Gender, Peace and Conflict.

Author:

Skjelsbæk, I., Smith, D, & International Peace Research Institute.

Editor:

Date:

2001

Region:

Global

Theme:

Gender, Disaster and Conflict

Language:

English

Publisher:

Full Harvard Reference:

Skjelsbæk, I., Smith, D, & International Peace Research Institute. (2001). Gender, peace and conflict / edited by Inger Skjelsbæk and Dan Smith. Oslo : London: PRIO ; SAGE. pp. 1-228.

This compilation of theoretical chapters and empirical case studies outlines the importance of a gender perspective in theory and practice in conflict resolution and peace research. Chapters respectively question the notion of essentialism, explore the linkages between femininity and peace making or between masculinity and pacifism. Case studies cover Scandinavian countries, Colombia, Sri Lanka and Yugoslavian countries.