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Women as Weapons of War

Iraq, Sex, and the Media
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ISBN-13:
9780231512459
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EPUB
Seiten:
0
Autor:
Kelly Oliver
Serie:
Columbia University Press
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
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EPUB
Kopierschutz:
2 - DRM Adobe
Sprache:
Englisch
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Table of ContentsPreface ixAcknowledgments xiiiIntroduction: Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll 1Women-The Secret Weapon of Modern Warfare? 19Sexual Freedom as Global Freedom? 47Perpetual War, Real Live Coverage! 67Innocence, Vulnerability, and Violence 109Conclusion: Witnessing Ethics Again 151Notes 167Texts Cited 185Index 195
Ever since Eve tempted Adam with her apple, women have been regarded as a corrupting and destructive force. The very idea that women can be used as interrogation tools, as evidenced in the infamous Abu Ghraib torture photos, plays on age-old fears of women as sexually threatening weapons, and therefore the literal explosion of women onto the war scene should come as no surprise.