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Violence Against Women Bibliography

Source: SIGI
Established in 1984, the Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI) seeks to deepen the understanding of women's rights at the local, national, regional and global levels, and to strengthen the capacity of women to exercise these rights. With members in 70 countries, SIGI currently maintains a network of over 1,300 individuals and organizations.

I. On Violence Against Women Around the World - Causes, Consequences, and Remedies

Abdalla, R.H.D. Sisters in Affliction: Circumcision and Infibulation of Women in Africa. London: Zed Books, 1982.

Asia Watch/Human Rights Watch. A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls into Thailand. New York, NY: Asia Watch, 1993.

Asia Watch/Human Rights Watch. Rape for Profit: Trafficking of Nepali Girls and Women to India's Brothel. New York, NY: Asia Watch, 1995.

Assaad, M.B. "Female Circumcision in Egypt: Social Implications, Current Research, and Prospects for Change." Studies in Family Planning. Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 1980).

Badhwar, I. and Rai, R. "Wedding of the Dolls." India Today. June 15, 1986.

Bodman, H.L. and Tohidi, N., eds. Women in Muslim Societies: Diversity Within Unity. Boulder & London: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998.

Bunch, C. and Carrillo, R. Gender Violence: A Development and Human Rights Issue. New Jersey: Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rutgers, 1991.

Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor. By the Sweat & Toll of Children. Volume II: The Use of Child Labor in U.S. Agricultural Imports & Forced and Bonded Child Labor. Washington, DC: 1995.

Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor. By the Sweat & Toll of Children. Volume I: The Use of Child Labor in U.S. Manufactured and Mined Imports. Washington, DC: 1994.

Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor. Forced Labor: The Prostitution of Children. Symposium Proceedings. Washington, DC: 1996.

Canadian Panel of Violence Against Women. Final Report. Ottawa: Minister of Supply and Services Canada, 1993.

Carillo, R. Battered Dreams: Violence Against Women as an Obstacle for Development. New York: UNIFEM, Sales Publication No. WE 011, 1992.

Court of Women (The Permanent Arab Court Resist Violence Against Women). Justice through the Eyes of Women: Testimonies on Violence against Women in the Arab Word. Conference Proceedings. Beirut, Lebanon: 28-30 June 1995.

Dorkenoo, E. Cutting the Rose: Female Genital Mutilation. London: Minority Rights Group, 1995.

Dutt, M., Marin L., and Zia, H., eds. Migrant Women's Human Rights in G-7 Countries: Organizing Strategies. San Francisco, California: Family Violence Prevention Fund and New Brunswick, New Jersey: Center for Women's Global Leadership, 1997.

Dworkin, A. Pornography: Men Possessing Women. London: Women's Press, 1981.

Faludi, S. Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women. New York, NY: Doubleday, 1991.

Global Survival Network, in collaboration with the International League of Human Rights. Prepared by G. Calder, S. Galster, and N. Steinzor. Crime & Servitude: An Expose of the Traffic in Women for Prostitution from the Newly Independent States. Washington, DC: Global Survival Network, 1997.

Human Rights Watch/Africa, Human Rights Watch Women's Rights Project. Violence Against Women in South Africa: State Response to Domestic Violence. New York, Washington, Los Angeles, London, Brussels: Human Rights Watch, 1995.

Koss, M.P.; Goodman, L.A.; Brown, A.; Fitzgerald, L.F.; Keita, G.P.; Russo, N.F. No Safe Haven: Male Violence Against Women at Home, at Work, and in the Community. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1995 ed.

Leidholt, D. "Prostitution: A Violation of Women's Human Rights." Cardozo Women's Law Journal. Vol. 1, No. 1 (1993).

Levinson, D. Family Violence in Cross Cultural Perspective. Newbury Park: Sage, 1989.

MacLeod, L. Battered But Not Beaten. Ottawa: Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1987.

Middle East Watch. Punishing the Victim: Rape and Mistreatment of Asian Maids in Kuwait. New York, NY: Human Rights Watch, August 1992.

Moghaizel, Laura. "The Arab and the Mediterranean World: Legislation toward Crimes of Honor." in Schuler, M.A., eds., Empowerment and the Law: Strategies of Third World Women. Washington, DC: Overseas Educational Fund International, 1986.

Moon, K.H.S. Sex Among Allies: Military Prostitution in U.S.-Korea Relations. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997.

Ohlin, L and Tony, M., eds. Family Violence. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.

Pahl, K., ed. Private Violence and Public Policy. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1985.

Sachs, Aaron. "The Last Commodity: Child Prostitution in the Developing World." World Watch. Vol. 7, No. 4 (July-August 1994).

Schroeder, P. "Female Genital Mutilation -- A Form of Child Abuse." New England Journal of Medicine.
Vol. 331, No. 11 (1994).

