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The Women and War Reader

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War affects women in profoundly different ways than men. Women play many roles during wartime: they are "gendered" as mothers, as soldiers, as munitions makers, as caretakers, as sex workers. How is it that womanhood in the context of war may mean, for one woman, tearfully sending her son off to war, and for another, engaging in civil disobedience against the state? Why do ...more
Hardcover, 382 pages
Published July 1st 1998 by New York University Press
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an amazing look into our gendered world! Pick this book up for wealth of knowledge about gender issues. The book consists of many short pieces about gender issues, feminist movements, war crimes against women, etc. What a powerful read
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