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Violence Against Women - Books generally about gender-specific violence. See also other booklists on domestic violence and sexual violence.

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Violence & Abuse /
Related booklists: Women's Rights Worldwide, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Prostitution and Sex Work, Rape & Sexual Violence, Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence, Violence and Abuse against Women: Fiction and Poetry, Patriarchy & Sexism, Violence Against Women: Killing of Women, Interpersonal Violence,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women by Silvia Federici
    Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women - by Silvia Federici

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781629635682 | ISBN 10: 1629635685

    We are witnessing a new surge of interpersonal and institutional violence against women, including new witch hunts. This surge of violence has occurred alongside an expansion of capitalist social relations. In this new work that revisits some of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color by Andrea J. Ritchie
    Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color - by Andrea J. Ritchie

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780807088982 | ISBN 10: 0807088986

    A timely examination of the ways Black women, Indigenous women, and other women of color are uniquely affected by racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement.   Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story by Wolfgang Bauer
    Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story - by Wolfgang Bauer

    £21.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781620972571 | ISBN 10: 1620972573

    Former Boko Haram captives tell their terrifying and heartbreaking stories to a leading European journalist. "Over a six-year insurgency, Boko Haram has forced two million Nigerians from their homes, with upwards of one million refugees in Maidugu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Escaped ISIS by Farida Khalaf and Andrea C. Hoffmann
    The Girl Who Escaped ISIS - by Farida Khalaf and Andrea C. Hoffmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784702755 | ISBN 10: 1784702757

    In August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in a village high in the mountains of northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked and swiftly taken by ISIS fighters, and her whole world changed. The jihadists murdered the men and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The War on Women by Sue Lloyd Roberts
    The War on Women - by Sue Lloyd Roberts

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471153921 | ISBN 10: 1471153924

    In 1973, Sue Lloyd Roberts joined ITN as a news trainee and went on to be the UK's first female video-journalist to report alone from the bleak outposts of the Soviet Union, China and Iran. During her 30-year-long career she travelled the world and w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
    Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology - by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence

    £20.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780822362951 | ISBN 10: 0822362953

    The editors and contributors to Color of Violence ask: What would it take to end violence against women of color?  Presenting the fierce and vital writing of organizers, lawyers, scholars, poets, and policy makers, Color of Violence radically reposi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Becoming Unbecoming by Una
    Becoming Unbecoming - by Una

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908434692 | ISBN 10: 1908434694

    A devastating personal account of gender violence told in graphic-novel form, set against the backdrop of the 1970s Yorkshire Ripper man-hunt.   Itís 1977 and Una is twelve. A serial murderer is at large in West Yorkshire and the police are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violence Against Women: Criminological Perspectives on Men
    Violence Against Women: Criminological Perspectives on Men's Violences - by Nicole Westmarland

    £26.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781843923985 | ISBN 10: 184392398x

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men's violences against women - perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blasphemy: The True, Heartbreaking Story of the Woman Sentenced to Death Over a Cup of Water by Asia Bibi
    Blasphemy: The True, Heartbreaking Story of the Woman Sentenced to Death Over a Cup of Water - by Asia Bibi

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844088881 | ISBN 10: 184408888x

    Punjab, Pakistan, June 2009.   The temperature is 45 - and Asia has been out picking fruit for several hours. It's exhausting, sweaty work, but Asia and her husband have five children to feed. At midday she goes to the nearest well, picks up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations by Douglas A. Brownridge
    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations - by Douglas A. Brownridge

    £41.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780415996082 | ISBN 10: 0415996082

    Violence Against Women: Vulnerable Populations investigates under-researched and underserved groups of women who are particularly vulnerable to violent victimization from an intimate male partner. In the past, there has been an understandable relucta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women, Violence and Tradition: Taking FGM and Other Practices to a Secular State by Tamsin Bradley (Editor)
    Women, Violence and Tradition: Taking FGM and Other Practices to a Secular State - by Tamsin Bradley (Editor)

    £20.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848139589 | ISBN 10: 1848139586

    Is the practice of FGM on the rise in the UK and US? Why? What happens to religious and cultural traditions when they are taken from their context into a new, often secular, state? Women, Violence and Tradition is a fascinating look into the life his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living with the Dominator: A Book About the Freedom Programme by Pat Craven, illustrated by Jacky Fleming
    Living with the Dominator: A Book About the Freedom Programme - by Pat Craven, illustrated by Jacky Fleming

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780955882708 | ISBN 10: 0955882702

