O' Toole, Schiffman and Edwards bring together emerging scholarship from feminist and post-modern theory with classic articles and central authors in the fields of gender, sexuality and violence in the book. The second edition is fully revised and features eighteen new selections, including original articles on sex trafficking, masculinity and terrorism and community responses to gender violence. Other topics in the collection include sexual harassment, violence in schools and workplaces, child abuse, intimate partner violence and pornography.
Sandra Harding, editor of The Feminist Standpoint Theory Reader, said, "This collection provides the most insightful and influential analyses from the last two decades showing how violence against women and children is all-too-well integrated into global politics and economics."
Beth Richie, author of Compelled to Crime: The Gender Entrapment of Battered, Black Women writes, "This is an extraordinary interdisciplinary volume…Gender Violence makes a very significant contribution to the literature on violence against women."
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