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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Rethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality and Collective Security

Edited by: Gina Heathcote, Dianne Otto

ISBN13: 9781137400208
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £68.00

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Security Council resolution 1325 was a landmark in collective security, making the link between women's security and international peace and security.

This book argues it is time to rethink the way the women, peace and security framework has impacted on peacekeeping, gender equality and collective security, drawing lessons from past practices and re-framing gender perspectives. From the hyper visibility of sexual violence to strategies for 'counting the women', this book considers the limitations of the contemporary women, peace and security agenda. It urges for a renewed structure that returns to the anti-militarist agenda associated with feminist thinking and one that recognises and responds to women's diversity and takes seriously the dangers of pursing peace through the Security Council.

Rethinking Peacekeeping, Gender Equality and Collective Security: An Introduction
Dianne Otto and Gina Heathcote
1. The Grip of Sexual Violence: Reading UN Security Council Resolutions on Human Security
Karen Engle
2. Participation, Gender and Security
Gina Heathcote
3. Shaming the State: Sexual Offences by UN Military Peacekeepers and the Rhetoric of Zero Tolerance
Roisin Burke
4. The Road to (and from) 'Recovery': A Multidisciplinary Feminist Approach to Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding
Laura J. Shepherd
5. Thinking Globally and Acting Locally: Linking Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific
Sharon Bhagwan Rolls
6. Gender and Transnational Police Reform: Lessons from the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands
Stephanie Cousins
7. Beyond Stories of Victory and Danger: Resisting Feminism's Amenability to Serving Security Council Politics
Dianne Otto
8. Security Council Resolution 1325: A Tool for Conflict Prevention?
Felicity Ruby
9. Increasing Women's Presence in Peacekeeping Operations: The Rationales and Realities of 'Gender Balance'
Olivera Simic
PART IV: SILENCES 10. Systematic Silencing: Addressing Sexual Violence against Men and Boys in Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath
Chloe Lewis
11. Security Council Resolution 1325: Age and Gender in Conflict and the Future of Feminist Activism
Cara Gleeson, Sharna de Lacy, May Maloney and Fiona McAlpine
12. The Political Economy of Gender in UN Peacekeeping
Jacqui True
13. Concluding Remarks: Establishing Common Ground between Feminism and the Military
Judith Gardam and Dale Stephens