War is where the hearth is: gendered labor and the everyday reproduction of the geopolitical in the army reserves

@article{Basham2018WarIW,
  title={War is where the hearth is: gendered labor and the everyday reproduction of the geopolitical in the army reserves},
  author={V. Basham and Sergio Catignani},
  journal={International Feminist Journal of Politics},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={153 - 171}
}
ABSTRACT The feminized imaginary of “home and hearth” has long been central to the notion of soldiering as masculinist protection. Soldiering and war are not only materialized by gendered imaginaries of home and hearth though, but through everyday labors enacted within the home. Focusing on in-depth qualitative research with women partners and spouses of British Army reservists, we examine how women’s everyday domestic and emotional labor enables reservists to serve, constituting “hearth and… Expand
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