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The Military-Peace Complex: Gender and Materiality in Afghanistan

Hannah Partis-Jennings


This book focuses on the military and statebuilding components of the international project in Afghanistan since 2001. It posits and discusses the military-peace complex as a framework for understanding the international project in Afghanistan, pointing to the sliding together and collapse between military and peace actors, mandates, and ideational frameworks. Focusing on the role of gender as well as material and spatial entanglements, the author argues that military and peace work in the liberal mode cannot be logically separated but rather are co-constituted and operate in a dynamic relatio ... More

Keywords: Military, Statebuilding, Gender, Materiality, Space, Embodiment, Afghanistan

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781474453325
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453325.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hannah Partis-Jennings, author
Loughborough University