Paper $42.95 ISBN: 9781848132788 Published April 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848132771 Published April 2009 For sale in North and South America only

Conscientious Objection

Resisting Militarized Society

Edited by Özgur Heval Cinar and Coskun Usterci

Conscientious Objection

Edited by Özgur Heval Cinar and Coskun Usterci

Distributed for Zed Books

280 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $42.95 ISBN: 9781848132788 Published April 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848132771 Published April 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Acknowledgements
Preface - Cynthia Cockburn
Introduction - Coskun Üsterci and Özgür Heval Çinar

Part 1: Conscription and resisting conscription in a militarized society
1. The militarization of society: conscription and national armies in the process of citizen creation - Suavi Aydin
2. Patriotism and the justification of inequality in the construction of militarism - Melek Göregenli
3. Refusing to serve by other means: desertion in the late Ottoman Empire - Erik-Jan Zürcher
4. Sand in the wheels? Conscientious objection at the turn of the twenty-first century - Ulrich Bröckling
5. The morals and politics of conscientious objection, civil disobedience and anti-militarism | Nilgün Toker Kilinç
6. The philosophical grounds of conscientious objection - Taha Parla

Part 2: Conscientious objection as a critique of patriarchy, sexism and heterosexism
7. Where are the women in military conscientious objection? Some feminist clues - Cynthia Enloe
8. Refusing to identify as obedient wives, sacrificing mothers and proud warriors - Ayse Gül Altinay
9. Conscientious objection and masculine violence - Serpil Sancar
10. Rotten report and reconstructing hegemonic masculinity in Turkey - Alp Biricik

Part 3: Conscientious objection in the world: experiences and problems
11. Experiences of conscientious objection movements: South Africa, Greece and Paraguay - Andreas Speck and Rudi Friedrich
12. Military conscription, conscientious objection and democratic citizenship in the Americas - Matthew C. Gutmann
13. Conscientious objection in Chile - Pelao Carvallo
14. Conscientious objection in Spain: disobedience - Cthuchi Zamarra
15. Conscientious objection in Israel - Tali Lerner
16. Refusing to serve in the army for reasons of conscience in Greece - Alexia Tsouni and Michalis Maragakis
17. Conscientious objection in Turkey - Coskun Üsterci and Ugur Yorulmaz

Part 4: Conscientious objection and law
A International law
18. A view on international implementation of the right to conscientious objection - Özgür Heval Çinar
19. International standards on conscientious objection to military and alternative service - Rachel Brett
20. European standards on conscientious objection and alternative service - Friedhelm Schneider
21. Conscientious objection in international law and the Osman Murat Ülke case - Kevin Boyle
B The case of Turkey
22. Conscientious objection and the Turkish constitution - Osman Can
23. The criminality of conscientious objection in Turkey and its consequences - Hülya Üçpinar
Notes on contributors
Index
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