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11 edition of Feminists Organising Against Gendered Violence found in the catalog.

Feminists Organising Against Gendered Violence

by Lesley McMillan

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence in society,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Abuse - General,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Gender Studies,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Feminism,
  • Feminists,
  • Violence against,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10193993M
    ISBN 100230007724
    ISBN 109780230007727

      “Systemic gendered violence” pertains to violence against a specific gender that is aided, enabled, endorsed, accepted, normalized or required by the sociopolitical system in which it occurs. There is nothing gendered about interpersonal violence–even sexual violence–against women and girls, since men and boys suffer this type of. Andrea Rita Dworkin (Septem - April 9, ) was an American radical feminist activist and writer. She is best known for her analysis of pornography, although her feminist writings, beginning in , span 40 are found in a dozen solo works: nine books of non-fiction, two novels, and a collection of short mater: Bennington College.

    The feminist approach is a sociological analysis which over the past three decades has focused on two important and previously largely ignored aspects of sexual assault. the unequal power relationships between men and women and adults and children; the abusers responsibility for initiating and/or maintaining sexual assault.   Emily Thuma’s new book, All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence, presents a history of grassroots feminist organizing during the s against gender violence and the carceral state. The following excerpt is from the : Anton Woronczuk.

    I was particularly interested in the book's theorisation of "political whiteness," a concept that owes much to the work of Black feminist scholars and activists. Me, not you uplifts this lineage and offers more food for thought. For anyone interested in anti-violence, anti-racism, and anti-criminalisation organising, this book is required reading.   Emily Thuma’s new book, All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence, presents a history of grassroots feminist organizing during the s against gender violence.


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Feminists Organising Against Gendered Violence by Lesley McMillan Download PDF EPUB FB2

LESLEY MCMILLAN is Lecturer in Sociology, University of Sussex, UK. Her research and teaching interests include gendered and sexual violence against women, statutory and voluntary responses to gendered violence, women's sexual health, the sociology of trauma and rape, and the criminal justice by: LESLEY MCMILLAN is Lecturer in Sociology, University of Sussex, UK.

Her research and teaching interests include gendered and sexual violence against women, statutory and voluntary responses to gendered violence, women's sexual health, the sociology of trauma and rape, and the criminal justice process.

“This groundbreaking book will become an indispensable reference point for anyone thinking about transnational feminist practice, NGOs, and gender violence. Chowdhury’s careful analysis of local and transnational campaigns against acid violence in Bangladesh is sharp and by: McMillan provides the first detailed account of the women's anti-violence movement in Europe, from an international comparative perspective.

Exploring how feminists have responded to violence in society, this study also examines how they have organized their response, their achievements and the factors that have facilitated their calls to change.

Abstract. This chapter discusses the feminist redefinition of violence and the responses the movement produced, with particular reference to Sweden and the UK. It moves on to discuss largely US-based literature concerned with the history and development of the movement detailing the supposed transition from a social movement stance Author: Lesley McMillan.

Transnationalism Reversed: Women Organizing Against Gendered Violence in Bangladesh. Acid attacks against women and girls have captured the attention of the global media, with several high-profile reports ranging from the BBC to The Oprah Winfrey Show/5.

More than just a slogan on a t-shirt, feminism is a radical tool for fighting back against structural violence and injustice.

Feminism, Interrupted is a bold call to seize feminism back from the cultural gatekeepers and return it to its radical roots. Lola Olufemi explores state violence against women, the fight for reproductive justice, transmisogyny, gendered Islamophobia and.

These alternative causal explanations for wartime gendered violence have predominantly arisen out of feminist scholarship, unsurprising not least because the feminist project is focused on drawing attention to and ending the widespread occurrences of male violence against women.

However, feminist theories examining gender specific violence tend to remain within the confines of the male female binary (Heyes,p). If the feminist lens is to offer a more complete understanding of violence on the global stage.

Ending violence against women was one of the goals of the posts US feminist movements. In particular, the battered women’s movement (as it was first called) addressed problems of gender violence that had long. European feminists inspired both safe houses and "Take Back the Night" marches, which rally thousands of women yearly in cities across the United States to protest violence against women.

Beginning in the s, when the first state laws to protect women from abuse were enacted, we have worked diligently for improved legal responses to violence. In Transnationalism Reversed: Women Organizing Against Gendered Violence in Bangladesh, Elora Halim Chowdhury, provides a multifaceted counter-narrative to simplistic “victim” or “survivor” accounts of gender violence by focusing on acid attacks on women and girls.

As I hope the book shows, the question of whether and how to align with the criminal legal system was a major fault line among anti-violence activists in the s. For those who helped develop anti-carceral feminist politics, anti-prison activism was anti-violence-against women activism, and vice : Kat Jercich.

Feminists organising against gendered violence / Lesley McMillan. HV W65 M37 Explanations for the tendency of women and elderly people to feel unsafe while out alone in their neighbourhoods at night / by Craig Vernon McMurtry.

Feminists organising against gendered violence. [Lesley McMillan] -- Violence against women is a key concern for feminism and society. In this title, Lesley McMillan provides a detailed comparative account of the women's anti-violence movement in Europe.

Feminists organising against gendered violence. [Lesley McMillan] -- Violence against women is a salient concern for society and feminism and its impact has long been documented. In the first study of its kind, Lesley McMillan provides a detailed comparative.

Violence against women can take many shape and form and these acts of violence that women face may be from the hands of a spouse or a total stranger. There are many forms of violence against women however this paper will be referring to violence against women in the form of rape, sexual assault, and battering.

Many antiviolence feminist strategies of the s and s in the global North reflected these principles, which were manifested in organizing directed largely at the state.

It is important not to confuse this early activism on violence against women with the contemporary manifestations of their effort; that is, Cited by: 5. In the first study of its kind, Lesley McMillan provides a detailed comparative perspective on the women's anti-violence movement in Europe, examining how feminists have responded to gendered violence, how they have sought to organise their response, their achievements and the conditions that have influenced their ability to facilitate change.

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McMillan, Edition: 1. “Countries with the strongest feminist movements tend, other things being equal, to have more comprehensive policies on violence against women than those with weaker or non-existent movements.

This plays a more important role than left .Feminists organising against gendered violence [Elektronisk resurs] / Lesley McMillan. McMillan, Lesley, (författare) ISBN Publicerad: Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, Engelska p.During the s, grassroots women activists in and outside of prison forged a radical politics against gender violence and incarceration.

All Our Trials explores the work of these activists who placed criminalized women, and the multiple violences they confronted, at the heart of their organizing.