Protest, policy, and the problem of violence against women : a cross-national comparison /

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Author / Creator:Weldon, S. Laurel.
Imprint:Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2002.
Description:xiv, 287 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Women -- Violence against -- Government policy -- Cross-cultural studies.
Women -- Abuse of -- Government policy -- Cross-cultural studies.
Protest movements -- Cross-cultural studies.
Feminism -- Cross-cultural studies.
Protest movements.
Women -- Abuse of -- Government policy.
Women -- Violence against -- Government policy.
Cross-cultural studies.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:0822941716 (cloth)
0822957744 (paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-278) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Tables and Figures
  • Preface
  • 1.. Introduction: From Protest to Policy
  • 2.. Culture, Development, Parties, and Policies on Violence Against Women
  • 3.. Social Movements and Policies to Address Violence Against Women
  • 4.. The Effect of Women in Government on Policies on Violence Against Women
  • 5.. Sexing the State: The Impact of Political Institutions on Policies on Violence Against Women
  • 6.. Social Movements, Political Institutions, and Public Policies on Violence Against Women
  • 7.. Social Structures and Public Policy
  • 8.. Responding to Violence Against Women: Practical Lessons for Democrats, Feminists, and Policymakers
  • Appendix A. Compilation of Studies and Reports of Violence Against Women in Stable Democracies
  • Appendix B. Notes on Method and Measurement
  • Appendix C. List of Sources by Country
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index