Women, War, and Violence

Personal Perspectives and Global Activism

  • Robin M. Chandler
  • Lihua Wang
  • Linda K. Fuller

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction: Life Blossoms in the Killing Fields

  3. Understanding Gender-Based Violence, Rebuilding Personal Security for Girls and Women, and Peace-Building

  4. Organizational Reconciliation, Policy Reform, and Postwar Effects on Women

  5. Reframing Twenty-First Century Feminism with Global Ethnic Struggles

  6. Confronting the Patriarchy of War as Women Combatants and Noncombatants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Steven L. Gardiner, Angie Reed Garner
      Pages 189-203
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 255-262

About this book


Inspired by a conference held at Northeastern University on the topic of Women, War, and Violence, editors Robin M. Chandler, Lihua Wang, and Linda K. Fuller bring together research and real-life stories from twenty-one international contributors who document gender involvement from victims to valiant in wartime and activism.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Robin M. Chandler
    • 1
  • Lihua Wang
    • 2
  • Linda K. Fuller
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of African American StudiesNortheastern UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Northeastern UniversityBostonUSA
  3. 3.Worcester (MA) State CollegeUSA

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