Gender, Agency and Political Violence by L. ÅhällGender, Agency and Political Violence by L. Åhäll

Gender, Agency and Political Violence

EditorL. Åhäll, L. Shepherd

Hardcover | March 20, 2012

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Gender is not a 'security issue', but it tells us a lot about how, why and when certain subjects are written as security concerns. Thirteen case studies on violent subjects, reason, and emotion demonstrate different ways in which we understand political violence, security, resistance, power, and agency, and how we make sense of gender.

LINDA ÅHÄLL Sessional tutor at the University of Warwick, UK. Her research focuses on gender, agency and political violence as part of critical security studies and critical IR theory.LAURA J. SHEPHERD Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Her publications include Gender, Violence ...
Title:Gender, Agency and Political ViolenceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pagesPublished:March 20, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Rethinking Gender, Agency and Political Violence; L.J.Shepherd
Masculinity, Militarism and Popular Culture: The Warrior Superhero in Hollywood; L.Crowe
Masculinities, Pain and Power: Gendering Experiences of Truth Sharing in Northern Ireland; L.White
(Re)Masculinizing Security? Gender and Private Military and Security Companies; J.Joachim & A.Schneiker
The Gender of Resistance: A Case Study Approach to Thinking about Gender in Violent Resistance Movements; G.Gonzalez, M.Kimmel, F.Malekahmadi & J.Tyagi
Power and Gendered Rationality in Western Epistemic Constructions of Female Suicide Bombings; T.Narozhna
Assassins, Virgins, Scholars: Epistemologies and Geopolitics in Scholarly Knowledge on Suicide Bombing; C.Brunner
From Snipers to Suicide Attacks: Exploring the Representations and Realities of Conflict in the Northern Caucasus; C.Moore
Gendered Agency in Contested Truths: The Case of Hyunhee Kim (KAL858); S.Park-Kang
Ungendering the Links between Emotions and Violence: Towards a Political Appreciation of Empathy and Compassion; E.Hutchison & R.Bleiker
Confusion, Fear, Disgust: Emotional Communication in Representations of Female Agency in Political Violence; L.Åhäll
Heartfelt Positivity as an Orthogonal Approach to Gender, Agency and Political Violence: Reading Stormheart; E.Penttinen