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Genders and Sexualities in History

Rape in Wartime

Editors: Branche, R., Virgili, F. (Eds.)

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This collection offers a new reflection on rape in war time through 15 case studies, ranging from Greece to Nigeria. It questions the specificity of rape as a universal transgression, its place in memories of war, its legacies, including children born from rape, and the challenge of writing about intimate violence as both a scientist and a human.

About the authors

NATALIA SUAREZ BONILLA Associate Professor University del Valle, Colombia ISABELLE DELPLA Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University Montpellier III, France ANNE GODFROID Doctorate Student working on the Belgian occupation of the Rhineland (Royal Military Academy, Brussels), Belgium JOHN HORNE Professor of Modern European History, Trinity College Dublin, a Fellow of TCD and a Member of the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland ADEDIRAN DANIEL IKUOMOLA Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko; Ondo State, Nigeria MAUD JOLY PhD student in History at Sciences-Po (Paris) and a former member of the Casa de Velázquez, Spain PIETER LAGROU teaches history at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium NAYANIKA MOOKHERJEE Reader of Social Anthropology in Durham University, UK REGINA MÜLHAÜSER Historian, Ph.D., and Researcher at the Hamburg Foundation for the Advancement of Research and Culture, Germany MARIANNA G. MURAVYEVA Associate Professor of Law at Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Russia NORMAN NAIMARK Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor of East European Studies at Stanford University, US TAL NITSAN Anthropology PhD Candidate at the University of British Columbia and a scholar at The Liu Institute for Global Issues, US DANIEL PALMIERI Historical Research Officer at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Geneva NADINE PUECHGUIRBAL Women and War Advisor for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Geneva AMANDINE REGAMEY teaches Russian language and civilisation at University Paris I (Pantheon Sorbonne), and is an associate member of the Centre for Russian, Caucasian and Central Asian Studies (CERCEC EHESS/CNRS), France ANTOINE RIVIÈRE PhD Student in History at the University of Paris-IV-Sorbonne, France ALEXANDRE SOUCAILLE Research Fellow at the CNRS, Paris, France KATHERINE STEFATOS PhD Student at the Politics Department of Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK

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'Although war facilitates rape, it does so in distinctive contexts and to varying levels in different settings. Rape in Wartime examines perpetrators within the legitimate military services, paramilitary groups, guerrilla units, and civilians. Similarly, the book highlights how sexual violence in conflict has a multitude functions.

Branche and Virgili's volume illustrates what rigorous historical scholarship about rape in times of conflict can tell us about the contexts that trigger such atrocities. Importantly, it also explores how sexual violence is not a feature of all conflicts.'

-Joanna Bourke, Department of History, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

'There is a pressing need for substance in this increasingly emotional debate. Rape in Wartime contributes that substance in a collection of meticulously researched, carefully argued, and painstakingly translated essays from diverse scholars who studied rape globally and historically. It provides a brilliant combination of military history, anthropology, and legal studies that are perfectly balanced by a feminist perspective. This anthology is an ideal work for commissioned and non-commissioned officers who are facing cultural reform regarding gender roles in the military and the integration of women into combat units. Rape in Wartime is a substantive, concise, and readable book on women in combat and rape that occurs during wars.' - Military Review


Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Writing the History of Rape in Wartime

    Pages 1-16

    Branche, Raphaëlle (et al.)

  • Categorising Rape in the Military Law of Modern Russia

    Pages 17-33

    Muravyeva, Marianna G.

  • The Unquestioned Crime: Sexual Violence by German Soldiers during the War of Annihilation in the Soviet Union, 1941–45

    Pages 34-46

    Mühlhäuser, Regina

  • The Victimisation of the Body and the Body Politic during the Greek Civil War, 1946–49

    Pages 47-66

    Stefatos, Katherine

  • Mass Rape and the Inscription of Gendered and Racial Domination during the Bangladesh War of 1971

    Pages 67-78

    Mookherjee, Nayanika

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eBook 71,39 €
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Hardcover 90,94 €
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Softcover 74,89 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-34920-3
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rape in Wartime
Editors
  • R. Branche
  • F. Virgili
Series Title
Genders and Sexualities in History
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28339-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137283399
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36399-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34920-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 237
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