    This book explains violent and abusive behaviour and places it in a social context. It can help readers of any age and sexual orientation to change their own behaviour and to recognise when they are being controlled.  Reader reviews:  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violence and Sex Work in Britain by Hilary Kinnell
    Violence and Sex Work in Britain - by Hilary Kinnell

    £30.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843923503 | ISBN 10: 1843923505

    Violence and Sex Work in Britain explores violence and homicide in the context of sex work, showing how current law and repressive policing tactics exacerbate vulnerability. It exposes inadequacies in the criminal justice system, leading to failures ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honour Killing: Stories of Men Who Killed by Ayse Onal
    Honour Killing: Stories of Men Who Killed - by Ayse Onal

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780863566172 | ISBN 10: 0863566170

    Honour killing persists across the Middle East, where regimes refrain from tackling primitive traditions for fear of sparking unrest. Ayse Onal interviewed imprisoned men in Turkey convicted of killing their mothers, sisters and daughters. The result ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Deafening Silence: Hidden Violence Against Women and Children by Patrizia Romito
    A Deafening Silence: Hidden Violence Against Women and Children - by Patrizia Romito

    £21.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781861349613 | ISBN 10: 1861349610

    This book is born of a contradiction: on the one hand, there has been a genuine advance in the awareness of violence against women and children and actions to oppose it. On the other, the violence persists and so does the counter-attack against those ... more

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  • Cover image of book Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression: Debates and Challenges by Barbara Fawcett & Fran Waugh (editors)
    Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression: Debates and Challenges - by Barbara Fawcett & Fran Waugh (editors)

    £31.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780415422642 | ISBN 10: 0415422647

    Everyone working in health and social care is at one point or another confronted by violent behaviour and its consequences. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression provides a broad overview of violence in relation to a range of groups and areas tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Violence of Normal Times: Essays on Women
    The Violence of Normal Times: Essays on Women's Lived Realities - by Kalpana Kannabiran

    £45.00   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9788188965069 | ISBN 10: 8188965065

    This volume attempts to look at the experience and articulation of violence against women in relation to feminist debates and organising on the issue, and the positive/ negative responses to that articulation, particularly from the standpoint of law ... more

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  • Cover image of book Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues by Catherine A. MacKinnon
    Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues - by Catherine A. MacKinnon

    £20.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780674025554 | ISBN 10: 0674025555

    More than half a century after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights defined what a human being is and is entitle to,Catherine MacKinnon asks: Are women human yet? If women were regarded as human, would they be sold into sexual slavery worldwide, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Researching Gender Violence by Edited by Tina Skinner, Marianne Hester and Ellen Malos
    Researching Gender Violence - by Edited by Tina Skinner, Marianne Hester and Ellen Malos

    £31.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843920403 | ISBN 10: 1843920409

    There has been growing interest and concern about the topic of violence against women, reflected in a number of government policy initiatives and research projects on the subject. A wide range of methodological issues has arisen from this, but there ... more

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  • Cover image of book Obsession, With Intent: Violence Against Women by Lee Lakeman
    Obsession, With Intent: Violence Against Women - by Lee Lakeman

    £18.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781551642628 | ISBN 10: 155164262x

    Obsession, With Intent is an investigative report into one hundred cases of violence against women; in all cases the women tried to get help from the system. It is a harrowing account of individual women's stories, their understanding of the danger t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burned Alive by Souad
    Burned Alive - by Souad

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780553816303 | ISBN 10: 0553816306

    When Souad was seventeen she fell in love. In her village, as in so many others, sex before marriage was considered a grave dishonour to one's family - a dishonour punishable by death. This was her crime, and her brother-in-law was given the task of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violence Against Women in Asian Societies by Linda Rae Bennett & Lenore Manderson
    Violence Against Women in Asian Societies - by Linda Rae Bennett & Lenore Manderson

    £37.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780700717422 | ISBN 10: 0700717420

    Violence against women is a violation of women's human rights and a priority public health issue. It is endemic worldwide. While much has been written about it in industrialized societies, there has been relatively little attention given to such viol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Men Who Batter Women by Adam Jukes
    Men Who Batter Women - by Adam Jukes

    £31.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780415040990 | ISBN 10: 041504099x

    Violence against women in the home is a major social problem. Most published work understandably concentrates on the victims, but this book looks at the perpetrators.   Considering both feminist approaches to male violence and those perspecti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Some Mother
    Some Mother's Daughter: Prostitute Women Against Violence - by International Prostitutes Collective

    £8.00   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780951777589 | ISBN 10: 095177758x

    Violence against sex workers is built into the law and its enforcement. In response, prostitute women (and often their mothers and sisters) have been an important but hidden part of the women's movement against violence. What they propose for their ... more

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