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The political economy of violence against women

Violence against women is a major problem in all countries, affecting women in every socio-economic group and at every life stage. Yet, when women enjoy good social and economic status they are less vulnerable to violence across all societies. This book develops a political economy approach to under...

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Main Author: True, Jacqui
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford [u.a.] Oxford Univ. Press 2012
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:Violence against women is a major problem in all countries, affecting women in every socio-economic group and at every life stage. Yet, when women enjoy good social and economic status they are less vulnerable to violence across all societies. This book develops a political economy approach to understanding violence against women - from the household to the transnational level - accounting for its globally increasing scale and brutality.
Physical Description:X, 242 S.
ISBN:9780199755912
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