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The concept and measurement of violence against women and men

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ISBN: 9781447332640 Year: Pages: 192 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_623150 Language: English
Publisher: Policy Press Grant: Lumsa University
Subject: Gender Studies
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Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. The extent of violence against women is currently hidden. How should violence be measured? How should research and new ways of thinking about violence improve its measurement? Could improved measurement change policy? The book is a guide to how the measurement of violence can be best achieved. It shows how to make femicide, rape, domestic violence, and FGM visible in official statistics. It offers practical guidance on definitions, indicators and coordination mechanisms. It reflects on theoretical debates on ‘what is gender’, ‘what is violence’, and ‘the concept of coercive control’. and introduces the concept of ‘gender saturated context’. Analysing the socially constructed nature of statistics and the links between knowledge and power, it sets new standards and guidelines to influence the measurement of violence in the coming decades.

Soziale Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in Wissenschaft und Forschung

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ISBN: 9783847410317 9783847420644 Year: Pages: 251 DOI: 10.3224/978384742064 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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Under what conditions can gender equality and social gender justice in science and research in general be achieved? What concrete and effective measures are there to undermine some contrary practices? The book is aimed at practitioners and researchers alike who want to find out about known obstacles and how they can be circumvented as well as about the latest findings on European gender equality strategies.

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