By David L Richards,Jillienne Haglund

ISBN-10: 1612051472

ISBN-13: 9781612051475

ISBN-10: 1612051480

ISBN-13: 9781612051482

This publication examines the energy of legislation addressing 4 different types of violence opposed to women--rape, marital rape, family violence, and sexual harassment--in 196 nations from 2007 to 2010. It analyzes why those legislation exist in a few locations and never others, and why they're better or weaker in areas the place they do exist. The authors have compiled unique information that let them to check quite a few hypotheses on the topic of no matter if overseas legislation drives the enactment of family criminal protections. additionally they learn the ways that those felony protections are regarding monetary, political, and social associations, and the way transnational society impacts the presence and energy of those legislation. the unique information produced for this publication make an enormous contribution to comparisons and analyses of gender violence and legislation worldwide.

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