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Gendering global conflict : toward a feminist theory of war, Sjoberg, Laura, (ebook)

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Gendering global conflict : toward a feminist theory of war
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Gendering global conflict
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toward a feminist theory of war
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Sjoberg, Laura
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eng
Summary
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' mistaken perception of their own autonomy and unitary nature. Gendering Global Conflict also calls attention to understudied spaces that can be sites of war, such as the workplace, the household, and even the bedroom. Her findings show gender to be a linchpin of even the most tedious and seemingly bland tactical and logistical decisions in violent conflict. Armed with that information, Sjoberg undertakes the task of redefining and reintroducing both traditional and critical readings of war's political, economic, and humanitarian dimensions, developing the beginnings of a feminist theory of war
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Sjoberg, Laura
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  • 303.6/601
  • 303.6601
  • 355.0201
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non fiction
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  • Women and war
  • Feminist theory
  • International relations
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adult
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Gendering global conflict : toward a feminist theory of war, Sjoberg, Laura, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231520003
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11864482
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11864482
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MWT11864482
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gendering global conflict : toward a feminist theory of war, Sjoberg, Laura, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231520003
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11864482
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11864482
System control number
MWT11864482
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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