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Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Womens Violence in Global Politics

Mothers, Monsters, Whores: Womens Violence in Global Politics

by Laura Sjoberg


Paperback:  288 pages
Publisher:Zed Books (Oct 01, 2007)
Language:English
ISBN-10:1842778668
ISBN-13:9781842778661
Mothers, Monsters, Whores provides an empirical study of women's violence in global politics. The book looks at military women who engage in torture; the Chechen 'Black Widows'; Middle Eastern suicide bombers; and the women who directed and participated in genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda. Sjoberg & Gentry analyse the biological, psychological and sexualized stereotypes through which these women are conventionally depicted, arguing that these are rooted in assumptions about what is 'appropriate' female behaviour. What these stereotypes have in common is that they all perceive women as having no agency in any sphere of life, from everyday choices to global political events.. . This book is a major feminist re-evaluation of women's motivations and actions as perpetrators of political violence.. ....
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