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From Domestic Violence to War Crimes: The Political Economy of Violence against Women

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/9780199755929.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to the problem of violence against women identified by women's movements, states, and international organizations. It explores prevailing definitions of violence ... More


Gendering and engendering violence in women’s everyday lives

Suzanne Clisby and Julia Holdsworth

in Gendering women: Identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847426772
eISBN:
9781447311645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426772.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores understandings and experiences of gender-based violence and argues that GBV should be located along a broad, socio-culturally entrenched continuum of violence against women and ... More


Evaluation of interventions to prevent intimate partner violence

Rachel Jewkes

in Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global problem, causing injury and mortality, as well a range of physical and mental health problems, including HIV infection, post-traumatic stress disorder, ... More


Gender Implementation in the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission (PTRC) reinforces a logic that upholds social hierarchies while also opening new spaces to consider a gender analysis. When ... More


Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Gender-based Violence

Richard M. Tolman, Tova B. Walsh, and Bethsaida Nieves

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/9781447333050.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter focuses on efforts to engage men and boys in preventing gender-based violence (GBV). We examine violence prevention efforts at the individual, family, community, and global levels. We ... More


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


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

Sundari Anitha and Ruth Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336570
eISBN:
9781447336624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336570.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Until recently, higher education in the United Kingdom has largely failed to recognise gender based violence (GBV) on campus, but following the UK government task force set up in 2015, universities ... More


A continuum of acceptability: understanding young people’s views on gender based violence

Vanita Sundaram

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/9781447336570.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines young people's understandings of gender based violence (GBV) and the ways in which they talk about the acceptability of violence. It reviews research on secondary school pupils' ... More


Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K.G. Santhya

in Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096238
eISBN:
9780199082940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes programmes to empower women, documentsevidence on women’s situation, and outlines socio-cultural, programmatic, and policy level challenges impeding women’s empowerment. Gender ... More


Waiting in the Garden of Broken Trees

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

in Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru: Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039423
eISBN:
9780252097539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039423.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines how social inequality functions within Peru's transitional justice process by focusing on the gender-based violence that occurred during the internal armed conflict of 1980–2000. ... More


Preventing gender based violence in UK universities: the policy context

Anni Donaldson, Melanie McCarry, and Aimee McCullough

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/9781447336570.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the policy context of prevention work on gender based violence (GBV) in UK universities, with a focus on Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It first provides an overview of ... 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


Precious Bodies

Traci C. West

in Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Religion, Racism, and Ending Gender Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479849031
eISBN:
9781479851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479849031.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Conversations with NGO activists in this chapter demonstrate how racial dynamics in sex tourism and sex trafficking in Salvador Brazil can assist in defining the harm of gender-based violence and in ... More


Conclusion: Hope as a Process

Traci C. West

in Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Religion, Racism, and Ending Gender Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479849031
eISBN:
9781479851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479849031.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The final chapter corrals common themes from the insights and lessons in the array of leaders, strategies, and places included in the book. With religion, spirituality, and antiracism as the focal ... More


Introduction: some reflections in these promising and challenging times

Sundari Anitha and Ruth Lewis

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/9781447336570.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introduction discusses the context and contours of some of the recent and emerging debates on gender based violence (GBV) in university communities. It begins by defining GBV as ‘behaviour or ... More


Tackling gender based violence in university communities: a practitioner perspective

Ellie Hutchinson

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/9781447336570.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes an approach, dubbed Get Savi (Students Against Violence Initiative), for tackling gender based violence (GBV) in university communities. Get Savi was developed and delivered in ... More


Gender and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Christine Chinkin

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law: Contemporary Issues and Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199685974
eISBN:
9780191766091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685974.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the impact of a gender perspective on economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights. It argues that women's equal enjoyment of ESC rights with men is central to their ... More


Toward a Feminist Political Economy of Sexual Violence in War

Sara Meger

in Rape Loot Pillage: The Political Economy of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190277666
eISBN:
9780190277680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277666.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter posits a feminist political economy framework for understanding the causes and consequences of wartime sexual violence. Drawing on insights from feminist analyses of rape in war and ... More


Politics in Unusual Places: Understanding Gendered Citizenship and Gendered Violence

Natasha Behl

in Gendered Citizenship: Understanding Gendered Violence in Democratic India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190949426
eISBN:
9780190949457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949426.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

Chapter 1 recounts the 2012 gang rape and murder of Jyoti Singh to highlight the contradictory nature of Indian democracy—which gravely affects its institutions and puts its citizens at risk. The ... More


Gender-based Violence Assessment in the Health Sector and Beyond

Michele R. Decker, Elizabeth Miller, and Nancy Glass

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/9781447333050.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the rationale and evidence base for routine screening in the health care sector for gender-based violence (GBV) among patients who present for care. The evidence indicates that ... More


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