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Introduction

  • Wanda TeaysEmail author
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Part of the Library of Public Policy and Public Administration book series (LPPP, volume 12)

Abstract

We have much to gain by examining violence and the ways women and girls have been its target. Abuse takes many forms, resulting in an array of challenges. The authors in this volume explore the extent of violence against women and demonstrate why transformation is imperative. The book is set out in four parts: (1) sexual assault, (2) harassment and medicalized violence, (3) domestic violence, and (4) media violence, pornography, and prostitution.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Philosophy and Applied EthicsMount Saint Mary’s UniversityLos AngelesUSA

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