Women, Militarism, and War (Paperback)
Essays in History, Politics, and Social Theory (New Feminist Perspectives)
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 9780847674701, 284pp.
Publication Date: January 28, 1989
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This valuable collection examines closely the construction of male and female identity around the theme of collective violence. Why did such violence get "moralized" for men in the case of warfare-but not for women? Women, Militarism and War presents alternatives to both "business as usual" thinking and excessively utopian or naive feminist accounts. Contributors: Jane Bethke Elshtain, Sheila Tobias, Amy Swerdlow, Carol Cohn, Mary C. Segers, Linda K. Kerber, D'Ann Campbell, Kathleen Jones, Joyce Berkman, Cynthia Enloe, Janet Radcliffe Richards and Sara Ruddick.
About the Author
Jean Elshtain is Centennial Professor, Political Science at Vanderbilt University.Sheila Tobias is affiliated with the political science departments at the University of Arizona, the University of California, San Diego, and the University of Southern California.