UWI BOOKSHOP » Faculty of Social Sciences » Gender Studies » GS0003 » WHAT WOMEN DO IN WAR TIME
Model: GS0003
ISBN: 9781856495387
Authors: TURSHEN, M.
Publishers: ZED BOOKS
Price: $3,630.00JMD
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 03 October, 2011.
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This is the first book to describe and analyze the experience of women in African civil wars. A mixture of reportage, testimony and scholarship, the book includes contributions from women in Chad, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa and Sudan. The political context of these conflicts is outlined in an introduction to each chapter. The book profiles women's responses to war, as combatants as well as victims, and describes the groups women organize in the aftermath. The first book to examine rape and other forms of gendered political violence in African civil wars, this extraordinary volume is also about women taking action for change.