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Violence and Gender Relations

Theories and Interventions
  • 208 Pages
  • 2.19 MB
  • English

Sage Publications Ltd
Domestic violence, Gender studies, Sociology - General, Psychology & Psychiatry / Interpersonal Relations, Social Science, Sociology, Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects), Social Welfare Services For Special Cl
ContributionsBarbara Fawcett (Editor), Brid Featherstone (Editor), Jeff R Hearn (Editor), Christine Toft (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9571814M
ISBN 100803976496
ISBN 139780803976498

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While a gendered approach to violence is the central theme of the book, other social divisions and oppressions - such as class, age and race - are analyzed, and their implications for intervention are considered. The book also explores the distinctions and connections between institutional and interpersonal violence.

Special aFormat: Hardcover. Fundamentally concerned with the interrelations of theory and practice, Violence and Gender Relations makes a major contribution to the debates on violence and gender relations, particularly on violence and women, men, children, and the elderly.

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.

While a gendered approach to violence is the central theme of the book, other social divisions and oppressions - such as class, age and race - are analyzed, and their implications for intervention are considered.

The book also explores the distinctions and connections between institutional and interpersonal violence. 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.

The book is organised into four sections: re-theorising human security through a gender lens; a group of case studies of gendered violence; a section on policy considerations for reducing violence.

The book is Violence and Gender Relations book follow-up to the influential volume, The 'Man' Question in International new edition aims to integrate masculinity studies and feminist theorizing by analyzing white male privilege within international relations, the role of masculinity within the theory and practice of war and masculinity in an increasingly militarized world.

"The Political Economy of Violence Against Women is one of the most authoritative accounts of women's rights in an age of globalising economy." - Winner of the American Political Science Association Best Book in Human Rights Award Cited by: The only peer-reviewed journal focusing on the role of gender in the understanding, prediction, and prevention of acts of violence.

This major contribution to debates on violence and gender relations looks at abusive behaviour as it affects women, men, children and older people. The book is fundamentally concerned with the interrelations of theory and : Hardcover. 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.

Relations of Ruling Object Relations Theory. Feminist and Gender Theories 1For instance, in no country in the region is domestic violence outlawed, and some laws, such as those.

that encourage men who rape women to marry their victims, even condone violence against women. Sociologist C.J. Pascoe explains in her book Dude, You're a Fag, based on a year of in-depth research at a California high school, that the way boys are socialized to understand and express their masculinity is premised on their ability to “get” girls, and in their discussion of real and made-up sexual conquests with be successfully masculine, boys must win the attention of girls.

Intimate partner violence. In a study of intimate partner violence across ten countries, the percentage of women reporting physical or sexual violence by their partners, or both, in their lifetime varied from 15% (in one city in Japan) to 71% (in a province of Ethiopia).

Organizations persist through unspoken forces. Many of these forces are matters of gender, sexuality, violence and violation. There is, without doubt, a very wide range of ways in which organizations and organizational worlds exist in relation to gender, sexuality, violence and violation.

A hard-hitting critique of the ways in which global inequalities are often overlooked by human security theorists, Gender, Violence, and Human Security presents a much-needed intervention into the study of power relations throughout the world. 39 Childhood Experiences of Gender Relations 40 Gender Dynamics in the Current Household 40 Household Decision-Making 42 Men’s Participation in Household Tasks 43 Men’s Participation as Fathers 45 Gender-Based Violence: Practices, Experiences and Perceptions {x ΰȰ£ Ý«ÃÕÀi Ì 6 i Vi.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Women and violence: commonalities and diversities / Jalna Hammer --Men's violence to known women: historical, everyday and theoretical constructions by men / Jeff Hearn --The organization(s) of violence: men, gender relations.

Gender, Violence and Politics in the Democratic Republic of Congo. DOI link for Gender, Violence and Politics in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This book provides such detailed analysis of gender relations in the DRC, and goes beyond the usual explanations of sexual violence as a product of conflict, to examine the complex and socially Cited by: 3.

Books shelved as gender-and-relations: Sexual Anarchy: Gender and Culture at the Fin de Siecle by Elaine Showalter, Sex, Politics and Empire: A Postcolon.

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This essay maps cases of violence against transgender women in San Luis Talpa and offers an elicitive analysis that depicts the deep gender relations and sexuality that hide the reproduction of Author: Cilja Harders.

ideas on gender in international relations have been sharpened or revised. For their reading and comments on particular portions of the book, I would like to thank Nazli Choucri, Irene Diamond, JeanAuthor: J.

Ann Tickner. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. PHILIP M. GRAY and LINDA A. MOORE. "Domestic Violence and Televised Athletic Events: “It's a Man Thing”." In Masculinities, Gender Relations, and Sport, edited by Jim McKayMichael A.

Messner and Don Sabo,Research on Men and Masculinities. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Book Description. Making Gender, Making War is a unique interdisciplinary edited collection which explores the social construction of gender, war-making and peacekeeping.

It highlights the institutions and processes involved in the making of gender in terms of. Gender Relations, Violence and Conflict Transformation Cilja Harders 1. Introduction 2. Main Concepts Conflict, Violence, War and Peace – A Gendered View Gender Relations 3. Gender Relations and Violence Gendered Perceptions of Violence Masculinities and Violence Femininities and Violence Size: KB.

This book examines the intersection of gender and violence in popular culture. Drawing on the latest thinking in critical international relations, media and cultural studies and gender studies, it focuses in particular on a number of popular TV shows including Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Generation Kill, The Corner and The West by: The economic exploitation of women and extensive violence to the person and psyche of women the problem of unequal gender relations is both personal and systemic.

This is giving rise to gender-based violence, death, poverty of families, neglect of children and a variety of societal dysfunctions In the interest of justice, empowerment and the.

The issues surrounding gender are complex, and in order to clarify them, the author has included a review of the existing literature in related disciplines such as biology, anthropology, psychology and sociology.

Finally, with an eye towards the future, Kimmel offers readers a glimpse at gender relations in the next millennium. 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. Cynthia Cockburn - Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, University of Warwick, and City University London ‘Marie E. Berry's book is a passionately engaged, yet scientifically embedded account of how women came to be politically empowered – yet ultimately remained vulnerable – activists and political actors in two post-violence countries.

gender relations, which often go unnoticed and unresolved. Gendered impacts of armed conflict The impacts of armed conflict on gender relations are significant. Forced displacement and gender-based violence (GBV) are two examples of impacts that are not inevitable outcomes of armed conflict,File Size: 1MB.

Violence and Gender. Published Quarterly Current Volume: 7. 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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7 Issue. 1. Special Issue on Gun Violence: Part 1.Each part of the volume examines a significant arena and tackles some of the most deeply rooted issues within the field of sports. From the mechanisms by which masculinity is interwoven into sports to the violence encoded within the field, this book provides an insiders look at the state of gender relations.Gender Violence is composed of three sections--one examining the roots of male violence and victimization of women, another exploring forms of sexual coercion and violence, and a third offering a number of perspectives on promoting nonviolence in the context of gender relations.

Chapters consider topics including sexual harassment, rape.