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New Spaces of Gender Violence: Economic Transition and Trade Liberalization

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/9780199755929.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 5 explores how the growth of trade has facilitated the globalization of export-oriented, labor-intensive industries. The destabilization of social and economic life by macroeconomic policies ... More


Witnessing, Femicide, and a Politics of the Familiar

Melissa W. Wright

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the cost of establishing familiarity as the criterion for mobilizing political action in relation to discussions within the human rights literature regarding the political ... More


Deep Time, Dark Time: Anarchaeologies of Blackness and Brownness

Tavia Nyong'o

in Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479856275
eISBN:
9781479806386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

By engaging interventionist art by women of color at two different scales—ephemeral body/earth art and monumental public art—this chapter supplements post-humanist theories of “deep time”—in ... More


The Struggle for Freedom from Fear: Contesting Violence against Women at the Frontiers of Globalization

Alison Brysk

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190901516
eISBN:
9780190901554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901516.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

One out of three women in the world has suffered gender-based violence. Yet from #metoo to Malala to Maria da Penha, women are rising up and pushing back. The purpose of this book is to show how to ... More


Women in the Crossfire: Understanding and Ending Honor Killing

Robert Paul Churchill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190468569
eISBN:
9780190468590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468569.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Every year, thousands of girls and women die, often at the hands of blood relatives. These victims are accused of committing honor violations that bring shame upon their family—such transgressions ... More


The Extent and Distribution of Separation/Divorce Assault

Walter S. Dekeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz, and Martin D. Schwartz

in Abusive Endings: Separation and Divorce Violence against Women

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285743
eISBN:
9780520961159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285743.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

How many women are victimized by lethal and nonlethal physical and sexual separation or divorce assault? What are the key risk factors associated with these harms? This chapter seeks to answer these ... More


Women and children first: contemporary Italian moral panics and the role of the state

Morena Tartari

in Revisiting Moral Panics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447321859
eISBN:
9781447321880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321859.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter concerns two social issues and their related contemporary moral panics in Italy: child abuse and femicide. Beginning from a national press analysis, the emergence of these panics, the ... More


Guatemala: A Case Study

Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl

in The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164924
eISBN:
9780231539104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164924.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines femicide in Guatemala. By mid-2012, Guatemala had one of the highest femicide rates in the world, which is part of an escalating crisis that has gripped the nation since 2000. ... More


Transnational Publicity, Gender-Based Violence, and Central American Women’s Asylum Cases

Sara L. McKinnon

in Gendered Asylum: Race and Violence in U.S. Law and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040450
eISBN:
9780252098888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040450.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents the asylum cases made by women from Central America who claimed intimate and sexual violence as persecution from the late 1980s to the present. While these women struggled early ... More


Violence and the Transnational Question: Regionalism, Nationalism, and Internationalism in Latina/o War Literature

B. V. Olguín

in Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863090
eISBN:
9780191895623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863090.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 4 disentangles the distinct ideologies often conflated under the expansive and notoriously vague rubric of Latina/o “transnationalism.” It first interrogates the limits of Radical Regionalism ... More


The Right to Life: Femicide and Intimate Partner Violence

Alison Brysk

in The Struggle for Freedom from Fear: Contesting Violence against Women at the Frontiers of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190901516
eISBN:
9780190901554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901516.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 6 concerns denial of women’s right to life . The new frame of “femicide” has dramatically increased attention to gender-based killing in the public and private sphere, and encompasses a ... More


First Steps Toward Understanding Honor Killing

Robert Paul Churchill

in Women in the Crossfire: Understanding and Ending Honor Killing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190468569
eISBN:
9780190468590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468569.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the oddity and complexity of honor killing. Sample incidents are discussed to reveal the general features of honor killing as a traditional practice significantly different from ... More


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