Forsaken Females The Global Brutalization of Women

ISBN-10: 0742545792
ISBN-13: 9780742545793
Edition: 2006
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Description: Forsaken Females describes the varied types of brutalization women experience through the life course, as well as historical and theoretical perspectives of global violence against women. The book illuminates the diverse ideologies and cultural  More...

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Book details

Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Forsaken Females describes the varied types of brutalization women experience through the life course, as well as historical and theoretical perspectives of global violence against women. The book illuminates the diverse ideologies and cultural conditions that condone and perpetuate the brutality that victimizes women. The discussion is structured around the experiences of women who describe their personal victimization. Each chapter concludes with examples of promising policies and practices developed to address and reduce violence perpetrated against women.

Preface
Cultural Quotes Perpetuating Violence
Acknowledgments
Understanding the Context of Violence against Women
Perspectives on Violence against Women: Historical, Methodological, and Theoretical
The Sociopolitical Conditions that Predispose Women to Violence
Violent Practices
Femicide: Infanticide and Feticide
Female Genital Cutting: Clitoridectomy, Female Circumcision, FGM, or Rite of Passage
Sexual Violence
Sexual Slavery
Trafficking in Women
Intimate Partner Violence
Honor Killing
Consequences and Possibilities
The Impact of Violence against Women
Working toward a World without Violence against Women
Reference List
Index
About the Authors

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