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Title Security disarmed : critical perspectives on gender, race, and militarization / edited by Barbara Sutton, Sandra Morgen, and Julie Novkov.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2008]
©2008

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 306 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rethinking security, confronting inequality : an introduction / Barbara Sutton and Julie Novkov -- Contesting militarization : global perspectives / Gwyn Kirk -- Gender, race, and militarism : toward a more just alternative / Barbara Lee -- Activist statements : visions and strategies for a just peace / International Congress of Women at The Hague Gender and Human Security Network, Esperanza Peace and Justice Center -- Los nuevos desaparecidos y muertos : immigration, militarization, death, and disappearance on Mexico's borders / Lynn Stephen -- Saving Iranian women : Orientalist feminism and the Axis of Evil / Roksana Bahramitash -- On women and "Indians" : the politics of inclusion and exclusion in militarized Fiji / Teresia K. Teaiwa -- Plunder as statecraft : militarism and resistance in neocolonial Africa / Patricia McFadden -- Because Vieques is our home : defend it! Women resisting militarization in Vieques, Puerto Rico / Katherine T. McCaffrey -- Manhood, sexuality, and nation in post 9/11 United States / Bonnie Mann -- The citizen-soldier as a substitute soldier : militarism at the intersection of neoliberalism and neoconservatism / Leonard C. Feldman -- I want you! The 3 R's : reading, 'riting, and recruiting / Karen Houppert -- Living room terrorists / Catherine Lutz -- Militarizing women in film : toward a cinematic framing of war and terror / Janell Hobson -- Army of none : militarism, positionality, and film / Cindy Sousa and Ron Smith -- Teaching about gender, race, and militarization after 9/11 : nurturing dissent, compassion, and hope in the classroom / Simona Sharoni.
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Summary From the history of state terrorism in Latin America, to state- and group-perpetrated plunder and genocide in Africa, to war and armed conflicts in the Middle East, militarization?the heightened role of organized aggression in society?continues to painfully shape the lives of millions of people around the world. In Security Disarmed, scholars, policy planners, and activists come together to think critically about the human cost of violence and viable alternatives to armed conflict. Arranged in four parts?alternative paradigms of security, cross-national militarization, militarism in the United.
Subject Sociology, Military.
Militarism.
Women and the military.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Militarism. (OCoLC)fst01020839
Sociology, Military. (OCoLC)fst01123942
Women and the military. (OCoLC)fst01177119
Added Author Sutton, Barbara, 1970-
Morgen, Sandra.
Novkov, Julie, 1966-
Other Form: Print version: Security disarmed. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2008 9780813543598 (DLC) 2007048327 (OCoLC)182553045
Standard No. 9786611801687
ISBN 9780813545554 (electronic bk.)
0813545552 (electronic bk.)
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