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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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Parallel Tracks and Fraught Encounters: The Human Rights and Feminist Movements (and Campesina Protagonism) in Peru

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/9780252039423.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the struggles and gaps between the protagonism of rural Andean women, or campesinas, and the priorities of the human rights and feminist movements in Peru as they try to address ... More


Using the law to challenge gender based violence in university communities

Louise Whitfield

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/9781447336570.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers the progressive potential of the existing legal frameworks, such as human rights and equality legislation, to challenge gender based violence (GBV) in university communities. ... 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


Conclusion: setting the agenda for challenging gender based violence in universities

Ruth Lewis and Sundari Anitha

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/9781447336570.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This concluding chapter consolidates some of the book's key themes, such as the analysis of gender based violence (GBV) in university settings as part of the continuum of violence that includes ... 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


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


Children born of war: who are they? Experiences of children, mothers, families and post-conflict communities

Sabine Lee

in Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526104588
eISBN:
9781526128461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104588.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter provides a historical contextualisation of children born of war before reflecting on the definitions and categorisations of different groups of CBOW as used in current research. The ... 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


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