Publications

Publications on this site are organised into different types. The categories are in the side menu and reflect some of the themes that IANSA, and its members and allies work on. Alternatively, you can view the most recently added publications below.

IANSA publications

Since 1998 a wide range of publications and resource materials have been produced by the IANSA Network. Production has been possible with donations and grants and all publications are produced on a non-profit basis by a small staff, including interns and volunteers who have assisted with translations and at various other levels within the production process.

Please note: Not all of the titles within this section are necessarily IANSA publications, nor all publishers/authors IANSA members. Please contact us if you have any queries.

When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2005 Homicide Data 31 August 2007
An annual report prepared by the Violence Policy Center detailing the reality of homicides committed against women. The study analyzes the most recent Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This is the first analysis of the 2005 data on female homicide victims to offer breakdowns of cases in the 10 states with the highest female victim/male offender homicide rates, and the first to rank the states by the rate of female homicides.
Involving Men in the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security 07 March 2007
This report is based on a discussion held in conjunction with GAPS and the High Commission for Canada on involving men in the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325. It focuses on how and why SCR 1325 is relevant to men, as well as broader efforts to build sustainable peace. It explores strategies to increase their engagement with work around SCR 1325 at the UK and international levels.
When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2004 Homicide Data 31 August 2006
An annual report prepared by the Violence Policy Center detailing the reality of homicides committed against women. The study analyzes the most recent Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This is the first analysis of the 2004 data on female homicide victims to offer breakdowns of cases in the 10 states with the highest female victim/male offender homicide rates, and the first to rank the states by the rate of female homicides.
Hitting the Target: Men and Guns 31 May 2006
Explores the diverse roles that men and boys play in relation to guns - as perpetrators, victims, survivors and agents of change - and suggests the need to encourage more positive and peaceful expressions of masculinity.
Women and girls in contexts of armed violence: a case study of Rio de Janeiro 31 May 2006
This series of articles examines the different roles played by women and deconstructs the widely-held gendered stereotypes linking peace and femininity, versus violence and masculinity.
Few Options but the Gun: Angry Young Men 31 May 2006
This paper reviews the principal theories on why young men are more likely to turn to armed violence than other demographic groups. It argues that small arms can be an important part of this complex social equation and examines how the functional and symbolic attributes of small arms make them attractive for young men wishing to achieve power through association with or participation in violence. The final section reviews opportunities to address the problem by controlling young men’s access to small arms and countering their espousal of a violent masculine ideology.
When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2003 Homicide Data 31 August 2005
An annual report prepared by the Violence Policy Center detailing the reality of homicides committed against women. The study analyzes the most recent Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This is the first analysis of the 2003 data on female homicide victims to offer breakdowns of cases in the 10 states with the highest female victim/male offender homicide rates, and the first to rank the states by the rate of female homicides.
The Relevance of Gender for Eliminating Weapons of Mass Destruction 31 May 2005
This paper is an adaptation of material presented by Dr. Carol Cohn and Felicity Hill to the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission on 12 June 2005, incorporating ideas and comments raised during the session.
Putting a Human Face to the Problem of Small Arms Proliferation - Gender Implications for the Effective Implementation of the UN Programme of Action on Small Arms 31 January 2005
This paper provides a general background to the interrelationship between the 2001 UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (PoA) and gender. It also makes recommendations on how the PoA can be better implemented and provides textual recommendations for consideration during the 2006 review process.
When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2002 Homicide Data 31 August 2004
An annual report prepared by the Violence Policy Center detailing the reality of homicides committed against women. The study analyzes the most recent Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This is the first analysis of the 2002 data on female homicide victims to offer breakdowns of cases in the 10 states with the highest female victim/male offender homicide rates, and the first to rank the states by the rate of female homicides.