The Resource The political economy of violence against women, Jacqui True

The political economy of violence against women, Jacqui True

Label
The political economy of violence against women
Title
The political economy of violence against women
Statement of responsibility
Jacqui True
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Violence against women is a major problem in all countries, affecting women in every socio-economic group and at every life stage. Nowhere in the world do women share equal social and economic rights with men or the same access as men to productive resources. Economic globalization and development are creating new challenges for women's rights as well as some new opportunities for advancing women's economic independence and gender equality. Yet, when women have access to productive resources and they enjoy social and economic rights they are less vulnerable to violence across all societies. The Political Economy of Violence against Women develops a feminist political economy approach to identify the linkages between different forms of violence against women and macro structural processes in strategic local and global sites - from the household to the transnational level. In doing so, it seeks to account for the globally increasing scale and brutality of violence against women. These sites include economic restructuring and men's reaction to the loss of secure employment, the abusive exploitation associated with the transnational migration of women workers, the growth of a sex trade around the creation of free trade zones, the spike in violence against women in financial liberalization and crises, the scourge of sexual violence in armed conflict and post-crisis peacebuilding or reconstruction efforts and the deleterious gendered impacts of natural disasters. Examples are drawn from South Africa, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, China, Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, the Pacific Islands, Argentina, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, New Zealand, Ireland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Iceland. -- Publisher description
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
True, Jacqui
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.W65
LC item number
T78 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford studies in gender and international relations.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Sex crimes
  • Women and war
  • Women
  • Violence envers les femmes
  • Discrimination à l'égard des femmes
  • Femmes
  • Femmes
  • Sex crimes
  • Sex discrimination against women
  • Women and war
  • Women
  • Women
  • Frau
  • Unterdrückung
  • Gewalt
  • Geschlechterverhältnis
  • Politische Ökonomie
Label
The political economy of violence against women, Jacqui True
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From domestic violence to war crimes : the political economy of violence against women -- What has poverty got to do with it? : feminist frameworks for analyzing violence against women -- Losing entitlement, regaining control : masculinities and competitive globalization -- Crossing borders to make ends meet : sex trafficking, the maid trade, and other gendered forms of labor exploitation -- New spaces of gender violence : economic transition and trade -- Boom, bust and beating : international financial institutions, crises, and violence against women -- Old and new tactics of war : sexual violence in armed conflict -- Rebuilding with or without women? : gendered violence in post-conflict peace and reconstruction -- Who suffers most? : gendered violence in natural disasters and their aftermath -- Researching violence against women : the point is to change it
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 242 pages
Isbn
9780199755929
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012001769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)773811637
  • (OCoLC)ocn773811637
Label
The political economy of violence against women, Jacqui True
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From domestic violence to war crimes : the political economy of violence against women -- What has poverty got to do with it? : feminist frameworks for analyzing violence against women -- Losing entitlement, regaining control : masculinities and competitive globalization -- Crossing borders to make ends meet : sex trafficking, the maid trade, and other gendered forms of labor exploitation -- New spaces of gender violence : economic transition and trade -- Boom, bust and beating : international financial institutions, crises, and violence against women -- Old and new tactics of war : sexual violence in armed conflict -- Rebuilding with or without women? : gendered violence in post-conflict peace and reconstruction -- Who suffers most? : gendered violence in natural disasters and their aftermath -- Researching violence against women : the point is to change it
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 242 pages
Isbn
9780199755929
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012001769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)773811637
  • (OCoLC)ocn773811637

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