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The Coupling and Decoupling of Safety and Crime Control: An Anti-Violence Movement Timeline

Mimi E. Kim

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the past several years, the U.S. feminist anti-violence social movement’s reliance on criminalization has weakened under the weight of mounting criticism of what is now known as “carceral ... More


Introduction

Emily L. Thuma

in All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042331
eISBN:
9780252051173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The Introduction provides an overview of the book’s arguments, methodology, and archive. During the 1970s, in prisons and in the “free world” outside their walls, radical women forged an organized ... More


The Violence Against Women Act and Ambivalent Alliances

Nancy Whittier

in Frenemies: Feminists, Conservatives, and Sexual Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190235994
eISBN:
9780190236038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190235994.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 4 examines the Violence Against Women Act and the ambivalent alliance that led to it. The chapter shows the influence of feminist organizations on the legislation and traces how support from ... More


Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

South Africa’s democratization has been celebrated internationally for the remarkable advances of women in political office. Despite these visible steps forward, South Africa continues to face ... More


‘Lad culture’ and sexual violence against students1

Alison Phipps

in Gender Based Violence in University Communities: Policy, Prevention and Educational Initiatives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the issue of sexual violence against students in relation to the concept of ‘lad culture’. Adopting a more nuanced approach to the understanding of campus sexual violence and ... More


Epilogue

Emily L. Thuma

in All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042331
eISBN:
9780252051173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The Epilogue draws out the resonances and continuities between anticarceral feminist formations of the 1970s and early 1980s and radical voices at the crossroads of today’s prison abolition, ... More


Gender and Anti-Discrimination Laws in India: Modesty, Honour, and Defiled Bodies

Vidhu Verma

in The Empire of Disgust: Prejudice, Discrimination, and Policy in India and the US

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199487837
eISBN:
9780199093779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487837.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Constitution of India guarantees not only formal equality but also promises that entrenched power structures will gradually dissolve. However, forms of discrimination faced by women are not just ... More


Shifting Paradigms to End Violence

Ann Russo

in Feminist Accountability: Disrupting Violence and Transforming Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780814777169
eISBN:
9780814777176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777169.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores feminist-of-color led efforts to shift the feminist-informed and institutionalized approach to sexual and intimate violence that is now practiced in social service and legal ... More


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