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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


“Democracy Stops at My Front Door”

Hannah E. Britton

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The introduction examines the context of gender-based violence in postapartheid South Africa. Democratization brought remarkable political gains for women electorally and legislatively, yet rates of ... 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


Genealogy of Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Explanations for gender-based violence often lead to myopic discussions of an elusive, almost mythical “culture” that implies that gender-based violence has always been and may always be part of ... More


Human Trafficking, Human Rights and Women, Peace and Security: The Sound of Silence

Gema Fernández Rodríguez de Liévana and Christine Chinkin

in New Directions in Women, Peace and Security

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529207743
eISBN:
9781529207767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207743.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The chapter discusses the tension that exists between three separate UN agendas, those relating to CEDAW and WPS; the fight against trafficking in human beings; and the Security Council’s broader ... 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


Challenging Institutional Resistance: Collaborative Efforts Against Gender-Based Violence at a French University

Arlette Gautier, Marie-Laure Déroff, Pierre-Guillaume Prigent, and Sophie Hellégouarch

in Collaborating for Change: Transforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190071820
eISBN:
9780190071851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071820.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Numerous cases of sexual harassment in French higher education institutions led to the creation in 2002 of a student association dedicated to anti-sexist action against sexual harassment in higher ... More


Place

Hannah E. Britton

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Apartheid recharted the South African landscape through its control and restructuring of place and space. The separation of races through the Group Areas Act divided populations and created pockets ... 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


Feminist Activism Among Academic Staff in the Movement to Address Gender-Based Violence on Campus

Catherine Donovan, Khatidja Chantler, Rachel Fenton, and Kelly Bracewell

in Collaborating for Change: Transforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190071820
eISBN:
9780190071851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071820.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Three ingredients underpin feminist campaigns against violence against women in universities: research, public activism, and political lobbying. Often discussed as if they are separate activities, ... More


People

Hannah E. Britton

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

During the democratic transition, the South African women’s movement focused on creating governmental institutions for women’s empowerment. However, these institutions have not been sufficient to ... More


Police

Hannah E. Britton

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The South African police are widely critiqued for their institutional failures and widespread corruption, but the communities in this project point to the importance of the police in efforts to ... 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


Building Authentic Partnerships for Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Universities

Michele Burman, Kathryn Dawson, Lauren McDougall, Karen Morton, and Fatemeh Nokhbatolfoghahai

in Collaborating for Change: Transforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190071820
eISBN:
9780190071851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071820.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter critically discusses the importance of coalition-building in challenging gender-based violence (GBV) in universities and for laying the groundwork to facilitate and support cultural ... 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


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


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


Collaborating for Change: Transforming Cultures to End Gender-Based Violence in Higher Education

Susan Marine and Ruth Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190071820
eISBN:
9780190071851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071820.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In the midst of unprecedented attention to gender-based violence (GBV) globally, prompted in part by the #MeToo movement, this book provides a new analysis of how higher education cultures can be ... More


The Privatization of War: A New Challenge for the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Marta Bautista Forcada and Cristina Hernández Lázaro

in New Directions in Women, Peace and Security

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529207743
eISBN:
9781529207767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207743.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Private military and security companies (PMSCs) have rapidly increased in size and rate of deployment since the 1991 Gulf War, notably during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars of 2001 and 2003 ... More


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