A new book by Dr. Sarah Smith: Gendering Peace: UN Peacebuilding in Timor-Leste

October 18, 2018

Dr. Sarah Smith, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Gender Studies, has just published her book Gendering Peace: UN Peacebuilding in Timor-Leste, in the Routledge series ‘Studies in Gender and Global Politics’. Drawing on policy documents and field research in Timor-Leste with national organizations, international agencies and UN staff, the book examines gender policy with a feminist lens. It argues that gendered ideologies and power delimit the possibilities of building a gender-just peace, contributing deep insight into how gendered logics inform peacebuilding processes, and specifically how these play out through the implementation of policy that explicitly seeks to reorder gender relations at sites in which peace operations deploy


For more, see https://www.routledge.com/Gendering-Peace-UN-Peacebuilding-in-Timor-Leste/Smith/p/book/9780815365198