Reconstructing Womanhood in Post-Conflict Rwanda. / Sjoberg, Laura.

Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism. ed. / Robin M. Chandler; Linda K. Fuller; Lihua Wang. London : Palgrave, 2010. p. 171-186.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

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Reconstructing Womanhood in Post-Conflict Rwanda. / Sjoberg, Laura.

Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism. ed. / Robin M. Chandler; Linda K. Fuller; Lihua Wang. London : Palgrave, 2010. p. 171-186.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

Harvard

Sjoberg, L 2010, Reconstructing Womanhood in Post-Conflict Rwanda. in RM Chandler, LK Fuller & L Wang (eds), Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism. Palgrave, London, pp. 171-186. <https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9780230103719>

APA

Sjoberg, L. (2010). Reconstructing Womanhood in Post-Conflict Rwanda. In R. M. Chandler, L. K. Fuller, & L. Wang (Eds.), Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism (pp. 171-186). Palgrave. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9780230103719

Vancouver

Sjoberg L. Reconstructing Womanhood in Post-Conflict Rwanda. In Chandler RM, Fuller LK, Wang L, editors, Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism. London: Palgrave. 2010. p. 171-186

Author

Sjoberg, Laura. / Reconstructing Womanhood in Post-Conflict Rwanda. Women, War, and Violence: Personal Perspectives and Global Activism. editor / Robin M. Chandler ; Linda K. Fuller ; Lihua Wang. London : Palgrave, 2010. pp. 171-186

BibTeX

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