This volume deals with women's participation in international peacekeeping operations and what those operations might consider to be the role and circumstances of women, including those of the host society. Essays include: a theoretical perspective on women and war, highlighting the difference between post-modernist and universalist approaches to women's roles in peacemaking and conflict resolution, the role of women in military operations, the implications of the high levels of sexual violence in peacekeeping operations and the UN's gender policy for peacekeeping operations.
this book provides many recommendations for reform"
"forms an admirable addition to the growing body of work on women"s international involvement in the struggle for peace and will be widely read by activists, academics, policy makers, politicians and anyone interested in our futures."
- International Affairs