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TitleGender, agency and political violence
Author edited by Linda Ahall and Laura J. Shepherd
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Descript xii, 255p. : ill ; 23 cm


Introduction: rethinking gender, agency and political violence. -- Masculinities, militarism and popular culture: the warrior superhero in Hollywood. -- (Re)masculinizing security? gender and private military and security companies. -- The gender of resistance: a case study approach to thinking about gender in violent resistance movements. -- Power and gendered rationality in Western epistemic constructions of female suicide bombings. -- From snipers to suicide attacks: exploring the representations and realities of conflict in the North Caucasus. -- Gendered agency in contested truths: the case of Hyunhee Kim (KAL 858). -- Assassins, virgins, scholars: epistemologies and geopolitics in scholarly knowledge on suicide bombing. -- Ungendering the links between emotions and violence: towards a political appreciation of empathy and compassion. -- Confusion, fear, disgust: emotional communication in representations of female agency in political violence. -- Masculinities, pain and power: gendering experiences of truth sharing in Northern Ireland. -- Heartfelt positivity as an orthogonal approach in gender, agency and political violence: reading stormheart.

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