The Resource The struggle for freedom from fear : contesting violence against women at the frontiers of globalization, Alison Brysk

The struggle for freedom from fear : contesting violence against women at the frontiers of globalization, Alison Brysk

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The struggle for freedom from fear : contesting violence against women at the frontiers of globalization
Title
The struggle for freedom from fear
Title remainder
contesting violence against women at the frontiers of globalization
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Alison Brysk
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Language
eng
Summary
How can we understand and contest the global wave of violence against women? In this text, Alison Brysk shows that gender violence across countries tends to change as countries develop and liberalize, but not in the ways that we might predict. She shows how liberalizing authoritarian countries and transitional democracies may experience more shifting patterns and greater levels of violence than less developed and democratic countries, due to changes and uncertainties in economic and political structures. While a combination of international action, law, public policy, civil society mobilization, and changes in social values work to decrease gender violence, Brysk assesses the potential, limits, and balance of these measures
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StDuBDS
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1960-
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Brysk, Alison
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.W65
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Oxford University Press
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  • Women
  • Women's rights
  • Sex crimes
  • Human rights
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specialized
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The struggle for freedom from fear : contesting violence against women at the frontiers of globalization, Alison Brysk
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Previously issued in print: 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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  • text
  • still image
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190901554
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computer
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rdamedia
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illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
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(StDuBDS)EDZ0001918565
Label
The struggle for freedom from fear : contesting violence against women at the frontiers of globalization, Alison Brysk
Publication
Note
Previously issued in print: 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190901554
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(StDuBDS)EDZ0001918565

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