War and Gender

War and Gender

How Gender Shapes the War System and Vice Versa

Book - 2003 | 1st paperback ed.
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Gender roles are nowhere more prominent than in war, yet our understanding of the relationship between gender and war is confused. Joshua Goldstein analyzes the near-total exclusion of women from combat forces, through history and across cultures. He concludes that killing in war does not come naturally for either gender, and that gender norms often mold men, women, and children to the needs of the war system.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003, c2001.
Edition: 1st paperback ed.
ISBN: 9780521001809
0521001803
Branch Call Number: 303.66082 G624
Characteristics: xv, 523 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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