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Author Thiara, Ravi K
Title Violence against Women in South Asian Communities : Issues for Policy and Practice
Imprint London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009
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Note FRONT COVER -- Violence Against Womenin South Asian Communities: Issues for Policy and Practice -- Contents -- FOREWORD -- Introduction -- 1 Understanding Violence against South Asian Women: What It Means for Practice -- 2 Charting South Asian Women's Struggles against Gender-based Violence -- 3 Masculinities and Violence against Women in South Asian Communities: Transnational Perspectives -- 4 Shrinking Secular Spaces: Asian Women at the Intersect of Race, Religion and Gender -- 5 Moving toward a 'Multiculturalism without Culture': Constructing a Victim-Friendly Human Rights Approach to Forced Marriage in the UK -- 6 Continuing Control: Child Contact and Post-separation Violence -- 7 Shariah Councils and the Resolution of Matrimonial Disputes: Gender and Justice in the 'Shadow' of the Law -- 8 Protection for All? The Failures of the Domestic Violence Rule for (Im)migrant Women -- Conclusion: Looking to the Future -- LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS -- SUBJECT INDEX -- AUTHOR INDEX -- back cover
This book explores the key theoretical and empirical issues involved in gendered violence, ethnicity and South Asian communities. The editors draw together leading researchers and practitioners to provide a critical reflection of contemporary debates and consider how these reflections can inform policy, research and practice
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Thiara, Ravi K. Violence against Women in South Asian Communities : Issues for Policy and Practice London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers,c2009 9781843106708
Subject Women -- Violence against -- South Asia.;Women -- Violence against -- South Asia -- Prevention.;Women -- Government policy -- South Asia
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