This volume explores the gendered and gendering effects of violence against women in the extreme situations of major wars, genocides, famines, slavery, the Holocaust, mass rape, and ethnic cleansing. The female experience of methodical genocidal rape in the former Yugoslavia, women's coerced participation in the Rwandan massacre, the comfort women system during World War II, the gendering of genocidal strategies during the Holocaust, nuclear testing in the Pacific, and the reproduction policy in Tibet are analysed from a ...

Gender and Catastrophe 1998, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781856494458


Gender and Catastrophe 1997, Zed Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781856494465

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