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THE FUSION OF GENDERED HORIZONS: A FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE ON THE RIGHT TO CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION/A POSSIBLE PATH TO OVERCOME MILITARISM?

Koru, Fatma Elif LU (2012) JAMM04 20121
Department of Law
Abstract
In this thesis, I look for the possibilities to claim the right to conscientious objection on feminist grounds under international law to achieve gender equality. As a departure point, this thesis supports the hypothesis that the recognition of the right to conscientious objection on feminist grounds is substantially essential to overcome structural causes of all kinds of violence perpetrated against all identities including women, homosexuals and transgendered people who are considered to be subordinate to certain form of hegemonic masculinities in any society. At this point, it is also significant to emphasize that I do not exclude men from the category of subordinate identities since they also suffer from patriarchal system as it would... (More)
In this thesis, I look for the possibilities to claim the right to conscientious objection on feminist grounds under international law to achieve gender equality. As a departure point, this thesis supports the hypothesis that the recognition of the right to conscientious objection on feminist grounds is substantially essential to overcome structural causes of all kinds of violence perpetrated against all identities including women, homosexuals and transgendered people who are considered to be subordinate to certain form of hegemonic masculinities in any society. At this point, it is also significant to emphasize that I do not exclude men from the category of subordinate identities since they also suffer from patriarchal system as it would be seen throughout this thesis. (Less)
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author
Koru, Fatma Elif LU
supervisor
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course
JAMM04 20121
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
conscientious objection, militarism, feminism, gender, hegemonic masculinity
language
English
id
2701811
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2012-10-15 12:52:31
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@misc{2701811,
  abstract     = {In this thesis, I look for the possibilities to claim the right to conscientious objection on feminist grounds under international law to achieve gender equality. As a departure point, this thesis supports the hypothesis that the recognition of the right to conscientious objection on feminist grounds is substantially essential to overcome structural causes of all kinds of violence perpetrated against all identities including women, homosexuals and transgendered people who are considered to be subordinate to certain form of hegemonic masculinities in any society. At this point, it is also significant to emphasize that I do not exclude men from the category of subordinate identities since they also suffer from patriarchal system as it would be seen throughout this thesis.},
  author       = {Koru, Fatma Elif},
  keyword      = {conscientious objection,militarism,feminism,gender,hegemonic masculinity},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {THE FUSION OF GENDERED HORIZONS: A FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE ON THE RIGHT TO CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION/A POSSIBLE PATH TO OVERCOME MILITARISM?},
  year         = {2012},
}