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At the other end of the continuum are those forms of behaviour which use physical violence to compel women to behave in ... with our own findings, indicate the extent to which many women experience forms of non-violent social control.

Author: Mary Maynard

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781349185924

Category: Social Science

Page: 213

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1987-03-16 By Mary Maynard

violence . This is especially true of women who Edwards A ( 1987 ) ' Male Violence in migrate to cities or wealthy ... Women , of a camp where women are known to Violence and Social Control , Macmillan , UK . be raped ( Gender and ...

Author: Caroline Sweetman

Publisher: Oxfam

ISBN: 0855984015

Category: Social Science

Page: 80

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This collection of articles from development practitioners and feminist activists places violence against women, both direct and indirect, in the context of development. Violence is both a human rights issue and an obstacle to women's participation in development. Writers here focus on campaigning and advocacy work as well as work with women who have experienced violence, in countries including Russia, Guinea-Bissau, and India. The collection includes accounts of work with women who have been sexually assaulted and those who have undergone cultural practices such as female genital mutilation and early marriage.

Allanheld, 1986, reviewed in V.Taylor, 'Sisterhood solidarity and modern feminism'—review essay, Gender and Society, June, ... 243–59; J. Hanmer, 'Violence and the social control of women', in G.Littlejohn, B. Small, J.Wakeford and ...

Author: R. Emerson Dobash

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134959457

Category: Social Science

Page: 380

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Women, Violence and Social Change demonstrates how refuges and shelters stand as the core of the battered women's movement, providing a basis for pragmatic support, political action and radical renewal. From this base movements in Britain and the United States have challenged the police, courts and social services to provide greater assistance to women. The book provides important evidence on the way social movements can successfully challenge institutions of the State as well as salutatory lessons on the nature of diverted and thwarted struggle. Throughout the book the Dobashes' years of researching violence against women is illustrated in the depth of their analysis. They maintain the tradition established in their first book, Violence Against Wives, which was widely accalimed.
2003-12-16 By R. Emerson Dobash

The voices of domestic violence survivors in service provision in the United Kingdom. Violence Against Women, 12,568–587. Hanmer, J., & Maynard, M. (Eds.). (1987). Women, violence and social control. London: Macmillan. Hearn, J. (1998).

Author: Michelle Inderbitzin

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506327921

Category: Social Science

Page: 648

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Deviance and Social Control: A Sociological Perspective, Second Edition serves as a guide to students delving into the fascinating world of deviance for the first time. Authors Michelle Inderbitzin, Kristin A. Bates, and Randy Gainey offer a clear overview of issues and perspectives in the field, including introductions to classic and current sociological theories as well as research on definitions and causes of deviance and reactions to deviant behavior. The unique text/reader format provides the best of both worlds, offering both substantial original chapters that clearly explain and outline the sociological perspectives on deviance, along with carefully selected articles on deviance and social control taken directly from leading academic journals and books.
2016-06-20 By Michelle Inderbitzin

Green E, Hebron S, Woodward D, 1987, “Women, leisure and social control”, in Women, Violence and Social Control Eds J Hanmer, M Maynard (Macmillan, London) pp. 75-92. Gross L, Aurand S, Adessa R, 1988 Violence and Discrimination Against ...

Author: Linda McDowell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317836186

Category: Science

Page: 471

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'Space Gender Knowledge' is an innovative and comprehensive introduction to the geographies of gender and the gendered nature of spatial relations. It examines the major issues raised by women's movements and academic feminism, and outlines the main shifts in feminist geographical work, from the geography of women to the impact of post-structuralism. In making their selection, the editors have drawn on a wide range of interdisciplinary material, ranging across spatial scales from the body to the globe. The book presents influential arguments for the importance of the intersection between space and gender. Looking both at geography and beyond the discipline, it explores the gendered construction of space and the spatial construction of gender. Divided into a number of conceptual sections, each prefaced by an editorial introduction, this reader includes extracts from both landmark texts and less well-known works, making it an indispensable introduction to this dynamic field of study.
2016-04-29 By Linda McDowell

Kelly, L. (1987) 'The continuum of sexual violence', in J. Hanmer and M. Maynard (eds) Women, Violence and Social Control, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 46–60. Kennedy, L.W. and Silverman, R.A. (1985) 'Perceptions of social diversity and fear ...

