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The Political Economy of Violence against Women

Jacqui True


This book addresses a major problem in all countries, affecting women in every socioeconomic group and at every life stage. Nowhere in the world do women share equal social and economic rights with men or the same access as men to productive resources. Economic globalization and development are creating new challenges for women's rights, as well as some new opportunities for advancing women's economic independence and gender equality. Yet, when women have access to productive resources and they enjoy social and economic rights, they are less vulnerable to violence across all societies. This bo ... More

Keywords: political economy, globalization, trade, migration, conflict, disaster, resources, productive resources, violence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199755929
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755929.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqui True, author
Monash University