Linking Arms: Women and war in Post-Yugoslav states

Book


Korac, M. 1998. Linking Arms: Women and war in Post-Yugoslav states. Uppsala Life and Peace Institute.
AuthorsKorac, M.
Abstract

Violence against women in war has been a prominent news story as this series of case studies developed. The systematic rape of women in Bosnia-Herzegovina, direct attacks upon women as part of the genocide in Rwanda, and the recently revealed stories of Korean and Filipino “comfort women” during the Second World War assaulted us with the vulnerability and dangers which women face in war-generated violence. However, such violence, although often in the news, is sadly only a fraction of the violent experiences of women and, as well, ignores the different and creative responses of women to resist gendered oppression.
Violence is, in the end, deeply personal. It is individual human beings who suffer, it is individuals who act in violent ways. The monographs in this series describe and analyze the international and the local, war-related violence, the social-structural violence, and the visible and the more hidden experiences of violence which women and girls experience. These analyses show clearly that violence against women is part of societal-wide violence, developed and supported through the devaluation and oppression of some people and groups. Violence against women is, in the end, violence against us all.

Keywordsrape; Violence against women; Bosnia-Herzegovina; war-generated violence
Year1998
PublisherLife and Peace Institute
Publication dates
PrintJun 1998
Publication process dates
Deposited06 Apr 2010
Place of publicationUppsala
Web address (URL)http://www.life-peace.org/default2.asp?xid=409
http://hdl.handle.net/10552/696
Additional information

Citation:
Korac, M. (1998) Linking Arms: Women and war in Post-Yugoslav states, Uppsala: Life and Peace Institute.

Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY-ND
Permalink -

https://repository.uel.ac.uk/item/86q49

  • 10
    total views
  • 10
    total downloads
  • 1
    views this month
  • 1
    downloads this month

