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Gender based violence in university communities : Policy, prevention and educational interventions in Britain - Sundari Anitha

Gender based violence in university communities

Policy, prevention and educational interventions in Britain

By: Sundari Anitha (Editor), Ruth Lewis (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 15th August 2018
ISBN: 9781447336570
Number Of Pages: 260

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In this book, academics and practitioners provide the first in-depth overview of research and practice in GBV in universities. They set out the international context of ideologies, politics and institutional structures that underlie responses to GBV in elsewhere in Europe, in the US, and in Australia, and consider the implications of implementing related policy and practice.

Presenting examples of innovative British approaches to engagement with the issue, the book also considers UK, EU and UN legislation to give an international perspective, making it of direct use to discussions of `what works' in preventing GBV.

"This book certainly fills a gap, is very topical and brings together thinking and practice in an under researched yet increasingly debated area." Jane Ellis, Anglia Ruskin University

Introduction: The problem of GBV ~ Anitha, Lewis and Jones; SECTION 1 - The problem; Understanding young people's conceptualisations of violence: the role of gender in notions of `acceptability' ~ Vanita Sundaram; `Lad culture' and sexual violence against students ~ Alison Phipps; SECTION 2 - Histories and politics of educational interventions against GBV in international contexts; Violence prevention on U.S. college campuses: contexts, history and open questions ~ Renate Klein; Early initiatives and emerging debates on prevention education in Australian universities ~ Andrea Durbach; About time: The policy context of prevention education in the UK ~ Jane Ellis; SECTION 3 - GBV in university communities: Challenges and interventions in the UK; The Intervention Initiative ~ Rachel Fenton; Institutional initiatives to address GBV at the University of Worcester ~ Ruth Jones; The `Stand Together' initiative: University of Lincoln ~ Ana Jordan, Sundari Anitha, Claire Markham, Zowie Davy and Jill Jameson; Feminist activisms to challenge GBV ~ Ruth Lewis & Susan Marine; A practitioner perspective: Scottish Women's Aid and the White Ribbon Campaign ~ Ellie Hutchinson & Callum Hendry; Legal approaches to challenging gender-based violence in university communities ~ Louise Whitfield; Conclusion ~ Anitha, Jones and Lewis.

ISBN: 9781447336570
ISBN-10: 1447336577
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 15th August 2018
Publisher: Policy Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54