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Ordinary Violence: Everyday Assaults against Women Worldwide
     

Ordinary Violence: Everyday Assaults against Women Worldwide

by Mary White Stewart
 

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Addresses the many forms of global violence against women and shows how the psychology of individuals, institutions, and societies perpetuate the oppression of women.

• Contains the most recent research on trafficking, mail order brides, and comfort women

• Explains the roles of power, inequality, and gender hierarchy in violence against women

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Addresses the many forms of global violence against women and shows how the psychology of individuals, institutions, and societies perpetuate the oppression of women.

• Contains the most recent research on trafficking, mail order brides, and comfort women

• Explains the roles of power, inequality, and gender hierarchy in violence against women

• Examines the belief system behind institutionalized violence, including such acts as honor crimes and dowry deaths

• Links current forms of violence with relics of the past—foot binding, comfort women, and charity girls

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440829376
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/31/2014
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Mary White Stewart, PhD, is professor of sociology and director of the School of Social Research and Justice Studies at the University of Nevada.

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