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Unexpected consequences of everyday life during the Maoist insurgency in Nepal

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dc.contributor.author Pettigrew, Judith
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-23T08:13:05Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-23T08:13:05Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2628
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract This article examines gendered aspects of women’s lives in a hill village in central Nepal during the decade-long civil war (1996-2006). The predominantly middle aged and elderly women discussed in the paper were not directly influenced by Maoist equality agendas, nor have they been – as yet - significantly empowered by the recent post-conflict gender reservations. Rather, the paper argues that it was via the unintended consequences of the conflict - their unexpected leadership of a village development project – that these women forged an alternative path towards gender transformation. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Bridgewater State University's Virtual Commons en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of International Women's Studies;13(4)
dc.subject Nepal en_US
dc.subject people's war en_US
dc.subject unintended consequences en_US
dc.subject gender transformation en_US
dc.title Unexpected consequences of everyday life during the Maoist insurgency in Nepal en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1408340


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