States of Conflict

Gender, Violence and Resistance

Susie Jacobs, Ruth Jacobson, and Jennifer Marchbank

States of Conflict

Susie Jacobs, Ruth Jacobson, and Jennifer Marchbank

Distributed for Zed Books

256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $48.95 ISBN: 9781856496568 Published January 2000 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
1. Introduction - Susie Jacobs, Ruth Jacobson and Jennifer Marchbank

Part 1: The Global Context: Security and Conflict
2. Re-packaging Notions of Security: A Sceptical Feminist Responds - Lee-Anne Broadhead
3. Wars Against Women: Metaphor or Reality? Gendered Violence and the Militarised State - Liz Kelly
4. Transforming Conflict: Some Thoughts on a Gendered Understanding of Conflict Processes - Judy el-Bushra
5. Engendering the State in Refugee Women‘s Claims for Asylum - Heaven Crawley
6. Women, the State and War - Francine D‘Amico

Part 2: Resistance and Autonomy
7. Shifting Relationships and Competing Discourses in Post-Mao China: The All-China Women‘s Federation and the People‘s Republic - Jude Howell
8. Violence Against Women in Brazil: International Influences on Local Policy - Fiona Macaulay
9. Women‘s Strategies of Resistance to Intimate Violence in Calcutta - Purna Sen
10. Women and Peace in Northern Ireland: A Complicated Relationship - Ruth Jacobson
11. Gender, Community and Nation: The Myth of Innocence - Parviter Mukta.
Conclusion - Susie Jacobs
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