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Title Gender, peace and conflict / edited by Inger Skjelsb├Žk and Dan Smith
Published London : SAGE, 2001

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Description x, 228 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / Angela E. V. King -- Introduction / Inger Skjelsbaek and Dan Smith -- Women, Peace and the United Nations: Beyond Beijing / Dorota Gierycz -- The Problem of Essentialism / Dan Smith -- Is Femininity Inherently Peaceful?: The Construction of Femininity in War / Inger Skjelsbaek -- Women and War, Men and Pacifism / Michael Salla -- Gender, Power and Politics: An Alternative Perspective / Errol Miller -- Women in Political Decision-Making: From Critical Mass to Critical Acts in Scandinavia / Drude Dahlerup -- Promoting Peace, Security and Conflict Resolution: Gender Balance in Decision Making / Anuradha M. Chenoy and Achin Vanaik -- Integrating a Gender Perspective in Conflict Resolution: The Colombian Case / Eva Irene Tuft -- The Use of Women and the Role of Women in the Yugoslav War / Svetlana Slapsak -- Gender Difference in Conflict Resolution: The Case of Sri Lanka / Kumudini Samuel
Summary "This book explores the key role of gender in peace research, conflict resolution and international politics. Rather than simply 'add gender' the aim is to transcend different disciplinary boundaries and conceptual approaches to provide a more integrated basis for future study. To this end it uniquely combines theoretical chapters alongside empirical case studies to demonstrate the importance of a gender perspective to both theory and practice in conflict resolution and peace research." "Gender, Peace and Conflict will provide a valuable survey and new insights to a central area of contemporary research. It will be for academics, students and practitioners across peace studies, conflict resolution and international politics."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Conflict management -- Sex differences.
International relations -- Psychological aspects.
International relations -- Sex differences.
Women and peace.
Women and war.
Author Skjelsb├Žk, Inger.
Smith, Dan.
International Peace Research Institute, Oslo
LC no. 00002274
ISBN 0761968520
0761968539 (paperback)