Globalization Reaction 6

Globalization Reaction 6 - Nakul Shah Honors Globalization...

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Nakul Shah October 24, 2010 The gendering of war and peace appears a ludicrous concept in our highly equalized society, one in which women serve alongside men in the military fighting for their country. However, gender roles have become prominent not only in foreign military conquests, but in the United States as well. After Shock explores the social perceptions of men and women roles in military conflicts, such as the ever-present perception of “men [as] almost universally the perpetrators of war and conflict, and women as their victims…” From a historical perspective, women as solely serving the purpose of conflict resolution does not hold true. According to After Shock , “The involvement of women as perpetrators in the Rwandan genocide, for instance, as argued by African Rights, failed to attract national and international attention, precisely because of the construction of women as the universal victims of the Rwandan genocide.” When the nature of war is explored, the
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course ARTS AND S 101 taught by Professor Salime during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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