The Gender of Violence in War and Conflict. / Sjoberg, Laura.

Handbook on Gender in World Politics. ed. / Jill Steans; Daniele Tepe-Belfrage. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2016. p. 197-205.

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

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The Gender of Violence in War and Conflict. / Sjoberg, Laura.

Handbook on Gender in World Politics. ed. / Jill Steans; Daniele Tepe-Belfrage. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2016. p. 197-205.

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

Harvard

Sjoberg, L 2016, The Gender of Violence in War and Conflict. in J Steans & D Tepe-Belfrage (eds), Handbook on Gender in World Politics. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 197-205. <https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/handbook-on-gender-in-world-politics>

APA

Sjoberg, L. (2016). The Gender of Violence in War and Conflict. In J. Steans, & D. Tepe-Belfrage (Eds.), Handbook on Gender in World Politics (pp. 197-205). Edward Elgar. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/handbook-on-gender-in-world-politics

Vancouver

Sjoberg L. The Gender of Violence in War and Conflict. In Steans J, Tepe-Belfrage D, editors, Handbook on Gender in World Politics. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. 2016. p. 197-205

Author

Sjoberg, Laura. / The Gender of Violence in War and Conflict. Handbook on Gender in World Politics. editor / Jill Steans ; Daniele Tepe-Belfrage. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2016. pp. 197-205

BibTeX

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