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Mothers, bombs, and a whole lot of gender clichés

Eggert, Jennifer Philippa (2017) Mothers, bombs, and a whole lot of gender clichés. Engenderings (29 Jun 2017). Website.

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After the US dropped one of the biggest explosives ever used in Afghanistan earlier this year, critics objected to the use of the name ‘mother of all bombs.’ In this blog post, Jennifer Philippa Eggert analyses the gendered assumptions underlying the criticisms of the bomb’s name, before critically discussing the roles of mothers in violent political movements and counterextremism strategies.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: Gender Studies
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2017 06:35
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 09:10

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