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Israeli security experience as an international brand

. As mentioned above, the ISE brand blends in with the national brand of Israel. I first describe this brand further. ISE symbolises not only security and safety for its clients, but also specific values as know-how, toughness, morality, and a distinct kind of masculinity, all linked to Israel as the supposed number one in the security industry. Simultaneously, this experience, which is often gained

in Security/ Mobility
Negotiating gender identities after the Good Friday Agreement

with different things so my role was supposedly in the house. I always objected [laughs]. So I do remember. Sally’s awareness of the gendered division of labour within the home is a tangible example of the ways in which many women become acutely aware of gender. Embedded in this are notions of femininity and masculinity which

in Everyday life after the Irish conflict
Gendered legacies and feminist futures in the Asia-Pacific

’s) body which, in turn, requires a resurgent masculinity on behalf of the nation’s men. In regional anti-colonial projects this metaphor has been realized on women’s actual bodies. Historically, this was evident in the 1971 war of independence in Bangladesh ( D’Costa, 2005 : 227–47). More recently, East Timor’s independence ballot of 1999 was accompanied by accounts of

in Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific

category underpinning the male–female distinction as well as the separation of male and female bodies in all the major structures of society. In this sense, gender is both a discourse and a practice. As a discourse, gender produces and reproduces what Cynthia Enloe ( 1989 ) refers to as a ‘bundle of expectations’ about socially valuable and culturally acceptable norms related to ‘masculinity’ and

in Redefining security in the Middle East
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The problématique of culture in international conflict analysis

’. 7 Second, the gendered nature of reality as well as of conflict and conflict resolution practices is focused on by an increasing number of feminist writers. Their studies aim to demonstrate an interrogation of links between gender, identity and violence. The associations between men, militarism and masculinity, on the one hand, and women, peace and femininity on the other are problematised. This

in Culture and international conflict resolution
Kosovo and the Balkanisation–integration nexus

. 10 Judith Butler, Bodies that Matter. On the Discursive Limits of ‘Sex’ (New York, Routledge, 1993), and Robert Hanke, ‘Theorizing Masculinity: With /In the Media’, Communication Theory , vol. 8, no. 2 (May 1998). 11 Wendy Brown, ‘Finding the Man in the State

in Mapping European security after Kosovo
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Surveillance and transgender bodies in a post-9/ 11 era of neoliberalism

, being transgender or gender-nonconforming is inextricably bound up in – and is triggering of – (state) mechanisms of surveillance, not dissimilar from the experience of other marginalised groups, such as people of colour, Muslim immigrants, and the poor. Bodily norms – informed by race, gender, and sexuality (i.e., whiteness, normative masculinity/femininity, and heterosexuality) – are encoded in tools of

in Security/ Mobility
The French experience, 1792-1815

’s Grand Armée: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity in the French Army, 1800–1808 (New York: New York University Press, 2012), pp. 79–107. 69 Hughes, Forging Napoleon’s Grand Armée , p. 106. 70 Duke of

in Violence and the state

See K. A. Cuordileone, ‘Politics in an “Age of Anxiety” ’: Cold War Political Culture and the Crisis in American Masculinity, 1949–60’, The Journal of American History , 87:2 ( 2000 ), pp. 515–545. 71 D. W. Drezner, ‘The Paranoid Style in World Politics’, The

in Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy
From the ‘scramble for Africa’ to the Great War

for the sick and wounded. All such work is eminently work for women.’ 59 Fund raising, recruitment and fictional images styled the Red Cross as the feminine counterpoint to battle-scarred masculinity. Intuitive, compassionate and selfless, the Red Cross nurse appeared to operate in a neutral realm that was the reverse of political or military exigency – just at a time when any

in Calculating compassion