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Women in War The Micro-Processes of Mobilization in el Salvador

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ISBN-10: 0199843651

ISBN-13: 9780199843657

Edition: 2013

Authors: Jocelyn Viterna

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Waging war has historically been an almost exclusively male endeavor. Yet, over the past several decades women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? And what happens to these women when the fighting ends?Women in War answers these questions while providing a rare look at guerrilla life from the viewpoint of rank-and-file participants. From 230 in-depth interviews with men and women guerrillas, guerrilla supporters, and non-participants in rural El Salvador, Jocelyn Viterna investigates why some women were able to channel their wartime actions into post-war gains, and…    
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Book details

List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/21/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English