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Women, Peace and Security in Nepal : From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction.

By: Kolås, Åshild.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Routledge, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (143 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781351657433.Subject(s): Women--Nepal--Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, Peace and Security in Nepal : From Civil War to Post-Conflict ReconstructionDDC classification: 305.4095496 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Tables -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Contributors -- Introduction: Women, Peace and Security in review -- Women, Peace and Security comes to Nepal -- References -- 1 The road to parliament: Women in Nepal's representative assemblies -- The context: women's struggles for political participation -- The first democratic era (1951-1960) -- The Panchayat era (1960-1990) -- The era of parliamentary democracy (1990-1996) -- The armed conflict (1996-2006) -- The 2006 People's Movement and the end of war -- Women in post-war politics -- Women's engagement in the Constituent Assembly -- Obstacles faced by women Constituent Assembly members -- Concluding remarks -- Notes -- References -- 2 Female Maoist combatants during and after the People's War -- The People's War: causes and consequences -- Women's participation in and contribution to the People's War -- Unclear gains from the People's War for female ex-combatants -- Conservative backlash and patriarchal resurgence after the People's War -- Concluding remarks -- Notes -- References -- 3 Troubled identities Women ex-combatants in post-conflict Nepal -- Marriage, metaphor and the dilemma of a home -- Lives and worlds of female combatants: corporeality as agency -- The many war bodies -- Experiences and identities in negotiation -- Notes -- References -- 4 Nepali women's mobilization for peace Transforming activism into policy change -- Women's activism in Nepal -- Strategic responses to women's exclusion from peace talks -- Translating activism into mechanisms for producing policy change -- The repertoire of action -- Engagement with policymakers -- Bottom-up demands together with international support -- Conclusion and future implications -- Notes -- References.
5 Does international aid help women peacebuilders in Nepal? -- Aid, peacebuilding, and Nepal's 'gender agenda' -- Local peace committees -- Concluding remarks -- Notes -- References -- 6 Women, Peace and Security The case of Nepal -- Theorizing gender, conflict and empowerment -- Women, conflict and empowerment in Nepal -- Women in post-conflict politics -- An analysis of women's post-conflict empowerment in Nepal -- Notes -- References -- Index.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Tables -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Contributors -- Introduction: Women, Peace and Security in review -- Women, Peace and Security comes to Nepal -- References -- 1 The road to parliament: Women in Nepal's representative assemblies -- The context: women's struggles for political participation -- The first democratic era (1951-1960) -- The Panchayat era (1960-1990) -- The era of parliamentary democracy (1990-1996) -- The armed conflict (1996-2006) -- The 2006 People's Movement and the end of war -- Women in post-war politics -- Women's engagement in the Constituent Assembly -- Obstacles faced by women Constituent Assembly members -- Concluding remarks -- Notes -- References -- 2 Female Maoist combatants during and after the People's War -- The People's War: causes and consequences -- Women's participation in and contribution to the People's War -- Unclear gains from the People's War for female ex-combatants -- Conservative backlash and patriarchal resurgence after the People's War -- Concluding remarks -- Notes -- References -- 3 Troubled identities Women ex-combatants in post-conflict Nepal -- Marriage, metaphor and the dilemma of a home -- Lives and worlds of female combatants: corporeality as agency -- The many war bodies -- Experiences and identities in negotiation -- Notes -- References -- 4 Nepali women's mobilization for peace Transforming activism into policy change -- Women's activism in Nepal -- Strategic responses to women's exclusion from peace talks -- Translating activism into mechanisms for producing policy change -- The repertoire of action -- Engagement with policymakers -- Bottom-up demands together with international support -- Conclusion and future implications -- Notes -- References.

5 Does international aid help women peacebuilders in Nepal? -- Aid, peacebuilding, and Nepal's 'gender agenda' -- Local peace committees -- Concluding remarks -- Notes -- References -- 6 Women, Peace and Security The case of Nepal -- Theorizing gender, conflict and empowerment -- Women, conflict and empowerment in Nepal -- Women in post-conflict politics -- An analysis of women's post-conflict empowerment in Nepal -- Notes -- References -- Index.

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Ashild Kolas is Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norway.

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