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S. Behnaz Hosseini (Ed.)
Women in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations
An Anthology of Cases from Iraq, Iran, Syria and Other Countries
Reihe: Konfrontation und Kooperation im Vorderen Orient
Bd. 18, 184 S., 29.90 EUR, 29.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-91120-9
This collected volume focuses on women's suffering and the conditions of their societies during conflict and post-conflict situations in Iraq, Iran, Syria and other countries. The contributions examine and explore not only general narratives but also various specific aspects of the conflict and post-conflict situations in relation to the roles and statuses of these women, with a number of scholars reflecting on topics from various disciplines and key areas such as the Middle East. This collection also includes some articles on the suffering of women outside of the Middle East, thus illustrating the similarity of some general issues women have to face throughout the world.
Behnaz Hosseini is a researcher in religious minorities and gender in the Middle East at the university of Vienna.