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Title Defying victimhood : women and post-conflict peacebuilding / edited by Albrecht Schnabel and Anara Tabyshalieva
Published New York : United Nations University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 386 pages :) : illustrations
Contents Figures and tables -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Forgone opportunities : the marginalization of women's contributions to post-conflict peacebuilding / Albrecht Schnabel and Anara Tabyshalieva -- Frameworks for understanding women as victims and peacebuilders / Lisa Schirch -- From victimhood to empowerment : patterns and changes -- Mass crimes and resilience of women : a cross-national perspective / Krishna Kumar -- Victimization, empowerment and the impact of un peacekeeping missions on women and children : lessons from cambodia and timor-leste / Sumie Nakaya -- Frontline peacebuilding : women's reconstruction initiatives in burundi / Rose M. Kadende-Kaiser -- Women and children : essential partnership of survival and peace -- Women and children in the post-cold war balkans : concerns and responses / Constantine P. Danopoulos, Konstantinos S. Skandalis, and Zlatko Isakovic -- Emerging from poverty as champions of change : women and children in post-war tajikistan / Svetlana Sharipova and Hermine De Soto -- Young mothers as agents of peacebuilding : lessons from an early childcare and development project in macedonia / Deborah Davis -- Putting good intentions into practice : national and global efforts to right past wrongs -- Gender and transitional justice experiences from south africa, rwanda and sierra leone / Lyn S. Graybill -- Empowering women to promote peace and security from the global to the local : during and implementing un security council resolution 1325 / Ancil Adrian-Paul -- Deconstructing victimhood: women in political and security institutions -- State-building or survival in post-conflict and conflict situations? : a peacebuilding perspective on palestinian women's contributions to ending the israeli occupation / Vanessa Farr -- Women's participation in political decision-making and recovery processes in post-conflict lebanon / Kari H. Karamà -- Combating stereotypes : female security personnel in post-conflict contexts / Kristin Valasek -- Conclusion -- Defying victimhood : women as activists and peacebuilders / Anara Tabyshalieva and Albrecht Schnabel -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Postwar reconstruction -- Developing countries.
Women and war -- Developing countries.
Women in development -- Developing countries.
Women -- Political activity -- Developing countries.
Women -- Developing countries -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Schnabel, Albrecht
Tabyshalieva, Anara.
LC no. 2012014360
ISBN 9280812017 (paperback)
9789280812015 (paperback)
9789280871708 (e-book)