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Ordinary violence : everyday assaults against women worldwide /

In this eye-opening study, the author asserts that institutionalized definitions of masculinity and femininity, along with the social and economic inequality among the sexes, help perpetuate the daily and deadly violence against women all across the world. This second edition of a classic work exami...

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Main Author: Stewart, Mary White, 1945-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014]
Edition:Second edition.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-469) and index. 
505 0 |a Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Lenses on violence: seeing assaults against women -- Cultural support for violence against women -- Construction of violence against women as a social problem in the United States -- Just tryin' to make a livin' -- Real victims, reasonableness, and rape -- Corporate violence against women -- Trafficking -- Traversing Global borders for sex -- Military violence against women in Historical perspective -- It's just a different culture --- Conclusion -- Index. 
520 |a In this eye-opening study, the author asserts that institutionalized definitions of masculinity and femininity, along with the social and economic inequality among the sexes, help perpetuate the daily and deadly violence against women all across the world. This second edition of a classic work examines the latest discussions on gender relations, including the current debate over whether prostitution and pornography should be deemed inherently violent and the role of western countries in the global response to violence against women. 
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