Women, War, and Peace

February 4th, 2004 - by admin

by Special Issue: Women’s Review of Books – Wellesley College


Special Issue on Women, War, and Peace Now Available (January 26, 2004)

• Women in Bosnia are systematically raped as a tactic of war.
• First Lady Laura Bush calls on the US to liberate Afghan women from their burqas.
• A squad of female fighters in Liberia attracts worldwide attention.
• Women’s groups around the globe demonstrate against war in Iraq.

In its February issue, the Women’s Review of Books explores women’s roles in modern warfare˜as soldiers, peace-makers, policy-planners, victims. Guest-edited by Cynthia Enloe, research professor at Clark University, this thought-provoking and informative issue includes:

§ Lory Manning on military women — who they are, how they’re changing the culture

§ Catherine Lutz on the epidemic of domestic violence on military bases

§ Lisa Majaj on her overnight transformation from university student to refugee

§ Mary Zeiss Stange on why we all might be safer if some women carried guns

§ Frieda Gardner on antiwar organizing in the Midwest

§ And much more…

The Women’s Review of Books, publishing monthly since 1983, is a project of the Wellesley Centers for Women.

The Women’s Review of Books
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The Women’s Review of Books
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