Gender and political violence : women changing the politics of terrorism / Candice D. Ortbals, Lori M. Poloni-Staudinger.

This book examines the role of gender in political conflicts worldwide, specifically the intersection between gender and terrorism. Political violence has historically been viewed as a male domain with men considered the perpetrators of violence and power, and women as victims without power. Whereas...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Springer)
Main Authors: Ortbals, Candice D. (Author), Poloni-Staudinger, Lori (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham, Switzerland : Springer International Publishing AG, [2018]
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Part I: Women as Perpetrators
  • Women as Guerillas
  • Women in Terrorist Cells
  • Part II: Women as Victims of Terrorism
  • Women as Victims of Genocide and Gendercide
  • Women and girls as targets of terrorist cells
  • Part III: Women as Respondents
  • Social Movements
  • Memory Politics
  • Elites
  • Part IV: Public Opinion and Terrorism
  • Interactions between sex, gender and support for terrorism
  • Conclusion.