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The Resource Sex and world peace, Valerie M. Hudson [and others]

Sex and world peace, Valerie M. Hudson [and others]

Label
Sex and world peace
Title
Sex and world peace
Statement of responsibility
Valerie M. Hudson [and others]
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book unsettles a variety of assumptions in political and security discourse, demonstrating that the security of women is a vital factor in the security of the state and its incidence of conflict and war. The authors compare micro-level gender violence and macro-level state peacefulness in global settings, supporting their findings with detailed analyses and color maps. Harnessing an immense amount of data, they call attention to discrepancies between national laws protecting women and the enforcement of those laws, and they note the adverse effects on state security of abnormal sex ratios favoring males, the practice of polygamy, and inequitable realities in family law, among other gendered aggressions. The authors find that the treatment of women informs human interaction at all levels of society. Their research challenges conventional definitions of security and democracy and shows that the treatment of gender, played out on the world stage, informs the true clash of civilizations. In terms of resolving these injustices, the authors examine top-down and bottom-up approaches to healing wounds of violence against women, as well as ways to rectify inequalities in family law and the lack of parity in decision-making councils. Emphasizing the importance of an R2PW, or state responsibility to protect women, they mount a solid campaign against women's systemic insecurity, which effectively unravels the security of all
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
303.6/6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
JZ1253.2
LC item number
.S49 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hudson, Valerie M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • International relations
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Women and war
  • Women and peace
  • Peace
  • War and society
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • International relations
  • Peace
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • War and society
  • Women and peace
  • Women and war
  • Kvinnor och krig
  • Kvinnor och fred
  • Könsdiskriminering
  • GENDER DISCRIMINATION
  • INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
  • SOCIAL ASPECTS
  • WOMEN IN ARMED CONFLICTS
  • WAR
  • PEACE
Label
Sex and world peace, Valerie M. Hudson [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roots of national and international relations -- What is there to see, and why aren't we seeing it? -- When we do see the global picture, we are moved to ask how this happened -- The heart of the matter: the security of women and the security of states -- Wings of national and international relations, part one: effecting positive change through top-down approaches -- Wings of national and international relations, part two: effecting positive change through bottom-up approaches -- Taking wing -- Appendix A: Operationalizations for data analysis in chapter 4 -- Appendix B: Data analysis results for chapter 4
Control code
794494041
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 289 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231520096
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
7023053
Other physical details
illustrations, color maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt273w43
  • fc5c7887-4eca-44f9-9afe-a5f5b74c3b77
Publisher number
MWT11860679
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794494041
Label
Sex and world peace, Valerie M. Hudson [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roots of national and international relations -- What is there to see, and why aren't we seeing it? -- When we do see the global picture, we are moved to ask how this happened -- The heart of the matter: the security of women and the security of states -- Wings of national and international relations, part one: effecting positive change through top-down approaches -- Wings of national and international relations, part two: effecting positive change through bottom-up approaches -- Taking wing -- Appendix A: Operationalizations for data analysis in chapter 4 -- Appendix B: Data analysis results for chapter 4
Control code
794494041
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 289 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231520096
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
7023053
Other physical details
illustrations, color maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt273w43
  • fc5c7887-4eca-44f9-9afe-a5f5b74c3b77
Publisher number
MWT11860679
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794494041

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