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 How the Blue Goddess of Speech Turns Blue

Loriliai Biernacki

in Renowned Goddess of Desire: Women, Sex, and Speech in Tantra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195327823
eISBN:
9780199785520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327823.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter addresses the problem of violence toward women and the silencing of women through violence. Through a myth in the Great Blue Tantra (Bṭhannīla Tantra) this chapter examines a ... More


Tactics for hiding male violence

Patrizia Romito

in A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349613
eISBN:
9781447301370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the various tactics for hiding male violence. The term ‘tactics’ is defined as mental operations that materialise in behaviour. The first section studies the politics of ... More


Masculinity and Male-on-Male Sexual Violence in the Military: Focusing on the Absence of the Issue

Insook Kwon

in Militarized Currents: Toward a Decolonized Future in Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665051
eISBN:
9781452946320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665051.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores male-on-male sexual violence in the contemporary South Korean military as well as the conditions of such sexual conduct and homoerotic practices based on surveys and first-hand ... More


Domestic Violence Shelters: Protecting Bodily Integrity

Daphne Spain

in Constructive Feminism: Women's Spaces and Women's Rights in the American City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453199
eISBN:
9781501704130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453199.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter looks at how domestic violence shelters have become bases of political thought and action; by providing physical spaces for safety and support, these shelters have defied one of the most ... More


Violence and discrimination against women

Patrizia Romito

in A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349613
eISBN:
9781447301370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter studies violence and discrimination against women. It discusses the presence and absence of figures and statistics on violence against women, and summarises the frequency of some types ... More


Community safety, the family and domestic violence

Paula Wilcox

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the historical development of initiatives against ‘domestic violence’ (which have largely resulted from feminist organising), examining the influence of community safety ... More


Conclusions

Patrizia Romito

in A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349613
eISBN:
9781447301370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter briefly concludes with an assessment of the struggle to prevent male violence. The author presents an account where one of her students recalled that prior to her lecture, he had thought ... More


Duros and Gangland Girlfriends: Male Identity, Gang Socialization, and Rape in Medellín

Adam Baird

in Violence at the Urban Margins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190221447
eISBN:
9780190221461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221447.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter uses original empirical data from marginalized urban communities in Medellín, Colombia, to move beyond simplistic interpretations of male violence by considering the nexus between ... More


Trial and Punishment

Ulinka Rublack

in The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208860
eISBN:
9780191678165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208860.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

For women and men alike, four factors — mobility, poverty, low social capital, and single status — dramatically increased the threat of being labeled and accused. Such people were hardly in a ... More


Ian McEwan

Dominic Head

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066566
eISBN:
9781781701027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066566.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this survey, Ian McEwan emerges as one of those rare writers whose works have received both popular and critical acclaim. His novels grace the bestseller lists, and he is well regarded by critics, ... More


Biographical reflections on the problem of changing violent men

David Gadd

in Biographical methods and professional practice: An international perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344939
eISBN:
9781447301554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344939.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

After a lengthy period of neglect within the field of criminology, the study of men's violence on female partners gained prominence during the 1980s as a result of feminist activism and feminist ... More


Uneasy Lie the Bones: Alice Sebold’s Postfeminist Gothic

Sarah E. Whitney

in Splattered Ink: Postfeminist Gothic Fiction and Gendered Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040467
eISBN:
9780252098895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040467.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter analyzes the works of Alice Sebold within the frame of postfeminist gothic. It shows how Sebold's literary work uses different modalities to bring the strains of gothic and postfeminist ... More


Boys’ Fights and the Jacked-Up System

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In chapter five we explain boys’ perspectives of violence, as we explore the boys’ critical consciousness of larger power arrangements, with racial hierarchies being a primary lens through which boys ... More


Romantic ideology: ‘If you love someone’

Aaron Ben-Zéev and Ruhama Goussinsky

in In The Name of Love: Romantic ideology and its victims

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198566496
eISBN:
9780191693595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566496.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the basic tenets of romantic ideology — love is all you need; true love is forever and conquers all; true lovers are united; love is irreplaceable and exclusive; and love is ... More


Everyday Atrocities

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter is on some routine issues in Turkey, mostly ignored, if not necessarily exacerbated, by the exceptionally strong AKP administration, with an unusually lengthy mandate. The discussion ... More


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