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    DescriptionWomen are among the most competent, yet marginalized, unnoticed and underutilized actors in efforts to rebuild war-torn societies. Opportunities for sustainable peacebuilding are lost - and sustainable peace is at risk - when significant stakeholders in a society's future peace and conflict architecture are excluded from efforts to heal the wounds of war and build a new society and a new state. The contributors to this book draw on comparative case and country studies from post-conflict contexts in different parts of world to offer their insights into frameworks for understanding women as both victims and peacebuilders, to trace the road that women take from victimhood to empowerment and to highlight the essential partnerships between women and children and how they contribute to peace. The authors examine the roles of women in political and security institutions.


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    Title
    Defying Victimhood
    Subtitle
    Women and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) United Nations University, Edited by Albrecht Schnabel, Edited by Anara Tabyshalieva
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 380
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789280812015
    ISBN 10: 9280812017
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.0
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1, GTJ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27400
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE, CULT/AFRICN
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: POL035010
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: POL035000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 53
    BISAC V2.8: POL009000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 07
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    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JWLP
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    DC22: 305.4091724
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    BISAC V2.8: POL034000
    DC22: 305.409172/4
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    LC classification: HQ1240 .D44 2012
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    DC23: 305.4091724
    Thema V1.0: JBSF1, JPVH, JPV, GTU, JWLP
    Illustrations note
    black & white line drawings, black & white tables, figures
    Publisher
    United Nations University
    Imprint name
    United Nations University
    Publication date
    15 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Tokyo
    Author Information
    Albrecht Schnabel is a senior fellow in the research division of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF). Anara Tabyshalieva is an assistant professor of history atMarshall University and a research fellow at the Institute for Regional Studies in Kyrgyzstan.