Feminists Organising Against Gendered Violence

Hardcover | November 15, 2007

byLesley McMillan

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Violence against women is a key concern for society and feminism. Organizing for social, political and legal change in relation to violence is a pressing issue, and through the critical appraisal of approaches adopted by the anti-violence movement in a variety of countries, this book informs future strategy and approaches when organizing against violence. Lesley McMillan provides the first detailed comparative account of women's anti-violence movement in Western countries, ideally suited for upper-level students interested in this fascinating topic.

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Violence against women is a key concern for society and feminism. Organizing for social, political and legal change in relation to violence is a pressing issue, and through the critical appraisal of approaches adopted by the anti-violence movement in a variety of countries, this book informs future strategy and approaches when organizi...

LESLEY MCMILLAN is Lecturer in Sociology, University of Sussex.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:November 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230007724

ISBN - 13:9780230007727

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Table of Contents

Violence against women and the feminist movement * Feminism and the state * Women's movement organizations and the state * Working to end violence: Staffing the movement * Organization and structure of the movement * 'Managing violence' or 'managing the state'?: The relationship between the feminist movement and the state * Learning to listen to trauma stories: Doing research on violence against women * Conclusion