Ordinary Violence Everyday Assaults against Women Worldwide 2nd Edition

Author: Mary White Stewart
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440829381
Format: PDF
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Addresses the many forms of global violence against women and shows how the psychology of individuals, institutions, and societies perpetuate the oppression of women. • Contains the most recent research on trafficking, mail order brides, and comfort women • Explains the roles of power, inequality, and gender hierarchy in violence against women • Examines the belief system behind institutionalized violence, including such acts as honor crimes and dowry deaths • Links current forms of violence with relics of the past—foot binding, comfort women, and charity girls

Ordinary Violence

Author: Mary White Stewart
Publisher: Praeger
ISBN: 9781440829376
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Addresses the many forms of global violence against women and shows how the psychology of individuals, institutions, and societies perpetuate the oppression of women.

Preventing Sexual Violence on Campus

Author: Sara Carrigan Wooten
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134974914
Format: PDF, Docs
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Amid the ongoing national conversation regarding campus sexual assault, this book thoughtfully explores existing programmatic interventions while wrestling with fundamental questions regarding the cultural shifts in our nation’s higher education institutions. Stressing the critical importance of student inclusion in policy decisions and procedures, scholars and experts provide complex and nuanced analyses of institutional practices, while exploring themes of race, sexuality, and sexual freedom. This volume addresses many of the unanswered questions in the present dialogue on campus sexual violence, including: What’s working and not working? How can outcomes be assessed or measured? What resources are needed to ensure success? This volume provides a truly fresh contribution for higher education and student affairs practitioners seeking to alter, design, or implement effective sexual assault prevention resources at their universities and colleges.

Waveform

Author: Marcia Aldrich
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820350214
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Waveform champions the diversity of women s approaches to the structure ofthe essay today a site of invention and innovation, with experiments in col-lage, fragments, segmentation, braids, triptychs, and diptychs."

Communities of Violence

Author: David Nirenberg
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400866235
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In the wake of modern genocide, we tend to think of violence against minorities as a sign of intolerance, or, even worse, a prelude to extermination. Violence in the Middle Ages, however, functioned differently, according to David Nirenberg. In this provocative book, he focuses on specific attacks against minorities in fourteenth-century France and the Crown of Aragon (Aragon, Catalonia, and Valencia). He argues that these attacks--ranging from massacres to verbal assaults against Jews, Muslims, lepers, and prostitutes--were often perpetrated not by irrational masses laboring under inherited ideologies and prejudices, but by groups that manipulated and reshaped the available discourses on minorities. Nirenberg shows that their use of violence expressed complex beliefs about topics as diverse as divine history, kinship, sex, money, and disease, and that their actions were frequently contested by competing groups within their own society. Nirenberg's readings of archival and literary sources demonstrates how violence set the terms and limits of coexistence for medieval minorities. The particular and contingent nature of this coexistence is underscored by the book's juxtapositions--some systematic (for example, that of the Crown of Aragon with France, Jew with Muslim, medieval with modern), and some suggestive (such as African ritual rebellion with Catalan riots). Throughout, the book questions the applicability of dichotomies like tolerance versus intolerance to the Middle Ages, and suggests the limitations of those analyses that look for the origins of modern European persecutory violence in the medieval past.

The Right Amount of Panic

Author: Vera-Gray, Fiona
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447342313
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Have you ever thought about how much energy goes into avoiding sexual violence? The work that goes into feeling safe goes largely unnoticed by the women doing it and by the wider world, and yet women and girls are the first to be blamed the inevitable times when it fails. We need to change the story on rape prevention and ‘well-meaning’ safety advice, because this makes it harder for women and girls to speak out, and hides the amount of work they are already doing trying to decipher ‘the right amount of panic’. With real-life accounts of women’s experiences, and based on the author’s original research on the impact of sexual harassment in public, this book challenges victim-blaming and highlights the need to show women as capable, powerful and skilful in their everyday resistance to harassment and sexual violence.

Violence at Work

Author: Duncan Chappell
Publisher: International Labour Organization
ISBN: 9789221179481
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Violence at work, ranging from bullying and mobbing, to threats by psychologically unstable co-workers, sexual harassment and homicide, is increasing worldwide and has reached epidemic levels in some countries. This updated and revised edition looks at the full range of aggressive acts, offers new information on their occurrence and identifies occupations and situations at particular risk. It is organised in three sections: understanding violence at work; responding to violence at work; future action.

When Violence Begins at Home

Author: K. J. Wilson
Publisher: Hunter House
ISBN: 0897934555
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"Resource for victims of abuse and their caregivers, significantly updated with guidance on everything from indicators of an abusive relationship to domestic violence legislation, as well as information on date rape drugs, cyber-stalking, effectiveness of batterer intervention programs, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Violence against Women and Girls

Author: Jennifer L. Solotaroff
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 146480172X
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This report documents the dynamics of violence against women in South Asia across the life cycle, from early childhood to old age. It explores the different types of violence that women may face throughout their lives, as well as the associated perpetrators (male and female), risk and protective factors for both victims and perpetrators, and interventions to address violence across all life cycle stages. The report also analyzes the societal factors that drive the primarily male — but also female — perpetrators to commit violence against women in the region. For each stage and type of violence, the report critically reviews existing research from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, supplemented by original analysis and select literature from outside the region. Policies and programs that address violence against women and girls are analyzed in order to highlight key actors and promising interventions. Finally, the report identifies critical gaps in research, program evaluations, and interventions in order to provide strategic recommendations for policy makers, civil society, and other stakeholders working to mitigate violence against women in South Asia.

Ordinary Violence

Author: Mary White Stewart
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN: 9780897897143
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Presents a cross-cultural analysis of violence against women that is a socio-political-cultural pandemic phenomenon that can only be addressed through major changes in the economic system and cultural values of this and other societies.