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Gender Violence

Interdisciplinary Perspectives


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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

  • Domestic violence,
  • Violence,
  • Pornography,
  • Offenses Against Women,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Sex crimes,
  • Abuse - General,
  • Sexuality,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Crimes against,
  • Women,
  • Criminology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLaura L. O"Toole (Editor), Jessica Schiffman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045925M
    ISBN 100814780407
    ISBN 109780814780404

    Nov 22,  · This will help show how widespread gender violence is. Additionally, the fact that even pregnant women suffer gender violence will help show how dangerous and risky gender violence is for women given the great risks associated with physical and emotional abuse during pregnancy.

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Civil Court Responses to Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse (Cognella Series on Family and Gender-Based Violenc) by Ruth E Fleury-Steiner, M. Kristen Hefner, et al. | Jul 1, Paperback. Jun 20,  · From the murder of schoolgirls in a rural Amish community to the widespread rape of women in the Sudan to sexual predators on the Internet, this volume explores the persistent, pervasive phenomenon of gendered violence in the United States and around the world/5(7).

Books shelved as gender-based-violence: Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson, Know My Name by Chanel Miller, Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates, The Femicide Machi. - Define gender-based violence. - Identify different types and sites of gender-based violence, its main victims and perpetrators.

- Discuss what gender-based violence is and why it is a violation of women’s human rights. - Analyze gender-based violence from the women’s human rights perspective. Activity 1: Gender-Based Violence: Definitions 1. Gender-based violence affects every society in the world, and represents a significant impediment to development.

Anyone can be a victim of Gender Violence book 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.

Book Series Working in Gender Violence book & Development book series The WiGaD series brings together themed selections of the best articles from the journal Gender & Development, and other Oxfam publications repackaged in book form to reach a wide audience of development practitioners and policy makers, and students and academics.

The term "gender violence" reflects the idea that violence often serves to maintain structural gender inequalities, and includes all types of violence against men, women, children, adolescents, gay, transgender people and gender non conforming.


MAY This publication is made possible by the generous support of the American. Gender based violence can be viewed--using the sociologist C. Wright Mills's conceptual vocabulary introduced in his book The Sociological Imagination ()--as both a personal trouble and a public issue.

Gender based violence was most often seen in the past as a personal trouble, a private matter between couples. Of course for the women who endure this violence it is very personal and very Cited by: 5. Gender and violence. Gender-based violence is the physical, sexual or emotional harm or suffering enacted upon an individual as contextualized by societal gender norms.

Violence affects the lives of millions worldwide, in all socio-economic and educational classes. Human Rights and Gender Violence is an ambitious study that investigates the tensions between global law and As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in their communities/5(3).

PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY TO PREVENT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 1 Overview Promoting gender equality is a critical part of violence prevention. The relationship between gender and violence is complex. Evidence suggests, however, that gender inequalities increase the risk of violence by men against women and inhibit.

Jan 15,  · ISLR invites original, unpublished chapters on the theme of ‘Gender-based Cyber Violence’ for an edited E-book with an ISBN number.

Gender violence, also known as gender-based violence or gendered violence, is the term used to denote harm inflicted upon individuals and groups that is connected to normative understandings of their gender.

This connection can be in the form of cultural understandings of gender roles, both institutional and structural forces that endorse.

May 07,  · This book, winner of the prestigious J. Anthony Lukas Work-In-Progress Award, takes apart the myths that surround domestic violence, many of which Snyder herself once believed: Restraining orders.

The book also contains a number of original pieces with novel approaches to subjects such as domestic violence and its effects on children.

With its interdisciplinary perspective and wide-ranging subject matter, Gender Violence is an excellent primary text as well as an invaluable reference for scholars in the field of women and violence.

And yet few studies have been devoted to one of its most disturbing manifestations: gender violence. This book analyzes this pervasive phenomenon, including the femicides in Ciudad Juárez that have come to exemplify, at least for the media, its most extreme manifestation.

Gender-based violence is a phenomenon deeply rooted in gender inequality, and continues to be one of the most notable human rights violations within all societies.

Gender-based violence is violence directed against a person because of their gender. Both women and men experience gender-based violence but the majority of victims are women and girls.

Oct 01,  · Envisioned for both courses and research topics in domestic violence, family violence, gender and law, and sociology of law, the book challenges readers to understand intimate partner violence not solely, or even primarily, as a criminal law concern but as an economic, public health, community, and human rights problem.

- List common myths that are used to justify gender-based violence. - Distinguish between causes of, and contributing factors to, gender-based violence. - Discuss effects of gender-based violence on women, women’s families, perpetrators, and society as a whole.

- Identify integrated social responses to. The twelve essays in Gender Violence in Peace and War present a continuum of cases where the state enables violence against women—from state-sponsored torture to lax prosecution of sexual assault.

Some contributors uncover buried histories of state violence against women throughout the twentieth century, in locations as diverse as Ireland, Indonesia, and by: 2.

