Gender War and Violence Select Reading list
All of these readings (plus talks and videos etc) will be available to students on Brighspace.
Joy Damousi and Marilyn Lake ‘Warfare, history and gender’ in Gender and War: Australians at war in the Twentieth century (Cambridge, 1995)
Valorie K Vojdik 'The Invisibility of Gender in War' Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy Volume 9:261 2002
Inger Skjelsbaek 'Sexual Violence and War: Mapping Out Complex Relationships' European Journal of International Relations, Sage Publications and ECPR, Vol. 7(2): 211–237
Elizabeth Jane Wood 'Variation in Sexual Violence during War' POLITICS & SOCIETY, Vol. 34 No. 3, September 2006 307-341
Robin L. Ripey, Chandra Talpade Mohany, and Minnie Brue Pratt ‘Introduction; feminism and US wars –mapping the ground’ in Feminism and War (London 2008)
Louise Ryan 'Drunken Tans': Representations of Sex and Violence in the Anglo-Irish War (1919-21) Feminist Review, No. 66, Political Currents (Autumn, 2000), pp. 73-94
Justin Dolan Stover Families, Vulnerability and Sexual Violence During the Irish Revolution in J. Evans, C. Meehan (eds.), Perceptions of Pregnancy from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century, Genders and Sexualities in History, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-44168-9_4
Lindsay Earner-Byrne The Rape of Mary M.: A Microhistory of Sexual Violence and Moral Redemption in 1920s Ireland Journal of the History of Sexuality, Vol. 24, No. 1, January 2015
Eoin O’Sullivan and Ian O’Donnell Coercive Confinement in Ireland (Manchester 2009) Introduction
Eoin O’Sullivan and Ian O’Donnell ‘Explaining Coercive Confinement’ in Coercive Confinement in Ireland (Manchester 2009)
James M Smith ‘The Magdalen Asylum and the State in 20th century Ireland’ in Ireland’s Magdalen Laundries and the Nation’s Architecture of Containment (Manchester, 2007)
Clara Fischer 'Gender, Nation, and the Politics of Shame: Magdalen Laundries and the Institutionalization of Feminine Transgression in Modern Ireland' in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 2016, vol. 41, no. 4
Graham Dawson ‘Trauma memory and politics; paradoxes of the Irish peace process’ in Making peace with the past (Manchester, 2007)
Begona Aretxaga' The Sexual Games of the Body Political Fantasy and the State Violence in Northern Ireland Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 25: 1–27, 2001.
Mary McAuliffe and Laura Hale ‘Blood on the Walls’; Gender, History and Writing the Armagh Women in Gillian McIntosh and Diane Urquhart Irish Women at war; the 20th century (Dublin, 2010)
Theresa O’Keefe, . ‘menstrual blood as a weapon of resistance’. International Feminist Journal of Politics, ( 2006).
Laura Sjoberg ‘Gender, Just War, and Non-state Actors’ Chapter 7 in E. Heinze and B. Steele Ethics, Authority, and War (London 2009)
Inger Skjelsbaek Victim and Survivor: Narrated Social Identities of Women Who Experienced Rape During the War in Bosnia-Herzegovina Feminism & Psychology 2006 16: 373
H . Patricia Hynes ‘On the battlefield of women’s bodies: An overview of the harm of war to women’ Women’s Studies International Forum 27 (2004)
Lila Abu-Lughod ‘Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? Anthropological Reflections on Cultural Relativism and Its Others’ American Anthropologist, 2002 104(3):783-790
Laura Sjoberg and Caron E Gentry ‘Triple Transgressions at Abu Ghraib’ in Mothers, Monsters, Whores; Women’s Violence in Global Politics (London 2007)
Zillah Eisenstein. “Resexing the Wars of/on Terror.” Sexual Decoys: Gender, Race and War in Imperial Democracy. London and New York: Zed Books, 2007
Cynthia Enloe ‘ All men are in the Militias, all the women are victims’ The politics of Masculinity and femininity in Nationalist wars’ in The Curious Feminist; Searching for women in the New age of Empire (California, 2004)
Nicole Hogg 'Women’s participation in the Rwandan genocide: mothers or monsters? International Red Cross Review, Volume 92 Number 877 March 2010
Laura Sjoberg and Caron E Gentry ‘Gendered perpetrators of genocide’ in Mothers, Monsters, Whores; Women’s Violence in Global Politics (London 2007)
Claudia Card ‘Rape as a Weapon of War’ Hypatia Special Issue, Women and Violence, Vo. 1996
Meredeth Turshen ‘The Political Economy of Rape; An analyses of systematic raoe and sexual abuse of women during the armed conflct in Africa’ in Caroline Moser, Fiona Clark (eds) Victims, perpetrators or actors?: Gender, armed conflict and political violence (London, 2001)
Milillo, D., 2006. Rape as a tactic of war. Afﬁlia: Journal of Women and Social Work, 21, 196 Á 205.
Cindy S. Snyder, Wesley J. Gabbard, J. Dean May and Nihada Zulcic ‘On the Battleground of Women's Bodies: Mass Rape in Bosnia-Herzegovina’. Affilia ; Journal of Women and Social Work 2006; 21; 184
Liz Kelly `Wars Against Women: Sexual Violence, Sexual Politics, and the Militarised State', in Susie Jacobs , Ruth Jacobson & Jen Marchbanck, eds, States of Conflict: Gender, Violence, and Resistance.(New York: 2000)