Gendering Global Conflict Toward a Feminist Theory of War
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Laura Sjoberg positions gender and gender subordination as key factors in the making and fighting of global conflict. Through the lens ofgender, she examines the meaning, causes, practices, and experiences of war, building a more inclusive approach to the analysis of violent conflict between states.Considering war at the international, state, substate, and individual levels, Sjoberg's feminist perspective gives a number of causal variables significant standing in war decision-making. These include structural gender inequality, cycles of gendered violence, state masculine posturing, the often overlooked role of emotion in political interactions, gendered understandings of power, and states'…
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 8/6/2013
Size: 6.54" wide x 9.17" long x 1.01" tall