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

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Title: Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict: Threat, Mobilization and Gender Norms
Authors: Kreft, Anne-Kathrin
Issue Date: 13-May-2019
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Parts of work: Kreft, A-K. (2019) Responding to Sexual Violence: Women’s Mobilization in War. Journal of Peace Research 56(2), 220-233.

Kreft, A-K. (2019) Understanding Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Bringing Patriarchy Back In. Unpublished manuscript.

Kreft, A-K. (2017) The Gender Mainstreaming Gap: Security Council Resolution 1325 and UN Peacekeeping Mandates. International Peacekeeping 24(1), 132-158.

Agerberg, M. and A-K. Kreft (2019) Gendered Conflict, Gendered Outcomes: The Politicization of Sexual Violence and Quota Adoption. Unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2019-06-14
Disputation: Fredagen den 14 juni 2019, kl. 13.15 i Torgny Segerstedtssalen, Universitetets huvudbyggnad, Vasaparken 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
Keywords: sexual violence
armed conflict
intra-state war
women's mobilization
gender norms
Women, Peace and Security framework
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. in World Wars I and II and in many wars in medieval Europe, but only since the 1990s has sexual violence in conflict moved onto national and international policy agendas. Sexual violence is now globally recognized as a weapon of war and increasingly condemn... more
ISBN: 978-91-7833-390-5
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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