Nimo's War, Emma's War: Making Feminist Sense of the Iraq War

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INDEX
571st Military Police Company (U.S. Army), 156
870th Military Police Company (California National Guard), 172, 177, 190
Abadi, Sabriyah Hilal, 66–67
Abbar Street (Karada, Baghdad), 43
Abdel-Jabbar, Adnan, 69
abductions. See kidnappings
Abood, Lina, 95, 242n, 243n
Abu Ghraib, 75–76, 163, 167–68, 190–91, 259n
Abu Nawas Street, 211–13, 214, 217
Abu-Lughod, Lila, 228n
academic scholarship, during Iraq War, 9–11. See also research
academic women’s studies programs. See women’s studies
action figures. See G.I. Joe
Action Men, 151
activism. See women’s activism
Acton, Carol, 269n
Act Together, 123, 229n
Adeeba (Iraqi singer), 212
Advertising: Cartel Creativo, 144–45; military recruiting and, 138–41, 144–45; National Guard, 260n; New Woman’s feminized beauty, 228n
Afghanistan: Awakening Councils, 118; beauty salons in, 41–42; Ningarhar massacre in, 75; Obama, Barack, 148; police forces, 116; racial and ethnic groups, 142; school attendance by girls, 87, 88; UNSCR 13225 and, 120; women legislators, 109; women’s activism, 105, 116
Afghanistan War: civilian deaths in, 239n; U.S. military domestic violence and, 185–86
African Americans: gendered relationships with U.S. military, 143; military recruiting and, 135, 141–42, 143
African American women: combat-caused amputations, 157; gendered economic inequality, 197; military service, 259n; military volunteers, 166–67, 168; U.S. Congress, 253–54n. See also Green-Byrd, Danielle
Agnew, John, 70, 237–38n
Agras, 31
agricultural production, in Iraq, 26
AIDS, 85
ajaja, 34
Akallo, Grace, 241n
Al-Ali, Nadje, 24, 25–26, 52, 98–99, 106, 228n, 233n, 236n, 243n, 244–45n, 247n
Al-Amal Association, 218–19
Alamo fort, 130
Al-Arian, Laila, 194, 239n, 265n
Al-Barak, Sawsan, 95, 242n
Albelda, Randy, 265n
Alexander, Karen, 256n
Algeria, women’s activism, 99, 105

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface xi
  • Chapter One - Eight Women, One War 1
  • The Iraqi Women 17
  • Chapter Two - Nimo- Wartime Politics in a Beauty Parlor 19
  • Chapter Three - Maha- A Widow Returns to Baghdad 45
  • Chapter Four - Safah- The Girl from Haditha 72
  • Chapter Five - Shatha- A Legislator in Wartime 93
  • The American Women 127
  • Chapter Six - Emma and the Recruiters 129
  • Chapter Seven - Danielle- From Basketball Court to Baghdad Rooftop 150
  • Chapter Eight - Kim- "I’M in a Way Fighting My Own War" 171
  • Chapter Nine - Charlene- Picking Up the Pieces 192
  • Conclusion - The Long War 211
  • Notes 227
  • Bibliography 271
  • Index 295
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