Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2016

248 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190277666

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Rape Loot Pillage

The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Sara Meger

Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations

  • Provides a new theory for understanding the causes and consequences of wartime sexual violence
  • Strongly critiques the newly emerging global framework for understanding and addressing conflict-related sexual violence, spearheaded by the UN Security Council, the UK Foreign Office, and the global campaign to Stop Rape
  • Draws from primary field research and secondary analysis to offer a new typology of wartime sexual violence based on international political economy

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