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A Woman's Place: US Counterterrorism Since 9/11 by [Joana Cook]

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"An authoritative assessment of the trajectory of the American-led war on terrorism from a thoroughly compelling and highly original perspective. Cook has an impressive command of the subject and her exegesis of its issues and challenges is clear and engaging."-- Bruce Hoffman, Professor of Security Studies, Georgetown University, and author of Inside Terrorism


"Cook provides a sweeping and yet detailed account of how the U.S. government has--and hasn't--incorporated women in understanding terrorism and its response. Covering counterterrorism from the Bush administration onward, A Woman's Place is a must-read on gender and security in the post-9/11 landscape."-- Jayne Huckerby, Clinical Professor of Law, Duke University


"A Woman's Place is a comprehensive examination of the multiple, diverse and critical roles played by women in counterterrorism. Joana Cook has produced a cornerstone text that is an extraordinary testament of the value of academic-practitioner engagement. Simply groundbreaking."-- John Horgan, Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University


"This book provides a new and important perspective of America's Wars on Terror. Comprehensive and superbly written!"-- Peter R. Neumann, Professor of Security Studies, King's College London


"Cook provides a comprehensive overview of US counterterrorism policy since 9/11. [Her] analysis usefully summarizes and incorporates theories of feminist security studies . . . [and she] astutely observes how the promotion of women's rights were executed in US national security and foreign policy-making and how they were often conflated with counterterrorism success."

-- The Lowy Institute's The Interpreter


About the Author


Joana Cook is a senior research fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalization and a teaching fellow in the Department of War Studies, King's College London; Adjunct Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University; and a research affiliate with the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
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  • Print Length: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (13 January 2020)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B083V6KDGS
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