Added: September 6, 2014 – Last updated: May 7, 2016


Editors: Carol Rittner and John K. Roth

Title: Rape

Subtitle: Weapon of War and Genocide

Place: St. Paul

Publisher: Paragon House

Year: 2012

Pages: liv + 263pp.

ISBN-13: 9781557788986 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | Types: Genocidal Rape, Wartime Rape


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Carol Rittner, School of General Studies, Stockton

John K. Roth: Wikipedia


Carol Rittner and John K. Roth
  1. "Are Women Human?"
Carol Rittner
  2. Rape during the Nazi Holocaust: Vulnerabilities and Motivations
Eva Fogelman
  3. Sexual Violence against Men: Torture at Flossenbürg
Dagmar Herzog
  4. War Rape and the Global Condition of Womanhood: Learning from the Bosnian War
Christina M. Morus
  5. Rape on Trial: Promises of International Jurisprudence, Perils of Retributive Justice, and the Realities of Impunity
Tazreena Sajjad
  6. Rape as a Tool of "Othering" in Genocide
James E. Waller
  7. Justice for Women? Rape as Genocide and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
Jessica A. Hubbard
  8. Guatemaltecas Have Not Forgotten: From Victims of Sexual Violence to Architects of Empowerment in Guatemala
Roselyn Costantino
  9. My Name is Mwamaroyi: Stories of Suffering, Survival, and Hope in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Lee Ann De Reus
  10. Weapon of Sadness: Economic and Ethical Dimensions of Rape as an Instrument of War
Julie Kuhlken
  11. Genocide, Rape, and the Movies
Paul R. Bartrop
  12. The Power of Presence
Carl Wilkens
  13. Crying Out For Action: Rape-as-Policy and the Responsibility to Protect
John K. Roth
  Selected Bibliography
  Films, Videos, and Clips
  About the Editors and Contributors

Interview: McFall, Kelly, et al. »Rape: Weapon of War and Genocide.« New Books in Genocide Studies (January 10, 2013). – Bibliography: Info


Bourke, Joanna. »Are Women Human?« H-Histsex (February 2015). – Full Text: H-Net Reviews (Free Access)

Dickinson, Torry. International Journal on World Peace 30(4) (December 2013): 93. – Full Text: Questia (Restricted Access)

Henry, Patrick. History News Network (November 18, 2012). – Full Text: History News Network (Free Access)

Maudsley, Mary. American Foreign Policy Interests: The Journal of the National Committee on American Foreign Policy 35(1) (2013): 60-61. – Full Text: Taylor & Francis Online (Restricted Access)

Pfeifer, Justin. H-War (August 2014). – Full Text: H-Net Reviews (Free Access)

Wikipedia: Types of rape: Genocidal rape, Wartime sexual violence