Gender, agency and war the maternalized body in US foreign policy
By: Managhan, Tina.Material type: BookSeries: War, politics and experience.Publisher: London Routledge 2012Description: vii,175p. 24 cm.ISBN: 9781138111134.Subject(s): Women and peace -- United States -- History | Women and war -- United States -- History | United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century | United States -- Foreign relations -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 327.73001
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: reading international relations through bodies, reading the maternal body as political event -- The vicissitudes of life: women's complex entanglement with peace and war -- Shifting the gaze from hysterical mothers to deadly dads: spectacle and the antinuclear movement -- Mothers, biopolitics and the Gulf War -- Grieving dead soldiers, disavowing loss: Cindy Sheehan and the im/possibility of the American antiwar movement -- Conclusion: the maternal body as alibi: understanding the centrality of the maternal body to sovereign representation.