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Women & violence

Women & violence

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Published by Feminist Caucus of the League of Canadian Poets in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Prevention.,
  • Women -- Crimes against.,
  • Women authors, Canadian -- Political and social views.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesWomen and violence
    Statementedited by Sarah Klassen ; with texts by Maja Bannerman... [et al.].
    SeriesLiving archives of the Feminist Caucus of the League of Canadian Poets, Living archives
    ContributionsBannerman, Maja., Klassen, Sarah, 1932-, League of Canadian Poets. Feminist Caucus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS8287.V56 W65 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. ;
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21567750M
    ISBN 100969032781
    OCLC/WorldCa28215979

    The philosophical approaches to the topic give readers insight into the harms of interpersonal violence and its impact on the lives of its victims. Analyzing Violence Against Women calls us to examine public policies and work for systemic change. In the process, we are reminded that the concerns of the discipline of Philosophy encompasses. Gender-based violence affects every society in the world, and represents a significant impediment to development. Anyone can be a victim of violence on the grounds of their gender identity, but it is predominantly women and girls whose lives are limited by its effects. This volume explores and discusses the wide variety of forms that gender-based violence can take, including violence that.

    Violence against Women is an international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the publication of research and information on all aspects of the problem of violence against women. The journal assumes a broad definition of violence; topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, domestic violence, sexual assault, incest, sexual harassment, female infantcide, female circumcision, and. Violence against women is a major social problem in the United States. National surveys estimate that at least 2 million women each year are battered by an intimate partner, and crime data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) record about 1, murders of women by .

    "Women and Violence is a comprehensive look at the issue of violence against women and its many appearances, causes, costs, and consequences. Barrie Levy interweaves real-life stories and deft analysis with global perspectives on violence, overviews of controversies and debates, and thought-provoking coverage of social change strategies and activism."--Jacket. Dispossessed Lives Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive Marisa J. Fuentes. pages | 6 x 9 | 8 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Early American Studies.


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Through the lens of feminist criminology, this volume examines the complex interrelationship of women, violence, and media presentations. The book is divided into three sections. The first, “Gendering Constructions,” lays the groundwork for the volume by examining the print media’s presentation of gendered violence, female killers on Law and Order, African American women in Hollywood films, and women in media, crime, and violence 5/5(1).

Violence against women is, on a global scale, so common that some experts consider it a “normal” aspect of women’s experiences—and yet research on the issue is subjective and inconsistent.

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The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse by Ellen Bass, Laura Davis. The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence by GavinDe Becker.

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The bill was enacted as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act and was signed into law by former president Bill Clinton (b) in September No, they should speak for all women and should work for the betterment of all women.

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Read more/5(2). In these books by Gay, Kandasamy and Wolitzer, we confront sexual violence head-on, and it is in this way that violence against women must be portrayed.

The sexual violence fragments in the book do not define the characters; what defines the characters is the way they assert themselves over and above what happened in their lives. Through the lens of feminist criminology, this volume examines the complex interrelationship of women, violence, and media presentations.

The book is divided into three sections. The first. In America alone, more than half of all murdered women are killed by a current or former partner. Domestic violence cuts across lines of class, race and religion. Violence against women is a centuries old problem, but it is not until the past three decades that the topic has mushroomed in scholarly discussion.

With this explosion of information there is a need for a comprehensive analysis of the complex theoretical, methodological, and ethical issues surrounding this topic. Editors Claire Renzetti, Jeffrey Edleson, and Raquel Kennedy Bergen fill this 5/5(1).

The Third Edition of the comprehensive Sourcebook on Violence Against Women by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson, and Raquel Kennedy Bergen covers the current state of research, theory, prevention, and intervention regarding violence against women.

The book’s 15 chapters are divided into three parts: theoretical and methodological issues in researching violence against women. Books about rape, violence against women, sexual assault (against women, against men, by men, by women), etc.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Pioneering anti-violence educator Jackson Katz offers cogent explanations for why so many men harass and hurt women — including those women closest to them — and he shows both women and men what they can do to stop the violence.

The book incorporates the voices and experiences of women and men who have confronted the problem of gender. This important book was the first in-depth examination of sexualized violence against Vietnamese women by American soldiers during the Vietnam War.

Weaver emphasizes that recognition of this trauma is not only valuable for the sake of recording history, but for deepening the social understanding of the trauma caused by the conflict.Domestic violence typically involves physical and sexual attacks, psychological abuse, in addition to harming property or pets.

It can result in serious physical and psychological trauma. Women subjected to domestic violence are known to have developed battered women's syndrome (BWS), which is a form of a post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, also known as the Istanbul Convention, is the first legally binding instrument in Europe in the field of domestic violence and violence against women, and came into force in