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Reparation of Sexual Violence in Democratic Transitions: The Search for Gender Justice

Colleen Duggan and Adila M. Abusharaf

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Feminists continue to point out that democratic transitions continue to fail to do justice to the victims of gender-based violence despite notable advancements in international law. The gendered ... More


Rape or Seduction?

Caroline Blyth

in The Narrative of Rape in Genesis 34: Interpreting Dinah's Silence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589456
eISBN:
9780191594571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589456.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the common cultural myth that rape is little more than an outplaying of normative sexuality, where the dominant male pursues and conquers the typically reluctant female. The ... More


Conclusions

Caroline Blyth

in The Narrative of Rape in Genesis 34: Interpreting Dinah's Silence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589456
eISBN:
9780191594571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589456.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the conclusion, the author reiterates the insidious influence of rape myths within ancient and contemporary culture. These myths only serve to ensure that rape survivors are consistently denied ... More


Old and New Tactics of War: Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Jacqui True

in The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755929
eISBN:
9780199979516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 describes the problem of sexual violence in war and armed conflict and international definitions and responses to it. UN security interventions to protect against mass sexual violence in ... More


Genetic Predictions of Future Dangerousness: Is there a Blueprint for Violence?

Erica Beecher-Monas and Edgar Garcia-Rill

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a discussion and critique of the courts' use of future dangerousness predictions in sentencing and postsentence commitment proceedings for capital murderers and sex offenders ... More


Rape Myths

Caroline Blyth

in The Narrative of Rape in Genesis 34: Interpreting Dinah's Silence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589456
eISBN:
9780191594571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589456.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the subject of rape myths, those stereotyped, false beliefs about sexual violence, which impact upon individual and community responses towards victims of rape. ... More


Creating a Definition of Rape in International Law: The Contribution of the International Criminal Tribunals

Niamh Hayes

in Judicial Creativity at the International Criminal Tribunals

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591466
eISBN:
9780191595585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591466.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the attempts by the judges of the Yugoslavia and Rwanda Tribunals to identify and develop a coherent and workable definition of rape as an international crime. It traces the ... More


Sexual Violence and the Politics of Naming

Srila Roy

in Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter returns to the memory of the underground and the shelter to engage with women’s testimonies of sexual and domestic violence, and the politics of current remembrance, especially within a ... More


The Social Causes of Women's Depression: A Question of Rights Violated?

Jill Astbury

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter explores the relationships between women's depression and various human rights violations that cross cultures. The author contends that a human rights framework should be applied in ... More


Introduction

Caroline Blyth

in The Narrative of Rape in Genesis 34: Interpreting Dinah's Silence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589456
eISBN:
9780191594571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589456.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to Dinah, a literary victim of sexual violence, whose story is told in the narrative of Genesis 34. The author raises the issue of Dinah's silence within this ... More


Gender as Culture: The Meanings of Self-Silencing in Women and Men

Linda Smolak

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the frequently reported finding that men self-report equal or higher levels of self-silencing as compared to women. It describes the relevant research and then presents various ... More


Sexual Victimization: Offenders Speak Out about Their Victims

Michelle L. Meloy and Susan L. Miller

in The Victimization of Women: Law, Policies, and Politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765102
eISBN:
9780199944187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765102.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

There are several characteristics that designate a crime (that is, being unusual), an offender (being famous), or a victim (being important) as “newsworthy.” With child sexual victimizations, ... More


International and Local Criminal Accountability for Gendered Violence

Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes, and Naomi Cahn

in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195396645
eISBN:
9780199918416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396645.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the extent to which post-conflict accountability mechanisms including international criminal law norms and institutions attend to women’s experiences of violation, and how they ... More


Intimate Partner Violence

Aaron T Goetz, Todd K. Shackelford, Valerie G. Starratt, and William F Mckibbin

in Evolutionary Forensic Psychology: Darwinian Foundations of Crime and Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325188
eISBN:
9780199893805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325188.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In the past few decades, many psychologists have begun to recognize the value of using an evolutionary perspective to guide their research. With a focus on evolved mechanisms and associated ... More


Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Srila Roy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Remembering Revolution explores the gendered politics of leftwing cultures and practices of violence. It is a study of women’s role and involvement in the late 1960s radical left ... More


Violence and Sexuality: Examining Intimate-Partner Violence and Forced Sexual Activity

Jennifer Tello Buntin, Zohar Lechtman, and Edward O. Laumann

in The Sexual Organization of the City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470313
eISBN:
9780226470337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470337.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter, which examines two broad categories of sexual violence—intimate-partner violence and forced sexual activity—uses the Chicago Health and Social Life Survey (CHSLS) to address the ... More


Acquaintance Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Among Teens: School-Based Interventions

Erin A. Casey and Paula S. Nurius

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Nearly all youth are directly or indirectly affected by peer-to-peer sexual harassment or assault. Adolescents are more likely to be victims of sexually aggressive crimes than any other age group, ... More


Individual(s') Liability for Collective Sexual Violence

Patricia Viseur Sellers

in Gender and Human Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260911
eISBN:
9780191698699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260911.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Collective criminal conduct is fostered in situations of war, genocide, and other examples of systematic acts of violence. These instances of collective conduct are represented through simultaneous ... More


“What If I Am a Woman”: Black Women’s Campaigns for Sexual Justice and Citizenship

Crystal N. Feimster

in The World the Civil War Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on African American women's resistance to sexual violence during the transition from slavery to freedom and how their campaigns against rape influenced national debates about the ... More


Conclusion

Jennifer Temkin

in Rape and the Legal Process

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198763550
eISBN:
9780191710391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198763550.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It argues that addressing the problem of rape requires a broadly-based strategy involving the examination of factors that promote sexual violence ... More


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