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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
Subject
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
DLC
Dewey number
303.6/6
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ1253.2
LC item number
.S49 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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
Label
Sex and world peace, Valerie M. Hudson [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
730413650
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 289 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780231520096
Lccn
2011048554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)730413650
Label
Sex and world peace, Valerie M. Hudson [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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
730413650
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 289 pages, 11 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780231520096
Lccn
2011048554
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)730413650

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