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Rocking The Ship Of State
Toward A Feminist Peace Politics

ISBN 9780367301637
Published February 19, 2021 by Routledge
301 Pages

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Book Description

This book considers the experience of women as children and as mothers, and feminist critiques of gender as important sources of insight into the conduct, dynamics, and motivation of a feminist peace politics, examining the history, the scope, and the current condition of women's peace movements.

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Feminist Visions -- What Does Feminism Mean? -- Antiracism, Antisexism, and Peace -- A Gender Diary -- Mothers and Men's Wars -- Bringing Artemis to Life -- Our Greenham Common -- Feminism Challenges Militarism -- Masculinity, Heroism, and the Making of War -- Emasculating America's Linguistic Deterrent -- We Speak for the Planet -- Women and the Economics of Military Spending -- Women Organizing for Peace: Triumphs and Troubles -- Feminine Behavior and Radical Action -- Pure Milk, Not Poison -- Seneca Women's Peace Camp -- Our Greenham Common -- Afterword

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