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Author Managhan, Tina.

Title Gender, agency and war : the maternalized body in US foreign policy / Tina Managhan
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 175 pages)
Series War, politics and experience ; 2
War, politics and experience ; 2
Contents Introduction: reading international relations through bodies, reading the maternal body as political event -- The vicissitudes of life: women's complex entanglement with peace and war -- Shifting the gaze from hysterical mothers to deadly dads: spectacle and the antinuclear movement -- Mothers, biopolitics and the Gulf War -- Grieving dead soldiers, disavowing loss: Cindy Sheehan and the im/possibility of the American antiwar movement -- Conclusion: the maternal body as alibi: understanding the centrality of the maternal body to sovereign representation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Women and peace -- United States -- History
Women and war -- United States -- History
Diplomatic relations.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General.
Women and peace.
Women and war.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st century.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203126181