Author: Andy Thornley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134915156

Category: Architecture

Page: 232

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London is in a mess. This is evident from the increasingly unpleasant experience of daily life in the capital, from homelessness and unemployment to frustrating transport facilities and the general bad quality of the environment. However it is not only citizens of London who are suffering but the business community as well. London is having to face increasing competition from other European cities. There is growing appreciation and debate about these problems from companies, political parties, local government and community organisations. The Crisis of London provides a solid analysis of what has gone wrong and explores policy directions that could make the city a more humane and livable place. Beginning with a discussion of the basic elements of a home, a job and a means of travelling around, it becomes clear that even in these essential aspects London is failing. A feature of the crisis is an increasingly divided city with conditions for the poorer citizens worsening all the time. The authors consider the quality of the environment. They examine the greening of the city and the need for sustainability, the privatisation and dehumanisation of public spaces; the fear experienced by women, denying them full access to the capital; the position of ethnic minorities, and the perspectives of local communities. Using the case studies of Docklands and Kings Cross, the author's raise the crucial question of the government of the capital. This review of the city concludes with an analysis of a potential vision for London involving both the creation of the necessary institutional structures and also the will to address the needs of all the capital's citizens. The authors argue that a strategic approach is needed which accepts that the market alone cannot solve the problem. Stronger public intervention and government action is necessary if London is to match the developments in other European cities.
2003-09-02 By Andy Thornley

Gordon, L. 1986 Family Violence, Feminism, and Social Control. Feminist Studies 12:453–476. 1990 Response to Scott. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 15:852–853. Gough, K. 1975 The Origin of the Family.

Author: Victoria Katherine Burbank

Publisher: University of California Press

ISBN: 9780520302761

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

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Fighting is common among contemporary Aboriginal women in Mangrove, Australia. Women fight with men and with other women—often with “the other woman.” Victoria Burbank’s depiction of these women offers a powerful new perspective that can be applied to domestic violence in Western settings. Noting that Aboriginal women not only talk without shame about their angry emotions but also express them in acts of aggression and defense, Burbank emphasizes the positive social and cultural implications of women’s refusal to be victims. She explores questions of hierarchy and the expression of emotions, as well as women’s roles in domestic violence. Human aggression can be experienced and expressed in different ways, she says, and is not necessarily always “wrong.” Fighting Women is relevant to discussions of aggression and gender relations in addition to debates on the victimization of women and children everywhere. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1994.

conceptions of sex / gender violence and male dominance . In J. Hanmer and M. Maynard ( eds ) Women , Violence and Social Control . London : Macmillan . Estrich S. ( 1987 ) Real Rape . Harvard : Harvard University Press .

Author: Maud Blair

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 1853592471

Category: Education

Page: 300

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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
1995-01-01 By Maud Blair

Phoenix, J. and Oerton, S. (2005) Illicit and Illegal Sex, Regulation and Social Control. ... Radford, J. (1987) 'Policing male violence/policing women', in J. Hanmer and M. Maynard (eds) Women, Violence and Social Control.

Author: Maggie Wykes

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857026675

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

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`This is a very impressive piece of thorough scholarship. It is an important book that highlights the need to consider gender when developing policies to respond to interpersonal violence. It is written in a clear and accessible style and should be required reading for all criminal justice students.' - Dr Malcolm Cowburn, Sheffield Hallam University This comprehensive text provides an overview of the relationship between violence, gender, crime and justice. It brings together theory with contemporary cases to enable the reader to understand the key concepts, issues and connections involved. Enlightening and accessible, the book examines the experiences and treatment of men and women as victims and criminals. It explores whether and how offending patterns differ according to gender, and investigates the connections between gender, offending and victimisation. The book covers different types of inter-personal violence including sexual violence, 'domestic' violence, 'domestic' murder, male-on-male violence and child abuse. It explores how sexual and 'domestic' violence have been represented in the media, in the law and in criminal justice processes. Not only does the book present a comprehensive introduction to the field, it also offers reflective questions at the end of each chapter to enable the reader to integrate and interrogate the material covered. Chapter summaries and annotated bibliographies enhance the learning process by helping students to consolidate and further investigate key points. This book is essential for students and academics in criminology, criminal justice, sociology and gender studies.
2008-12-19 By Maggie Wykes

Green, E., Hebron, S. and Woodward, D. (1987) 'Women, leisure and social controls, in J. Hanmer and M. Maynard (eds) Women, Violence and Social Control, London: Macmillan. Gregory, D. and Urry, J. (1985) Social Relations andSpatial ...

Author: David Evans

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134943579

Category: Science

Page: 344

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
2002-01-31 By David Evans