(En)Gendering the War on Terror : War Stories and Camouflaged Politics

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The war on terror has been raging for many years now, and subsequently there is a growing body of literature examining the development, motivation and effects of this US-led aggression. Virtually absent from these accounts is an examination of the central role that gender, race, class and sexuality play in the war on terror. This lack of attention reflects a continued resistance by analysts to acknowledge and engage identity-related social issues as central elements within global politics. As this conflict spreads and deepens, it is more important than ever to examine how diverse international actors are using the war on terror as an opportunity to reinforce existing gendered, raced, classed and sexualized inter/national relations. This book examines the official war stories being told to the international community about why and against whom the war on terror is being waged. The book will benefit students, scholars and practitioners in the areas of international relations, women's studies and cultural studies. ...

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    Author: By (author)  Kim Rygiel , Edited by  Krista Hunt
    Format: Paperback
    More Product Information 1: Table of contents
    Contents: Foreword, Cynthia Enloe; Series Editors' Preface, Pauline Gardiner Barber, Jane Parapart and Marianne Marchand; (En)gendered war stories and camouflaged politics, Krista Hunt and Kim Rygiel. Part I A War for/on Women's Rights: Post-9/11 Rescue Narratives: Between orientalism and fundamentalism: Muslim women and feminist engagement, Jasmin Zine; 'Embedded Feminism' and the war on terror, Krista Hunt; Benevolent invaders, heroic victims and depraved villains: white femininity in media coverage of the invasion of Iraq, Melisa Brittain; Rescue in the age of Empire: children, masculinity, and the war on terror, Catherine V. Scott. Part II A War on/of Terror: The Politics Of Control: White nationalism, illegality and imperialism: border cont......

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    'Urgently needed, this exciting collection breaks new ground to rearrange and enrich how we understand, and hence respond to, terrorism. Exposing the political work that war stories do, these accounts also prove the centrality of identity investments and the necessity of intersectional analyses.' V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona, USA 'This work is a significant feminist intervention in contemporary debates about the global war on terror. By placing women from diverse communities at the centre of analysis, the contributors reveal the gendered and racialized dimensions of this conflict. An excellent resource for educators concerned about international relations and the US project of Empire-building, this book is also very accessible for a wider readership......

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    'Urgently needed, this exciting collection breaks new ground to rearrange and enrich how we understand, and hence respond to, terrorism. Exposing the political work that war stories do, these accounts also prove the centrality of identity investments and the necessity of intersectional analyses.' V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona, USA 'This work is a significant feminist intervention in contemporary debates about the global war on terror. By placing women from diverse communities at the centre of analysis, the contributors reveal the gendered and racialized dimensions of this conflict. An excellent resource for educators concerned about international relations and the US project of Empire-building, this book is also very accessible for a wider readership......

    More Product Information 4: About Kim Rygiel
    Krista Hunt is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, Canada. Kim Rygiel is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Political Science at York University, Canada. ...