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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


Sexual Violence

Regina Mühlhäuser

in Sex and the Nazi Soldier: Violent, Commercial and Consensual Encounters during the War in the Soviet Union, 1941-45

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474459075
eISBN:
9781474496445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459075.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on sexual violence by German troops, which was a widespread reality in the Soviet Union and included coerced disrobement, sexual torture, rape, and sexual enslavement committed ... 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


Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Stephanie Kewley and Charlotte Barlow (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Efforts to prevent sexual violence against women and children can be evidenced by many local, national, global initiatives. In 2016, the World Health Organisation published its Global Plan of Action ... More


Learning to “Speak without Shame”: A Feminist Response to Gendered Violence in Priya’s Shakti

Valerie Wieskamp

in The Comics World: Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Their Publics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496834645
eISBN:
9781496834690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496834645.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Though sexual violence is often cloaked in silence, the “Delhi bus rape” that led to the death of 23-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh Pandey in 2012 incited an abundance of public discourse. One ... More


Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Thinking Forward1

Shamita Das Dasgupta

in Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447333050
eISBN:
9781447333104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333050.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter sketches ideas on effective prevention and ways that different stakeholders may work toward reducing, and ultimately ending, domestic and sexual violence. It categorizes a few general ... More


Sex and the Nazi Soldier: Violent, Commercial and Consensual Encounters during the War in the Soviet Union, 1941-45

Regina Mühlhäuser

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474459075
eISBN:
9781474496445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459075.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Sex and the Nazi Soldier is the first monograph that comprehensively examines rape and other forms of sexual violence perpetrated by German Wehrmacht soldiers and SS troops in the occupied Soviet ... More


Rendering the Ordinary Extraordinary in Order to Facilitate Prevention: The Case of (Sexual) Violence against Women

Sandra Walklate and Jude McCulloch

in Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Prevention is a seductive concept. It has a wide range of positive connotations largely derivable from the medical world. However, in order to prevent, it is important to locate the cause and have an ... More


Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction

Robin E. Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781942954835
eISBN:
9781800341838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954835.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction identifies a new genre of American fiction, the rape novel, that recenters narratives of sexual violence on the ... More


Primary Intimate Partner Violence Prevention Programs for Adolescents and Young Adults

Ann L. Coker, Victoria L. Banyard, and Eileen A. Recktenwald

in Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447333050
eISBN:
9781447333104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333050.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an overview of best and promising practices for preventing dating violence and sexual violence among adolescents and young adults. The chapter highlights the need to create ... More


The Injustices of Rape: How Activists Responded to Sexual Violence, 1950-1980

Catherine O. Jacquet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653860
eISBN:
9781469653884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653860.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

From 1950 to 1980, activists in the black freedom and women's liberation movements mounted significant campaigns in response to the injustices of rape. These activists challenged the dominant legal ... More


Enslaving Prison Bodies: Labor Division, Prison Rape, and the Internal Prison Economy

Robert T. Chase

in We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 moves from the field to the prison building to reveal how hierarchical prisoner labor arrangements structured an internal prison economy that bought and sold prisoner bodies and services as ... More


Sexual Violence, Law, and Qualities of Affiliation

Sameena Mulla

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on interactions with sexual assault victims in Baltimore this chapter explores the work of violence in renegotiating kin relations. Literature on sexual assault largely characterizes the sexual ... More


How to Live with a Female Body: Securityscapes against Sexual Violence and Related Interpretation Patterns of Kyrgyz Women

Kathrin Oestmann and Anna M. Korschinek

in Surviving Everyday Life: The Securityscapes of Threatened People in Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529211955
eISBN:
9781529211986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211955.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The chapter investigates individual securityscapes that respond to gender-based violence. Indeed, large parts of Kyrgyz society remain structured around highly patriarchal norms and violence against ... More


Reporting as Risk: The Dangers of Criminal Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Stephanie Fohring

in Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

For many victims of sexual violence, the trauma does not end with the incident itself, but may be drawn out for several months or even years. Secondary victimisation caused by conscious or ... More


Restorative justice and survivors’ justice needs

Angela Marinari

in Restorative Justice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447357933
eISBN:
9781447357964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447357933.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter contains the most relevant academic knowledge relating to this study of restorative justice and survivors’ justice needs. This provides an accessible introduction to the evidence ... More


Tolerant but Unaccepting: Thailand’s Non-homophobic but Sexist Male Sexual Culture

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the ways in which Thai attitudes to homosexuality and transgenderism are not homophobic but nonetheless reflect persistently sexist, male-centric and often misogynistic views. ... More


Sexual Violence in Verse: The Case of Jiʿthin, Al-Farazdaq’s Sister

Geert Jan van Gelder

in Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qur'an to the Mongols

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694235
eISBN:
9781474412292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694235.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

At some time towards the end of the first/seventh century, a relatively trivial incident took place.1 An Arab of the tribe of Tamīm called Hammām b. Ghālib visited a clan not his own, the Banū ... More


Introduction

Stephanie Kewley and Charlotte Barlow (eds)

in Preventing Sexual Violence: Problems and Possibilities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203769
eISBN:
9781529203776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203769.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a critical overview of historical and contemporary approaches to preventing sexual violence. It also presents an overview of all chapters, outlining their contribution to the ... More


Naming Sexual Trauma: On the Political Necessity of Nuance in Rape and Sex Offender Discourses

Breanne Fahs

in Critical Trauma Studies: "Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in Everyday Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479896561
eISBN:
9781479828425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter considers the politics of naming sexual violence not simply as a categorical tool, but as a political tool. In other words, while naming has certain legal or social implications—by ... More


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