Author:Sara Pilot & Lora Prabhu (Eds)


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The fear that stalks: Gender-Based Violence in Public Spaces

By: Sara Pilot & Lora Prabhu (Eds)

Price: $11.28

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Zubaan/Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2012

Seller ID: 109517

ISBN: 9789381017135

Condition: New

This book is an attempt to understand the causes, nature and consequences of gender-based violence in public spaces. It provides a framework that locates gender based violence within the politics and dynamics of public space, and helps us to understand the commonality between these diverse forms of violence, ranging from sexual harassment, sexual assault, moral policing, ?honour? killing, acid throwing, witch hunting, parading naked, tonsuring, rape and homicide. The writers unpack and examine the idea of a ?public? space: although by and large a notional space, they begin by identifying it as... View more info