Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives

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    • Abstract:
      Women and War in the Middle East provides a critical examination of the relationship between gender and transnationalism in the context of war, peace-building and post-conflict reconstruction in the Middle East. Critically examining the ways in which the actions of various local and transnational groups - including women's movements, diaspora communities, national governments, non-governmental actors and multilateral bodies - interact to both intentionally and inadvertantly shape the experiences of women in conflict situations, and determine the possibilities for women's participation in peace-building and (post)-conflict reconstruction, as well as the longer-term prospects for peace and security. The volume pays particular attention to the ways in which gender roles, relations and identities are constructed, negotiated and employed within transnational social and political fields in the conflict and post-conflict situations, and their particular consequences for women. Contributions focus on the two countries with the longest experiences of war and conflict in the Middle East, and which have been subject to the most prominent international interventions of recent years - that is, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Issues addressed by contributors include the impact of gender mainstreaming measures by international agencies and NGOs upon the ability of women to participate in peace-building and post-conflict resolution; the consequences for gender relations and identities of the US-led invasion and occupation of Iraq; and how transnational feminist movements can most effectively support peace building and women's rights in the region. Based entirely on original empirical research. Women and War in the Middle East brings together some of the foremost scholars in the areas of feminist international relations, feminist international political economy, anthropology, sociology, history and Middle East studies.
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      9781848131859. 9781848131866. 9781848131873. 9781848138049. 9781780328904.
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      609900487
    • Accession Number:
      304883
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    • ABNT:
      DOCTOR NICOLA PRATT; DOCTOR NADJE AL-ALI. Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives. London: Zed Books, 2009. ISBN 9781848131859. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=304883. Acesso em: 13 ago. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Doctor Nicola Pratt, Doctor Nadje Al-Ali. Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives. Zed Books; 2009. Accessed August 13, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=304883
    • APA:
      Doctor Nicola Pratt, & Doctor Nadje Al-Ali. (2009). Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives. Zed Books.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Doctor Nicola Pratt, and Doctor Nadje Al-Ali. 2009. Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives. London: Zed Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=304883.
    • Harvard:
      Doctor Nicola Pratt and Doctor Nadje Al-Ali (2009) Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives. London: Zed Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=304883 (Accessed: 13 August 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Doctor Nicola Pratt & Doctor Nadje Al-Ali 2009, Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives, Zed Books, London, viewed 13 August 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Doctor Nicola Pratt, and Doctor Nadje Al-Ali. Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives. Zed Books, 2009. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=304883.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Doctor Nicola Pratt, and Doctor Nadje Al-Ali. Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives. London: Zed Books, 2009. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=304883.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Doctor Nicola Pratt, Doctor Nadje Al-Ali. Women and War in the Middle East : Transnational Perspectives [Internet]. London: Zed Books; 2009 [cited 2020 Aug 13]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=304883