Forward
International and Local Criminal Accountability for Gendered Violence
Sex-Based Violence and Accountability in International Law
The Legal Journey to Codify Gendered Crimes in Armed Conflicts
Evidentiary Rules and Sexual Violence
Other Accountability Mechanisms-Restorative Justice and Other Practices
Truth Processes
The Gendered Dimensions of Truth Recovery
How Can Truth Recovery Mechanisms Centralize Gender?
Lustration, Vetting, and Gender
Law Reform, Constitutional Design, and Gender
Gender and the Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Societies
Constitutional Transformation and Post-Conflict Processes
Process: Peace Agreements as Constitutional Documents
Peace Agreements, Constitutions, and Customary Law
Gendered Dimensions of Constitution Drafting in Implementation Agreements
Constitutional Gender Centrality-Substance and Export
Reproductive Rights
Reconstruction and Development
Gender and Governance
Post-Conflict Governance
The Gendered Components of Post-Conflict Governance Programs
Institution Building
Governance Conflated with Economic Reconstruction and Democratization
Gendering Governance
Development Infrastructure: Economics, Health, and Education
The Differing Directions of Post-Conflict and Development Fields
Gender Centrality in Development
Social Services Justice as the Integration of Post-Conflict Processes and Development
Long-Term Development

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