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Violence and Gender

An Interdisciplinary Reader

by Paula Ruth Gilbert

  • 287 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects),
  • Violence (Sociological Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • Textbooks,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Family violence,
  • Sex role,
  • Violence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9289762M
    ISBN 100131116312
    ISBN 109780131116313

      Gender-based violence (GBV) or violence against women and girls (VAWG), is a global pandemic that affects 1 in 3 women in their lifetime. The numbers are staggering: 35% of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was introduced in the United States Congress in January by Senator Joseph Biden (b) of Delaware. 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

     a comprehensive book that interrogates many of the biggest and most influential institutions in America for their role in perpetuating gender-based violence well-written and accessible, [Gender, Power, and Violence] provides solid direction and guidance for how to reduce gender-based violence, institution by institution, and overall Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 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.

    Gender-based violence (GBV) has grown into a pandemic. It has spread its tentacles so far and wide that no country or community in the 21st century is immune from it. There are, of course, laws to prevent GBV and punish the perpetrators of GBV. But, the laws, in general, pathetically fail to yield t. 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.


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Violence and Gender enables readers to learn about these complex issues so they can work to lessen the occurrence of violence in their personal and professional lives. The introductory section presents a number of theories of violence that ground readers in different theories and reasons for violent : Paperback.

The Journal is the international forum for the critical examination of biological, genetic, behavioral, psychological, racial, ethnic, and cultural factors as they relate to the gender of perpetrators of violence.

Through peer-reviewed research, roundtable discussions, case studies, and other original content, Violence and Gender explores the difficult issues that are vital to threat assessment and prevention of the epidemic of violence.

Books shelved as gender-based-violence: Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson, The Courage to Be Me: A Story of Courage, Self-Compassion and Hope After Sexual A. The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence provides both a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art overview of the latest research in the field of gender and violence.

Each of the 23 specially commissioned chapters develops and summarises their key issue or debate including rape, stalking, online harassment, domestic abuse, FGM, trafficking and prostitution in relation to gender and violence.

Gender Violence makes a very significant contribution to the literature on violence against women." (Beth Richie,author of Compelled to Crime: The Gender Entrapment of Battered, Black Women)/5(7). SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.

SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. Violence and Gender Reexamined challenges one of western culture's most deeply held assumptions: That violence against women is different from violence against men.

In this elegantly argued and well-researched book, author Richard Felson argues that this type of violence is rarely the result of sexism or hatred against women and that sexism may actually inhibit violence against : The only peer-reviewed journal focusing on the role of gender in the understanding, prediction, and prevention of acts of violence.

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efforts aimed at ending gender-based violence. All those working in humanitarian settings have a responsibility to familiarize themselves with this handbook as an essential tool in meeting our responsibility to protect the communities we serve and provide services to meet the myriad needs of gender-based violence survivors.

John Keys. GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN. PARTICIPANT’S GUIDE. FOR HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICERS. MAY This publication is made possible by the generous support of the American.

Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State explores the relationship between subalternity, the discourse and technology of the body, and the rise and proliferation of racial, colonial, sexual, domestic, and state violence, examining the materiality of violence on the "otherized" body.

Grounded in U.S./Mexico border and Latin American cultural studies, the essays in this collection. Violence and Gender enables readers to learn about these complex issues so they can work to lessen the occurrence of violence in their personal and professional lives.

The introductory section presents a number of theories of violence that ground readers in different theories and reasons for violent Range: $ - $ 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. 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.

Gender, Violence, and Human Security takes a critical look at notions of human security and violence through a feminist lens, drawing on both theoretical perspectives and empirical examinations through case studies from a variety of contexts around the globe.

The book highlights the gender dimensions of conflict, organized around major relevant themes such as female combatants, sexual violence, formal and informal peace processes, the legal framework, work, the rehabilitation of social services and community-driven development. 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 Cited by: 5. This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence.

Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that brings together thinking on gender violence Cited by:   A lthough women, girls, men, and boys can be victims of GBV, it has been widely acknowledged that most of the people affected by this crime are girls and rmore, the impacts of violence on girls and women victims are specifically as a result of gender discrimination.

This is a violation of human rights. This book uses United Nations Security Council Resolutionand related documentation from the United Nations and the NGO Working Group for Women, Peace and Security, as a vehicle for the analysis of the question, 'How are the concepts of (international) security and (gender) violence discursively constituted, and with what effects?'Author: Laura Shepherd.

gender-based violence as a health and human rights problem، and its common occurrence. Overall Objective By the end of the workshop، participants will be able to: Define and describe gender-based violence in its humanitarian context; and recognise the consequences of gender-based violence on women and girls، family members and.While each chapter broadly covers a single institution, the common thread that weaves throughout the book is the set of features in each that allows gender-based violence to be rampant.

Hattery and Smith shine a light on the root cause of gender-based violence through emphasizing this common set of features across each institution.Promoting gender equality to prevent violence against women Series of briefings on violence prevention This briefing for advocates, programme designers and implementers and others is one of a seven-part series on the evidence for interventions to prevent interpersonal and self-directed violence.