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>> 169 Abrahamsen, Rita, 7, 148n22 Adoption. See Family Africa, 26; representations of, 1–2, 23, 28, 30, 137; women soldiers and, 9, 48 AFROL, 49, 156n16 Amnesty International, 49, 156n13, 164n37 Amputation, 34–35, 54–57, 63, 138 Armed Forces Revolutionary Council, 18, 31–32, 34, 41, 52, 54, 56, 59, 85, 89, 95, 112–114, 165n62 Augustan Bintue Ogranization, 72, 123, 129–130, 133, 154n82 Bastardy Act. See Family Ben Hirsh Society, 129, 133, 167n27, 168n41 Blood diamonds, 23, 151n3 Brett, Rachel, 56, 149n29, 149n31, 157n38 British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), 33, 147n1, 156n24 British troops, 32, 36–37 Brownmiller, Susan, 101, 162n4 Burton, Richard, 28, 152n34 Butler, Josephine, 27, 150n54 Carlson, Kristopher, 56, 149n31, 157n40, 161n6 Carpenter, Charli, 9, 148n24, 150n51, 155n3, 156n11, 160n43, 165n56, 167n30 Child Protection Committees of Sierra Leone, 71, 160n35 Children Associated with the War (CAW), 45, 55, 57–60, 74, 129, 150n59, 154n82 Children Integrated Services (CIS), 75, 79, 123–124, 131, 167n28 Child soldiers, 1, 23, 57, 140, 147n14, 151n5; and the DDR process, 55, 71, 78–79; definitions of, 20–21, 119, 134; girl soldiers, 41, 58–61, 107, 149n29; unaccompanied children distinction. 58. See also Excombatants Civil Defence Forces, 18, 31, 37–38, 41, 68, 70, 94, 96, 108, 112, 166n65. See also Kamajors Colonial era: and British law, 17, 29–30, 104–105; legacy, 25–27, 30, 145. See also Marriage; Prostitution Community Extension Development Association (CEDA), 41, 75, 93, 150n59 Conciliation Resources, 41 Conjugal order, 113–116, 119–122, 132, 141–142; definition of, 3–5, 45–46; disruption of, 16, 51, 100–101, 109, 113; neoliberal interpretations of, 15, 64–65, 135; in Sierra Leone, 17, 27, 42, 74, 104, 106; as a theoretical tool, 10–14 Contagious disease laws, 28 Convention on the Rights of the Child, 79 Cooke, Bill, 65, 158n2, 158n6 index 170 > 171 number of, in Sierra Leone, 39, 41, 51, 54; renaming of, 15, 46–62, 144; representations of, 6, 46–48, 66; in support roles, 52–53 Feminism: on gender and war, 8–10, 145–146, 148n24, 148n26, 156n5, 158n3; methodology, 17; theory, 21, 64–66, 101, 115, 118–119 Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) Rape Victims Programme, 40, 106 Foucault, Michel, 10–13, 65, 149n36 Fouray Bay College, 26 Freetown, 17, 19, 26, 32–35, 40, 60, 78, 92, 104–106, 109–110, 139–140, 142–143, 153n53 Gberie, Lansana, 27, 31, 35, 151n3 Gender: binaries, 45, 51; hierarchies, 58, 65, 74, 100–101, 112; identities, 7, 13–14, 21, 46, 86; order, 3–5, 10–12, 15, 17, 23–26, 64–66, 113, 115, 134, 138, 141, 146; representations of war, 2–3, 8–9, 22, 62, 87, 145, 148n24, 148n26; roles, 9, 73, 40, 48–49, 52– 53, 61, 72–73, 82–83 Guinea, 23, 33, 94 Hansen, Lene, 11, 13, 17, 46, 65, 74, 85, 119, 133, 148n23, 150n52, 157n32, 160n47, 161n3, 162n7, 165n60, 166n6, 168n45 Human Rights Watch, 108, 150n59, 165n44 Idle: men, 2, 14, 50–51; women and girls, 51; World Bank definition of, 50; youth, 50 International aid agencies, 62 International Mission and Training (IMAT), 32 International non-governmental organizations (INGO), 1, 86; staff, 140 Ivory Coast, 34, 94–95 Kabbah, Ahmad Tejan, 34, 37, 151n3 Kai-Kai, Francis, 39, 70, 159n19, 160n30 Kamajors, 18, 31, 54, 93. See also Civil Defence Forces Kaplan, Robert, 30, 150n2, 153n43 Koroma, Major John Paul, 34 Kothari, Uma, 15, 65–66, 158n2, 158n6, 158n7 Lazar, Michelle, 17, 150n54, 150n55 Liberia, 23, 30, 33, 60, 147n5 Libya, 31 Lome Peace Accord, 35–36, 37, 40, 68 MacKenzie, Megan, 160n43, 164n39, 164n40, 165n47, 165n56, 167n30, 168n36 Manderson, Lenore, 27, 152n26 Marriage, 104–106; forced, 112–115, 144, 166n63, 166n66; gender subordination and, 12, 100–101; regulation of, 4, 10, 13, 42, 119, 126, 134, 141; in Sierra Leone, 29–30, 104–106, 167n17, 150n58; war, 22, 73, 102–103, 111. See also Family Masculinity, 15, 58, 62, 65, 101–102, 115–116, 145, 162n6 Mazurana, Dyan, 7, 56, 108, 148n16, 149n31, 150n62, 157n39, 157n40, 158n3 159n15, 161n5, 161n6, 165n42 McKay, Susan, 7, 56, 108, 148n16, 148n17, 148n19, 149n31, 150n62, 157n39, 158n3, 165n42 Medicins Sans Frontieres, 110 Methodology, 17–22 Microcredit programs, 38, 73, 82–83 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 67 172 > 173 Sierra Leone, 39, 64–74, 87, 132; root of concept, 6–7, 68. See also Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Return to normal, 6; as gendered, 1, 3, 74, 82, 135 Revolutionary United Front, 18, 31–41, 45...

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9780814771259
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2012-11-16
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