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Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics

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Mothers, Monsters, Whores provides an empirical study of women's violence in global politics. The book looks at military women who engage in torture; the Chechen 'Black Widows'; Middle Eastern suicide bombers; and the women who directed and participated in genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda. Sjoberg & Gentry analyse the biological, psychological and sexualized stereotypes through which these women are conventionally depicted, arguing that these are rooted in assumptions about what is 'appropriate' female behaviour. What these ...

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Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics
2008, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781842778661

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Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Women's Violence in Global Politics
2008, Zed Books

ISBN-13: 9781842778654

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