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Navigating in the Fog: Improving U.S. Government Engagement with Religion

Frederick D. Barton, Shannon Hayden, and Karin von Hippel

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion features prominently in many of the major foreign policy challenges facing the new Obama administration, notably in Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, and of course, the ... More


Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Wenona Giles (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In conflict zones from Iraq and Afghanistan to Guatemala and Somalia, the rules of war are changing dramatically. Distinctions between battlefield and home, soldier and civilian, state security and ... More


Refugee Camps as Conflict Zones

Jennifer Hyndman

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the refugee camps as conflict zones and the operations of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in particular. It contends that no gender approach to ... More


Next Year in Washington: The Jerusalem Program—Postponement and Rebirth

Amy Horowitz

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes a program initiated in 1992 that brought together Muslim and Jewish researchers to document the cultural assets of their communities in Jerusalem. Though this work did not ... More


Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistan

Dana Burde

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169288
eISBN:
9780231537513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169288.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Foreign-backed funding for education does not always stabilize a country and enhance its state-building efforts. This book shows how aid to education in Afghanistan bolstered conflict both ... More


Consent, Inclusivity, and Local Voices: Ethical Dilemmas of Teaching Peace in Conflict Zones

Agnieszka Paczyńska and Susan F. Hirsch

in Wicked Problems: The Ethics of Action for Peace, Rights, and Justice

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780197632819
eISBN:
9780197632857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197632819.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy, Security Studies

This chapter reflects on the ethical dilemmas surrounding teaching about violence and peace in conflict zones, whether in surrounding communities or in faraway locales. Drawing on the increasingly ... More


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