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Contesting the Politics of Genocidal Rape
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Debra B. Bergoffen
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-01 - Publisher: Routledge

Rape, traditionally a spoil of war, became a weapon of war in the ethnic cleansing campaign in Bosnia. The ICTY Kunarac court responded by transforming wartime rape from an ignored crime into a crime against humanity. In its judgment, the court argued that the rapists violated the Muslim women’s right
New Feminist Perspectives on Embodiment
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Clara Fischer, Luna Dolezal
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-16 - Publisher: Springer

Despite several decades of feminist activism and scholarship, women’s bodies continue to be sites of control and contention both materially and symbolically. Issues such as reproductive technologies, sexual violence, objectification, motherhood, and sex trafficking, among others, constitute ongoing, pressing concerns for women’s bodies in our contemporary milieu, arguably exacerbated in
The Human Rights Graphic Novel
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Pramod K. Nayar
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-25 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book studies human rights discourse across a variety of graphic novels, both fiction and non-fiction, originating in different parts of the world, from India to South Africa, Sarajevo to Vietnam, with texts on the Holocaust, the Partition of the Indian subcontinent, the Rwandan and Sarajevan genocides, the Vietnam War,
Japanese War Crimes during World War II: Atrocity and the Psychology of Collective Violence
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: Frank Jacob
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-08 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A challenging examination of Japanese war crimes during World War II offers a fresh perspective on the Pacific War—and a better understanding of reasons for the wartime use of extreme mass violence. • Covers the full expanse of Japanese war crimes during the Second World War from 1937 to 1945
The Work of Rape
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Rana M. Jaleel
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-03 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In The Work of Rape Rana M. Jaleel argues that the redefinition of sexual violence within international law as a war crime, crime against humanity, and genocide owes a disturbing and unacknowledged debt to power and knowledge achieved from racial, imperial, and settler colonial domination. Prioritizing critiques of racial capitalism