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Women and the Peace and Reconciliation Process in Bosnia and Rwanda: Theoretical Underpinnings and Practical Application
A look at the various theoretical aspects of genocide, peace, reconciliation, sexual violence and gender, as well as theoretical arguments for including women in the peace and reconciliation process and the practical ways ...
Panchayats, Seat Reservations and the Women's Question in India: A Historical Trajectory
In 1992 the Panchayati Raj Bill passed through the Indian parliament with little fanfare and without serious debate. The bill allocated federal funding to small village governing bodies known as panchayats and reserved one ...
"When I Get Home, I'm Fixin' to Stay:" Gender and Domesticity in Post-World War II Musical Westerns
Immediately after World War II, Hollywood's major studios released a series of films that can be defined as both musicals and Westerns. Although the Western is a decidedly male-oriented genre, it opens up unprecedented ...
The Depression Questions: A Feminist Inquiry
As psychological inquiry increasingly utilizes the medium of the scientific, the importance of the personal narrative is diminished. Disembodied, "objective" research studies are weighted heavier than first person accounts. ...
Narcocorridos: Mexican Immigrant Women and Chicano Youth Identities (1970s to Present)
The narcocorrido is a popular genre of music that has crystallized with the formation of the narcocultura or drug culture, caused by the US-Mexican drug war. I examine the formation of the narcocorrido from the 1940s onward ...
No, Really: What is Cosplay?
In cosplay, one dresses up as a fictional character among fellow sci-fi/fantasy enthusiasts. This study examines the socio-physical experience of cosplay as a stylized self-performance of identity—as opposed to the popular ...