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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Introduction: Mapping the Landscape

Susan B Marine and Ruth Lewis

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/9780190071820.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores how rape culture, as a concept, is used to mobilize efforts to reduce campus sexual violence and how people’s understanding of rape culture has limited their ability to change ... 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


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


A Global Genealogy

Mona Lena Krook

in Violence against Women in Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190088460
eISBN:
9780190088507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088460.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 traces the global emergence of the concept of violence against women in politics. It outlines how the first efforts to name the problem of violence against women in politics emerged in ... 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


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


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


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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