The Resource Protest, policy, and the problem of violence against women : a cross-national comparison, S. Laurel Weldon

Protest, policy, and the problem of violence against women : a cross-national comparison, S. Laurel Weldon

Label
Protest, policy, and the problem of violence against women : a cross-national comparison
Title
Protest, policy, and the problem of violence against women
Title remainder
a cross-national comparison
Statement of responsibility
S. Laurel Weldon
Title variation
Violence against women
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Violence against women is one of the most insidious social ills facing the world today. Yet governmental response is inconsistent, ranging from dismissal to aggressive implementation of policies and programs to combat the problem. In her comparative study of thirty-six democratic governments, Laurel Weldon examines the root causes and consequences of the differences in public policy from Northern Europe to Latin America. She reveals that factors that often influence the development of social policies do not determine policies on violence against women. Neither economic level, religion, regio
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weldon, S. Laurel
Dewey number
362.83
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ1236
LC item number
.W425 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Protest movements
  • Feminism
  • Violence envers les femmes
  • Contestation
  • Féminisme
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • LAW
  • Feminism
  • Protest movements
  • Women
  • Women
  • Politik
  • Misshandelte Frau
  • Geweld
  • Gender & Ethnic Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Gender Studies & Sexuality
  • Femmes victimes de violence
  • Violence exercée sur les femmes
  • Femmes
  • Féminisme
Label
Protest, policy, and the problem of violence against women : a cross-national comparison, S. Laurel Weldon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-278) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Compilation of Studies and Reports of Violence Against Women in Stable Democracies
  • Introduction: From Protest to Policy
  • Culture, Development, Parties, and Policies on Violence Against Women
  • Social Movements and Policies to Address Violence Against Women
  • The Effect of Women in Government on Policies on Violence Against Women
  • Sexing the State: The Impact of Political Institutions on Policies on Violence Against Women
  • Social Movements, Political Institutions, and Public Policies on Violence Against Women
  • Social Structures and Public Policy
  • Responding to Violence Against Women: Practical Lessons for Democrats, Feminists, and Policymakers
Control code
501049944
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822972341
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt74qbv3
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)501049944
Label
Protest, policy, and the problem of violence against women : a cross-national comparison, S. Laurel Weldon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-278) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Compilation of Studies and Reports of Violence Against Women in Stable Democracies
  • Introduction: From Protest to Policy
  • Culture, Development, Parties, and Policies on Violence Against Women
  • Social Movements and Policies to Address Violence Against Women
  • The Effect of Women in Government on Policies on Violence Against Women
  • Sexing the State: The Impact of Political Institutions on Policies on Violence Against Women
  • Social Movements, Political Institutions, and Public Policies on Violence Against Women
  • Social Structures and Public Policy
  • Responding to Violence Against Women: Practical Lessons for Democrats, Feminists, and Policymakers
Control code
501049944
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822972341
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt74qbv3
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)501049944

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