Women in the Military and in Armed Conflict

Authored by: Helena Carreiras and Gerhard Kümmel (Editors)

Categories: Peace Support Operations
Sub-Categories: National Security Forces and Armed Groups, Peacekeeping, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)
Country: Germany, Netherlands, United States, United Arab Emirates
Region: North America
Year: 2008
Citation: Carreiras, Helena and Gerhard Kümmel, eds. Women in the Military and in Armed Conflict. Wiesbaden, Germany: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2008.

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The debate about the role of women in war, violent conflict and the military is not only a long and ongoing one; it is also a heated and
controversial one. The contributions to this anthology come from experts in the field who approach the topic from various angles thus
offering different and, at times, diverging perspectives. The reader will therefore gain in-depth insight into the most important aspects
and positions in the debate.