Gender and conflict since 1914 : historical and interdisciplinary perspectives / edited by Ana Carden-Coyne.

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"This timely edited collection brings together a team of scholars to consider the theme of gender and conflict since World War I. Covering a range of wars and armed struggles, the volume asks what has changed, what has continued, and how does understanding gender in times of conflict have ongoing relevance across the 20th and 21st centuries?"--Publisher's website.



Physical description

xi, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.



Introduction: Gender and conflict since 1914: historical and interdisciplinary perspectives / Ana Carden-Coyne -- Gendered experiences of civilian internment during the First World War: a forgotten dimension of wartime violence / Matthew Stibbe -- Defending the home(land): gendering civil defense from the First World War to the 'War on Terror' / Lucy Noakes and Susan R. Grayzel -- Men refusing to be violent: manliness and military conscientious objection, 1914 to the present day / Lois S. Bibbings -- Trespassing on the 'trench-fighter's story': (re)-imagining the female combatant of the First World War / Libby Murphy -- Courage, conflict and activism: transnational feminist peace movements, 1900 to the present day / Laurie R. Cohen -- Gendering the politics of war wounds since 1914 / Ana Carden-Coyne -- The not dead: war disability in film and literature from the First World War to the present / Jessica Meyer -- Emotional women and frail men: gendered diagnostics from shellshock to PTSD, 1914-2010 / Hazel Croft -- Masculinities, ethnicities and the Terrorist in Cyprus (1950-1959) and the War on Terror (2001-) / Gabriel Koureas -- Where the boys are: militarization, sexuality and Red Cross donut dollies in the Vietnam War / Kara Dixon Vuic -- 'I was one of the better interrogators': gender performativity, identity transformation and the female military intelligence officer in the Iraq War / Phoebe C. Godfrey -- Afterword / Cynthia Enloe.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 174-181) and index.


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    History of Medicine
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