Introduction 1. The Politics of Nationalism and Nationbuilding 2. 1947: From Partition to Creation 3. 1971: Politics of Silence, or Refusal to Remember? 4. Gendered Nationbuilding 5. Frozen in Time? War Crimes, Justice and Political Forgiveness 6. Partnership with Transnational Networks for Gender-Sensitive Justice Mechanism. Conclusion
Bina D'Costa is a research fellow at the Center for International Governance and Justice, Regulatory Institutions Network and the Convener of the Security Analysis program at the Australian National University. She is the co-editor of Gender and Global Politics in the Asia-Pacific (2009).
"This is an important book: the recovery of women's silenced accounts and the analysis of their marginalization through an analysis of gender relations and through the politics of nation building, offer important contributions to our fuller understanding." - Purna Sen, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom; Pacific Affairs: Volume 85, No. 3 - September 2012