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Author Lidman, Satu, 1973- author.

Title Gender, violence and attitudes : lessons from early modern Europe / Satu Lidman ; translated by Eva Malkki.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.8292094 LIDM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-188) and index.
Contents Studying gender and violence -- Historical roots of topical issues -- Gendering marital disputes -- Domestic discipline or crimes of violence? -- Women's aggression against men -- Dissolving, annulling, preserving a marriage -- Daughters, wives and mothers -- Fathers, brothers and husbands -- Rape and hierarchies of victimhood -- Invisible sexualized violence -- Epilogue: breaking down structures of violence.
Summary "Gender, Violence and Attitudes explores the history of gender-based violence in early modern Europe, particularly intimate-partner violence and sexual violence. This book also investigates the legacy of gender-based violence through the Enlightenment to the present day. It offers historical background for highly topical human rights issues. Offering detailed analysis of gender and the culture of violence, Gender, Violence and Attitudes is essential reading for students and general readers who wish to understand the history of violence and its continual association with gender from early modern Europe to the present day"-- Provided by publisher.
Language notes Translated from the Finnish.
Other author Malkki, Eva, translator.
Subject Women -- Violence against -- Europe.
Men -- Violence against -- Europe.
Gender identity -- History.
Violence -- Europe -- Prevention.
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