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Description - Gender, Violence, Refugees by Susanne Buckley-Zistel

Providing nuanced accounts of how the social identities of men and women, the context of displacement and the experience or manifestation of violence interact, this collection offers conceptual analyses and in-depth case studies to illustrate how gender relations are affected by displacement, encampment and return. The essays show how these factors lead to various forms of direct, indirect and structural violence. This ranges from discussions of norms reflected in policy documents and practise, the relationship between relief structures and living conditions in camps, to forced military recruitment and forced return, and covers countries in Africa, Asia and Europe.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781785336164
ISBN-10: 1785336169
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 302
Imprint: Berghahn Books
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Susanne Buckley-Zistel

Susanne Buckley-Zistel is Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the Center for Conflict Studies, Philipps-University Marburg. Before she worked at the Free University Berlin, the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt and King's College, London. Ulrike Krause is Research Fellow at the Centre for Conflict Studies, Philipps-University Marburg. Prior to that, she received her doctorate in political science from the Magdeburg University in Germany and worked for international organisations in refugee assistance, human rights and gender mainstreaming in Uganda, Germany and other countries.