Gender, Orientalism, and the ‘War on Terror': by Maryam Khalid PDF

By Maryam Khalid

This e-book deals an available and well timed research of the ‘War on Terror’, in response to an leading edge method of a vast variety of theoretical and empirical study. It makes use of ‘gendered orientalism’ as a lens by which to learn the connection among the George W. Bush management, gendered and racialized army intervention, and worldwide politics.

Khalid argues that legitimacy, strength, and authority in worldwide politics, and the ‘War on Terror’ in particular, are discursively built via representations which are gendered and racialized, and sometimes orientalist. taking a look at the ways that ‘official’ US ‘War on Terror’ discourse enabled army intervention into Afghanistan and Iraq, the ebook takes a postcolonial feminist method of expand the scope of severe analyses of the ‘War on Terror’ and think of the gendered and racial underpinnings of key kin of energy inside of modern international politics.

This e-book is a distinct, cutting edge and demanding research of the operation of race, orientalism, and gender in worldwide politics, and the ‘War on Terror’ in particular. it will likely be of serious curiosity to students and graduates drawn to gender politics, improvement, humanitarian intervention, overseas (global) family, center East politics, protection, and US international policy.

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