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Women as Weapons of War Iraq, Sex, and the Media by Kelly Oliver

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • International relations,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Women"s studies,
  • 21st century,
  • Mass Communication Media And Politics,
  • Women In The Military,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Afghanistan,
  • USA,
  • Media Studies,
  • Military - Iraq War (2003-),
  • Movements - Deconstruction,
  • Political,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Philosophy / Movements / Deconstruction,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Iraq,
  • Iraq War, 2003-,
  • Press coverage,
  • United States,
  • Women and the military

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10196449M
ISBN 100231141904
ISBN 109780231141901

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