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Series in Human Security
Violent conflict, climate change, and poverty present distinct threats to women worldwide. Importantly, women are leading the way creating and sharing sustainable solutions.
Women’s security is a valuable analytical tool as well as a political agenda insofar as it addresses the specific problems affecting women’s ability to live dignified, free, and secure lives. First, this collection focuses on how conflict impacts women’s lives and well-being, including rape and gendered constructions of ethnicity, race, and religion. The book’s second section looks beyond the scope of large-scale violence to examine human security in terms of environmental policy, food, water, health, and economics.
Multidisciplinary in scope, these essays from new and established contributors draw from gender studies, international relations, criminology, political science, economics, sociology, biological and ecological sciences, and planning.
Ohio University Press
human security, conflict, grass-roots, gender, environmental policy, women and girls, international relations, feminist, citizen science, military, suicide, terror, small arms, economic security
Environmental Studies | Peace and Conflict Studies | Women's Studies
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Matthew, Richard; Weitsman, Patricia A,; Hoogensen Gjørv, Gunhild; Davis, Nora; and Dornfeld, Tera, "Women’s Perspectives on Human Security: Violence, Environment, and Sustainability" (2020). Ohio University Press Open Access Books. 21.