Search for dissertations about: "Gender war"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Gender war.

  1. 1. Being a Bush Wife : Women's Lives Through War and Peace in Northern Sierra Leone

    Author : Chris Coulter; Eva Evers Rosander; Lars Hagborg; Rosalind Shaw; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; Sierra Leone; anthropology; war; rebel movements; female fighters; bush wives; women; rape; gender; experience; narratives; livelihood; demobilization; morality; reconciliation; Kuranko; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This study is about young Sierra Leonean women’s wartime and post-war experiences and the social processes involved in shaping both these experiences and the way they were articulated through war and peace. During the course of the Sierra Leone war (1991–2002), many thousands of girls and women were abducted from their homes by rebels or other fighters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seeking Middle-Classness : University Students in Iraqi Kurdistan

    Author : Katrine Scott; Genusvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; middle-classness; youth; universities; students; urban; post-conflict; war; narratives; stories; representations; figurations; normality; Middle East; Iraq; Iraqi Kurdistan; ethnography; autoethnography; feminist queer postcolonial epistemologies;

    Abstract : Narratives of middle-classness are often missing from Western representations of wartorn regions in the Global South more generally and from the Middle East in particular. This thesis is concerned with stories of desires for ordinary everyday middle-class lives among young adult university students in urban Iraqi Kurdistan. READ MORE

  3. 3. Threatening and Appropriate Bodies in Nation Building: Paths to the World’s 1st Female Parliamentary Majority in Post-Genocide Rwanda

    Author : Christopher Kayumba; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : women; opportunity structures; representation; presence; war; genocide; political systems; electoral systems; gender; nationalism; ethnicity; ideology; missing men; reserved seats; quotas; parliament;

    Abstract : While Rwanda first attracted the world’s attention for the genocide that took place in 1994, 16 years later the country is capturing interest because it now has the highest number of women in its parliament than in any other country in the world. After the first post-genocide legislative elections, in 2003, about 49% of elected legislators in the lower house of Parliament were women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women Survivors, Lost Children and Traumatized Masculinities : The Phenomena of Rape and War in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    Author : Jill Trenholm; Beth Maina-Ahlberg; Pia Olsson; Martha Blomqvist; Gillian Lewanda Hundt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Democratic Republic of Congo; war-rape; sexual violence; ethnography; child soldiers; gender; resilience; marginalisation; structural violence; intersectionality; new wars; militarised masculinity; Africa; globalisation; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research; Vårdvetenskap med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; Caring Sciences in Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the phenomenon of war rape in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in order to understand the dynamics, contextual realities and consequences of its perpetration. Practical and theoretical knowledge is generated which is relevant for health care interventions, humanitarian assistance and peace initiatives, that are cognizant of the actual needs of the affected populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict: Threat, Mobilization and Gender Norms

    Author : Anne-Kathrin Kreft; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : sexual violence; armed conflict; intra-state war; victimization; agency; women s mobilization; gender norms; Women; Peace and Security framework; Colombia;

    Abstract : Sexual violence is a highly gendered violence. It disproportionately – albeit not exclusively – affects women and girls, and it asserts gendered hierarchies between perpetrators and victims. The widespread rape of women has been reported e.g. READ MORE