Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence
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Language and Cultural Studies, Anthropology, and Sociology
Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence: Global Responses, Local Practices addresses the gaps in theory, methods, and practices that are currently used to engage the problem of gender-based violence. This book complements the work carried out in the legal, human services, and health fields by demonstrating how a focus on local issues and responses can better inform a collaborative global response to the problem of gender-based violence. With chapters covering Africa, Asia, Latin and North America, and Oceania, the volume illustrates the various ways scholars, practitioners, frontline workers, and policy makers can work together to end violence in their local communities. The chapters in this volume provide ample evidence that top-down responses to violence have been inadequate, and that solutions are available when the local historical, political, and social context is taken into consideration. Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence contains useful insights that, when combined with the efforts of other disciplines, offer solutions to the problem of gender-based violence.
Rowman & Littlefield
anthropology, gender studies, violence, family violence
Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence | Social and Cultural Anthropology | Sociology of Culture
Wies, Jennifer, "Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence" (2015). EKU Faculty and Staff Books Gallery. 84.