Gender, violence and attitudes: lessons from early modern Europe

"Gender, Violence and Attitudes explores the history of gender-based violence in early modern Europe, particularly intimate-partner violence and sexual violence. This book also investigates the legacy of gender-based violence through the Enlightenment to the present day. It offers historical ba...

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Main Author: Lidman, Satu
Contributors: Malkki, Eva (ÜbersetzerIn)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York, NY Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group 2018
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Summary:"Gender, Violence and Attitudes explores the history of gender-based violence in early modern Europe, particularly intimate-partner violence and sexual violence. This book also investigates the legacy of gender-based violence through the Enlightenment to the present day. It offers historical background for highly topical human rights issues. Offering detailed analysis of gender and the culture of violence, Gender, Violence and Attitudes is essential reading for students and general readers who wish to understand the history of violence and its continual association with gender from early modern Europe to the present day"--
Studying gender and violence -- Historical roots of topical issues -- Gendering marital disputes -- Domestic discipline or crimes of violence? -- Women's aggression against men -- Dissolving, annulling or preserving a marriage -- Daughters, wives and mothers -- Fathers, brothers and husbands -- Rape and hierarchies of victimhood -- Invisible sexualized violence -- Breaking down structures of violence
ISBN:9781138097056
9781138097063