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Female Soldiers in Sierra LeoneSex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Female Soldiers in Sierra Leone: Sex, Security, and Post-Conflict Development

Megan H. MacKenzie

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814761373
eISBN:
9780814771259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814761373.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The eleven-year civil war in Sierra Leone from 1991 to 2002 was incomprehensibly brutal—it is estimated that half of all female refugees were raped and many thousands were killed. While the publicity ... More

Inside InsurgencyViolence, Civilians, and Revolutionary Group Behavior

Inside Insurgency: Violence, Civilians, and Revolutionary Group Behavior

Claire Metelits

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795774
eISBN:
9780814759554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Once considered nationalists, many insurgent groups are now labeled as terrorists and thought to endanger not just their own people, but the world. As the unprecedented trends in political violence ... More

Preventive ForceDrones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare

Preventive Force: Drones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare

Kerstin Fisk (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479857531
eISBN:
9781479880997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857531.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

More so than in the past, the US is now embracing the logic of preventive force: using military force to counter potential threats around the globe before they have fully materialized. From the war ... More

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