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Title Rethinking violence against women / editors, R. Emerson Dobash, Russell P. Dobash
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : Sage Publications, [1998]
©1998

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Description ix, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Sage series on violence against women ; v. 9
Sage series on violence against women ; v. 9
Contents 1. Cross-Border Encounters: Challenges and Opportunities / Rebecca Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash -- 2. Rethinking Survey Research on Violence Against Women / Holly Johnson -- 3. Sexual Violence Against Women and Girls: An Approach to an International Overview / Liz Kelly and Jill Radford -- 4. Violence Embodied? Circumcision, Gender Politics, and Cultural Aesthetics / Janice Boddy -- 5. Violence Against Women in Societies Under Stress / Monica McWilliams -- 6. Violent Men and Violent Contexts / Rebecca Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash -- 7. The Hand That Strikes and Comforts: Gender Construction and the Tension Between Body and Symbol / Eva Lundgren -- 8. Lethal and Nonlethal Violence Against Wives and the Evolutionary Psychology of Male Sexual Proprietariness / Margo Wilson and Martin Daly
Summary Based on a series of international workshops sponsored by the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, this volume advances theories, methodologies, and policy analyses relating to various forms of violence against women. Divided into three parts, this text comprehensively examines the following topics: the nature, importance, and variety of cultural contexts in which violence occurs, is reproduced, and may be challenged or changed; the nature and variety of sexualized violence; and a range of theoretical perspectives on perpetrators of violence
Notes "Based on a series of international workshops sponsored by the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation"--P. [4] cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-249) and index
Subject Family violence -- Congresses.
Wife abuse -- Congresses.
Sexual harassment of women -- Congresses.
Women -- Crimes against -- Congresses.
Women -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Dobash, R. Emerson.
Dobash, Russell.
Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation.
LC no. 98009084
ISBN 0761911863 (cloth : acid free paper)
0761911871 (paperback: acid free paper)