Women, security, South Asia : a clearing in the thicket / editors, Farah Faizal, Swarna Rajagopalan. - New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 2005. - 215 p. : 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Women and security : in search of a new paradigm / Swarna Rajagopalan -- Societal insecurities : a Maldivian study / Farah Faizal -- In/security : Afghan women refugees / Saba Gul Khattak -- Silence and marginality : gendered security and the nation-state / Amena Mohsin -- Dying to be equal : women militants and organisational decision-making / Sudha Ramachandran -- Women taking the track two path / Ilmas Futehally -- In conclusion / Farah Faizal. Table of contents

Explores women's perspectives on matters of security and related policy, focusing on women in South Asia who are battling society, insecurity and violence in some form. The book examines theories of security; seeks concrete agendas for empirical research in security studies; and brings together statistical, ethnographic and survey data.

0761933867 (hard back) 0761933875 (paper back)


International relations--Social aspects.
Security, International--Social aspects.
Sex role--South Asia.

JZ1253.2 / .W67 2005

303.4820820954 / WOM 2005

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