St. Germain 2012 Violence

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Editors: Tonia St. Germain and Susan Dewey

Title: Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

Subtitle: International Law, Local Responses

Place: Sterling, VA

Publisher: Kumarian Press

Year: 2012

Pages: 210pp.

ISBN-13: 9781565495036 (hbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781565495043 (pbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781565495067 (ebk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century, 21st Century | Types: Wartime Rape

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Susan Dewey, Gender and Women's Studies Program, University of Wyoming

Tonia St. Germain, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Oregon State University


  Introduction—the Editors
  Rhetoric and Discourses
  International vs. Transnational? The Politics of Prefixes in Feminist IR—B. Winter
  Creating Second-Class Citizens at Home and Targets Abroad: A Feminist Analysis of Protection in the Use of Force—L. Sparling
  International Criminal Justice. Improvements in the Legal Treatment of Systematic Mass Rape in Wartime: Where Do We Go from Here?—A. Faucette
  International Criminal Justice: Advancing the Cause of Women's Rights?—K. Grewal
  Combating Postconflict Violence Against Women: An Analysis of the Liberian and Sierra Leonean Governments' Efforts to Address the Problem—P.A. Medie
  Gender-Based Violence, Help-Seeking, and Criminal Justice Recourse in HaitI—B.F. Duramy
  Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and Its Aftermath
  The Afghan State and the Issue of Sexual Violence Against Women—C. Mann
  The Experiences of Male Intimate Partners of Female Rape Victims from Cape Town, South Africa—E. van Wijk
  Prostitution, Gender, and Violence in the Colombian Postconflict Context—J.M.N. Olivar and C.I.P. Sánchez

Description: »The authors of this groundbreaking book explore the gap between policy and practice in international responses to conflict-related sexual violence. Drawing on their research in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America, they offer fresh perspectives on, and practical approaches to, achieving justice for women who have survived wartime sexual assault.« (Source: Kumarian Press)


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