Security is not solely constructed discursively but also visually. Dominant securitization theory ignores the latter, leaving it somewhat decontextualized.
Author profile: Dean Cooper-Cunningham
Seeing bride kidnapping and domestic violence as everyday terrorism unpacks the political nature of so-called “private” phenomena and how they reify patriarchal society.
In a constructed malestream military, women in combat arms are inherently irregular as they take on a twofold irregularity as female fighters and irregular combatants.
‘Irregular’ is a demonising exclusionary weapon of war applied only to those opposing US goals for the purposes of improving the legitimate guise of its actions.