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Gender and Interpersonal Violence

Language, Action and Representation

Editors: Throsby, K., Alexander, F. (Eds.)

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Drawing on research from a variety of disciplines, this edited collection challenges conventional understandings of gendered interpersonal violence, and identifies emerging sites and forms of resistance to it.

About the authors

BIPASHA AHMED is Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology and Qualitative Methodologies in the School of Psychology, University of East London, UK FLORA ALEXANDER was Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Aberdeen, UK until her retirement in 2001 REBECCA BARNES is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Derby, UK RICHARD BRYAN is Lecturer at the University of Tennessee, USA ALISON JOBE recently completed a PhD on trafficked women's access to asylum at Newcastle University, UK JANE KILBY is Lecturer in the School of English, Sociology, Politics and Contemporary History at the University of Salford, UK JENNY KITZINGER is Professor of Media and Communications Research at the University of Cardiff, UK NANCY LOMBARD is in the final year of her PhD at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK ANAMIKA MAJUMDAR is currently a PhD student at London South Bank University, UK JARMILA MILDORF is Lecturer in the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Paderborn, Germany JENNY O'CONNOR is a PhD student at University College Dublin in Ireland, UK JULIETTE PATTINSON is Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Strathclyde, UK PAULA REAVEY is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at London South Bank University, UK ALEX TATE is a PhD student in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University, UK KAREN THROSBY is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK FIONA TOLAN is Lecturer in English at Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-8

    Throsby, Karen (et al.)

  • Turning a Pretty Girl into a Killer’: Women, Violence and Clandestine Operations during the Second World War

    Pages 11-28

    Pattinson, Juliette

  • ‘I Still Sort of Flounder Around in a Sea of Non-Language’: The Constraints of Language and Labels in Women’s Accounts of Woman-to-Woman Partner Abuse

    Pages 29-43

    Barnes, Rebecca

  • Cultural Transformations and Gender Violence: South Asian Women’s Experiences of Sexual Violence and Familial Dynamics

    Pages 44-65

    Ahmed, Bipasha (et al.)

  • Sexual Trafficking: A New Sexual Story?

    Pages 66-82

    Jobe, Alison

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gender and Interpersonal Violence
Book Subtitle
Language, Action and Representation
Editors
  • K. Throsby
  • F. Alexander
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-22842-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230228429
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57401-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36507-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 240
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