© 2008

Gender and Interpersonal Violence

Language, Action and Representation

  • Karen Throsby
  • Flora Alexander

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Karen Throsby, Flora Alexander
      Pages 1-8
  3. Lived Experience

  4. Representations

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 233-240

About this book


Drawing on research from a variety of disciplines, this edited collection challenges conventional understandings of gendered interpersonal violence, and identifies emerging sites and forms of resistance to it.


children gender migration Nation politics Sex transformation violence women

Editors and affiliations

  • Karen Throsby
    • 1
  • Flora Alexander
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WarwickUK
  2. 2.University of AberdeenUK

About the editors

BIPASHA AHMED is Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology and Qualitative Methodologies in the School of Psychology, University of East London, UK FLORA ALEXANDER was Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Aberdeen, UK until her retirement in 2001 REBECCA BARNES is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Derby, UK RICHARD BRYAN is Lecturer at the University of Tennessee, USA ALISON JOBE recently completed a PhD on trafficked women's access to asylum at Newcastle University, UK JANE KILBY is Lecturer in the School of English, Sociology, Politics and Contemporary History at the University of Salford, UK JENNY KITZINGER is Professor of Media and Communications Research at the University of Cardiff, UK NANCY LOMBARD is in the final year of her PhD at Glasgow Caledonian University, UK ANAMIKA MAJUMDAR is currently a PhD student at London South Bank University, UK JARMILA MILDORF is Lecturer in the Department of English and American Studies at the University of Paderborn, Germany JENNY O'CONNOR is a PhD student at University College Dublin in Ireland, UK JULIETTE PATTINSON is Lecturer in the Department of History at the University of Strathclyde, UK PAULA REAVEY is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at London South Bank University, UK ALEX TATE is a PhD student in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University, UK KAREN THROSBY is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick, UK FIONA TOLAN is Lecturer in English at Liverpool John Moores University, UK

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