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Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life Course : Global Perspectives and Human Rights Approaches

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This is the first book to explore the interplay of disability, gender and violence over the life course from researcher, practitioner and survivor perspectives. It gives due weight to the accounts of disabled children and adults who have survived institutional or individual violence, evidencing barriers to recognition, disclosure and reporting.

Written by disabled and non-disabled women from around the world, Disability, Gender and Violence over the Life Course addresses the dearth of voices and experiences of disabled women and girls in empirical research, policy and practice on issues of violence, victimisation, protection, support and prevention. Divided into three parts – Childhood, Adulthood and Older Life – this collection offers diverse perspectives on the intersectionality of disability, age, ethnicity, sexuality and violence that have hitherto been absent.

This book will be an invaluable resource for students and practitioners of multiple fields of practice and academic studies, including health and social care, nursing, social work, childhood studies, gender studies, disability studies, safeguarding and child protection, equality and human rights, sociology and criminology.

Number of Pages: 179
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Interdisciplinary Disability Studies
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: May 10, 2018
TCIN: 53670003
UPC: 9781138085190
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-6971
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