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By comparatively assessing three conflict-affected jurisdictions (Liberia, Northern Ireland and Timor-Leste), Conflict-Related Violence against Women empirically and theoretically expands current understanding of the form and nature of conflict-time harms impacting women. The 'violences' that occur in conflict beyond strategic rape are first identified. Employing both a disaggregated and an aggregated approach, relations between forms of violence within and across each context's pre-, mid- and post-conflict phase are then assessed, identifying connections and distinctions in violence. Swaine highlights a wider spectrum of conflict-related violence against women than is currently acknowledged. She identifies a range of forces that simultaneously push open and close down spaces for addressing violence against women through post-conflict transitional justice. The book proposes that in the aftermath of conflict, a transformation rather than a transition is required if justice is to play a role in preventing gendered violence before conflict and its appearance during and after conflict.Read more
- Examines post-conflict transition and transitional justice through the lens of relationships among pre-, mid- and post-conflict violence against women
- Identifies connections and distinctions in conflict-related violence against women
- Provides a methodology for examining broader forms of violence
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- Date Published: February 2018
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107514195
- length: 332 pages
- dimensions: 228 x 151 x 17 mm
- weight: 0.47kg
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
Part I. Introduction:
Part II. Approaches to Understanding Conflict-Related Violence Against Women:
2. Historic prevalence vs contemporary celebrity: sexing dichotomies in today's wars
3. Who wins the worst violence contest? Armed conflict and violence in Northern Ireland, Liberia and Timor-Leste
Part III. Violence Against Women before, during and after Conflict:
4. Beyond strategic rape: expanding conflict-related violence against women
5. Connections and distinctions: ambulant violence across pre-, during and post-conflict contexts
6. Seeing violence in the aftermath: what's labeling got to do with it?
Part IV. Justice, Transition and Transformation:
7. Transitions and violence after conflict: transitional justice
8. Conclusion: transition or transformation?
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