By Inger Skjelsbæk

This ebook offers a conceptual framework for knowing struggle rape and its effect, via empirical exam of the case of Bosnia.

Providing a contextual figuring out of sexual violence in warfare, and situating Bosnian struggle rape on the subject of next conflicts, the book offers a methodological define of ways sexual violence in battle could be studied from a political-psychological perspective. It presents empirical findings from the sphere that express what battle rape can entail within the aftermath of armed clash for sufferers and their groups.

Through its accomplished method of Bosnian reports, the quantity expands the conceptualization of victimhood and demanding situations the belief that sexual violence is a very tricky subject to check as a result of sufferer silence. Rather, the writer demonstrates there are lots of voices which can supply perception and understandings of battle rape and its effect with no need to compromise the security and privateness of person sufferers. ultimately, the ebook indicates the ways that person stories of battle rape are formed via nationwide and overseas discourses on gender, sexuality and politics.

This e-book might be of curiosity to scholars of political psychology, conflict and clash experiences, eu politics, ethnic clash, politics and IR in general.

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