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Published: 06 September 2018

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190901523

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The Struggle for Freedom from Fear

Contesting Violence against Women at the Frontiers of Globalization

Alison Brysk

  • A rights-based approach to gender violence that bridges sociological and feminist theory
  • Provides cross-regional comparisons of sociologically similar but culturally different countries
  • Emphasizes pathways to change via law, public policy, and public consciousness among others