Related outputs

Racialized and Gendered Cultures of Othering: Displaced People in the Neoliberal World
Korac-Sanderson, M. 2019. Racialized and Gendered Cultures of Othering: Displaced People in the Neoliberal World. The Anthology of Essays of the Faculty of Dramatic Arts. 35, pp. 135-150.
Feminists against Sexual Violence in War: The Question of Perpetrators and Victims Revisited
Korac, M. 2018. Feminists against Sexual Violence in War: The Question of Perpetrators and Victims Revisited. Social Sciences. 7 (10), p. Art. 182.
Bordering and Rebordering Security: Causes and Consequences of Framing Refugees as a ‘Threat’ to Europe
Korac, M. 2017. Bordering and Rebordering Security: Causes and Consequences of Framing Refugees as a ‘Threat’ to Europe. in: Bobić, Mirjana and Janković, Stefan (ed.) Towards Understanding of Contemporary Migration: Causes, Consequences, Policies, Reflections Institute for Sociological Research, University of Belgrade.
Key Stories – Tales on geographies, maps, and methodologies of bordering
Korac, M. 2016. Key Stories – Tales on geographies, maps, and methodologies of bordering. Critica Contemporanea, Revista de teoria politica (Contemporary Criticism. Journal of Political Theory). 6, pp. 104-117.
Refugee Women Doing Paid Domestic Work: Disempowering structures of refugee settlement and the question of agency
Korac, M. 2014. Refugee Women Doing Paid Domestic Work: Disempowering structures of refugee settlement and the question of agency. in: Romero, Mary, Preston, Valerie and Giles, Wenona (ed.) When Care Work Goes Global: Locating the Social Relations of Domestic Work Routledge.
‘Is there a right time for gender just peace? Feminist anti-war organising revisited’
Korac, M. 2016. ‘Is there a right time for gender just peace? Feminist anti-war organising revisited’. Gender and Education. 28 (3), pp. 431-444.
Citizenship and Emplacement: Processes and practices of inclusion of newcomers
Korac, M. 2016. Citizenship and Emplacement: Processes and practices of inclusion of newcomers. in: Bennich-Björkman, Li, Kostić, Roland and Likić-Brborić, Branka (ed.) Citizens at Heart? Perspectives on integration of refugees in the EU after the Yugoslav wars of succession Hugo Valentin Centre.
'A kinder sort of contract': A research study with the Migrants Resource Centre in London looking at holistic service provision
Taylor, Helen and Korac, M. 2014. 'A kinder sort of contract': A research study with the Migrants Resource Centre in London looking at holistic service provision. London University of East London, Centre for Social Justice and Change. doi:10.15123/PUB.3852
Transnational pathways to integration: Chinese traders in Serbia
Korac, M. 2013. Transnational pathways to integration: Chinese traders in Serbia. Sociologija. 55 (2), pp. 245-260.
Introduction: Reconstructing Life, Place and Identity
Korac, M. 2009. Introduction: Reconstructing Life, Place and Identity. in: Remaking Home: Reconstructing Life, Place and Identity in Rome and Amsterdam New York Berghahn Books. pp. 1-24
Living Ethnicity in Exile: Identity Processes in Refugees from Former Yugoslavia
Korac, M. 2004. Living Ethnicity in Exile: Identity Processes in Refugees from Former Yugoslavia. in:
Refugee Women in Serbia: Their Experiences with War, Nationalism and State Building
Korac, M. 1999. Refugee Women in Serbia: Their Experiences with War, Nationalism and State Building. in:
War, Flight, and Exile: Gendered Violence among Refugee Women from Post-Yugoslav States
Korac, M. 2004. War, Flight, and Exile: Gendered Violence among Refugee Women from Post-Yugoslav States. in: Giles, W. and Hyndman, J. (ed.) Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones Berkeley University of California Press. pp. 249-272
Gender, conflict and peace-building: Lessons from the conflict in the former Yugoslavia
Korac, M. 2006. Gender, conflict and peace-building: Lessons from the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Women's Studies International Forum. 29 (5).
Gender, conflict, and social Capital: Bonding and bridging in war in the former Yugoslavia
Korac, M. 2008. Gender, conflict, and social Capital: Bonding and bridging in war in the former Yugoslavia. in: Cox, Michaelene (ed.) Social Capital and Peace-Building: Creating and Resolving Conflict with Trust and Social Networks London Routledge. pp. 107-121
Integration and how we facilitate it: a comparative study of settlement experiences of refugees in Italy and the Netherlands
Korac, M. 2003. Integration and how we facilitate it: a comparative study of settlement experiences of refugees in Italy and the Netherlands. Sociology. 37 (1), pp. 51-68.
Women Organizing against Ethnic Nationalism and War in the Post-Yugoslav States
Korac, M. 2003. Women Organizing against Ethnic Nationalism and War in the Post-Yugoslav States. in: Giles, W. (ed.) Feminists Under Fire: Exchanges Across War Zones Canada Between the Lines pp.
Ethnic Nationalism, Wars and the Patterns of Social, Political and Sexual Violence against Women: the Case of Post Yugoslav Countries
Korac, M. 1998. Ethnic Nationalism, Wars and the Patterns of Social, Political and Sexual Violence against Women: the Case of Post Yugoslav Countries. Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power. 5 (2), pp. 153-181.
Cross-ethnic networks, self-reception system, and functional integration of refugees from former Yugoslavia in Rome, Italy
Korac, M. 2001. Cross-ethnic networks, self-reception system, and functional integration of refugees from former Yugoslavia in Rome, Italy. Journal of International Migration and Integration. 2 (1), pp. 1-26.
The Role of Bridging Social Networks in Refugee Settlement: The Case of Exile Communities from the former Yugoslavia in Italy and the Netherlands
Korac, M. 2005. The Role of Bridging Social Networks in Refugee Settlement: The Case of Exile Communities from the former Yugoslavia in Italy and the Netherlands. in: Waxman, P. and Colic-Peisker, V. (ed.) Homeland Wanted New York Nova Science Publishers. pp. 87-107
Policy, agency, and intercultural dialogue: Experiences of refugees from war-torn Yugoslavia in Italy
Korac, M. 2009. Policy, agency, and intercultural dialogue: Experiences of refugees from war-torn Yugoslavia in Italy. Mondi Migranti. 2 (3).
The Lack of Integration Policy and Experiences of Settlement: A Case Study of Refugees in Rome
Korac, M. 2003. The Lack of Integration Policy and Experiences of Settlement: A Case Study of Refugees in Rome. Journal of Refugee Studies. 16 (4), pp. 398-421.
The role of the state in refugee integration and settlement: Italy and the Netherlands compared
Korac, M. 2002. The role of the state in refugee integration and settlement: Italy and the Netherlands compared. Forced Migration Review.