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Gender, Race & Nuclear Weapons

by Anne Harrington on April 29, 2022
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Essential Readings/Viewings:
• Cohn, Carol ‘Sex and Death in the Rational World of Defense Intellectuals (summer, 1987), pp. 687-718’, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 12:4 (1987) : 687–718.
• Eschle, Catherine, “Beyond Greenham Woman?” International Feminist Journal of Politics (2017) DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14616742.2017.1354716
• Gusterson, Hugh, “Nuclear Weapons and the Other in the Western Imagination” Cultural Anthropology, 14: 1 (Feb., 1999), pp. 111-143: http://www.jstor.com/stable/656531.

Further Reading:
• Choi, Shine, Redressing international problems: North Korean nuclear politics Review of International Studies (2020), 46: 3, 337–349, doi:10.1017/S0260210519000470
• Chaloupka, William. Knowing Nukes: The Politics and Culture of the Atom. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1992. Print.
• Ferguson, Frances “The Nuclear Sublime” Diacritics, Summer, 1984, Vol. 14, No. 2, Nuclear Criticism (Summer, 1984), pp. 4-10: http://www.jstor.com/stable/464754.
• Gusterson, Hugh PARANOID, POTBELLIED STALINIST GETS NUCLEAR WEAPONS How the U.S. Print Media Cover North Korea, Nonproliferation Review, Vol. 15, No. 1, March 2008 ISSN 1073-6700 print/ISSN 1746-1766 online/08/010021-22.
• Harrington, Anne & Cheryl Rofer, “There Is No Check on Trump’s Rage Going Nuclear,” Foreign Policy, May 22, 2019, 9:59 AM: https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/05/22/theres-no-check-on-trumps-rage-going-nuclear/
• Rhodes, Richard. 1986. The making of the atomic bomb. New York: Simon & Schuster.
• Sagan, Scott, “The Limits of Safety: Organizations, Accidents, and Nuclear Weapons” (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995).

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