Mercy Ette

Book Review: Gender, War, and Conflict by Laura Sjoberg

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In conflicts across the world, women continue to play a large and growing role in formal and informal military structures. Laura Sjoberg’s book questions how useful traditional gendered categories are in understanding the dynamics of war and conflict today. Mercy Ette applauds this book for its potential to inform and influence policy on war and war-making.

Gender, War, & Conflict. Laura Sjoberg. Polity. […]

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    Book Review: Waging Gendered Wars: U.S. Military Women in Afghanistan and Iraq by Paige Whaley Eager

Book Review: Waging Gendered Wars: U.S. Military Women in Afghanistan and Iraq by Paige Whaley Eager

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Waging Gendered Wars aims to examine how US military women have impacted and been affected by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, using the analytical lens of feminist international relations theory. Paige Whaley Eager assesses the ways in which the global world of international politics and warfare has become localized in the life and death narratives of female service personnel impacted by […]

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