The Resource One of the guys : women as aggressors and torturers, edited by Tara McKelvey

One of the guys : women as aggressors and torturers, edited by Tara McKelvey

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One of the guys : women as aggressors and torturers
Title
One of the guys
Title remainder
women as aggressors and torturers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tara McKelvey
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The debate about women and torture has, until recently, focused on women as victims of violence. But when photographs were released from the Abu Ghraib prisoner-abuse scandal, one featured a woman holding a prisoner by a dog leash. Overnight, she became a symbol of women's capacity to inflict pain and suffering--and soon, many in America were questioning why the infliction of violence has always been seen as inherently male. This collection deals specifically with this issue. In her foreword, Barbara Ehrenreich wonders why she once assumed women possessed an innate aversion to violence. Her essay serves as a launching point for the rest of the contributors, which include academics, journalists, and activists, each grappling with women's involvement in torture and the abuse of power. These essays challenge and examine the expectations placed on women while attempting to understand female perpetrators of abuse and torture in a broader context.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1233
LC item number
.O53 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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McKelvey, Tara
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  • Violence in women
  • Women soldiers
  • Women and war
  • Torture
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Military interrogation
  • Prisoners of war
  • United States
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One of the guys : women as aggressors and torturers, edited by Tara McKelvey
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-259)
Contents
Feminism's assumptions upended / Barbara Ehrenreich -- I still don't get how you could put a leash on a human being / Eve Ensler -- Sexual coercion, prisons, and female responses / Angela Y. Davis -- Why did Jennifer Scala bring cunt into the courtroom? / Ada Calhoun -- Split screens / Karen J. Greenberg -- The women of Abu Ghraib / Francine D'Amico -- The misogynist implications of Abu Ghraib / Lucinda Marshall -- Shock and awe : Abu Ghraib, women soldiers, and racially gendered torture / Ilene Feinman -- Gender and sexual violence in the military / Jumana Musa -- Women soldiers and interrogational abuses in the war on terror / Steven H. Miles -- Women and the profession of arms / Erin Solaro -- Guarding women : Abu Ghraib and military sexual culture / Elizabeth L. Hillman -- Bitter fruit : constitutional gender equality comes to the military / Aziz Huq -- Photography/pornography/torture : the politics of seeing Abu Ghraib / Laura Frost -- Gender trouble at Abu Ghraib? / Timothy Kaufman-Osborn -- Is that the pose of a liberated woman? / Elizabeth Maddock Dillon -- Feminism as imperialism / Katharine Viner -- The "sex interrogators" of Guantánamo / Kristine A. Huskey -- Women in the interrogation room / Riva Khoshaba -- Women's role in mob violence : lynchings and Abu Ghraib / LaNitra Walker -- Pawn, scapegoat, or collaborator? : U.S. military women and detainee abuse in Iraq / Barbara Finlay -- Lynndie England in love / Janis Karpinski (as told to Tara McKelvey) -- The military made me do it : double standards and psychic injuries at Abu Ghraib / Lila Rajiva -- Afterword / Cynthia Enloe
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
266 p.
Isbn
9781580051965
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006030699
System control number
  • 2690790-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2690790
  • (Sirsi) o71552244
  • (OCoLC)71552244
Label
One of the guys : women as aggressors and torturers, edited by Tara McKelvey
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-259)
Contents
Feminism's assumptions upended / Barbara Ehrenreich -- I still don't get how you could put a leash on a human being / Eve Ensler -- Sexual coercion, prisons, and female responses / Angela Y. Davis -- Why did Jennifer Scala bring cunt into the courtroom? / Ada Calhoun -- Split screens / Karen J. Greenberg -- The women of Abu Ghraib / Francine D'Amico -- The misogynist implications of Abu Ghraib / Lucinda Marshall -- Shock and awe : Abu Ghraib, women soldiers, and racially gendered torture / Ilene Feinman -- Gender and sexual violence in the military / Jumana Musa -- Women soldiers and interrogational abuses in the war on terror / Steven H. Miles -- Women and the profession of arms / Erin Solaro -- Guarding women : Abu Ghraib and military sexual culture / Elizabeth L. Hillman -- Bitter fruit : constitutional gender equality comes to the military / Aziz Huq -- Photography/pornography/torture : the politics of seeing Abu Ghraib / Laura Frost -- Gender trouble at Abu Ghraib? / Timothy Kaufman-Osborn -- Is that the pose of a liberated woman? / Elizabeth Maddock Dillon -- Feminism as imperialism / Katharine Viner -- The "sex interrogators" of Guantánamo / Kristine A. Huskey -- Women in the interrogation room / Riva Khoshaba -- Women's role in mob violence : lynchings and Abu Ghraib / LaNitra Walker -- Pawn, scapegoat, or collaborator? : U.S. military women and detainee abuse in Iraq / Barbara Finlay -- Lynndie England in love / Janis Karpinski (as told to Tara McKelvey) -- The military made me do it : double standards and psychic injuries at Abu Ghraib / Lila Rajiva -- Afterword / Cynthia Enloe
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
266 p.
Isbn
9781580051965
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006030699
System control number
  • 2690790-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2690790
  • (Sirsi) o71552244
  • (OCoLC)71552244

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