This two-volume Handbook provides a major thematic overview of global sexualities, spanning each of the continents, and its study, which is both reflective and prospective, and includes traditional approaches and emerging themes. The Handbook offers a robust theoretical underpinning and critical outlook on current global, glocal, and 'new' sexualities and practices, whilst offering an extensive reflection on current challenges and future directions of the field. The broad coverage of topics engages with a range of theories, and maintains a multi-disciplinary framework. PART ONE: Understanding Sexuality: Epistemologies/Conceptual and Methodological Challenges; PART TWO: Enforcing and Challenging Sexual Norms; PART THREE: Interrogating/Undoing Sexual Categories; PART FOUR: Enhancement Practices and Sexual Markets/Industries; PART FIVE: Sexual Rights and Citizenship (And the Governance of Sexuality); PART SIX: Sexuality and Social Movements; and PART SEVEN: Language and Cultural Representation.

Accounting and Authorizing: Sexuality, Violence, and Mass Atrocity Crimes

Accounting and Authorizing: Sexuality, Violence, and Mass Atrocity Crimes

Accounting and authorizing: sexuality, violence, and mass atrocity crimes
Nomvuyo Nolutshungu

Introduction: Addressing Intersection of International Norms and Discourses of Mass Atrocity and Sexuality

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize was jointly awarded to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad ‘for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict’ (Norwegian Nobel Institute, 2018). Mukwege and Murad's award reflects the growing global willingness to discuss sexual violence and suggests the existence of a normative framework that approaches armed conflict in ways that authorize and define sexuality and justice. In its statement describing the winners, the Nobel Committee cites UN Security Council Resolution 1820 and the Rome Statute ...

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