Rape in Wartime

Rape in Wartime

Author: R. Branche

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137283399

Category: History

Page: 237

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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.
Rape in Wartime
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: R. Branche, F. Virgili
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-26 - Publisher: Springer

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
Mass Rape
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Alexandra Stiglmayer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Sociological, cultural, and medical essays recount the testimony of mass rape, sexual enslavement, systematic impregnation, and torture of Muslim, Croatian, and Serbian women and girls
Looting and Rape in Wartime
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Tuba Inal
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-15 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Women were historically treated in wartime as property. Yet in the Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, prohibitions against pillaging property did not extend to the female body. There is a gap of nearly a hundred years between those early prohibitions of pillage and the prohibition of rape finally enacted
War and Rape
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Nicola Henry
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-26 - Publisher: Routledge

Wartime rape has been virulent in wars of sovereignty, territory, conquest, religion, ideology and liberation, yet attention to this crime has been sporadic throughout history. Rape remains ‘unspeakable’, particularly within law. Moreover, rape has not featured prominently in post-conflict collective memory. And even when rape is ‘remembered’, it is often
Tactical Rape in War and Conflict
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Brenda Fitzpatrick
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-25 - Publisher: Policy Press

This is the first book to analyse the use of rape as a tactic of war and international progress away from tacit acceptance to active rejection of this violation of international law. Including powerful testimonies of victims, it is a much-needed volume for academic and professional communities.