New Fault Line in Conflict? Women's Emergence as the Subject of Peace in the North-East

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Begum, Anjuman Ara & Ranabir Samaddar (2014) New Fault Line in Conflict? Women's Emergence as the Subject of Peace in the North-East, Economic and Political Weekly 49(44): 74–83.

​This article offers an analysis of the structure of women's emergence as the subject of peace - factors that bind, facilitate, and influence their participation in peace building and reconstruction processes in north-east India. What factors and structures facilitate and constrain women's emergence as public actors in the time of peace building, particularly when peace building is dominated by governmental policies and visions marked by neo-liberal developmentalism? Can we get a sense of the structure of women's emergence as the subject of peace through a careful analysis of how women have been doing in the region in the last 20 years?

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