Search for dissertations about: "Masculinity war"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Masculinity war.

  1. 1. American Warriors in Vietnam: Warrior Values and the Myth of the War Experience During the Vietnam War, 1965-1973

    Author : Sanimir Resic; Öst- och centraleuropakunskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Myth of the War Experience; United States; warrior values; veteran discourse; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Vietnam; duty; honor; courage; masculinity; Warrior; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ;

    Abstract : In the Western world there has been a general consensus that in the aftermath of Auschwitz and Hiroshima, romanticized masculine images of war and soldiering have reached a turning point. This book challenges the view that the post- 1945 era has to a great extent been without romantizations of warriorhood. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Gendering Nuclear Disarmament : Identity and Disarmament in Sweden during the Cold War

    Author : Emma Rosengren; Thomas Jonter; Yvonne Svanström; Cecilia Åse; Towns Ann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Feminist theory; nuclear disarmament; nuclear weapons; gender nation sexuality; identity and policy; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : This dissertation provides new knowledge about gender, nuclear weapons and disarmament. Previous feminist research has shown that in contexts where positive associations are made between military strength, masculinity and nuclear weapon possession, it is hard to imagine nuclear renunciation and disarmament as anything other than potential emasculation or feminization. READ MORE