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Conclusion: Researching Violence against Women—The Point is to End it …

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/9780199755929.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the conclusion to the book, Chapter 10 argues that based on our knowledge of the structural determinants of violence against women, we can anticipate the gendered impacts of various political and ... More


Globalization and Women’s Empowerment

Margaret A. McLaren

in Women's Activism, Feminism, and Social Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190947705
eISBN:
9780190947712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947705.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues that cooperatives, because of their focus on both overcoming social oppression and economic exploitation, foster both economic and feminist empowerment for women. First, the ... More


The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Grietjie Verhoef

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

This book explores a century of business development in The South African Life Assurance Company, from a specific local focus to a national conglomerate expanding into global insurance markets. ... More


Searching the soul: Wither Sanlam? Powerful conglomerate to 1997

Grietjie Verhoef

in The Power of Your Life: The Sanlam Century of Insurance Empowerment, 1918-2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817758
eISBN:
9780191859199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817758.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Political Economy

Growing divisions along political lines, and personal differences in management on different levels of Sanlam operations, landed the life office to engage in more non-life investment restructuring ... More


Exploring the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) as a micro-Millennium Development Goals’ framework in Nigeria

Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS), a socio-economic framework for enabling sustainable human development in Nigeria, and how it ... More


Origins, trends and debates in black economic empowerment

Claudia Manning and Nokuzola Jenness

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0041
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the policy of Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE). It first sets out the rationale for black economic empowerment. It then describes the BBBEE architecture, which ... More


Innovative Programs to Economically Empower Women and Prevent Intimate Partner Violence Revictimization

Claire M. Renzetti, Diane R. Follingstad, and Diane Fleet

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/9781447333050.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses several economic empowerment programs that were specifically designed for women who have experienced various forms of trauma and abuse, or that have been adapted for use with ... More


South Africa's Quest for Inclusive Development

Mthuli Ncube, Abebe Shimeles, and Audrey Verdier-Chouchane

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0042
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The end of apartheid in 1994 ushered in a new era in South Africa, and with it the challenge of building a democratic, inclusive, and stable society. The government led by the African National ... More


Political Economy, Women, and Peacekeeping

Lesley J. Pruitt

in Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290600
eISBN:
9780520964716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290600.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 4 considers the political and economic implications of women’s participation in peacekeeping. It suggests that the FFPU might facilitate economic empowerment for women in three ways: by ... More


Unfinished Revolutions

Marcia Walker-McWilliams

in Reverend Addie Wyatt: Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040528
eISBN:
9780252098963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040528.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the tense last years of Addie Wyatt's formal leadership in the United Food and Commercial Workers from 1979 to 1984, and looks at the promises and perils of black political and ... More


Beyond the Law

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers an extra-legal response to domestic violence, one that provides women with opportunities to seek justice without relying on the state-run justice system and creates ... More


8 Beyond the Law

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers an extra-legal response to domestic violence, one that provides women with opportunities to seek justice without relying on the state-run justice system and creates ... More


From Civil Rights to Economic Empowerment

Emma J. Folwell

in The War on Poverty in Mississippi: From Massive Resistance to New Conservatism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827395
eISBN:
9781496827425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827395.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter one traces the development of President Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty. It explores how the nation’s first anti-poverty program—the Child Development Group of Mississippi—formed a central ... More


The Role of Gender in the Extractive Industries

Catherine Macdonald

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recognizing that women’s participation is necessary for the achievement of sustainable development, extractives industry companies are increasingly committed to integrating gender equality and ... More


The Political Economy of Upgrading: Trade Union Strategy and Industrial Policy in South Africa

Nicoli Nattrass and Jeremy Seekings

in Inclusive Dualism: Labour-intensive Development, Decent Work, and Surplus Labour in Southern Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841463
eISBN:
9780191876967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841463.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 7 argues that the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) strategy was complicated by its dual role as a trade union and investment manager. Having taken advantage of ... More


Introduction

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines the legal system's responsiveness to the complex and variable needs of women who are victims of domestic violence from an anti-essentialist perspective. Anti-essentialism rejects ... More


Afterword: The Commitment to Identity

Patrick Colm Hogan

in Sexual Identities: A Cognitive Literary Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190857790
eISBN:
9780190857820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857790.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The afterword takes up two unresolved issues. First, just what might motivate individuals to commit themselves to identifying with a group category? Second, do groups gain absolute benefits through ... More


Introduction

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines the legal system's responsiveness to the complex and variable needs of women who are victims of domestic violence from an anti-essentialist perspective. Anti-essentialism rejects ... More


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