Monday, August 30, 2010

August 30, 2010 (Women's Equality Day): Cynthia Enloe: Women Must Defeat the Militarizers

Why and how is the Defense Department targeting mothers? How are women drafted as champions of military solutions to social problems? Audio 24:59


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Cynthia Enloe, author of thirteen books including Nimmo's War, Emma's War: Making Feminist Sense of the Iraq War, speaks with Christine Ahn of the Global Fund for Women. They discuss how militarism is promoted through the creation of values and beliefs, and how women in particular are the targets of messaging crafted by the militarizers.

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