Intersectional Investigations into Gender Based Violence

Intersectional Investigations into Gender Based Violence Sex Roles (2017) 77:433–434 DOI 10.1007/s11199-017-0801-8 BOOK REVIEW Understanding Gender Based Violence: National and International Contexts. Edited by Nadia Aghtaie and Geetanjali Gangoli, New York, Routledge, 2015. 250 pp. $130.40 (hardback). ISBN: 978–0415858724 Alexis Halkovic Published online: 21 June 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Understanding Gender Based Violence: National and intersectional, long before the term Bintersectional^ had been International Contexts, edited by Nadia Aghtaie and coined. In doing so, Hester illustrated the forgotten theoretical Geetanjali Gangoli, is a collection of excellent research con- importance of Millett’s work from both historical and theoret- ducted at the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the ical standpoints. Part II of the book includes three chapters that address the University of Bristol. The book takes a decisively intersection- al, feminist, and structural approach to gender-based violence. methodological challenges in research on gender-based vio- Methodology and area of focus vary widely across the chap- lence. Christine Barter’s chapter focused on the intersections ters, spanning definitional, methodological, domestic (UK), of gender, age, ethnicity, and culture in interpersonal violence and international (Iran, India, Rwanda, and China) concerns. (IPV) from young people’s perspectives. She described how, And although there is considerable variation in the topics, Sex Roles Springer Journals

Intersectional Investigations into Gender Based Violence

Sex Roles , Volume 77 (6) – Jun 21, 2017

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