"This ground-breaking collection of essays will shape our understanding of the gendered intersections of violence and technology, illuminating how technology alters, intensifies, facilitates, and resists gendered violence. Gender, Technology and Violence will be the "go to" book for students, researchers, and activists seeking empirical and.

Feb 06,  · Angela Hattery and Earl Smith's book, Gender, Power, and Violence, is an excellent introductory text for courses on gender based violence.

The authors present a comprehensive intersectional analysis how sexual and intimate partner violence is supported by institutional structures—an analysis that is necessary, if we are to truly end the Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Although reliable data on the incidence of Gender Based Violence is scarce, there is an increasing body of knowledge indicating that it is widespread and common.

Story Workshop, supported by the Dutch organization Cortaid initiated the Kamanga Zula programme to fight Gender-Based Violence. Human rights law and the legal protection of women from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in their communities.

Human Rights and Gender Violence is an ambitious study that investigates the tensions between global law and local justice. As an. This book covers a range of issues and phenomena around gender-related violence in specific cultural and regional conditions.

Using an interdisciplinary approach, it discusses historical and contemporary developments that trigger violence while highlighting the social conditions, practices, discourses, and cultural experiences of gender-related violence in India.

GBV TRAINING MANUAL v ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS There is a large collection of resources available for training on gender-based violence and an increasing availability of resources, which have shown a demonstrated impact on the topic. Book Review: Gender, Violence, Refugees. 07 Feb Guest post by Cecilia Farfán-Méndez.

Cecilia is the Head of Security Research Programs at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the University of California San Diego. She holds a Ph.D. in political science with a focus on international relations and organization theory from UC Santa.

'This book is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in understanding and addressing gender violence. The relationship between gender and violence is complex, and constitutive. This handbook provides analytical tools for thinking through this c. Gender, Violence and Human Security: Critical Feminist Perspectives.

Aili Mari Tripp, Myra Marx Ferree and Christina Ewig (eds.) Book Review. Gender, Violence and Human Security, edited by Aili Mari Tripp, Myra Marx Ferree, and Christina Ewig, is a timely intervention into current debates over human security as an approach to (in)security, violence, and gender.

Dec 08,  · The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which happen each year from Nov. 25 to Dec. 10, offer an important opportunity to step back and consider what we can do all year long to put an end to gender-based violence. Globally, one in three women have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of Read more».

This book is a must-read for sociologists, criminologists, media and women’s studies specialists.” (Consuelo Corradi, LUMSA University, Italy) “This book is an alternative and a suggestive and non-orthodox approach to the feminist gender framework of violence using Critical Discourse Daniela Bandelli.

Gender and Violence Designed throughout to enhance understanding, the book includes a helpful "How to Read a Research Article" guide before the first reading, as well as article introductions, photographs, and discussion questions that capture student interest.

This book examines the phenomenon of female child soldiering from various theological perspectives. It is an interdisciplinary work that brings Christian feminist theologies into dialogue to analyze the complex ethical, geopolitical, social, and theological issues involved in the militarization of girls and women and gender-based violence.

This report marks the third time that the FPT Status of Women Forum has worked with Statistics Canada to add to the body of evidence on gender-based violence. Assessing Violence Against Women: A Statistical Profile was released in and was followed by Measuring Violence Against Women: Statistical Trends “I chose to write a memoir that is in no small part about gender violence, although it’s centered on no single spectacular incident.

I wanted to tell a different story.” “There was no single thing that injured me and no single process of recovery because this violence is ambient,” she continued.

Gender-based violence is not just violence against women, but includes violence against girls and boys, LGBTQ+, and even cis-men.

While the vast majority of gender-based violence is perpetrated by men against women, the underlying misogyny can be used to turn anyone who steps outside of gendered boundaries into a victim. Jackson Katz, Ph.D., is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race and has long been a major figure and thought leader in the growing global movement of men working to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence.

Gender Violence: A Cultural Perspective (Blackwell Introduction to Engaged Anthropology Series) by Sally Engle Merry and a great selection of related books, art. Drawing together theoretical work on discourses of gender violence and international security, sexualised violence in war, gender and peace processes, and the domestic-international dichotomy, this book develops a discourse-theoretical analysis.

What Is Gender-based Violence (GBV)? Guides Portal / GBV Guide / Conflict / Context / What Is Gender-based Violence (gbv)? Gender-based violence involves men and women, in which the female is usually the target, and is derived from unequal power relationships between men and women.Men, women and people that transit genders in South Africa are impacted by violence in multiple and intersecting ways.

South Africa's rate of rape, as a particular form of gender-based violence has been found to be one of the highest in the world (UNODC South Africa ).This book brings together some of the most interesting and innovative work being done to tackle gender-based violence in various sectors, world regions, and socio-political contexts.

Articles cover a wide range of manifestations of gender-based violence, including femicide, or the murder of women because they are women, domestic and sexual.