Journals Higher Education

The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Jacqui True

Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations

  • Applies political economy approach to violence against women in global context
  • Challenges existing scholarly and policy approaches
  • Draws on True's research for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women
  • Provides strong evidence that increasing women's access to productive resources and social and economic rights lessens their vulnerability to violence across all societies