Schuler, M.A., ed.
Freedom from Violence
. Washington, D.C.: Women, Law, and Development International, 1992.

Seager, J. The State of Women in the World Atlas. London: Penguin Books, 1997.

Sisters in Islam. Are Muslim Men Allowed to Beat Their Wives? Malaysia: Sisters in Islam, United Selangor Press Sdn Bhd, 1991.

Sisters in Islam. Are Women & Men Equal Before Allah? Malaysia: Sisters in Islam, United Selangor Press, Sdn, Bhd, 1991.

Tadros, M. Rightless Women, Heartless Men: Egyptian Women and Domestic Violence. A Report on Domestic Violence in Manshiet Nasser, an informal settlement in Cairo. Cairo: Legal Research and Resource Center for Human Rights, 1997 draft.

Toubia, N. Female Genital Mutilation: A Call for Global Action. New York , NY: Women, Ink., 1993 & Rainbow, 1995 ed.

United Nations Centre for Transnational Corporations. Women Workers in Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries. Geneva: UNCTC, ILO, 1985.

United Nations Economic and Social Council. Preliminary Report Submitted by the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences, Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, in Accordance with the Commission on Human Rights Resolution 1994/45. E/CN. 4/1995/42.

United Nations, Division for the Advancement of Women, Department of Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development, Report of the Expert Group Meeting on Measures to Eradicate Violence against Women. MAV/1993/1, New York, 1993.

Women, Law, & Development International. Gender Violence: The Hidden War Crime. Washington, DC: Women, Law & Development International, 1998.

Women, Law, & Development International. State Responses to Domestic Violence: Current Status and Needed Improvements. Washington, DC: Women, Law & Development International, 1996.

Women's Leadership Institute Report. Women, Violence and Human Rights. New Jersey: Center for Women's Global Leadership, Rutgers University, 1992.

II. On the Construction of Gender,
Power, and Violence

Arendt, H. On Violence. New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1970.

Bakker, Isabella. The Strategic Silence, Gender and Economic Policy. London: Zed Books, 1994.

Benokraitis, N.V. and Feagin, J.R. Modern Sexism. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1995.

Brittain, A. Masculinity and Power. Oxford, England: Basil Blackwell, 1989.

Brod, H., ed. The Making of Masculinities.
Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1987.

Brownmiller, S. Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1975.

Connell, R.W. Masculinities. St.Leonards, NSW, Australia: Allen and Unwin, 1995.

David, D and Brannon, R. The Forty-nine Percent Majority: The Male Sex Role. Reading, WA: Addison-Wesley, 1976.

Doyle, J.A. The Male Experience. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown, 1983.

Doyle, J.A. Sex and Gender: The Human Experience. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown, 1985.

Easlea, B. Fathering the Unthinkable: Masculinity, Scientists and the Nuclear Arms Race. London: Pluto Press, 1983.

Edley, N. and Wetherell, M. Men in Perspective: Practice, Power and Identity. London: Prentice-Hall, 1995.

Fotio, N. and Elfstrom, G. Military Ethics: Guidelines for Peace and War. Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1986.

Galbraith, J.K. The Anatomy of Power. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1973.

Gergen, M.M. and Davis, S.N., eds. Toward a New Psychology of Gender: A Reader. New York, NY: Routledge, 1997.

Gustafsson, L.H. "Male Violence-Men's Responsibility," in Men on Men. Government of Sweden: Equality Affairs Division, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs. 1995. [A contribution by the Swedish Government to the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, 1995.]

Haddad, T., ed. Men and Masculinities. Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 1993.

Hearn, J. and Morgan, D.H.J., eds. Men, Masculinities, and Social Theory. London: Unwin Hyman, 1990.

Kaufman, M., ed. Beyond Patriarchy: Essays by Men on Pleasure, Power, and Change
. Toronto, Ontario: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Kimmel, M. and Messner, M., eds. Men's Lives. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1992, 2nd ed.

Kuypers, J.A. Man's Will to Hurt: Investigating the Causes, Supports and Varieties of His Violence. Halifax, NS: Fernwood, 1992.

Joekes, S.P. Women and the World Economy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Lerner, G. The Creation of Patriarchy. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Lipman-Blumen, J. Gender Roles and Power. Engelwood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1987.

May, L. and Strikwerda, R., eds. Rethinking Masculinity: Philosophical Explorations in Light of Feminism. Lanhan, MD: Littlefield Adams Publishers, 1993.

Morgan, R. The Demon Lover: On the Sexuality of Terrorism. New York: WW Norton, 1989.

Sassoon, A.S., ed. Women and the State: The Shifting Boundaries between Public and Private. London: Hutchinson, 1987.

Segal, L. Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men. London: Virago Press, 1990.

Zalewski, M. and Parpart, J., eds. The "Man" Question in International Relations. Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1998.