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Gender and Security in Africa : An Overview

Upphovsperson: Hendricks, Cheryl
Utgivare: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Conflict, Displacement and Transformation | Uppsala : Nordiska Afrikainstitutet
År: 2011
Språk: eng
Relation: Discussion Paper, 1104-8417 ; 63
Ämnesord: Africa, conflicts, Women’s role, gender relations, Post-conflict reconstruction, Peacebuilding, Women’s participation, Security sector reform, feminism, SOCIAL SCIENCES, SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP
Identifikator: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:nai:diva-1451
Identifikator: urn:isbn:978-91-7106-700-5
Rättigheter: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
This Discussion Paper explores the debates, theoretical perspectives and current trends in gender, conflict and post-conflict reconstruction, and security sector reform (SSR) in Africa. It provides a broad overview of and critical insights into the gender-conflict-security nexus, capturing the trends in the discourses, identifying the gaps in the literature and prioritising issues and areas for future research. This Discussion Paper is essential reading for all those with a deep interest in gender, peace, development and security in Africa, particularly gender scholars, students, activists and practitioners.