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The securitization of rape : women, war and sexual violence

Author: Sabine Hirschauer
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the history, legal status, and theorization of wartime rape, and uses the Bosnian war and Rwandan genocide as case studies to explore the inherent links between systematic rape, war, and global security.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sabine Hirschauer
ISBN: 9781137410818 1137410817
OCLC Number: 881655970
Description: ix, 257 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Securitization theory : a matter of words --
Rape : a matter of history --
Securitization of rape : the application : Case study 1, Bosnia --
Securitization of rape : The application : Case study 2, Rwanda --
Analysis and conclusion : rape, a matter of humanity.
Responsibility: Sabine Hirschauer, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of the Free State, South Africa.

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This book uniquely applies securitization theory to the mass sexual violence atrocities committed during the Bosnia war and the Rwandan genocide. Examining the inherent links between rape, war and  Read more...
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