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Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Cara Diver

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘A Living Tomb for Women’ represents the first comprehensive history of marital violence in modern Ireland, from the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922 to the passage of the Domestic Violence ... More


“It Will Be Done to Maintain White Supremacy”: The Decline of Intervention in the South

Ashley Baggett

in Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Politicians soon used misdemeanor assault and battery against a spouse as a “color-blind” method to disenfranchise African-American men. Conviction of “wife beating,” then, barred many southern men ... More


Violence Against Women in the Family

Rebecca Dobash and Russell Dobash

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Family Law

With a focus on Britain, this chapter examines continuities and changes in legal responses to violence against women in the home with respect to both victims and perpetrators. The terms used to ... More


Gender, familial problems and the NSPCC

Sarah-Anne Buckley

in The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As with incestuous abuse, recourse was limited for women in situations of domestic violence and desertion in Ireland. The NSPCC was, however, a port of call where wives who were also mothers could ... More


Wife Beating

in Worries of the Heart: Widows, Family, and Community in Kenya

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226554198
eISBN:
9780226554228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554228.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter investigates wife beating in western Kenya. Many of the King's African Rifle (KAR) marriages were tormented by emotional and physical conflict, and it was woefully hard for young couples ... More


Marital Relations

Lisa Sousa

in The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804756402
eISBN:
9781503601116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756402.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 examines marital relations in indigenous communities of highland Mexico. The first part of the chapter reveals the social, political, and economic significance of marriage to shed light on ... More


The Ethics of Wife-Beating

Ayesha S. Chaudhry

in Domestic Violence and the Islamic Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199640164
eISBN:
9780191747755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640164.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the exegetical discussions surrounding the possible meanings of khawf (lit.fear) and nushūz (lit.rising) as well as the three prescriptions in Q. 4:34 of admonishment, ... More


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