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Violence Against Women in South Asian Communities

Violence Against Women in South Asian Communities

Issues for Policy and Practice

Edited by Ravi K Thiara and Aisha K Gill
Foreword by Professor Liz Kelly CBE

Paperback: £25.00 / $44.95

2009, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 256pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-670-8, BIC 2: JKSN JFSJ1 JFFE3

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Foreword. Professor Liz Kelly. Introduction. Ravi K Thiara, University of Warwick and Aisha K Gill, Roehampton University. Chapter 1. Understanding Violence against South Asian Women: What it Means for Practice. Ravi K Thiara and Aisha K Gill. Chapter 2. Charting South Asian Women's Struggles against Gender-based Violence. Amrit Wilson, University of Huddersfield and Royal Holloway College. Chapter 3. Masculinities and Violence against Women in South Asian Communities: Transnational Perspectives. Marzia Balzani, Roehampton University. Chapter 4. Shrinking Secular Spaces: Asian Women at the Intersect of Race, Religion and Gender. Pragna Patel and Hannana Siddiqui, Southall Black Sisters. Chapter 5. Moving Toward a 'Multiculturalism Without Culture': Constructing a Victim-Friendly Human Rights Approach to Forced Marriage in the UK. Aisha K Gill and Trishima Mitra-Kahn, Roehampton University. Chapter 6. Continuing Control: Child Contact and Post-separation Violence. Ravi K Thiara. Chapter 7. Shariah Councils and the Resolution of Matrimonial Disputes: Gender and Justice in the 'Shadow' of the Law. Samia Bano, University of Reading. Chapter 8. Protection for All? The Failures of the Domestic Violence Rule for (Im)migrant Women. Kaveri Sharma, London Metropolitan University and Aisha K Gill. Chapter 9. Conclusion: Looking to the Future. Aisha K Gill and Ravi K Thiara. List of Contributors. Index

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