Feminist Frameworks: Building Theory on Violence Against Women

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Offering a wide range of feminist thinking on the topic of violence against women while also examining debates in a number of related areas, this text studies the definition of male violence, the role of sexuality in violence, and the intersection of racism and sexism. The origins of sexual violence, the accountability of perpetrators, and the role of feminist intervention and jurisprudence are some of the issues discussed in this comprehensive analysis of violence that seeks to explain, and ultimately cure, this social epidemic.