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Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

James Ptacek (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Despite significant accomplishments over the past 35 years, antiviolence activists know that justice for most abused women remains elusive. Most victims of violence against women do not call the ... More


 Violence as a Force of Oppression

Ann E. Cudd

in Analyzing Oppression

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195187434
eISBN:
9780199786213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187431.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that violence is and has always been a crucial component in the origin and maintenance of oppression. It explores how violence and the threat of violence constrain the actions of ... More


Resisting Co-Optation: Three Feminist Challenges to Antiviolence Work

James Ptacek

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This introductory chapter discusses the recent interest in restorative justice among feminist activists and scholars. The interest is in part a response to the co-optation of antiviolence activism by ... More


Beyond Restorative Justice: Radical Organizing Against Violence

Andrea Smith

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter critiques both criminal justice and restorative justice models for addressing violence against women. While advocates for criminal justice and restorative justice models have sharp ... More


The Violent Victimization of Women: An Overview of Legal, Empirical, and Measurement Issues

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/9780199765102.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Legal remedies in addition to efforts at education, prevention, and direct intervention have painstakingly become a reality in a society slow to acknowledge violence against women. Yet ... More


Assessing Where We Are, Where We Should Go, and How Best to Get There

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/9780199765102.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines several complex victim-related issues that were not extensively addressed elsewhere in the book, such as the politics of victimization and topics germane to the social and legal ... More


Restorative Justice, Gendered Violence, and Indigenous Women

Julie Stubbs

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter reviews debates about the use of Restorative Justice (RJ) for gendered violence, such as domestic violence or family violence. It identifies theoretical and empirical limitations to the ... More


Restructuring Relations

Jennifer Nedelsky

in Law's Relations: A Relational Theory of Self, Autonomy, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195147964
eISBN:
9780199918133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147964.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The heart of the book's argument has been that values like equality or autonomy are made possible by structures of relationship. Thus transformative projects such as feminism involve restructuring ... More


Are Women Victims?: Framing Violence against Women

Ronnee Schreiber

in Righting Feminism: Conservative Women and American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331813
eISBN:
9780199851829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331813.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter demonstrates how the CWA and IWF invoke a complex set of arguments to articulate their positions on violence against women and to mediate among the challenges they face as conservative ... More


Violence against Women: Challenges to the Liberal State and Relational Feminism

Jennifer Nedelsky

in Law's Relations: A Relational Theory of Self, Autonomy, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195147964
eISBN:
9780199918133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147964.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 5 opens with the claim that the liberal state has failed to protect women and children from violence. We must therefore rethink the role of the liberal state and the conception of rights ... More


A Community of One's Own?: When Women Speak to Power About Restorative Justice

Pamela Rubin

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

A government proposal to implement restorative justice in Nova Scotia met with resistance by women’s antiviolence organizations. The government’s plan included both sexual offences and partner ... More


The Paradoxical Consequences of Success

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter returns to the question of activists' engagement with the state, examining the different forms that movement organizations' relationships with state authorities took during the 1990s and ... More


Embedded Networks and Transnational Advocacy

Celeste Montoya

in From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927197
eISBN:
9780199332946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter provides the historical background of how violence against women became a European Union issue. It addresses the EU as part of a regional advocacy network that is embedded within a ... More


The Soft Approach to Zero Tolerance: Normative Discourses on Violence against Women

Celeste Montoya

in From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927197
eISBN:
9780199332946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter provides an in-depth analysis of EU policy itself. Discourse analysis is utilized to provide a detailed examination and critical assessment of the ways the EU has addressed violence ... More


Gendercide and the cultural context of sex trafficking in china

Susan Tiefenbrun

in Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.003.009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter shows how failures in China's One-Child Policy, the inadequate enforcement of Chinese laws protecting women, and the longstanding cultural preference for males have led to discrimination ... More


The “Problem” with Protecting Women from Violence

Kara Ellerby

in No Shortcut to Change: An Unlikely Path to a More Gender Equitable World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479893607
eISBN:
9781479803521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893607.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores policies aimed at addressing violence against women, including domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and sexual harassment. Most states criminalize all or some of ... More


Conventional Wisdom and Its Discontents

Lisa D. Brush

in Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398502
eISBN:
9780199897483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398502.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides the intellectual scaffolding for the book. The chapter reviews the explanatory frameworks that together constitute the conventional wisdom about poverty, battering, and the ... More


The Law and Violence Against Women in the Family at Century’s End: The US Experience

Elizabeth M. Schneider

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The beating of wives or girlfriends is a long-hidden aspect of family life that has existed over time and throughout cultures. There has been a dramatic change in both public and legal recognition at ... More


Re-Imagining Justice for Crimes of Violence Against Women

James Ptacek

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

In this concluding chapter, the commonalities and differences among the books’ contributors are discussed. In particular, the various meanings given to “justice” and “restoration” by the authors are ... More


The culture of violence: Child Soldiers, Slavery, and the Trafficking of Children

Susan Tiefenbrun

in Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.003.010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the development of a culture of violence in many parts of the world, especially Africa, which has given rise to genocide, mass violence, and child soldiering. Child soldiering ... More


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