Feminism and war

confronting US imperialism

Publisher: Zed Books in London, New York

Written in English
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  • Women and war,
  • Women and war -- United States,
  • Women in war,
  • Feminist theory,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Foreign countries

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobin L. Riley, Chandra Talpade Mohanty and Minnie Bruce Pratt, editors.
ContributionsMohanty, Chandra Talpade, 1955-, Riley, Robin L., 1957-, Pratt, Minnie Bruce.
LC ClassificationsJZ6405.W66 F46 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23235911M
ISBN 101848130198, 184813018X
ISBN 109781848130197, 9781848130180
LC Control Number2009277925

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Second-wave feminism is largely concerned with issues of equality beyond suffrage, such as ending gender discrimination. Feminism and War Simon Sheppard attempts to bridge the ‘missing link’ between feminism and war and asks, Were suffragettes responsible for World War One.

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Feminist scholarship on war Given so many men’s low interest level, most political science studies of gender roles in war come from a feminist perspective and most are written by women.

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Feminism and US wars: mapping the ground / Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Robin L. Riley --A vocabulary for feminist praxis: on war and radical critique / Angela Y.

Davis --Resexing militarism for the globe / Zillah Eisenstein --Feminists and queers in the service of empire / Jasbir Puar --Interrogating Americana: an African.

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