Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores : Thinking about Women's Violence in Global Politics, Paperback / softback Book

Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores : Thinking about Women's Violence in Global Politics Paperback / softback

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Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores takes the suggestion in Mothers, Monsters, Whores that it is important to see genderings in characterizations of violent women, and to use critique of those genderings to retheorize individual violence in global politics.

It begins by demonstrating the interdependence of the personal and international levels of global politics in violent women's lives, but then shows that this interdependence is inaccurately depicted in gender-subordinating narratives of women's violence.

Such narratives, the authors argue, are not only normatively problematic on the surface but also intersect with other identifiers, such as race, religion, and geopolitical location.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Violence in society
  • ISBN: 9781783602070

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